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Research Shows Sex Hormones Impact COVID-19

Both estrogen and progesterone play a role in fighting COVID-19, according to an article in the January 2021 science journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. As early as the 1940s researchers identified a sex bias in our immune systems, with women showing a more aggressive and more effective immune response, especially with viral infections. That […]

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COVID-19: Maryland’s August Mandates plus a Little Song and Dance

Unfortunately, coronavirus cases in Maryland are on the rise again, slowly but surely. As a result, Maryland’s Governor Hogan and local officials have updated prevention guidelines. As of 5 p.m. last night, all Marylanders are mandated to wear face masks in public areas of buildings and in outdoor public areas when social distancing can’t be […]

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New Office in Owings Mills

We’re excited to announce our newest office location at 90 Painters Mill Road, Suite 134, in Owings Mills. Our medical providers will begin seeing patients at this location on June 6. Appointments at any of our three locations can be scheduled by calling 410-793-5212.

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Testosterone builds muscle, burns fat

Testosterone (T2) is essential to creating muscle tissue in both men and women. But as mid-life lowers testosterone levels, muscle mass decreases. With NO change in eating and exercise habits, those over 40 may notice changes in body composition. Many men are horrified by newly drooping pecs and bulging bellies. Women often notice expanding waistlines […]

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Three Simple Steps to Reduce Holiday Stress

You’ve been doing great so far. Made a decent dent in your holiday shopping list. Got the season’s parties and school concerts sorted out. Even put some decorations up. But the clock is ticking. As the pace picks up, keep stress from taking over in the coming weeks with three simple tips: Put your feet […]

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Keep “Happy” in your Holidays

Instead of “Ho! Ho! Ho!” do you sometimes feel more like “boo-hoo-hoo” around the holidays? Both peri- and postmenopausal women are more susceptible to anxiety and depression than premenopausal women all year round. With the additional work the holidays bring, the stress can really take a toll on women over 40. Estrogen plays a major role […]

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Are your bones healthy or holey?

Do you know what medical problem is the most likely to affect a woman as she ages? Stroke? Breast cancer? Heart attack? Surprisingly, it’s breaking a bone due to osteoporosis. One in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Though perhaps not as traumatic […]

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Stress and Sex Hormones

Have you ever noticed that men and women get stressed out over different things? They also tend to react to stress differently. Although some consider these differences to be influenced by culture, scientists are finding that sex hormones play a big role in men and women’s stress levels. Scientists are starting to better understand the […]

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The Guide for Skin Survival in the Midst of Summer

Beat the Suns-Heat: The best sunscreens for your summer festivities. Did you know that over 75% of sunscreens are ineffective to protecting your skin from the sun’s harsh UV Rays? Compiled is a list of the best sunscreens to look out for, and the ones to stay away from: Go to Sunscreens: ALL good Sports […]

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Spring into SwimSuit Season, Confidently

As swimsuit season approaches, get ready to dive into a slimmer you with The Futura Pro. Take our quiz to find out if you’re a good candidate for The Futura Fit: Do you have a “trouble area” that you can’t seem to get rid of? Are you looking for a non-surgical solution that will diminish […]

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