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Low Testerone in Men

Low Testosterone In Men: Symptoms And Treatment ...

So, you have low testosterone. What does that mean? Let’s start by talking about what testosterone is and what it does for your body. Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. This hormone is mainly produced by men in the male reproductive glands (testicles). This hormone stimulates sperm production, a man’s sex drive, and develops and maintains muscle mass and bone density. Having low testosterone means your testosterone levels fall below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL). For reference, the average rate of testosterone falls

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It's not the ENDO the world

It’s Not The ENDO The World: Learn About Your Endometriosis Diagnosis ...

So, you have low testosterone. What does that mean? Let’s start by talking about what testosterone is and what it does for your body. Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. This hormone is mainly produced by men in the male reproductive glands (testicles). This hormone stimulates sperm production, a man’s sex drive, and develops and maintains muscle mass and bone density. Having low testosterone means your testosterone levels fall below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL). For reference, the average rate of testosterone falls

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Chlamydia in Women

Chlamydia In Women: What You Need To Know ...

Staying sane in a world where RSV, the Flu, and COVID-19 are present can be a bit difficult when it feels like these three viruses are just lurking around waiting to strike. The biggest question that has been on everyone’s mind is, what is the difference between all three of these very dangerous viruses? In this blog, we discuss the similarities and differences between these respiratory infections and what we can be doing to prevent catching and transmitting them to others. Keep reading to learn more.

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Asthma

Asthma: The Springtime Terror ...

While most would associate the springtime with beautiful weather and blooming flowers, for others, this may mean frequent exposure to asthma attack triggers. As this beautiful spring weather shows up, let’s discuss the difference between adult and childhood asthma and how the springtime could look a little bit different for someone who has this condition.   Child Asthma Vs. Adult Asthma  Adult-onset asthma and childhood asthma are actually the same disease and have the same symptoms. However, symptoms are the are typically not as persistent in childhood asthma as they are in adult asthma.   Adult

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When can we vaccinate our children?

When Can We Vaccinate Our Children? ...

We all want to keep our children protected from COVID-19. While there are still many questions that need answering, let’s discuss what researchers do know.   As of now, there are three different vaccines approved for emergency use by the FDA and being distributed to people aged 16 years and older. However, most teens and young adults are not considered high risk and will likely be the last group to gain access to a vaccine.   Pediatric Vaccines In March of 2021, Moderna started testing a COVID-19 vaccine in children as young as six months through 11 years old. Currently, we know that some side effects of the vaccine include fever,

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Women in Research

Women In Research: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going ...

Whether it was raising their children or nursing war soldiers back to health, women have always played the role of caregivers within their own families and communities. Faced with prejudice and discrimination for being a woman, it was not until recently that women earned their spot at the power table in a predominantly male world. Let’s discuss the progress made thanks to the incredible women who decided to fight for their place in medicine and research. In honor of Women’s History Month, keep reading to hear the stories of 2 female pioneers

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Everything you need to know about COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine: What it Means for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Moms ...

COVID-19 is not going anywhere anytime soon, so what does that mean for expecting moms and those who breastfeed? Current and expecting mothers are faced with the decision of getting vaccinated or leaving it to herd immunity to keep them protected. Keep reading to learn more about maternal COVID Vaccines and what we know currently about the risks.

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What if i catch covid 19

But, What if I Catch COVID? ...

In the process of finding normality and adjustments during these unprecedented times, one might question whether or not we are actually contributing to slowing the spread of this virus as we continue to follow CDC guidelines. While the country continues to execute plans to offer the vaccine to the entire population, let’s elaborate on what progress has been made in terms of treatment options for patients who catch COVID-19.

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COVID-19 What to do in the meantime

COVID Vaccines and What to do in the Meantime ...

COVID-19 has proven to be one of the deadliest viruses in recorded history. It’s no surprise that people are lining the streets and entering months-long waiting lists to get their vaccines. In a previous blog, we discussed What’s Going on with COVID Vaccines and why we need to continue doing research. Today we will be elaborating on that by discussing who will actually have access to the EUA vaccines and what everyone else should be doing in the meantime. Keep reading to learn how you could get early access to a vaccine candidate.

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5 Tips to better manage NASH

Five Tips to Better Manage Your NASH Diagnosis ...

NASH, or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, is an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease characterized by fatty tissue build-up around the liver that has cause inflammation, scarring, and damage. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease rarely shows symptoms until it has progressed far enough to cause damage. In fact, data shows that more than 35% of Americans could be living with fatty liver disease and have no idea.

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