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Weight Loss Medication Selection

On occasion, we have patients who need weight management consulting. I’m less worried about someone who is overweight and only worried about obesity when there are major health risks. So when is it time for weight loss medication? Often, when traditional weight loss methods fail. Weight Loss Medication Options Though the media advertises GLP1 medications […]

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How to Decrease Hunger Cravings

Hunger has an emotional and hormonal component. Or perhaps these are one and the same process. But it makes more sense to consider them two separate factors since they can be manipulated to decrease hunger cravings. Hormonal Emotional Insulin Boredom Ghrelin Stress Leptin Anxiety Cortisol Exhaustion Hormonal Factors Our patients who use continuous glucose monitors […]

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How to Prevent Muscle Loss With Age

We lose muscle mass with age because of hormone changes and because muscle cells lose their ability to repair themselves. Many lose muscle mass also because they move around less and do less resistance training. The main problem with losing muscle mass is that muscle cells are critical for maintaining blood sugar and even lipid […]

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Preventing BPH

Mainstream medicine is often concerned with how to treat BPH, but here at Digital Nomad Health, we ask how to prevent BPH. Preventing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is our main concern, and treating it is secondary. Causes of BPH Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia seems to happen due to changes in hormone levels and inflammation. The following are […]

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Raising GLP1 Naturally

Medications such as semaglutide have given us a more mainstream understanding of the importance of GLP1s. As these medications mimic the activity of this molecule, we can raise GLP1s naturally in the body. The Source of GLP1 This molecule is considered a hormone in the body and is produced by cells in the intestines and […]

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Preventing Cancer

As a Primary Care practice, we focus on preventing disease over treating it. An example we use is that regular oil changes on a car will preserve the drive train and make eventual repairs easier and less costly. Preventing cancer is similar in the human body. Leading Causes of Cancer We know that inflammation, genetic […]