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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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

Understanding the limitations of laboratory reference ranges

Most patients and doctors mistakenly believe that a laboratory’s reference range defines the “normal range” of a particular measured lab value within a population of healthy individuals.  Any value within the normal range should be normal for a healthy person and any value above or below the reference range should be abnormal for a healthy person. In reality, reference ranges define something else entirely: they merely represent the lab values of 95% of the patients who are tested by the lab.  Reference ranges vary from lab to lab and change…

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Infrared Mammography: Safe & Painless Breast Screening

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