Posts Tagged "Cancer"

Andropause

Andropause

  What is Andropause? Previously called “Male Menopause” and now also referred to as “Low-T”, Andropause is the condition in men characterized by having lower Testosterone levels usually peak in the late teens and early twenties. There is a slow…

Methylation, MTHFR and Associated Diseases by Les Cole, MD

Methylation, MTHFR and Associated Diseases by Les Cole, MD

  Do you deal with Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Depression? Methylation is the most common biochemical reaction in your cells. This is because methyl groups contain a single carbon atom (1 carbon & 3 hydrogens = a methyl group). Carbon is…

FATIGUE – Les Cole, MD, ABAARM, ABIHM

FATIGUE – Les Cole, MD, ABAARM, ABIHM

  Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms we see in functional medicine. Most patients have seen multiple doctors; have been told they are getting old, are depressed or need to exercise; are on multiple medications – antianxiety, anti-depressant,…

Health Brief: Vitamin D: How Much Is Enough?

Health Brief: Vitamin D: How Much Is Enough?

The verdict is out. We are simply not getting enough Vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial in every disease from inhibiting cancer and heart diseases to mental disease, recurrent infections, tooth loss, osteoporosis, narcolepsy and auto-immune disease. Unfortunately the reference…

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – The Benefits of Estrogen

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – The Benefits of Estrogen

                                  Multiple recent studies have shown the benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy. In 2013 the Yale School of Medicine estimated between 18,000 and 91,000…

The Gland We All Want – Les Cole, MD

The Gland We All Want – Les Cole, MD

                            Don’t You Just Want… A gland that you could squeeze that would optimize your health? Just imagine if you had a gland you could squeeze every…

Gluten Sensitivity Syndrome – The Great Masquerader

Gluten Sensitivity Syndrome – The Great Masquerader

What is Gluten? Gluten consists of 2 proteins: gliadin and glutenin. They are stored with starch in the seeds (grain) of wheat and they provide nourishment for the seedlings to grow upon sprouting until the roots are established.   Uses…

Testosterone Replacement Therapy – How it Affects Your Heart Health

There have been 2 recently published articles (1-2) that have captured the attention of the news media and class action attorneys – the “if it bleeds, it leads” crowd – and therefore the attention of the public. The authors of the 2…

HealthBrief – Health Benefits of Curcumin

  Turmeric, as the picture shows, has a multitude of health benefits. The active component producing these benefits is curcumin and the supplemental form achieves significantly greater levels in your blood and tissues than can be achieved by eating tumeric…

HealthBrief – Dietary Choices May Defeat Diabetes

Flavanoids are a type of antioxidant – compounds shown to be effective in counteracting oxidative damage. Anthocyanins are a subgroup of flavanoids, for which a number of previous studies suggest beneficial health effects. Aedin Cassidy, from the University of East…

Anti-Aging Medicine & Bio-Identical Hormones – Les Cole, MD

Anti-Aging Medicine & Bio-Identical Hormones – Les Cole, MD

What are the major contributors to the aging process?   Oxidative stress and inflammation are major contributors to aging, causing the destruction of important chemical molecules – the molecules of metabolism – in your body and brain. Examples of oxidation…

Documentaries on Food and Health

Documentaries on Food and Health

  There is no longer any doubt from the medical and nutritional literature that nutrition is the greatest contributor to health and malnutrition the greatest contributor to disease. Hippocrates is quoted as saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine…

Multi-Modal Detoxification

Multi-Modal Detoxification

Detoxification along with healthy nutrition and exercise are the three pillars of healthy cells and a healthy body. We are exposed continuously to unhealthy, toxic substances and our bodies work 24/7 to capture and eliminate toxic additives and hormones in…

Customized IV Nutrient Therapy

Customized IV Nutrient Therapy

Cellular metabolic health is the basis of your body’s health. Intravenous Nutrient Therapy provides nutrients directly to the cells where the nutrients are utilized. Unfortunately, most Americans are malnourished according to studies. And most chronic diseases have malnourishment as a…