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Healthy Bones and Aging

by Amy Lee, NP
So what's a woman to do to protect her bones? Prevention is the key…and lifestyle plays an important role.
The Simple Yeast Infection (or Not)

by Amy Lee, NP
When a patient comes in with a severe or recurrent yeast infection, the first thing I think of is diabetes!
Tampons for Summer - Use with Caution

by Amy Lee, NP
Tampons have to be used carefully or they can make you very sick.
Miscarriage: Sharing Your Grief

by Amy Lee, NP
Share the grief you are feeling…when a miscarriage occurs.
Reviewing the Mammogram

by Amy Lee, NP
Being called in for more breast imaging is not anything to panic over.
Heart Disease in Women

by Amy Lee, NP
Many women tend to dismiss the symptoms of a heart attack.
Binge Drinking: A Women’s Health Problem

by Amy Lee, NP
Binge drinking carries with it a number of health and social problems.
Women and Sports

by Amy Lee, NP
These issues arise for women athletes that are unique to young women.
Women and Nutrition

by Amy Lee, NP
One thing we’ve learned ... you can't "just go on a diet."
Diabetes Risk is Greatest in Older Men

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Older men: possible ways to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Annual Check-Ups are Key

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Unrecognized abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are more of a problem for men.
Men Develop Osteoporosis, Too

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
We tend to think that only older women need to worry about bone fractures…but men older than 50 have up to a 30 percent likelihood of a fracture as well.
Gout: More Common in Men

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Acute gouty arthritis -- the true cause of an attack is not known.
Young Men: Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Young men are far more likely than women to suffer a heart attack.
Testosterone Replacement in Older Men

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Is the problem low testosterone or a matter of aging?
Male baldness and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Baldness is related to a greater risk of coronary heart disease.
Testosterone Deficiency Can Be Difficult to Recognize

by Dr. Simeon Margolis
Testosterone is the major sex hormone in men, produced primarily in the testes. One of a number of male hormones called androgens, a deficiency may result from either an abnormality of the testes or from an inadequate production of pituitary hormones—the hormones required to stimulate testosterone production. While it is important to identify and treat the underlying cause of the low testosterone, taking this hormone can correct the deficiency, whatever its cause.
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