Hormonal Health

Speed Training Shows Promise in Putting Off Dementia– What Else Can You Do?

There is new hope for preventing a tragic, incurable disease which affects more than five million Americans who are 65 and older – dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, “A new, 10 year study showed that speed training – computer exercises that get users to

Why Angela’s Pre-Existing Medical Condition was Preventing Her from Losing Weight

Medications for treating a pre-existing medical condition can often lead to weight gain in the patients taking them. In situations where a person is already overweight, the “cure” can often be more dangerous than the “disease.” This no-win situation was recently faced by Angela Rodriguez, a member of the clinical

What You Can Learn About Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment from Texas Ranger Pitching Ace Colby Lewis

On the first day of summer 2016, things were looking great for the Texas Rangers and their pitching ace, Colby Lewis. The National League’s Cincinnati Reds were in in town for a couple of interleague games and Lewis and the Rangers, riding a multi-game winning-streak and a 10 game lead over their

New Research Links Estrogen with Treating Chronic Migraines

Anyone who has ever experienced a migraine headache understands how debilitating this searing, blinding pain can be.  A migraine is not simply a bad headache. It is much worse. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, a migraine is “an extremely incapacitating collection of neurological symptoms which include a severe throbbing

Here’s Why Sunscreen is Not Enough to Protect You This Summer

The Gershwin brothers wrote many classic songs and one of the best-loved began with the familiar refrain: "Summertime, and the livin' is easy." However, many people who love being outdoors during the summertime have first-hand and often painful experience that while the living might be easy, the damage that the

How Balancing Hormones Can Help You Lose Weight and Keep it Off

The trajectory of worldwide obesity rates has been on a steady climb for more than 30 years. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the federal agency charged with tracking the incidence of disease in America, more than 35 percent of U.S. adults are clinically obese. This translates to

That Chest Pain Could Mean Heart Attack or Stroke. Here’s How Testosterone May Lower Your Risk.

The statistics about heart disease are ominous. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the federal agency charged with monitoring health trends in the United States, about 610,000 people die of heart disease in this country every year – that’s one in every four deaths. Further, heart disease is

How Does Platelet Rich Plasma Help Ballplayers Stay in the Game

With the start of another Major League Baseball season, one thing is certain: Not all of the players who took the field on opening day will be in the lineup come October. Why? The repetitive stress of throwing a baseball and swinging a bat every day causes injuries, especially among

Why a New U.S. Government Study Supports Treating Age-Related Sexual Dysfunction with Testosterone Replacement

One of many articles in the New York Times noted that erectile dysfunction (ED) is a problem that afflicts about a third of men in their 50s and half of men in their 60s. This condition affects tens of millions of men and it is but one of several sexual maladies.

Hair Today. Gone Tomorrow.

Treating Hair Loss Smarter A human scalp has about 100,000 hairs and it’s not unusual to lose a few of these every day. However, when there are more and more lost hairs found in the shower or in the brush every day, men and women start to