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 […]

15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore

By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Experts say that men could benefit greatly by being alert to certain cancer symptoms that require a trip to the doctor’s office sooner rather than later. But when it comes to scheduling doctor visits, men are notorious foot-draggers. In fact, some men, would never go to the doctor if it […]

Negative Ions Create Positive Vibes

There’s something in the air that just may boost your mood — get a whiff of NEGATIVE IONS. Negative ions are odorless, tasteless, and invisible molecules that we inhale in abundance in certain environments, such as mountains, waterfalls, and beaches. Once they reach our bloodstream, negative ions are believed to produce biochemical reactions that increase […]

Bone Density Scan

What is “bone mineral density” (BMD)? Bone mineral density (BMD) testing generally correlates with bone strength and is used to diagnose osteoporosis. The BMD is measured with a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry test (referred to as a DXA scan). By measuring BMD, it is possible to predict fracture risk in the same manner that measuring […]