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Prostate Cancer – Is It Better To Be Poor?

May 7th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Men and Hormone Therapy, Hormone Testing|Tags: , , , , |

One often is under the impression that the wealthy have the advantage of better access to health care.  However, this is not always the case.  Perhaps if Steve Jobs took better advantage of what alternative medicine has to offer he may have had a different outcome – it certainly could not have been worse. Recently, Warren Buffett, 81, announced that he has prostate cancer.  He is certainly in a position to obtain the best advice money can buy.  He has a condition that can be approached from a number of different directions, obviously a situation that can benefit from [...]

Hormone Testing: Blood Test or Saliva?

February 13th, 2012|Categories: Books and Resources, Hormone Testing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When I was practicing medicine, I had the option of suggesting a number of possible ways to test hormone levels in patients. Each had their own advantages and disadvantages. I will be discussing each, with no relationship to preference. Saliva testing is a popular method utilized by many practitioners. After receiving the kit, it has the advantage of being a test done at home. Depending on the tests being ordered, up to four specimens are submitted obtained at various times during the day. My own feeling is that it may be a useful kind of test from hormone screening [...]