CATEGORY: Depression


Testosterone Pellets and the Illnesses of Aging

What diseases can be delayed or avoided if I take Testosterone Pellets? One question we regularly hear at BioBalance Health is: What diseases can be delayed or avoided if I take Testosterone Pellets?  In discussing this question with our patients,[...]
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Low Dose Naltrexone and Depression

How to recognize different types of depression, and how medicine addresses these deficiencies. This may seem like a doctor problem and not a patient problem, but I think understanding the key differences in types of depression can guide patients to[...]
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The Four Types of Depression

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter chemical in the brain. There are many neurotransmitters, and serotonin is the one we recognize as primarily impacting depression in your brain and body. Anti-depressants called SSRI’s, when they came out, were miracle drugs. They replaced[...]
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How to Make any Vacation Healthier!

Healthy vacations can happen anywhere, but the vacationer has to make it happen. There are as many vacations as there are types of people in the world, and we all choose the vacation that makes us or someone else happy.[...]
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Why You May Want To Stay On Your Antidepressant

Depression, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. How Repeated Bouts Off Medication Cause More Severe Episodes in the Future. An article in Aeon recently called The Kindled Brain, caused me to rethink my theory that once my patients received testosterone for 4-6[...]
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Sex and Depression

What to do if you are depressed, on medicines for depression, and are experiencing side effects? Last week we talked about orgasm and depression. We discussed what depression is and how it impacts your ability to desire sex and or[...]
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Orgasm and Depression

The Sexual Side Effects of Depression, and Antidepressant Medicines. This week we are speaking of depression. Some of the side effects of being depressed are those that impact your libido and your desire or ability to have sex. First we[...]
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Case Study – Mysterious Muscle Wasting in a 62 Year Old Woman

What to look for when Testosterone and Estradiol pellets are not working as planned. It is not often that I have trouble determining a successful treatment plan for menopausal women based on hormone pellet therapy, however I have been struggling[...]
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A Case Study Of Hypothyroidism – Part 1 of 2

Dr Maupin's Approach to Diagnosing and Effectively Treating Hypothyroidism This week Brett Newcomb and Dr. Maupin present a case study on Hypothyroidism. This individual is a composite of a couple of clients who contacted Dr. Maupin over the internet. They[...]
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Case Study – Conceptualizing Doctor-Patient Relationships

Discussion of why Doctor-Patient relationships are sometimes fraught with misunderstandings and irritations. Doctor-Patient relationships are fraught with misunderstandings and irritation. This problem occurs all the time and causes patients to have expectations that are not realistic, and sometimes to accept[...]
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