CATEGORY: Research


Why You May Want To Stay On Your Antidepressant

Depression, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. How Repeated Bouts Off Medication Cause More Severe Episodes in the Future. An article in Aeon recently called The Kindled Brain, caused me to rethink my theory that once my patients received testosterone for 4-6[...]
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Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Disease

Even if you have normal lab scores, you may still have symptoms that cause you discomfort or distress, and you may still be sick. There are major disagreements over the practice of medicine and the way it is done in[...]
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Hormone Therapy and Long Term Mortality

Exciting new article on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in The Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association is one of the major pieces of literature that doctors read to obtain new information about[...]
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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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Physicians Posing as Hormone Pellet Experts

How much experience does your doctor have in hormone replacement? Dr. Maupin has been primarily focused on Hormone Replacement in her practice of Medicine for nearly fourteen years. In the beginning she was accused of quackery by other physicians. Fourteen[...]
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How the Government Wastes Money on Medical Research

Ten proposals that should be employed to reduce or eliminate this wasteful government spending. Years ago a United States Senator named William Proxmire from Delaware used to host an awards event he called the Golden Fleece Award. It was an[...]
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1 out of 2 Americans Over 65 are Considered Disabled

Preventative care is a new focus that is beginning to overtake modern American medicine. American health care has historically been focused on repairing your health after you have broken down. Doctors have been trained to recognize symptoms and to treat[...]
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The Ten Myths of Exercise Programs for People over 35

Over 35 And Disappointed With Your Exercise Results, Dr. Maupin Explains Why. In this healthcast Dr. Maupin identifies and explains ten generally held beliefs about exercising that seem to cause those of us over 35 to be disappointed in our[...]
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Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Are Not Always Hormonal

Discussing the non hormonal reasons men or women might experience hot flashes and night sweats. It is a part of conventional wisdom and common medical knowledge that hot flashes are caused by hormonal changes.  While it is true that hormonal[...]
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Statins: Should You Use Them?

Can Taking Statins Prevent a Heart Attack? When Statin drugs were first prescribed, they were prescribed for those people who had already had a first heart attack in the hopes of preventing a second event. The thinking was that Statin[...]
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