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Archive for July, 2014

Iodine Deficiency: More than Just a Thyroid Problem

Most people connect iodine intact with thyroid conditions. Indeed, in order to make thyroid hormone, you must have an adequate amount of iodine in your body. However, iodine does much more. Iodine deficiency is linked to fatigue, breast cancer, fibrocystic breast disease, obesity, cognitive impairment, heart disease and psychiatric disorders. Unfortunately, there is a growing

Higher levels of DHEA may reduce stroke risk

DHEA may reduce the risk of you developing stroke. A recent article in the American Heart Association journal Stroke concluded that lower levels of DHEA (short for the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) was associated with a greater risk of having a stroke in older women. The study was performed at the, researchers from Brigham and

Worried about Testosterone Therapy and Heart Attacks?

Recently, many men have been concerned about advertisements from lawyers who claim testosterone therapy increases heart attacks and strokes. They quote studies suggesting support for these claims(1). However, the truth is probably far from their allegations and many other studies have found the opposite effect; i.e. testosterone seems to decrease heart attacks. In a recent

Where do your nipples fall?

Have you noticed your breast nipples have fallen? Perhaps beast feeding, age, weight loss, or just genetics have left you with nipples that have fallen just too low. If you are concerned about the way your breasts look and wonder if you need a breast lift (called a mastopexy), than read on to see if

Man boobs? Breast Liposuction can help

Determine if you need a breast lift