Hormone Replacement Therapies for Women

Hormone Replacement Therapy, as the name implies simply means giving back the body what it no longer makes on its own. For women in particular Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, was for many years the standard of treatment for the typical symptoms of menopause, hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, etc. It was also thought […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy & Your Love Life

It’s common to think of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) as a treatment for the physical symptoms of both male and female sexual dysfunction. For men that can be erectile issues, for women, problems with decreased sensitivity, or painful intercourse. However, when it comes to human sexuality, it is not only physical. Overall sexual wellness encompasses […]

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Testosterone and Healthy Brain Function

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM The relationship between testosterone and increased physical strength has been long known. But what about when it comes to building mental muscle? As men age it is no secret that memory and other cognitive issues develop, often mild, sometimes debilitating. Can low testosterone levels also play a role in age-related […]

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Baby Boomers Should Think More About Unprotected Sex

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM As the “free love” generation enters the retirement years, they are facing a significant sexual health issue. No, not the usual sexual dysfunction associated with aging. Quite the opposite in fact. Entering the post retirement years in better health in general, and with the rise in sexual wellness treatments for […]

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Stress Shuts Down Testosterone Production

Stress can really take a toll on your health, especially your testosterone production. Low testosterone can lead to low energy, lack of focus and many other unwanted symptoms if you're not careful.

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What is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy?

Thursday, 11 September, 2014 | Comments (0)

If you have been following the news from the anti-aging community you may have heard of something called Platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP. Even mainstream media outlets such as Fox, ABC News and CNN have been reporting on the benefits of this remarkable, all-natural treatment, particularly for sexual wellness issues in women. A recent report […]

Hormone Replacement Therapies for Women

Hormone Replacement Therapies for Women

Friday, 5 September, 2014 | Comments (0)

Hormone Replacement Therapy, as the name implies simply means giving back the body what it no longer makes on its own. For women in particular Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, was for many years the standard of treatment for the typical symptoms of menopause, hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, etc. It was also thought […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Your Love Life

Hormone Replacement Therapy & Your Love Life

Friday, 29 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

It’s common to think of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) as a treatment for the physical symptoms of both male and female sexual dysfunction. For men that can be erectile issues, for women, problems with decreased sensitivity, or painful intercourse. However, when it comes to human sexuality, it is not only physical. Overall sexual wellness encompasses […]

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5 Most Common Supplements to Improve Sexual Health

Friday, 22 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Open any lifestyle magazine today, or visit any website that appeals to “baby boomers” and you will likely be bombarded by ads for supplements designed to enhance or improve your sex life. Men in particular can hardly open their emails without their inboxes being flooded with various sexual supplements, offering everything from erectile dysfunction drugs, […]

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Testosterone and Healthy Brain Function

Friday, 15 August, 2014 | Comments (1)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM The relationship between testosterone and increased physical strength has been long known. But what about when it comes to building mental muscle? As men age it is no secret that memory and other cognitive issues develop, often mild, sometimes debilitating. Can low testosterone levels also play a role in age-related […]

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New Research Supports Health Claims of Vegan Diet

Wednesday, 13 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Over the years there have been many claims made about the health benefits of the vegetarian diet, or the more extreme vegan lifestyle. Each has also had its detractors. However, the results of several recent studies seem to back-up the health benefits of being vegan. The term vegan often connotes […]

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Baby Boomers Should Think More About Unprotected Sex

Friday, 8 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM As the “free love” generation enters the retirement years, they are facing a significant sexual health issue. No, not the usual sexual dysfunction associated with aging. Quite the opposite in fact. Entering the post retirement years in better health in general, and with the rise in sexual wellness treatments for […]

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8 Natural Ways to Prevent Body Odor

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Body Odor, colloquially known as “BO.” It may not be a pleasant subject matter, but as we get into the peak of the summer, there are many reasons you can wind up smelling like a dog! Maybe that is where the expression “dog days” comes from? In any case, just […]

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7 Ways to Reduce Eye Strain When Using Computers and Smartphones

Friday, 1 August, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Screens, both large and small, are everywhere in today’s digital world, and according to vision specialists all of that staring into them is taking a toll on your eyes. Digital eye strain is becoming an increasingly common problem. According to the American Optometric Association, as many as 75% percent of […]

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Are There Foods That Can Boost Sexual Desire?

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM You have no doubt heard about oysters, and any number of other foods that are supposed be aphrodisiacs, or increase sexual desires. How many of these are true and how many are “urban myths?” Generally speaking, good nutrition and a healthy diet, leads to a healthier sex life. However, you […]

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Study Finds “The Love Hormone” May Lead to Better Sex

Friday, 25 July, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM Oxytocin, it has been called the “love hormone” or the “cuddle chemical,” because of its known effect on human bonding. However, a new study seems to indicate that oxytocin may also lead to more satisfying sexual experiences, particularly in men. The study was conducted by the Hannover Medical School in […]

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Five Most Common Causes of Sexual Dysfunction in Men

Wednesday, 23 July, 2014 | Comments (1)

Bt Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM “ED,” two little letters that strike fear into the hearts of most men. As you probably know ED stands for “erectile dysfunction.” It sometimes is till referred to as impotence. But no matter what you call it, it is a condition that most men hope they will never face, […]