Men’s Health

Melatonin- For MORE Than Just Sleep

Melatonin: A powerful antioxidant for sleep, preventing disease and so much more . AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Melatonin SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The hormone melatonin has long been touted for supporting a good nights sleep but does it really work? And do the benefits of melatonin stop there? If better sleep, immune system support, preventing disease or weight loss matter to you, understanding how this powerhouse antioxidant works could set the stage for better health. Along with supporting the body’s circadian rhythm, research suggests melatonin may help ward off inflammation, obesity and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and more. Let’s take a deeper dive into how melatonin works (for sleep and disease prevention) and a closer look at melatonin supplements (dosage, side effects, etc.).

Worried About Coronavirus? Don’t Panic! 6 Steps to Take Now

As of As of March 9, 2020, the US CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reported that the coronavirus had spread from China to 100 locations around the world, including the United States. Fears of a pandemic, while concerning, continue to be fueled by the media, leading to panic and anxiety for many here in the US. Should you be worried? Don’t panic. Instead, stay calm, take steps to minimize risk and give your immune system a fighting chance. . AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Coronavirus SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL REALITY CHECK: Sure, the coronavirus is serious but why aren’t people worried about the flu? We get it. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) statistics can be frightening. As of March 10, 2020, Johns Hopkins CSSE reported there were over

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

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

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

Thyroid Disease: Reasons to Check It

When you think about all the different parts and pieces of your body and which ones are important to proper and efficient function, you may not think of your thyroid and thyroid disease. However, your thyroid is so important to your body’s function, we would need a lot more time to explain it all, but because we know you’re busy here’s just a snapshot. Your thyroid secretes hormones that regulate a ton of things like: Heart function Mood Digestion Menstrual cycles Metabolism Bone density Now can you see why your thyroid is so important? If your thyroid is out of whack, you could be in big trouble. There are two main conditions linked to your thyroid. Thyroid Conditions Overactive and underperforming thyroids can be caused by any number of diseases and conditions, which you’ll need a medical professional to diagnose to have proper treatment. Hyperthyroidism aka the overactive thyroid

4 Ways IV Nutrition Therapy Is Right for You

Often people accept their fatigue, tension headaches, and even respiratory issues as just part of daily life. However stressful or demanding your work or daily routine may be, it doesn’t mean that you should continue suffering or move through the motions in a fog. At Evexias Medical, we are proud to offer a simple solution to these common issues for our patients with IV Nutrition Therapy or the Myers’ Cocktail. What Is the Myers’ Cocktail? The Myers’ Cocktail is a vitamin and nutrient supplement delivered intravenously to treat a variety of ailments and increase energy. It was created by Baltimore physician John Myers and later modified by Alan R. Gaby, MD, President of the American Holistic Medical Association. This potent solution contains a balanced combination of: B vitamins Vitamin C Magnesium Calcium Depending on your specific condition type and severity, additional nutrients may be added to the solution. Now

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