Modifiable Lifestyle Changes: Let’s Get Healthy

Modifiable lifestyle changes refer to the adjustments you can make in your daily habits and behaviors to improve your overall health and well-being. These changes are within your control and can be altered or adapted according to your preferences and goals. Here are some common modifiable lifestyle changes that can have a positive impact on […]

Weight Loss and Hormone Balance: Can BHRT help?

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is a treatment approach that involves the use of hormones that are structurally identical to the hormones naturally produced in the body. BHRT is used for various health concerns including menopause and andropause symptoms. While bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is not primarily used solely for weight loss, optimizing hormone levels […]

PT-141

PT-141, also known as Bremelanotide, is a peptide drug that has gained attention for its potential effects on sexual arousal and desire. It is a synthetic analog of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) and acts as a melanocortin receptor agonist. PT-141 acts as an agonist for the melanocortin receptors, specifically the melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R). It stimulates […]

Glutathione

Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that is naturally produced in the body. It is composed of three amino acids: cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine. It is considered one of the body’s most important antioxidants and plays a crucial role in several biological processes. Here are some key points about glutathione: Antioxidant Function: Glutathione acts as […]

Medical Weight Loss: What is it?

Medical weight loss refers to a structured weight management program that is supervised by medical professionals, typically including physicians and other healthcare providers. It focuses on achieving weight loss and improving overall health through evidence-based strategies and interventions. Medical weight loss programs are tailored to individual needs and often involve a comprehensive approach that combines […]

Testosterone: Important for Women Too

estosterone is commonly known as a male hormone, but it is also present in women’s bodies, although in lower quantities compared to men. In women, testosterone is primarily produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands. The fact that levels are 10- to 20-fold lower makes the significance of women’s sensitivities to fluctuating levels of testosterone […]

Testosterone and Weight Loss: The Relationship

It’s Not Just a Snackcident We lose weight, we gain weight, and then we lose weight again. It seems to be an endless cycle, especially as we age. For some of us, though, weight loss or gain isn’t fully related to the simplistic calories in/calories burned equation and it’s time we debunk that narrative. We’re […]

Testosterone and Depression

Is There a Connection? Testosterone. We literally can’t live without it. Depression. Those who experience it wish they didn’t. We all know about testosterone. Not all of us know about depression, but it can be related to aging and hormonal fluctuations, including a decrease in the hormone testosterone. What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a chemical […]

Insulin Resistance

A Bowl Full of Jelly Clement C. Moore, author, scholar, and the poet who wrote the timeless “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” describes St. Nicholas as having a belly similar to “a bowlful of jelly”. Those words, first written in 1822, permit us to meander through memories of our childhood and sitting on Santa’s ample […]

Semaglutide

All The Help We Can Get Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight will tell you how challenging it is and how defeating it can be. We have to eat to live, and, because of a wide variety of factors, some of us gain weight so easily that we seemingly live to eat. Sugary treats, […]