Is Anti-Aging Medicine for Real?

One of the most hotly debated controversies in modern medicine is whether hormone replacement therapy should be used. The use of synthetic HRT has been linked to the development of other major diseases such as heart disease, cancers, and blood clots to name a few. In the case of SYNTHETIC hormone replacement this has been […]

8 ways to quell the fire of heartburn

Almost all of us suffer from “Heartburn” from time to time. Sometimes it is so severe, we think it could be a heart attack. Most of the time though it is mild in degree and taking some Tums will take care of it. If it is a daily occurrence, it should be investigated and treated […]

Hormone FAQs

Patients come to us with a lot of questions regarding Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. We answer a few of them here. 1. What are synthetic hormones? Synthetic hormones are made from plant progesterone and animal estrogens, but are not identical to the hormones the body makes. Synthetic hormones can be toxic because their chemical makeup […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause

Excerpt from What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Hormone replacement therapy is used to supplement the body with either estrogen alone or estrogen and progesterone in combination during and after menopause. Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that are produced by a woman’s ovaries. When the ovaries no longer produce adequate amounts of these hormones (as […]

Health Care Reform: Questions and Answers

By Lisa Zamosky WebMD Health News June 29, 2012 — The Supreme Court’s decision on the health care reform law left many people confused about their health insurance and what will happen in the future. WebMD answers some of the most common questions that came in from readers after the ruling. How does this decision […]