CATEGORY: Fatigue


Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Disease

Even if you have normal lab scores, you may still have symptoms that cause you discomfort or distress, and you may still be sick. There are major disagreements over the practice of medicine and the way it is done in[...]
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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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Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Are Not Always Hormonal

Discussing the non hormonal reasons men or women might experience hot flashes and night sweats. It is a part of conventional wisdom and common medical knowledge that hot flashes are caused by hormonal changes.  While it is true that hormonal[...]
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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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Brain Drain – New Research Shows How Your Brain Stays Healthy

How toxic protein waste is removed from your brain every day, and how regular sleep helps this process. An article in Scientific American, from March of 2016 provides amazing new research about how the brain works to keep itself healthy[...]
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Case Study of a Menopausal Female Patient

Dr. Maupin discuses her treatment approach for a female menopausal patient. The patient is a 60 year old Caucasian female. She reports that she is having difficulty staying focused and multitasking. She is menopausal but still has her ovaries and[...]
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Benefits of Testosterone Pellets (Part 1 of 2)

Patients receive many benefits from testosterone pellets. In this part one of two episodes we review six of the top 15 benefits. Benefits of Testosterone Pellets (1 - 6) 1 - Better Sex Life! T Pellets improve Sexual Desire, ED for[...]
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Doctor, Do I Need Growth Hormone Too?

Growth Hormone’s role after men are finished growing is to build muscle and burn fat, as well as keep the production of muscle and bone normal as it is in young men. The answer to our title question is generally[...]
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Fatigue While on Testosterone Pellets

Initially when both men and women come to me for midlife symptoms, fatigue is the second most common complaint. Frequently I hear my patients complain that they are “tired” even though they have been on testosterone pellets (some with estradiol)[...]
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