What is the difference between integrative medicine, functional medicine and naturopathy?
What is the difference between integrative medicine, functional medicine and naturopathy? Functional medicine takes a whole body approach to health that incorporates lifestyle and choices, disease prevention, and patient-centered treatment. It essentially puts the individual in the driver’s seat, not the healthcare system. The functional medicine model for health and healthcare focuses on the various
How do I treat hair loss and menopause?
How do I treat hair loss and menopause? If you’re over the age of 40, female, and rapidly losing hair on the sides, top, and front of the head, you’re not alone. In fact, 20–60% of women will experience thinning hair as a result of menopause before age 60. Here’s why. Normal Hair Growth Approximately
Do aging men go through “manopause” similar to what women have with menopause?
Do aging men go through “manopause” similar to what women have with menopause? Fewer spontaneous erections, more naps, and a belly that’s threatening to hang over the belt line…Yes, men experience physical and psychological changes in midlife that can in some ways mirror the menopause that women go through. The proper term, “andropause”, from the
Sexual activity & heart disease Q&A
I am writing a novel and need a couple of questions answered concerning heart disease. 1. The character in my book is a 40-year-old male. Could you name a condition he would have that would realistically cause his cardiologist to warn him against sexual activity, lest he have a heart attack? In my story the
Pacemaker Syndrome Q&A
Pacemaker Syndrome Question: I’m 66 yrs of age and was born with chronic congenital atrial fibrillation. There is nothing organically wrong with my heart–it just beats in an irregular irregular rhythm. I’m limited in exercise as there has always been a problem with cardiac reserve and fatigue as opposed to normal body fatigue. My cardiologist