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The Link Between Weight Gain and a Hormone Imbalance Jul 1st, 2022

Realizing your clothes are getting too tight is frustrating, but common. With age, both men and women tend to accumulate pounds. Even if you’re still young, you might notice weight gain and be stumped about the reason.  Weight gain isn’t something you should disregard, because weight gain — even a...

What You Should Know Before You Start Hormone Therapy Jun 1st, 2022

The human endocrine system is an amazingly sensitive regulatory messaging platform. Organs like the thyroid, pituitary gland, ovaries in women, and testes in men produce hormones that control many of the body’s systems, including metabolism, mood, growth, and reproduction.  As they get older, both men and women start to produce...

Warning Signs That You Have a Herniated Disc May 1st, 2022

Back pain plagues an astounding 16 million people each year. And if you’re one of them, you don’t just suffer from chronic pain, you also have to take a step back from normal life, if your back pain limits your movement and stops you from doing the things you love....

How Losing the First 10 Pounds Can Impact Your Health Apr 4th, 2022

Most people understand that being either overweight or living with obesity puts your health at risk in multiple ways. Heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes are just a few serious health issues associated with excess weight and obesity. Weight loss isn’t easy, however. To be successful, you have to...

Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy Mar 3rd, 2022

People often associate chiropractic care with back pain. Though it’s used to relieve many problems from sciatica to herniated discs, this care modality is actually centered upon improving how your entire nervous system functions. It may surprise you to learn that chiropractic care can relieve pregnancy-related discomfort for moms-to-be who...

What You Don’t Know About Sexual Dysfunction Feb 1st, 2022

Sexual dysfunction is nothing to be embarrassed about . . .really! You’re not alone if you have a loss of desire or inability to orgasm. In fact, 43% of women and 31% of men experience sexual dysfunction, but there’s good news. Treatment options exist now that can restore your intimacy...

Who Can Benefit from Spinal Decompression? Jan 5th, 2022

If you suffer from persistent and worsening low back pain due to sciatica, which is pain that emanates from the sciatic nerve and runs from your lower back and all the way down your hip, buttocks, and leg, you know it’s unbearable. In addition to sciatic pain, you may experience...

Understanding Your Thyroid Dec 8th, 2021

Although it’s only about two inches long, your thyroid performs critical work in your body, and controls many physical functions. The diminutive butterfly-shaped gland is located at the lower front of your neck.  If something goes awry with your thyroid, many problems can arise that cause diverse symptoms. Fortunately, Dr....

How Sexual Dysfunction Can Impact Your Mental Health Nov 7th, 2021

Thanks to fairy tales and movies, many of us believe that romance is forever magical and that sex happens spontaneously, naturally, and often. In real life, however, certain obstacles to sexual enjoyment crop up and can seem insurmountable.  Sexual dysfunction affects most individuals at some point or another. It’s also...

The Link Between PCOS and Weight Gain Oct 7th, 2021

You may be mystified if you’re a woman of childbearing age and experiencing unpleasant symptoms like period irregularities, acne, thinning hair, skin issues, and more body hair. You might also feel an abdominal heaviness in the area of your ovaries.  These are all symptoms of a hormonal disorder known as...

Hormones and Your Weight Loss Journey Sep 7th, 2021

The endocrine system is an amazing, precisely fine-tuned messenger platform in your body. The pituitary, thyroid, and other glands produce many hormones that do everything from regulate your libido and sleep patterns to impact your appetite and metabolism — and therefore your weight, too. Sometimes, your hormones become unbalanced, and...

The Health and Cosmetic Benefits of PRP Aug 11th, 2021

What if your own body’s natural capabilities could be used to hasten healing by advancing tissue repair and even make you look better? A range of therapeutic treatments fall under the umbrella of regenerative medicine, which capitalizes on these powers held within us. One regenerative medicine treatment that relieves pain,...

Everything You Didn’t Know About Your Thyroid Jul 7th, 2021

Just two inches long, the diminutive thyroid gland that’s located on the lower front portion of your neck, belies the critical processes it regulates in your body. The hormones it produces impact your metabolism and weight, heart rate, breathing, digestive function, and if you’re a woman, even your menstrual cycle....

