What is PCOS? (And do I have it?)


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common reproductive disorder worldwide affecting up to 20% of women of reproductive age as well as the most common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women. It has been considered a disease process for the last century although was described as early as 300 B.C. by Hippocrates who described “ [...]

What is PCOS? (And do I have it?)2023-09-11T18:58:25+00:00

The Power of Protein


Title:  The Power of Protein By:  Allen J. Holmes, MD   When nutrition is talked about, particularly in the context of weight loss, the recommendations are often about carbs and fat.  There are those in the low fat world.  And there are those in the Keto or Atkins world that focus on low carbs.  What [...]

The Power of Protein2023-07-30T18:53:19+00:00

Normal Is Not Always Optimal


Normal Is Not Always Optimal Allen Holmes, MD Have you ever gone to your doctor because you were experiencing symptoms that were concerning or bothering you? Maybe you were fatigued or lacked energy? Or you were having difficulty losing weight? Maybe you were working out a lot but not getting any stronger or faster? Your [...]

Normal Is Not Always Optimal2023-02-20T20:51:44+00:00

Metabolic Syndrome


Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that is sometimes labeled as insulin resistance syndrome, which is a better way to understand the disease process. Metabolic syndrome is defined by having three or more of the following conditions: • Large waistline: greater than 40 inches around the waist for men or more than 35 inches [...]

Metabolic Syndrome2023-02-20T20:41:32+00:00

PRP Facials – The Benefits for Our Skin


The vampire facial, also known as micro-needling with platelet-rich plasma (PRP), is a medical procedure that improves skin tone and texture. The PRP facial involves drawing blood from an arm, separating the platelets from the red blood cells and applying them back onto our face. This type of facial has gained popularity because of the [...]

PRP Facials – The Benefits for Our Skin2022-11-28T17:02:36+00:00
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