Home testing has many benefits for you—no trips to your doctor's office, no trips to an anonymous lab collection facility, your privacy is assured and you avoid being seen by your neighbors or friends out in public or at a medical facility, and you have total control on the collection of your samples.
SPRING CLEANING YOUR CARDIO
Weight, Hormone & Heart Health
Nature is rewarding us this year—spring came one day earlier than usual. Celebrate nature's invitation to spring ahead this year!
Combination Thyroid Therapy Gaining Mainstream Acceptance
by Dr. Richard Shames
The world of conventional medicine is finally waking up to what patients have long been asking for. This shift towards a more open-minded attitude prescribing "combination therapy" for better thyroid care has occurred in the last four years...
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s enough time to achieve some big improvements in your heart health. Now is the perfect time to get started on a new, heart-healthy game plan. Think about making one small change each week to lower sodium, get active, quit smoking, and control blood pressure to boost your heart health this month.
The average person who can't lose weight usually wants to know if it has something to do with a sluggish thyroid.
We ask our doctor to run a test, and lo' and behold' the results often come back "normal".
How can this be we ask, especially when weight gain continues to be an issue and/or we suffer from other hypothyroid hallmarks - feeling cold, old, stressed and depressed.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a potentially debilitating anxiety disorder triggered by exposure to a traumatic experience. Some events that may cause PTSD include combat, natural disasters, accidents, and sexual assault. Information about PTSD is timely, as even today, young men and women soldiers are returning home from active duty – some bearing unseen wounds from war.
PTSD’s symptoms are broken into three categories: reliving the event, avoidance, and arousal.