CATEGORY: Health and Wellness


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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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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Obesity and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

The Many Dangers of Obesity may now Include Colorectal Cancer. Women who have genetic predispositions to develop cancers and are under the age of 50 are more at risk if their BMI is over 24.5. In fact, the risk is[...]
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The Business of Healthcare Depends on the Exploitation of Doctors and Nurses

Do you wonder why healthcare costs so much, and where does the money go? According to a recent New York Times article there are now 10 administrators for every doctor working in hospitals in America. The number of administrators has[...]
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PMS is Not Just a Cliché

New research shows PMS is real and should be taken seriously. For many years, women have been told that PMS was not a real thing. Many women, in particular those who consider themselves to be feminists, were offended by the[...]
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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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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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