Michael Platt
Women and Heart Disease

Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.  However, most people just don’t realize women with heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. Women often experience heart disease differently than men. For example, men have more heart attacks than women, but women have a higher heart attack death rate.  We live in a country that has little interest in improving healthcare. They forget that the medical system is a multi-trillion dollar a year industry that thrives on disease...

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Food Heals Nation Podcast - Alison & Suzy

Food Heals Nation Podcast - Alison & Suzy

I am honored to interviewed by Allison & Suzy on Food Heals Nation on their podcast series on "Everything you need to know about hormones, progesterone, adrenaline and more." Listen to my recent podcast with Food Heals Nation with Allison & Suzy.  Click here: http://foodhealsnation.com/289-michaelplatt/?fbclid=IwAR3iKz_rOZMTnBryzxFP4pKe2amuLHNdwr8Fm_HK3qofJFrgHKHRhZo0ZvA Michael E. Platt, M.D., has been board-certified in internal medicine. He has an office in Palm Desert, CA, devoted to wellness, hormones and supplement online store. He provide answers to questions at questions@plattwellness.com. He is known nationally and internationally as a specialist in bio-identical hormones. He is also the author of “The Miracle of Bio-identical Hormones”...

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Michael Platt
Hormones & Weightloss

Hormones & Weightloss

  Hormones control every system in the body, and they certainly have a significant impact on a person’s weight. As a brief summary of what these hormones are, consider the following: Thyroid: Thyroid controls metabolism in every cell of the body, and a low level can contribute to fat deposition all over the body. Cracked heels, poor nails, and a body temperature of 97 or below are suggestive signs of a low thyroid level.Estrogen/Insulin:Excess levels of estrogen can lead to increased fat around the hips, thighs, and buttocks. An increase in insulin puts on fat around the middle.Leptin: Leptin is...

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Hormones Do's and Don'ts

Hormones Do's and Don'ts

Every system in the body is controlled by hormones. As we get older, hormone levels change…and so do we. Manipulating levels of certain hormones can provide a significant change to the quality of life. I would like to provide certain information that might help you wade through the morass of conflicting statements associated with advice about hormones. Questions may arise about the following: Which hormones do I replace? Should they be in the form of pills, creams, injections, troches, or pellets placed under the skin? Should I have a blood test, saliva test, or a urine test to determine my...

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