What is Anti-Aging Medicine?

Most people in our society believe that physical and mental decline are inevitable as we age. It is common to hear well meaning family, friends, and even…

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I am a 66 year old woman, retired after 40 years in the medical profession. I started seeing Dr Manrique about 6 years ago to get treatment for psoriasis & an out of control thyroid condition. Over the years he has found several underlying conditions that have been affecting me my whole life. With my experience in the medical field I have been very skeptical & wary of Drs but he has totally changed my life. After treatment for fibromyalgia, hormone & immunity problems, I saw much improvement in how…

Exercise and Good Health

Exercise is on everyone's mind in the New Year. Gyms are packed, my wife is jogging and everyone is making resolutions to get healthier. No matter your fitness level, you can benefit from daily exercise. Our bodies are designed to move. Like many of you, I have resolved to improve my personal health by starting an exercise program. Physical movement done with the intention of improving health (exercise) is a fundamental necessity for human health. ➢ Exercise moves our lymphatic fluid, the liquid that carries immune cells and eliminates cellular…

Andropause or Male Menopause

Most everyone is familiar with the term menopause, which refers to the end of a woman’s reproductive years. What some people don’t know is that men also go through a similar transition, known as andropause or male menopause, during their later years. In both cases, the transition is associated with hormone deficiencies and tends to coincide with other age-related declines. Fortunately, appropriate hormone treatment generally provides symptom relief, and also tends to delay other age-related illnesses or conditions. Read whole Article by Carol Petersen, RPh, CNP – Women’s International Pharmacy

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