CATEGORY: Medicines and Supplements


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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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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Hypothyroid Protocols

Hypothyroidism, the Symptoms, and Possible Treatment Options. Dr. Maupin’s office, BioBalance Health, is a specialty practice that focuses on the replacement of hormones. As we age, we tend to make fewer and fewer of the critical hormones. We have found[...]
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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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Concerns Regarding Long Term Testosterone Pellets for Women

Symptoms and concerns women have after starting testosterone replacement using pellets. In recent weeks we have focused on short term concerns that some women have about replacing their lost testosterone with pellets. This week we want to explore some of[...]
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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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Anti-Aging Medicine Addresses Senescence and Reverses Osteoporosis

Discussion of individual drugs researched and approved by the FDA for the purpose of treating the specific diseases of aging. This week’s conversation was stimulated by an article in January’s Endocrine News written by Sundeep Khosla, MD. The author of[...]
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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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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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Watch out – All Testosterone Pellets are not the Same!

Testosterone pellets can be powder or micronized. What's the difference, and which is better? I was asked to sit on a panel of experts at the Age Management Medicine Conference and while I was answering questions, one of the experts[...]
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