Author Archives: The Experts

September 29, 2014

Harmful Chemicals in the Home

In wake of the recent Ebola outbreak, many of us are resorting to antiseptics and antibacterial cleansers to rid our homes of germs. What many of us don’t know is that the chemicals we’re using to safeguard our health are actually making us sick. Although cleanliness is a crucial element in the

For excellent health, sound sleep is a must. A recent study has put the icing on the cake: more virtues of sleep can be achieved by simply lowering the thermostat. Bedrooms kept at cooler temperatures not only transform an individual’s brown fat – thought to be good fat – but also consequently

Testosterone, also referred to as androgen, is a male hormone responsible for bone density, muscle strength, distribution of body fat and the sex drive. Low testosterone is commonly referred to as “low T” which is fairly common in older men. Levels of testosterone decline naturally with age. Approximately 20 percent of men

There exists a basic difference between traditional and preventive medicine. While the first focuses on the management and cure of symptoms and ailments, preventive medicine focuses on managing the health and lifestyle of a person so that ailments do not occur. The trend of preventive medical care is a sign of maturity

A study involving 24,000 Medicare patients suggests that contrary to popular belief, testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of heart attack. In fact, researchers say that the use of testosterone therapy actually reduced heart attack risk by 30 percent in a group of men that we’re classified as “high risk” based

More cases are reported each year linking environmental toxins to poor health and chronic disease. In fact, studies have uncovered fetal exposure to more than 200 toxins – dangerous exposure even before you leave the womb. In 2009, when the largest studies on human exposure to environmental toxins concluded that 90 percent of Americans

Using Hormone Replacement to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries A traumatic brain injury is caused by an impact to the head that interferes with the normal functioning of the brain. A blow to the head as a result of a freak accident, a severe bump from a motor accident, or a slip and

Are you constantly finding time for other people in your life then finding you don’t have enough time to do ‘your stuff’?  Are you ignoring your diet?  Not getting enough exercise?  Is it all because you feel selfish when you take time for yourself?  It is time to STOP feeling guilty about

The good news, for both men and women, is that hormone loss and imbalance is easily correctable. Through state-of-the-art diagnostic hormone testing, using urine and/or blood analysis, a highly trained hormone specialist can determine your hormone levels and your unique bioidentical hormone needs. Click the button below to contact a specialist in

Did you know that there’s a link between eating canned foods and estrogen dominance? That’s right, the BPA in many canned goods can throw your hormones out of balance by increasing your estrogen levels, leading to symptoms like fibroid tumors, infertility and even increasing the risk for heart disease, diabetes and possibly

When was the last time you felt refreshed and renewed after a night’s sleep?  Ever heard the old adage “Quality over Quantity” – well, that applies to your sleep too!  When we get consistent restorative sleep, our bodies and minds function optimally, our hormones and neurotransmitters have an opportunity to replenish and

Miley Cyrus has been making headlines yet again and this time it’s because of a comment she made to Matt Lauer in a recent interview regarding sex after 40. “Do you know how old I am?” Matt asked. “I’m going to guess 40,” said Miley. “55!” Matt corrected. “55,” Miley laughed. “Oh,

Here’s an excerpt from a recent article published on FOX News, featuring Fort Lauderdale bioidentical hormones expert, Dr. Lisbeth Roy. For centuries, women have suffered in silence with sexual dysfunction.  As medical technology has evolved to address the dysfunction of human sexuality, solutions for women are lacking. The advent of Viagra changed

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