CATEGORY: Heart and Blood


How do Mitochondria get sick?

Prolonged exposure to free radicals leads to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. When the human body is exposed to radiation (even the sun), toxins, stress, unhealthy food, infection and extremes of temperature and physically stressful[...]
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What are Mitochondria and What is their Importance to Our Health?

How you can you keep your Mitochondria healthy? Mitochondria are discussed in antiaging advertising like they are understood by the common man.  Even TV discussions and podcasts discuss mitochondria like we are all biology majors, but to most people mitochondria[...]
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Metformin® is a Miracle Drug for Aging and Obese Patients

Your weight loss medicine may be helpful for other issues in addition to weight loss. One of my patients asked me why I was putting her on Metformin if she wasn’t really diabetic yet, another woman I was consulting on[...]
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What is the optimal blood level for testosterone in women?

Why is the optimal testosterone level different from person to person? Women always ask about my goal for their blood level of free Testosterone after insertion of testosterone pellets.  That is a good question, and it is not easily answered.[...]
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Women, and Black Men and Women, Wait Longer at the ER for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Heart Attack.

Sexism and bigotry in the emergency room. Sexism and bigotry are still alive and well in medicine. I have experienced this often during my 40 years in medicine. Women are considered hysterical to the medical man (and some women) which[...]
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Erythrocytosis from Testosterone Therapy does not Cause Heart Disease, or Strokes

Why do some men have elevated Red Blood cell counts after their testosterone replacement? 50% of men who receive Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have elevated Red Blood cell counts, and high Hemoglobin and Hematocrits. The numbers that are considered normal[...]
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Thymosin-Alpha 1 – A Natural Killer of Viruses and Cancer Cells

Thymosin Alpha 1 is a piece of a Protein that is Naturally Produced in the Human Body That Improves Your Immune Response To Infection And Cancer. Links to research articles Thymosin-alpha-1-PubMed.pdf Thymosin-Beta-4-heart-repair-PTBI.pdf FDA targets thymosin in compounding concern If you[...]
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Genetics behind why some people develop “Long-Haulers” after Covid, and other people to not.

New study links genetics to vaccine effectiveness. (Quotes are from the 23 and me Blog. November 2021) Last week we talked about the research 23 and Me has done determining individual responses to the three Covid vaccine, based on the[...]
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There is a genetic basis for being high risk for a reaction to vaccines

Does your genetics impact potential Covid 19 vaccine reactions? In an article published in November of 2021 by the genetics company, “23 and Me”, new information was revealed that refutes the belief that the risks of getting and or dying[...]
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Weight Loss Medications – The New Ones

The difference between the newly available weight loss drugs. Last week we reviewed the traditional weight loss medications that were used commonly before this very effective new class of weight loss drugs. Like most medications, drug companies’, researchers and doctors[...]
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