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Suppressing Hormones Can Improve Success Rate of Melanoma Treatment


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 13th, 2024

blocking testosterone increases melanoma treatment success rate 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Unfortunately, cancer is still on the rise in the United States these days. Skin cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the US, with melanoma being the worst. The success rate for melanoma treatment is different between men and women, and it appears that the reason could be due to hormones. Oncologist Miles Andrews co-led some breakthrough research that seems to uncover the difference in treatment outcomes. Blocking Hormones Leads to Better Treatment Outcomes Dr. Miles Andrews and his research team seem to have found something exciting. Even though we believe that ensuring you have adequate levels of hormones, … Continue reading

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Why Does the Middle East Have the Lowest Cancer Rates Across the Globe?


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 9th, 2024

middle east lowest cancer rates around the world 300x199Reading Time: 4 minutes Unfortunately, cancer has still not been cured yet, despite our best efforts. It is still something that pretty much everybody fears hearing as their diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. We know that some people are more genetically prone to developing certain cancers (for example, breast cancer), and some are caused by lifestyle choices (for example, lung cancer). One exciting finding as of late is that the people of the Middle East or West Asia have the lowest cancer rates worldwide. Why is this? Also, how can this be when they consume the highest amounts of sugar – … Continue reading

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More Muscle = Better Cancer Fighter


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 8th, 2024

more muscle better chance to beat cancer 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Working out, losing weight, and building muscle are great for overall health and longevity, but keeping those gains could mean more than just improved health – it could literally save your life from cancer. In this article, we will discuss the exciting result of a recent study on cancer. Cancer is still a scary diagnosis for everyone, and anything that can help to beat that diagnosis is a severe win in our book. Let’s learn how muscle mass is significantly associated with better survival rates among patients with advanced cancer. Higher Muscle Mass Correlates with Improved Survival The results of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Friends — Hormone Deficiency Testimonials


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 1st, 2024

hormone deficiency testimonial 300x184Reading Time: 3 minutes I have two friends who suffer from adult-onset hormone deficiency. Their stories are very, very different. But they start out the same. Let’s call my friends Fred and Art (not their real names). Both were in their mid-40s when all this started to happen. The 40s should be a great time in a man’s life. You’re mature enough to know yourself and leverage that knowledge into confidence, wisdom, and success with a career and success in love. And women can sense that maturity about you, coupled with plenty of pure animal energy that almost all healthy men in their 40s … Continue reading

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13 Natural Ways to Increase Longevity and Quality of Life


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 22nd, 2024

old age longevity improved quality of life 300x200Reading Time: 7 minutes Just because one or several of your parents or grandparents passed away at a young age or earlier than was expected doesn’t mean that you have to either – or live a life that is less than optimal if you do reach the ripe old age of 90-100. Your longevity is not solely based on your genetics; you can do several things now to increase your longevity and quality of life as you age. Environmental factors, such as diet and lifestyle, are actually the keys here to a long, happy life. Habits to Adopt for a Long Life Eat more … Continue reading

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Chronic Stress is a Major Factor in Causing Hair Loss


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 21st, 2024

chronic stress causes hair loss 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you noticed that your hair is thinner and less lustrous as you've gotten older? Maybe it’s prone to split ends and is always dried out. All these issues are probably linked to your stress level and mainly hair loss. Researchers from Harvard have found a link between chronic stress and hair loss. Read on to learn more! Stress Hormone Inhibits Hair Follicle Activity Some big players conducted the study described in this article. The researchers were from Harvard, MIT, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, Massachusetts General Hospital, and University Hospital Würzburg in Germany. The … Continue reading

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Crazy-Making Hormone Problems


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 18th, 2024

no diet or exercise plan can totally fix hormone imbalance 300x231Reading Time: 3 minutes The hormone problems that drive people crazy are usually the ones that they don’t know are hormone problems. And that’s a large percentage of the total. Many people never get regular check-ups, and much of the time, a regular check-up doesn’t include hormone testing. So getting tested by hormone specialists, like those at our clinic, is the key to knowing what’s going on with your all-important endocrine system. An example: You’ve been trying to lose weight. You’ve tried exercises of all kinds, jogging, other cardio workouts, strength training, powerlifting, mountain climbing, and even signing up for strenuous sports. Yet the … Continue reading

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Can Drinking Alcohol Affect My Hormone Levels? Part 1


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 14th, 2024

the effect of alcohol on hormones and hormone balance 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes The hormones in your body are part of a delicately coordinated system that has evolved in symbiosis with the environment and with all of our body’s internal systems over millions of years. Each system, and each part of the system, is coordinated with and depends on the rest. Our hormones send chemical messages to our organs, tissues, and skeletal system to keep us healthy and functioning correctly for our current environment and age. We spent most – almost all – of our evolution in an environment where we never, or rarely, consumed alcohol. So alcohol is, in evolutionary terms, something … Continue reading

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Hormone Imbalance a Major Factor in “Brain Fog” Symptoms


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 10th, 2024

hormone imbalance major factor in brain fog symptoms 300x178Reading Time: 3 minutes That feeling of ...forgetfulness ... fogginess ... how will I get through the next several hours at work?... I can’t concentrate on this project...why did I come into this room? Many of those thoughts are experienced by people suffering from “brain fog” and the decreased ability to focus on what they’re doing. Unfortunately, these symptoms can worsen with aging but are especially prevalent in people with a hormone imbalance. Hormone imbalances themselves are a more common occurrence as one ages, but not always – younger people suffer from “brain fog” and hormonal issues as well. Why do our brains suddenly … Continue reading

