CATEGORY: Research


What is the Worry About Bio-Identical Hormones?

Your free testosterone numbers should be at a level that corresponds to the levels you had when you were younger. Dr. Maupin regularly receives questions from her patients and from their physicians about bioidentical hormone replacement. Many physicians are not[...]
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Sex without lubrication is impossible – Systemic Estrogen is the answer

Almost 50% of women experience vaginal dryness within three years of menopause. Women who are post -menopausal frequently begin to complain that as they get older, they do not want to have sex because it does not feel good. In[...]
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Arimidex Can help Create a Youthful Hormone Balance in Men

Why do men need estrogen to be healthy? As we age heart attacks are a more real probability for many of us. Especially since we are now learning so much about the way that women experience heart attacks that we[...]
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Aging – What is it, and What Causes it?

Why exactly do we age, and what can we do to slow down the aging process?   Before we can explain aging, we must explain how the body works:  Basically, from cells to tissues to organs we are constantly changing[...]
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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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Theories of Addiction Treatment

The treatment of addiction has grown beyond just alcohol and drugs. In the early days of addiction treatment, the focus was on alcohol and drugs. The theories about what was going on with the patient and why, focused on the[...]
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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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