Achieving Your Sexual Peak

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM You probably have heard about “sexual peaks,” and that they occur at different times for men and for women, somewhere around “18” for men, and considerably later for women somewhere in the “40s.” While there is some biological truth to this common belief, it really has very little impact on […]

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Thyroid Hormones and Aging

The Thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck just behind the Adams Apple. It is responsible for producing two thyroid hormones – T3 and T4. These hormones are essential for cellular metabolism. In other words, they are responsible for initiating and maintaining your cells’ ability to turn nutrients into energy. People with […]

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The Truth About Growth Hormone?

Human Growth Hormone  stimulates growth in children and teens, and helps to maintain muscle mass and bone strength throughout life. In this way, it really should be described as “Human Repair Hormone.” True, it is fundamental for “growth” in children and teens, but after that, it is still regularly produced by your body, and is essential to […]

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How Diabetes Affect Sexual Health

Certainly you have heard of diabetes, and it’s no wonder. The numbers of those Americans afflicted with the condition have been rising dramatically in recent years. According to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), in the past decade alone, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped more than 40 percent – to almost 26 million […]

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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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Achieving Your Sexual Peak

Monday, 13 October, 2014 | Comments (0)

Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM You probably have heard about “sexual peaks,” and that they occur at different times for men and for women, somewhere around “18” for men, and considerably later for women somewhere in the “40s.” While there is some biological truth to this common belief, it really has very little impact on […]

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Thyroid Hormones and Aging

Monday, 6 October, 2014 | Comments (3)

The Thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck just behind the Adams Apple. It is responsible for producing two thyroid hormones – T3 and T4. These hormones are essential for cellular metabolism. In other words, they are responsible for initiating and maintaining your cells’ ability to turn nutrients into energy. People with […]

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The Truth About Growth Hormone?

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014 | Comments (1)

Human Growth Hormone  stimulates growth in children and teens, and helps to maintain muscle mass and bone strength throughout life. In this way, it really should be described as “Human Repair Hormone.” True, it is fundamental for “growth” in children and teens, but after that, it is still regularly produced by your body, and is essential to […]

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How Diabetes Affect Sexual Health

Thursday, 18 September, 2014 | Comments (0)

Certainly you have heard of diabetes, and it’s no wonder. The numbers of those Americans afflicted with the condition have been rising dramatically in recent years. According to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), in the past decade alone, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped more than 40 percent – to almost 26 million […]

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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 (2)

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 (1)

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 […]