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Perimenopause is a Real Thing – and Women are Trying to Bring More Attention to It


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on April 5th, 2024

perimenopause is a real thing 300x225Reading Time: 4 minutes Everyone knows what menopause is, but did you know that many women start the process of menopause years, even ten years, earlier than the actual start of menopause? This period of time is now called perimenopause, and more and more women are experiencing this medical phenomenon. Experts are unsure whether this is a normal phenomenon or if it has been somewhat ignored this whole time, with women remaining silent about their struggles. Basics of Menopause Menopause is basically a vast hormonal shift for women and the cessation of their fertile period of life. It typically happens after the age of … Continue reading

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Poor Sleep Wrecks Your Hormones and Your Libido


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on March 31st, 2024

poor sleep causes sexual issues 300x300Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting a good night’s sleep is literally imperative to having good health and even a good sex life. When you do not get enough hours or even deep enough sleep, almost everything suffers. It’s not normal or healthy to have to rely on caffeine or other stimulants just wake up in the morning or get through your day. Your body is meant to run off of good, deep, restorative sleep. One condition that has been shown to even have a correlation with erectile dysfunction is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea disrupts sleep and wreaks havoc on your hormones, subsequently causing sexual … Continue reading

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The Hormones That Affect Your Weight


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on March 14th, 2024

the hormones that affect your weight 300x180Reading Time: 3 minutes Most Americans, both men, and women, desire to lose weight, at least at some point in their life. It gets harder and harder to keep the pounds off as you age. Why is this? What is changing in our bodies as we get older that makes it so much harder to maintain a lean and trim figure? It all comes down to hormones. They significantly influence how much weight a person gains or loses over time. Let’s discuss these hormones below. Hormones are One Factor in Causing Obesity There are multiple reasons someone might become overweight or obese, and one … Continue reading

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Blue Zones – Cultures of Longevity


Written by Professor Kean, Updated on March 5th, 2024

body 7040854_960_720 300x169Reading Time: 2 minutes Regional culture has a surprising amount of control over long-term health outcomes. For example, we know that certain areas of the Deep South are particularly prone to heart disease and stroke, which obviously leads to a shorter average lifespan. It's not all doom and gloom, though! There is exciting research exploring areas where inhabitants tend to live exceptionally long lives. Dan Buettner is an explorer, author, and National Geographic Fellow. He seeks out locations where residents routinely live beyond 100 years old and refers to them as Blue Zones. Blue Zones are dispersed all over the world, but the lives … Continue reading

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Testosterone Therapy and the Heart. Is It Worth the Risk?


Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Updated on January 22nd, 2024

cardiogram with red heart shape_zy5VJYod_L 300x225Reading Time: 7 minutes Testosterone Hormone Therapy continues to grow in popularity. In fact, over the last decade, the number of patients using Testosterone has tripled in size, and the Low-T Treatment industry is a huge national and international enterprise, with over two billion dollars spent on Testosterone Therapy Products in the United States alone. How Many Men Use Testosterone? As of 2010, 1.3 million people in the United States were prescribed Low-T Therapy. In just three years, this number grew to 2.3 million. This suggests that patients and their doctors believe in the potential benefits of Testosterone, in spite of the fact that … Continue reading

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How to Limit Your Exposure to Phthalates


Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Updated on December 7th, 2023

how to avoid pthalates 300x225Reading Time: 8 minutes Phthalates are ester compounds used to change the characteristics of plastic products and products containing plastic. Depending on the type and concentration of Phthalates in the product, it alters the malleability and strength of the product. Phthalates are in a wide variety of products. In addition to being “plasticizers” that impact the structure of plastics, they also act as lubricants in skin products like make-up. Phthalates are incredibly useful and good at what they do. The problem is that they can be very bad for you. Phthalates belong to a class of chemicals known as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals. These are … Continue reading

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Ask the Experts: How Do I Live Longer?


Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Updated on November 12th, 2023

young hispanic people and male beauty metrosexual man applying lotion for anti aging t SBI 330621399 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes While there are some people that are dedicated to “having a good time, but not for a long time,” most people are interested in living long, healthy, and productive lives. Longevity and Anti-Aging researchers are dedicated to revealing and highlighting the best path to a long life. While Covid has led to a slight, temporary reduction in life expectancy, the average American was expected to make it to nearly 79 in 2019. Are you interested in making it to your 80s, 90s, or beyond? Longevity specialist Sergey Young outlines some crucial factors that can help you keep the good times … Continue reading

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How Long Until HGH Benefits Kick In?


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on November 2nd, 2023

how long until HGH benefits kick in 200x300Reading Time: 4 minutes I just started my HGH prescription at your clinic. How long before I am totally back to normal? We need a bit more information such as what condition you are being treated for at our clinic with HGH, and your current health status. Just check in with your doctor here at the clinic and he will have your chart available. But here on the Web site, I’d be happy to give you some general guidelines for how long it may take to feel the effects of HGH: For people with growth hormone deficiency, it can take several weeks or months … Continue reading

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Toe-Tapping Time


Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on June 19th, 2023

tap your toes to the music with HGH injections 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes You just can’t believe how much energy it takes to be a band leader. My name is Ray, and I’m a composer, arranger, and conductor of a big, almost orchestral-sized dance band with a choral sextet. I am 55 years old. I love music, and I’m proud of my work. It’s been featured on national television in seven different countries. I appear on two major record labels (and associated streaming services), one in the Americas and another in Europe. I'm in the recording studio when I’m not playing live, rehearsing, or composing and arranging. And I play live venues for … Continue reading

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