CATEGORY: Medicines and Supplements


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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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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FAQ’s From Men About Testosterone Replacement

What do men want to know when considering testosterone replacement? This week we are beginning a new feature that we will revisit from time to time, we are looking at frequently asked questions. What do men want to know when[...]
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Why are so many of us Overpaying for our Prescription Medicines?

Why would paying cash for a prescription cost less than paying the insurance co-pay? Please notice that we are not talking about why drugs are so expensive, that may be a part of our discussion today, but it is not[...]
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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder might be an Advantage in the 21st Century

ADHD and ADD - Similarities and Differences Explained. Many of us grew up in an era where the diagnosis of ADD and ADHD was not yet established. So many of us, especially boys, who were identified as difficult children with[...]
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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Try not to go "Doctor shopping" when you feel great, but just want to feel better. MY PRACTICE is centered around making people healthier, not curing disease like other doctors, however I live up to my resident nickname, “Radar”, which[...]
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How to Make any Vacation Healthier!

Healthy vacations can happen anywhere, but the vacationer has to make it happen. There are as many vacations as there are types of people in the world, and we all choose the vacation that makes us or someone else happy.[...]
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CBD – Cannabidiol Is Legal, Safe, And Non-Prescription

CBD is over the counter, legal in all fifty states, comes from the Hemp plant, and does not contain THC. Over the counter supplement legal in all fifty states, CBD comes from the Hemp plant. It does not contain THC[...]
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You Better Get Healthy, Because Illness Costs Too Much!

How do insurance and pharmaceutical companies decide what to charge for prescription drugs? How do insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies make the decisions they make? How do they decide which medicines to provide and what to charge for them?  How[...]
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