Thyroid 101

Thyroid 101

Patients come to me often tired, depressed, cold, or irritable, and are experiencing swollen joints and poor memory. They may be having difficulty losing weight, even though they have tried everything. They could have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, muscle cramps or difficulty swallowing. If so, they need to have their thyroid checked, as these

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Sex Today

Sex Today

The world of human sexuality is dramatized by reality television and affected by advertising.  The media, celebrities, and pop culture define a very specific look as “sexy.”  Women’s round hips and big breasts are desirable, while other physical traits are not.  However, the attributes that are supposed to be universally desired are, in fact, not

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Test Your Health: How to Find the Underlying Cause of Your Illness

Test Your Health: How to Find the Underlying Cause of Your Illness

Medical professionals can perform a wide range of tests to assess the underlying cause of symptoms or illnesses,  including basic labs to sophisticated imaging. The power of these tests to obtain information and save lives has encouraged the hope of a “magic bullet” for treatment. Tests may not always get to the underlying cause of

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The Gist of Genetic Testing

The Gist of Genetic Testing

How can a person with normal cholesterol who lives a healthy lifestyle suffer a heart attack at age 40? What makes some people more sensitive to allergens? Why are some individuals more prone to adverse drug reactions? Each individual person has a predetermined susceptibility to disease based on single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). SNPs (pronounced “snips”)

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Energy Defines Us: SCIO Technology and the Senses

Energy Defines Us: SCIO Technology and the Senses

The human body, including our senses, is an electrochemical instrument of exquisite sensitivity.  One of the most important sensory perceptions is sight, which is a result of light impulses being processed electrically by the brain. Hearing plays a significant role in communication and healing when vibrations in the ear are converted into electric nerve impulses, which are then read by

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