Hormone Replacement and Bio-identical Hormones

Hormone Replacement and Bio-identical Hormones

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a treatment used to replace hormones that decrease as we age. Hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, pregnenolone and DHEA are found in BOTH men and women.When our hormones are out of balance we feel some or all of the symptoms listed below. When hormones are balanced and at optimum levels we look and feel younger, both mentally and physically and emotionally.

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Modern Medicine’s Identity Crisis

Modern Medicine’s Identity Crisis

A recent marketing blog article discussed how holistic medicine has evolved over time into many different subsets of medicine-- all of which focus on treating the whole person.

According to the article over the last few years the holistic medical practices have been classified as first as ‘alternative medicine’ and then morphed into ‘complementary alternative medicine’ or ‘integrative medicine’ and as if that wasn’t confusing enough recently more terms have been coined to try to distinguish the whole person approach further.

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Acute vs Chronic Inflammation

Acute vs Chronic Inflammation

Acute Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It’s normally short in duration and it recedes as the body heals. The purpose of acute inflammation is to aid the body in healing. 

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Lyme Disease – An Ecological Approach

Lyme Disease – An Ecological Approach

“Before we can treat you, we need to know who you are. You cannot go into battle without being prepared--having a strategy” – Dr. Lambert Titus Parker

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected black legged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system.

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Gender Based Medicine

Gender Based Medicine

Many conventional doctors maybe unaware that a patient’s gender can impact their response to medications. This is mainly due to the fact that until the 1990’s, women were banned from participating in clinical trials in the United States. 

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