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The Miracle of Magnesium

July 27, 2021

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Magnesium is often referred to as “the magic mineral” because it has so many health benefits. It is responsible for more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate reactions in the body. However, your body isn’t capable of producing its own magnesium; it must be ingested. It’s important to get it from foods and supplements, or else your body can become easily depleted which can create complications with your health.

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Insulin Resistance

July 23, 2021

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Insulin is a hormone that is very important to overall health over the course of your lifetime. Unfortunately, it’s something that’s always regular checked by the vast majority of the medical community so you may not realize that you’re having issues with it.

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Melatonin’s Potential Against Viruses

June 12, 2021

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Melatonin molecular formula

Multiple research studies performed over the last year, including a Cleveland Clinic-led study, published in PLOS Biology [https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000970]

have suggested that melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19.

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Secrets to Improving Sleep

June 2, 2021

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Most of us think of sleep as a way to decompress from a long, often hectic day.  We can rest our bodies and clear our minds in an effort to be ready to start all over again the following day.  This is true in part, as we do need to rest our bodies, but did you know that when you sleep your body is hard at work?  In fact, that is when our bodies and mind do the most beneficial work for our wellbeing.

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Does Your Immune System Affect Your Mood?

May 4, 2021

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Woman’s mood influenced by her immune systemYour immune system is complex. It requires balance to distinguish between healthy and harmful cells to protect your body from pathogens. Hormones are essential to ensuring a healthy immune response because certain imbalances can lower your body’s defense system, making you prone to illnesses and infections. Did you know your immune system can also affect your mood? If you’re feeling less than your best, you might be a candidate for hormone therapy to give your immune system the boost it needs.

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Can Men Benefit from Hormone Therapy?

May 2, 2021

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Businessman using hormone therapyHormone replacement therapy and age often go hand-in-hand with women’s health issues, but females aren’t the only gender to undergo changes over the years. Although it isn’t widely discussed, men can experience fluctuations with their hormones, too. In fact, it’s completely normal for a man’s testosterone levels to decline as they get older. If you’ve noticed a decrease in your reproductive functions or muscle loss, you might be a candidate for hormone therapy. Here’s how you can look and feel your best by restoring balanced hormone levels.

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Microneedling VS IPL FotoFacial: Which is Best for Me?

April 16, 2021

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Woman with youthful appearance after skin therapyYour face is often the first place to show the passing of time. The changes to your complexion can be subtle, but they can eventually affect your self-esteem as they progress. If you’d like to turn back the clock and regain a youthful glow, you might be a candidate for skin therapy. Although there are many options, two of the most popular treatments include microneedling and IPL FotoFacial. While you might believe the procedures are the same, there are significant differences. Here’s what you need to know to choose the right treatment to reach your goals.

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Is Everyone a Candidate for Hormone Therapy?

April 5, 2021

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Woman smiling after hormone therapyThroughout your life, it’s normal to experience fluctuations in various hormones, such as during menopause. Although all women will go through this change, the imbalances can affect your quality of life and health. To restore adequate levels, you might be a candidate for hormone therapy, but is it an option for everyone? Here’s what you need to know to feel your best again.

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7 Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

March 9, 2021

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Woman smiling after gynecologist appointment.Some subjects regarding your reproductive health can be awkward to discuss. You may have several questions you’re too embarrassed to ask your gynecologist, but there isn’t any reason to worry. As a doctor who specializes in the health of the female organs, there isn’t anything they haven’t seen; however, it’s normal to be a bit apprehensive about certain topics. To help put your worries to rest, here are the answers to 7 common questions patients aren’t comfortable asking their gynecologist.

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Busting 7 Myths about Birth Control

March 7, 2021

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Medications used for birth control.Let’s face it, there are many myths surrounding birth control, which can make it difficult to sort facts from fiction. Don’t let common misconceptions confuse the process or your expectations. Here are the facts you need about 7 of the most common myths about contraceptives.

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