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Women’s Health, Wellness, and Nutrition

Migraines—Prevention and Pain Management

Posted by Medical Board on April 20, 2018 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

Migraines in Middle Age—Prevention and Pain Management You’ve experienced the hot flashes, night sweats, and brain fog; dealt with insomnia, fatigue and weight gain. Just when you thought you were getting the hang of middle age with all of its hormone changes, blinding pain strikes without warning. According to national statistics, approximately 12% of Americans

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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 Genetic Testing Health Testing 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 Genetic Testing Health Testing 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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