Yearly Archives: 2017

Forget the Hearts and Flowers. How about a Better Love Life This Valentine’s Day?

Anyone in a relationship who has had the misfortune of forgetting the significance of February 14th and showing up at home empty handed, knows the true meaning of the popular TV ad that rhetorically asks: “Wanna Get Away?” Maybe it’s time for Valentine’s Day to be about more than just hearts and flowers. Valentine’s Day has become a retail extravaganza.  According to several sources, including U.S. News magazine, Americans spent more than of $19 billion on gifts for their sweethearts in 2016. The magazine notes that Americans between 35 and 44 years old are most likely to celebrate Valentine’s Day. “The average person celebrating Feb. 14 will shell out $142.31, with $96.63 going to a spouse or significant other and the rest split among family members, friends, co-workers, pets, children’s classmates or teachers, and other recipients. “The average man who’s shopping for a significant other will spend nearly twice as much

Understanding Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy with Pellet Implants Index What is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy? What are bio-identical hormone pellets, and how do they work? Who can benefit from bio-identical hormone replacement therapy via pellets and how? Getting to the root of the problem Common symptoms of hormone imbalance for MEN Common symptoms of hormone imbalance for WOMEN Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy FAQS Why should I choose EVEXIAS® Medical Centers as my bio-identical hormone replacement therapy provider? AUTHOR Staff CATEGORY Health & Wellness SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL What is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy? Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is a natural alternative to synthetic hormone replacement therapies. With bio-identical hormones, the structure of the hormone – testosterone, estrogen or both – is perfectly matched to the individual patient’s body. Bio-identical hormones are natural, plant-based substances that

Is the Paleo Diet Right for You?

Consuming foods that were only available to cavemen and women, popularly known as the Paleo diet, has received a great deal of media coverage.  Many experts have written  that the modern diet – consisting of trans fats, refined carbs and easy-access sugar – “is to blame for everything from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease to depression to infertility,” not to mention the obesity epidemic. Typically, this very popular diet features seasonal fruits, nuts, meats and seeds, while dairy sugar and starch are avoided. On the question of whether grains and vegetables should be included in this diet, Paleo diet advocates have differing opinions. Some feel that these two groups contain “anti-nutrients” which can block the absorption of vitamins and minerals. As with the early humans, opinions about the Paleo diet are evolving. According to an article in “Men’s Fitness,” magazine the interest in the Paleo diet began with the premise that our

How you can Stay Well after the Biggest Football Game/Party of the Year

At 5:30 pm on Sunday, February 5, 2017, more than 112 million casual and serious football fans – on 72 percent of all of the U.S. televisions sets – will be glued to the big screen awaiting the kickoff for the 51st Super Bowl. This event has become an excuse for fans to spout arcane NFL statistics, place friendly wagers, eat and drink vast quantities and get together with a few dozen friends for the annual Super Bowl party. Unfortunately for some of these fans, medical research has shown that the Super Bowl party might be hazardous to their health. For several years, epidemiologists have noted the obvious. When a few dozen people get together for a party in the middle of winter, especially if their favorite/home team is playing in the Super Bowl, many of them will catch a cold or flu from other attendees. Others (who have

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