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Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Stick

If you’ve failed to stick to your New Year’s resolutions in the past, you’re not alone, in fact many of your friends and family have likely been in the same boat! Research by YouGov revealed that only 6% of people stick to their resolutions 100%, while 14% say they “mostly did.” There are many reasons people fail at this time-honored tradition—but here’s the good news: We’ve got tips to help increase your odds of success and to reduce resolution stress. So, get your selfie stick ready for the amazing before and after photos for your social media, this is your year!. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Health & Wellness SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL  At EVEXIAS, we’ve found there are five common reasons people struggle to stick with

How To Stay Healthy While Flying

Whether you only travel occasionally or consider yourself an air travel expert, it’s smart to be proactive about staying healthy when you fly. Airports and airplanes play host to millions of people and their germs, stress and travel go hand-in-hand and access to healthy food can be a challenge. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Healthy Travel Tips SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The following travel tips will help protect you in the air and on the road. Tip No. 1: Know where germs tend to lurk on airplanes and at airports. Would you believe that tray tables harbor mega germs on airplanes? According to a 2015 study by Travelmath, a microbiologist found that tray tables—with 2,155 CFU (colony forming units)/sq. inch—carried eight times the amount of bacteria that lavatory flush

The Consequences of Blocking Estrogen in Men

When it comes to hormones, it’s all about optimizing. Contrary to popular belief and old medical teachings, we now know that estrogen is a vital hormone for MEN as much as WOMEN! Not having enough (or any) estrogen isn’t good for many reasons. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Men's Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The truth: Men need estrogen to support heart, bone, brain and sexual health. That is why therapies that block estrogen may put your health at risk.    What many men don’t know is that their bodies make estrogen naturally via an enzyme called aromatase which converts testosterone into their needed estrogen. Aromatase is an enzyme involved in the production of estrogen that acts by catalyzing the conversion of testosterone (an androgen) to estradiol (an estrogen). Aromatase is

What You Don’t Know About Hormone Pellets

There is so much misinformation around hormone therapy which unfortunately creates unnecessary fear. Many patients have been told hormones are bad and can cause cancer or blood clots, which is an immediate deterrent! The good news is Bio-Identical Hormones are not the "bad" hormones and have been shown to safely bring symptom relief and be an excellent preventative care tool. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Hormone Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Men and women both are great candidates for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and should not run from it! Our bodies go through hormonal changes and because of that can have symptoms that can be life altering! Depression, anxiety, low libido, loss of interest in the things we once loved, sleep issues, joint pain, inability to gain muscle, inability to

3 Supplements to Optimize Health

You exercise, you eat right, you don’t get sick often, and you get plenty of rest. So why are you still lagging? Sometimes we can do everything right, but environmental toxins, genetics, and psychological stressors can still take a toll on our physical health. Supplements play a key role in supporting broader health and wellness goals. But what do you know about supplements? We’ll go over a few important factors to keep in mind plus highlight some great supplements to consider adding to your wellness routine. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Supplement Optimization SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Most of the time we’re able to get vitamins and nutrients from our diet, but like we mentioned above environmental factors, genetics, and even illness can deplete our body of the vitamins we need for

Tighter Skin Without Surgery Is Possible

New technology and innovative treatments have made it easier to tighten skin without surgery than ever before! Over the years we’ve seen patients from all walks of life, both men and women, who are concerned with how their features change with time. We’re happy to say that you can now refresh your look, rejuvenate your skin, and have a fresh glow—WITHOUT surgery! AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Aesthetics SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Tighten Skin Without Surgery With These Treatments     Until recent times the only options to tighten your skin were on either sides of the spectrum, being extreme measures that meant a long and painful surgery that may not leave you happy or quick fixes that never seemed to last. Nowadays there are various treatment options that require

Thyroid Health, Signs Yours Could Improve

The thyroid may be small, but don’t let it fool you—it can do a lot of good, and just as much damage. This butterfly-shaped gland found in the neck sits just under the voice box with two lobes that sit on either side of the windpipe. The thyroid gland produces key hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which are partially composed of iodine. If that seems like a lot to remember, don’t worry. Most people just call them the thyroid hormones anyway. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Thyroid Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The thyroid can have a huge impact on your overall health from your head to your toes as it’s involved with some pretty important functions, like:  Regulates the body’s metabolic rate  Heart and digestive function Brain development Muscle

Gut Health: Benefiting from Specialized Care

If you've paid any attention to our content, then this won't be the first you're hearing, well, technically reading about gut health. See, you can check out one of our earlier posts on gut health here! While in the past we've discussed conditions of the gut and how to treat them today, we want to broaden our focus onto general gut health. Why is it important? What is your gut responsible for? What treatment options are available? We'll answer all of these questions in more! Why Your Gut Health Matters Our gut does so much more than digesting food. Think about it. There are even common expressions like "trust your gut" or a "gut instinct" that literally refers to the importance of our gut, and there's science to back that up. Our gut health holds the: Secret to hormone triggers Nutrient absorption Muscle development Fat loss Science has allowed

Healthy Aging, Finding Your New Normal with BHRT

As we age, we begin to notice differences, in our body, our mood, everything. At a certain point, many patients report feeling as if they’ve lost their “mojo” noting that they feel different, but can’t quite pinpoint what the difference is.   AUTHOR Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC   CATEGORY Hormone Optimization POSTED ON August 21, 2019 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Host of the time, people accept this as their new normal, but how can you be sure that what you’re experiencing is normal, especially if it has had a significant impact on your life. Today, we’ll review some of the common symptoms aging patients deal with and get into what’s “normal” and what you can do about it. What to Expect As We Age While every

NeoGraft Regrowing Hair is Possible

Losing a few hairs is nothing to worry over; in fact, we can lose a few each day without concern. With the average human scalp containing around 100,000 hairs, there’s no need to panic about the strands you see in the shower or on your brush.   AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Hair Transplant SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL However, permanent hair loss is a real condition that many men and women both face. In the past patients didn’t have many options and spent their dollars on hair treatments and restorative products that never delivered. These outdated treatments never got to the root of the hair loss issue, but at EVEXIAS™ Medical Center, you can bet our team of medical experts will make that our priority. While a healthy diet and lifestyle

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