CATEGORY: Health and Wellness


Anti-Aging Treatments for the Face

What is it about the face that causes us to look old or young? This week we have a guest with us, she is Ms Dana Whalen a Licensed Esthetic Nurse at our Medical Spa, BioBalance Skin. Dana is with[...]
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What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy? – Continued

Continuing the discussion on the different types of exercises. Exercise improves your overall feeling of well-being and helps get you to your ideal weight and muscle mass.  You may find yourself asking why you should go to this effort and[...]
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What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy?

How much exercise is needed for adults to achieve the health benefits of exercise? JAMA – November 20, 2018 According to the recently released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (PAG) and as summarized in this issue of JAMA, it is estimated that[...]
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The Benefits vs the Risks of Hypertensive Treatment

Is Blood Pressure Always a Lifestyle Issue, or is it Genetic? On Sunday November 18, 2018 there was an article from the People’s Pharmacy which discussed the difference between the standard numbers indicating hypertension and the need for medicines to[...]
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Three Out of Four Women Don’t get Treatment for Menopause from Their Doctor

Menopause is an inevitability to all women, yet the doctors who should be their advocate, their OBGYN physicians get less than a total of 3 hours of training in treating the hormonal changes that every woman will experience. Symptoms of[...]
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What can, or should we do to control drug prices?

Always ask your pharmacist how much your medicine will cost if you pay cash. Drug prices seem to be like the weather. Everyone complains about them but no one does anything about them. This a very complicated multilayered problem for[...]
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Causes of Obesity in America – Continued

The types of food you eat are more important than the volume of food. This week we are continuing our discussions regarding obesity in Europe and America. We will be focusing on the bad habits that people develop, either through[...]
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Science and Obesity and You

What science does and does not know about obesity. I believe that you have to find the cause or causes of the obesity and treat each issue.  There may be many issues that all need attention to conquer obesity in[...]
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Obesity in America and Obesity in Europe

How does the eating habits in Spain, Italy, and Sicily compare to typical eating habits in America? We spent some weeks in Europe recently. We were in Spain, Italy, and Sicily. We observed that we rarely saw obese natives. The[...]
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How Dr. Maupin Treats Thyroid Disease

Thyroid function is absolutely necessary to be well and age in a healthy manner. In the face of how mainstream medicine has set the system to NOT diagnose hypothyroidism, I am criticized daily for diagnosing hypothyroidism in my office for[...]
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