CATEGORY: Genetics


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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Statins: Should You Use Them?

Can Taking Statins Prevent a Heart Attack? When Statin drugs were first prescribed, they were prescribed for those people who had already had a first heart attack in the hopes of preventing a second event. The thinking was that Statin[...]
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Addiction to Drugs is a Method of Self Treatment for Missing Neurotransmitters

Drug addiction is a progressive and often fatal behavioral syndrome characterized by compulsive drug seeking and consumption despite serious negative consequences. “The defining feature of addiction is the compulsive, out of control drug use, despite negative consequences.” “Addictive drugs induce[...]
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Hormonal Treatment for Transgender People

While in training Dr. Sullivan developed an interest in treating transgender patients. Our new Doctor at BioBalance health, Dr. Rachel Sullivan, is developing a specialty within her hormone replacement practice. As a BioBalance Health physician, she specializes in the replacement[...]
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Toxic Masculinity and Cultural Change

Is gender identity culturally determined, can it be changed, and is gender identity synonymous with sexual identity? Gender identity is a focus of concern and study in America today. The questions being asked are:  are we born that way? Is[...]
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Sexual Rhythms in Relationships

What makes us desire a particular individual from among a group? Is it looks, is it cultural expectations, or could it be something genetic in our makeup? For centuries men have been trying to resolve the riddle of attraction. In[...]
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Physical Signs of Thyroid Deficiency – Hypothyroidism

In this blog we are looking at Thyroid Deficiency, how to spot it through physical signs, and why it is so important to recognize and treat it. Click to view reference chart – Hypothyroidism (Thyroid Hormone Deficiency) - Physical Signs[...]
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Blood Type, Good Health and Longer Life

Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss the work of Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo on blood types and how they effect patients' general health and lifespans. Knowing Your Blood Type can help you chart a path to longevity and healthy[...]
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Genetic Testing, Obesity and Dieting

How genetic markers play a role in our diets Learning what your genetic markers are can help you understand what weight and diet issues you may have. One of the things you can learn by having Pathway Genomics identify your[...]
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