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Talk About Sexual Dysfunction Jun 20th, 2021

Even though it’s 2021, talking about sex still makes many people blush. The topic that makes many the most uncomfortable? Sexual dysfunction. Typically we think: I’m the only one dealing with this problem. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Almost one-third of men have some sort of problem...

The Link Between Stress and Weight Gain May 5th, 2021

We usually point to a high-fat diet with a scarcity of fruits and vegetables and a sedentary lifestyle as the major culprits in weight gain. However, sometimes it’s about more than simple calorie intake and energy output. As your body’s messaging center, your hormonal system determines your metabolism’s efficiency, as...

Can Chiropractic Care Get You Through Your Pregnancy? Apr 4th, 2021

Though pregnancy is a thrilling time, those nine months also offer their share of unique discomforts, from morning sickness to aches and pains related to the weight gain and redistribution issues associated with pregnancy. The team at Regenerative Health & Wellness Medical Center offers chiropractic treatment that can ease several...

Warning Signs That Your Diet is Causing Problems Mar 4th, 2021

We’ve all heard that “you are what you eat,” but when you’re not fueling your body properly, your body has a host of subtle and more obvious ways of letting you know. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) cites poor nutrition as one of the four major risk...

Common Causes of Sexual Dysfunction Feb 3rd, 2021

The movies would have you believe that intimacy between a couple is effortlessly spontaneous, full of romance, and never awkward. Real life, however, doesn’t work that way. We live with stressors, moods, and external forces that all contribute to sexual dysfunction. Men are most often affected by erectile dysfunction (ED),...

Treat Your Baby’s Colic With Chiropractic Care Jan 25th, 2021

Any parent who has cared for a baby with colic can tell you — it’s incredibly challenging. The one thing most people know about colic is that the discomfort from it causes a baby to cry, and cry some more.  A baby is considered to have colic if they cry...

Understanding Spinal Stenosis Dec 1st, 2020

Even a day of suffering with back pain, leg cramps, and numbness or weakness is 24 hours too many. These are the symptoms of spinal stenosis, a progressive condition caused by wear and tear and frequently linked to osteoarthritis.  You’re not alone if you deal with these symptoms either. Between...

What Does Your Thyroid Do? Nov 3rd, 2020

What’s two inches long, shaped like a butterfly, and positioned in the lower front part of your neck? Your thyroid gland! Your endocrine system produces the many hormones that keep your body’s systems running efficiently, and your thyroid is an integral component of this system. Though your thyroid is small,...

8 Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance Oct 1st, 2020

Your endocrine system consists of a group of organs that include your pancreas, thyroid, and your testes or ovaries, depending on your gender. They manufacture hormones, vitally important chemical messengers that determine many workings within your body. When a hormonal imbalance occurs, it can manifest in myriad ways, and badly...

Give Your Face Youthful Volume With Fillers Sep 8th, 2020

The older you get, the more your skin betrays your age. You can no longer hide the amount of time you’ve spent in the sun or the times you’ve neglected your skin. But that doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to looking older than you are or older than...

Handling Hot Flashes in the Summer Heat Aug 13th, 2020

You know the feeling, when you’re comfortable one minute and the next your face, neck, and chest feel like they’re ablaze? You might also get splotchy skin, chills, or even feel dizzy for a moment. This is a classic hot flash, a hallmark of menopause. The only thing worse than...

How PRP Therapy Combats Arthritis Jul 19th, 2020

Regenerative medicine is a relatively new, very exciting field in which your body’s own healing capabilities are harnessed to fight disease and injury. This area of study is making inroads into a diverse array of health problems and chronic conditions.  New, healthy tissue is actually produced, for example, by a...

Struggling With Incontinence? There Are Solutions Jun 16th, 2020

There are few things more embarrassing than having a good laugh, picking up a baby, or sneezing — and experiencing urinary incontinence, or more simply, a leak. It can even occur during intimacy, which is sure to cramp your style. Incontinence affects twice as many women as men, and nearly...

