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IV Therapy vs. Oral Supplements: Which Is More Effective? Nov 1st, 2019

Although the idea of intravenous (IV) therapy was first noted in medical journals from medieval times, it wasn’t until the 1930s that the true power of IV therapy was discovered — used by Dr. Thomas Latta to reduce cholera symptoms. And IV therapy remains just as important today. You know...

Everything You Need to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men Oct 1st, 2019

Are you experiencing changes in sexual function or having sleep issues? Or maybe you're gaining body fat and losing muscle? If so, your testosterone level may be low — and hormone replacement therapy might be able to help.  Here at Shine Health and Wellness in Pasadena, California, Dr. Kimberley Shine...

What is the Difference Between Food Allergies and Food Intolerances? Sep 1st, 2019

In the world today where the term “food allergy” is part of everyday discourse, it makes you wonder if that many Americans really have so many different food allergies. According to research, about 32 million people in the United States have food allergies, and that number includes more than 5...

How Stress Negatively Impacts Your Immunity — and What You Can Do About It Aug 6th, 2019

Believe it or not, stress serves a purpose: It’s a motivating force that can help us rise to the occasion in any difficult situation we’re facing. When we face a stressful moment, our body produces a greater amount of two hormones: Adrenaline gives us a boost of energy, and cortisol...

When Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is the Best Remedy for Bothersome Menopause Symptoms Jul 22nd, 2019

Most women expect to experience hot flashes, night sweats, and even some degree of vaginal dryness as they go through menopause. But they aren’t prepared to find themselves facing a more sluggish metabolism, uncontrolled weight gain, major mood swings, regular sleep disturbances, and relentless fatigue. When menopause symptoms are mild,...