CATEGORY: Heart and Blood


An Interview with Nick Ahlering owner of Orangetheory®

Orangetheory is a science backed, class-based workout and fitness studio. Orangetheory - Ladue Location 10277 Clayton Rd. St. Louis, MO 63124 (314) 272-0641 https://ladue.orangetheoryfitness.com/ Orangetheory - Chesterfield Location 1674 Clarkson Rd St. Louis, MO 63017 (314) 384-9025 https://chesterfield.orangetheoryfitness.com/   BioBalance[...]
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Your Erectile Dysfunction May Not Require a Doctor

Testosterone can help with erections, but it is the last step in the journey, not the first. Erectile Dysfunction is a difficulty that many if not most men experience as they age. Often when this begins to happen in their[...]
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The Distinctions Between Vasoconstrictors and Vasodilators

Erectile Dysfunction (ED), and your cardiovascular system. Learn what you can control. This week we are discussing the phenomena that as men age, they begin to experience concerns about the constancy and quality of their erections. There are medicines that[...]
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Bilateral Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia

There are only 32 recorded cases of Bilateral Adrenal Medullary Hyperplasia. This week we are examining a story about a young man who had a hereditary disease. He was one of several in his family who apparently had suffered these[...]
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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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