5 Reasons to Consider Chiropractic Care Even if Nothing Hurts May 6th, 2020

Whether you struggle with a chronic condition that causes pain, like arthritis, throw your back out suddenly, or undergo surgery such as knee replacement, one type of noninvasive, gentle therapy can make a dramatic difference — chiropractic care.  Your musculoskeletal and nervous systems are what your chiropractor treats, but the...

Suffering From Insomnia? It Could Be A Hormonal Issue Apr 24th, 2020

Hormones control your body’s every system, and significant periods of hormonal change, from adolescence and the onset of middle age to childbirth and menopause, not only reset your hormones, they can throw them out of whack. The results? Problems like mood swings, lags in energy, and a real nuisance —...

Look as Young as You Feel With BOTOX® Mar 20th, 2020

The good news is that the longer you live, the wiser you get. The bad news? That living — like talking and laughing — shows up on your skin in the form of fine lines and deeper creases. There’s more good news in store for you, though, because the team...

How Regenerative Medicine Therapy Offers Women Hormone-Free Treatment for Sexual Dysfunction Feb 11th, 2020

Women give so much to everyone around them — their partners, children, friends, workmates, and communities.  Sometimes the pace of life leaves little time for intimacy with your partner, and when the time presents itself, what if you simply can’t get aroused or reach the point of orgasm? Or what...

Suffering From Chronic Headaches? Chiropractic Care Can Help Jan 2nd, 2020

How many times have you had to ignore a headache? Some people are so used to them that they don’t even realize they’ve had one until it goes away. Headaches don’t have to be attached to a serious illness to affect you, and some people have bad headaches frequently. If...

Spotting the Warning Signs of a Thyroid Issue Nov 30th, 2019

There are basically two kinds of thyroid disorders: hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism occurs when your thyroid underproduces certain hormones, while hyperthyroidism occurs when you produce too many hormones. Each disorder can share symptoms with other illnesses and conditions, which can make thyroid problems difficult to recognize and diagnose. The thyroid...

What Can I Do About Erectile Dysfunction? Nov 1st, 2019

Erectile dysfunction (ED) — and sexual dysfunction in general — is a common but undertreated problem. Despite the prevalence of ED, it’s believed that about 75% of diagnosed ED cases go untreated.  While it may be an uncomfortable discussion, speaking with a doctor can help you discover treatments to deal...

How Regular Chiropractic Care Benefits Serious Athletes and Weekend Warriors Oct 1st, 2019

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or someone who simply enjoys more active pursuits during your free time, you want to have the right tools to enhance your performance. The hours you spend researching gear to give you a winning edge are well spent, to be sure, but don’t forget your...

Why Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs Are More Successful Than DIY Plans Sep 1st, 2019

Fad diets come with a lot of big claims but little to no scientific support — and it shows. While 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, more than 60% of American adults still battle obesity. So what makes DIY diets so ineffective? Most people don’t have the...

Understanding PRP: The Game-Changer for Aging and Injured Joints Aug 1st, 2019

Joint pain is just that, a real pain — distracting and persistent. It reminds you of its presence incessantly every time you move. Whether your knee hurts from playing tennis with too much oomph or your joints smart due to an age-related condition like arthritis, you deserve better.  Regenerative medicine...

Myths and Facts About Hormone Replacement Therapy That Every Woman Should Know Jul 17th, 2019

Most of your body’s important functions are controlled by hormones. For women, hormone imbalances can cause troublesome symptoms such as irregular periods, hair loss, weight gain, and insomnia. These imbalances can be caused by medical conditions, side effects of medications, or simply as a result of the aging process. Hormone...

5 Reasons Spinal Decompression May Be the Answer to Your Chronic Back Pain Jun 25th, 2019

The prevalence of back pain in America is eye-opening — 80% of the population experiences low back pain at some point in their lives, and 20% of these cases go on to have chronic problems with back pain. If you’re tired of the limitations that chronic back pain places on...