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Stem cells, genomics, and epigenomics ~ some of the newest players in Integrative Medicine! Dr. Watts gives a glimpse into the research and uses for them in this 15 minute podcast.
This is one of the most common issues seen at The Renewal Point. But it can be tricky to detect and address because the symptoms mimic other disorders/problems and standard lab test may not pick up the problem. Make sure you have a physician who specializes in thyroid imbalances and looks for their patients to be in optimal ranges (not just standard). Also, nutrients play a pivotal role in correcting the problem.
Too much stress on the thyroid can manifest as a range of problems ~ from cold intolerance to depression. Learn additional symptoms to look for and why the answer lies in addressing the adrenal and thyroid hormones together.
We can't live one day without our Adrenal Glands, which makes Adrenal Burnout and Adrenal Fatigue important issues to address. Learn which symptoms to look for ~ depression, fatigue after exercising, trouble waking ~ these are just a few.
Men have just as many hormones as women, however the symptoms of hormonal balance are different. And, balancing them doesn't just involve giving testosterone. Learn more about which symptoms to look out for and what can be done.
Dr. Watts has been prescribing hormones for over 40 years. Find out the history of hormones, the controversy of hormones, and where we are now!
Robin shares her story on how bio-identical hormone balancing at The Renewal Point has played a pivotal role in her feeling "the healthiest she has been in a long time".
21st Century Breakthroughs in Integrative and Age Management Medicine Often I am asked why I began the study of Age Management and Integrative Medicine. The truth is, initially it was out of self-preservation. Over fifteen years ago, I looked in the mirror, not liking what I saw: thinning hair, bulging tummy, and weight gain. I felt sluggish with low energy; my sexuality was in the dump. My doctor told me my blood pressure was up, my cholesterol was elevated, and if I didn’t change something I was heading for diabetes. My wife was worried. She also said I was becoming a curmudgeon. I was beyon...
"Losing weight can be a challenge,” so says Deborah L. Oleynik, ND. While this sounds more like a fact of life than a profound statement, anyone who has ever tried the simple formula of exercise more/eat less and failed, needs to also understand the symphony of hormones that are involved in metabolism. These metabolic hormones make up a complex resonance in which the absence or over-abundance of just one can make or break the outcome. Some of the better known players included in this orchestra are: growth hormone, insulin, thyroid, cortisol, testosterone, estrogen and a lesser known hormone, L...
Helena Williams, ARNP, MSN describes our metabolic weight loss program and also gives tips for how to stay healthy through the holidays. Learn about her 3/4 strategy to help enjoy your holiday favorites without going overboard!