CATEGORY: Diagnoses


Pheochromocytoma – A Rare Disease

Pheochromocytoma is usually not the first, second, or third consideration by the doctor when creating a treatment plan. A rare tumor of adrenal gland tissue. It results in the release of too much epinephrine and norepinephrine, hormones that control heart[...]
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Theories of Addiction Treatment

The treatment of addiction has grown beyond just alcohol and drugs. In the early days of addiction treatment, the focus was on alcohol and drugs. The theories about what was going on with the patient and why, focused on the[...]
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Clinical Treatment for Post-Menopausal Bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding is defined as uterine bleeding after a woman has been menopausal for a year or more. Before menopause women have periods every 21-30 days, or monthly.  Most women can anticipate when they are going to have a period[...]
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Sex and Libido in America

Why is there is an increase in older Americans getting divorced? This week we look at the question of why more older Americans are getting divorced than ever before, even more frequently than younger Americans? It is an intriguing problem[...]
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Filling Your Prescription does not treat the problem, unless you take the Medicine!

The importance of taking your medicine exactly as prescribed. There are many obstacles to medical treatment that prevent improvement of a patient's symptoms, but the most common and obvious roadblock is the lack of patient compliance. It seems simplistic, but[...]
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New Information about Early Alzheimer’s Detection

Doctors are excited to have a new tool that may help them detect and treat Alzheimer's. Doctors have begun to discover a breakthrough in being able to determine if you are one of those people who are likely to develop[...]
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Treatment Choices and Sexuality with Regard to Breast Cancer

The different treatments for breast cancer, and their impact on your sexuality This week we are talking about a question written to Dr. Roach and published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a letter written by a 68 -year old[...]
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Chronic, Severe, Treatment Resistant Depression, What You Need to Know!

Dr. Maupin and Brett Discuss Different Treatment Options for Severe Depression. Talk therapy is a standard treatment for depression. Often depression is treated with a type of drug called an SSRI (a serotonin reuptake inhibitor). There are many of these[...]
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Hypothyroid Protocols

Hypothyroidism, the Symptoms, and Possible Treatment Options. Dr. Maupin’s office, BioBalance Health, is a specialty practice that focuses on the replacement of hormones. As we age, we tend to make fewer and fewer of the critical hormones. We have found[...]
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Birth Control – What Women Want

How to determine which type of birth control is best for you? In April of 2019 the magazine Scientific American was focused on women’s health relative to child birth and pregnancy. We read these articles and found them to be[...]
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