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How One Nurse Practitioner Arms Her Immune System to Fight Viruses and Diseases like COVID-19

As a Doctor of Nursing Practice and former emergency room nurse, staying healthy has always been important to me. If you’re working on the front lines during the coronavirus crisis—healthcare, grocery store, sanitation, delivery workers and first responders, to name a few—I’m sure your health is a priority, too. Amid the current pandemic, people keep asking me what I do for me, my patients and my family to keep our immune systems strong. Below are my top five tips for optimizing immune system function. None of the following information should be considered to be medical advice for anyone with whom I have not established a healthcare provider-patient relationship as required by law and medically ethical practice guidelines.    AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY COVID-19 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Dr. Terri’s

The Vital Role of Hormone Therapy in Managing Dis-ease

Our healthcare system is facing unprecedented challenges with the recent pandemic of coronavirus and ensuing SARS Cov2, or COVID-19, and it is vital healthcare providers keep their patients active and healthy so as to not over burden a vulnerable system. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY COVID-19 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL As an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner researching and practicing advanced endocrinology concepts over the past 12 years, I have recognized an overarching theme: hormones are active and play a vital role in every single body system. The far-reaching impact of restoring hormone homeostasis on health-related quality of life is an often-misunderstood phenomenon in both the healthcare and lay communities. With the additional burden of stress these uncertain times adds to an already encumbered psyche, classifying hormone therapies as inessential

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

Botox, Lasers, Floppy Hats? How to Fight the Signs of Aging

If you’re like many people, reversing or slowing the signs of aging is a big concern. Yet, so many options exist today—natural treatments, surgery, minimally-invasive procedures and millions of skincare lines—how do you choose? Let us show you how! We share preventive measures to take NOW and review the top anti-aging treatments available today. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Anti-Aging SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL What factors cause the skin to age, and how can I avoid them? Environmental factors (HELLO UV rays and free radicals!), unhealthy habits, genetics, hormone imbalance and ethnicity can all play a role in premature aging of the skin. Let’s take a closer look at these factors and how to limit their impact. PREVENTIVE SKIN ANTI-AGING TIPS PART 1: 1).

HOT, HOT, HOT! How to Set Your Love Life on Fire

Do you fear the spark in your relationship could flame out or has your hot sex life ship already sailed? Many couples have trouble maintaining a healthy level of sexual intimacy and for a variety of reasons. Busy lives, complacency and health issues can all play a role. If you want to maintain—or reignite—a robust sex life with your partner, consider the following tips. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Sexual Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Can’t find time to make love? Place a priority on intimacy. We get it. Life gets busy—especially if you are raising kids, take care of aging parents, have a demanding career or travel a lot. During life’s busy, exhausting times, it’s also easy to take our partners for granted and put intimacy on the

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

Ditch the Table Salt: Go Natural for Iodine and Essential Minerals

Did you know that Iodine is such an essential element that the human body can’t function without it? Many people falsely assume that iodized table salt offers an adequate daily amount. For decades, Terri DeNeui, DNP, ACNP, APRN-BC, founder of EVEXIAS Medical Centers, has advocated for the importance of an appropriate level of iodine in the body. “In many ways, iodine is an unsung health hero,” she said. “The thyroid requires 3 mg of iodine per day and this quantity is much higher than the normal person will take in on a daily basis.” Low iodine levels are linked to increased risk of breast, thyroid, and prostate cancer. The thyroid glands soak up so much of the iodine that enters our bodies that the other glands become iodine-deficient, according to DeNeui. In the book titled “Salt Your Way to Health”, Dr. David Brownstein explains the role that natural salt

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

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