Women’s Health, Wellness, and Nutrition

Brain Fog—Your Brain on Hormones, When You Just Can’t Think

Posted by Medical Board on April 16, 2018 in Hormones Men Nutrition Women No Comments

You’ve seen it. Maybe you’ve experienced it…mindlessly walking up and down the aisles of a parking lot, hand held high, furiously clicking the alarm button, in search of your ever-elusive car. Maybe you’re just stressed out you think, or have too much on your plate these days. Sometimes there’s a biological reason for your forgetfulness

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Mood Changes—The Hormones and Nutrients We Need for Balanced Mental Health

Posted by Medical Board on April 10, 2018 in Hormones Men Nutrition Women No Comments

What’s In a Mood? Sad, angry, anxious, overwhelmed…these are just a few of the many emotions that make up our moods. In fact, scientists have identified 27 distinct categories for emotion with many variations and degrees in between.[6] According to the APA (American Psychiatric Association) mood is defined as a prolonged emotional state, which differs

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MTHFR Testing—Mutations in Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase and Heart, Bone, and Brain Health

Posted by Medical Board on February 14, 2018 in Men Women No Comments

The MTHFR Gene—What is it? MTHFR stands for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, a gene located on chromosome 1p36.3. This gene encodes a specific enzyme in the body, necessary to convert the molecule, 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate to 5 methyltetrahydrofolate.[3] Why is MTHFR important? The MTHFR gene is critical in amino acid processing. The successful conversion of homocysteine, a common amino acid in the blood, to methionine,

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ApoE Testing For The Apolipoprotein E Genotype, Linked to Alzheimer’s and Cardiovascular Disease

Posted by Medical Board on February 9, 2018 in Men Women No Comments

21…14…1…sounds more like the quarterback before the snap of the football, rather than the most important numbers you may ever hear. That’s right; chromosomes 21, 14, and 1 may contain single gene mutations that can strongly affect whether or not you develop FAD, or early onset familial Alzheimer’s disease. And that’s not all. Certain alleles

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Telomere Testing: Test Telomeres for Biological Aging and Disease Prevention

Posted by Medical Board on February 6, 2018 in Men Uncategorized Women No Comments

How old are you really? Numeric age is based upon the number of years and months we’ve been alive since birth. Biological aging is something quite different. Throughout life our cells live, replicate DNA, reproduce, and die. Our cellular make up and DNA help determine whether or not we’re predisposed to certain age-related diseases and

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