Archive for February, 2016

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

For many years, there has been a lot of debate over the safety and long term effects of hormone replacement for women who have gone through the menopause or hysterectomy, but there is a great deal of misleading information out there which is leaving many women unsure of what to believe. Hormone replacement can help […]

Weight Loss Tips to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

It’s that dreaded time of the year again. The time of the year when your realize that your best effects to lose weight have not paid off. If you are still struggling to lose weight, make sure to implement the following weight loss tips to optimize weight loss. Water, water , water …drink up! Quite […]

Nitric Oxide: At the Heart of the Matter

Nitric Oxide is Essential for a Healthy Cardiovascular System Nitric oxide (N-O) is crucial for optimum health. It helps to relax the blood vessels and improve blood circulation, thus may support healthy blood pressure and increasing nutrient and oxygen delivery to every system, organ, and tissue in the body. In the field of medical research, N-O is being researched for […]

Oxytocin | The Human Need For Touch

I first remember learning some specifics about Oxytocin during medical school while working in Labor and Delivery. A synthetic analog of it, Pitocin, was frequently used to assist a difficult childbirth. It was used in triggering the uterus to contract and thus was valuable in aiding a stalled labor as well as minimizing uterine blood […]

Serotonin and Sunshine

 “Sunshine, on my shoulders, makes me happy.” -John Denver When I was a young boy my family spent our vacation time on the road, traveling in a small R.V., exploring and camping throughout the U.S.. While doing so, our primary source of entertainment for those often long drives was listening to an old 8-track player. John Denver’s Greatest […]

Coffee | A Cup a Day

“A morning without coffee is like sleep” If you’re like me, the start of your days are often jump started with that beverage we call coffee. This is because of the known stimulant properties of caffeine, which is a commonly recognized component to the drink. And it was because of this caffeine that we were […]