CATEGORY: Heart and Blood


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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Why Only use Hormone Replacement in Pellet Form?

Why you need to fully understand the importance of your hormone replacement delivery method. Dr. Maupin was recently asked to present to a medical conference in Miami. Her presentation covered the specifics of pellet replacement of hormones for women. Even[...]
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Estrogen is Good for You

How Estrogen impacts strokes, heart disease, cancer, frailty, and many other situations. Dr. Maupin and I recently attended a medical conference in Miami. We were privileged to hear a presentation by Dr. Robert True, MD, FACOG, AASCS.  This week we[...]
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Testosterone blood Levels don’t always indicate your need for testosterone

A man can have a normal Testosterone level and feel terrible, if he has a lot of Estrogen. I look at the metabolic activity of T in individuals as an interplay between blood levels of T and the receptor sites[...]
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These are the Factors Leading to Heart Disease

Cardiac disease is not the only thing that results from plaque formation There are many factors that affect the development of cardiac disease, including: ObesityAdult onset DiabetesLow thyroidLack of exerciseInflammationSmokingDrinkingLow TMenopauseInsulin resistanceHeredity In my practice I begin by normalizing the[...]
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Cholesterol doesn’t Mean a Thing: A picture is worth a Thousand Words

What your Cholesterol level does and does not tell you about potential cardiovascular issues It would seem from the marketing that high cholesterol leads to heart disease, but it does not. Everyone gets very excited about high cholesterol findings on[...]
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Obesity and Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamins are vital to the enzyme pathways that make our bodies metabolize food into energy. You may think that people who take vitamins are crazy or hypochondriacs, but it is a valid truth that vitamins are vital to the enzyme[...]
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Anti-Aging Medicine and Peptides

How does Hormone Replacement Therapy and Peptides Work Together to make you Healthy? Why do peptides need replacement as we age? Peptides production in the body, are at their peak when we are in our youthful fertile years, between 12[...]
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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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Certain Estrogen Products can Increase Your Risk of Clotting

It is a well known fact that estrogen can “cause blood clots”, but is that always true? Blood clots are scary. You can die from them. This week we are speaking about the risks of blood clotting and what you[...]
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