Anti-Aging and Hormonal Optimization From a Distance

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As our population matures, men and women are looking for new ways to feel great at any age. If you’re local here in Los Angeles, The Body Well is the best resource for anti-aging medicine and Age Management/Hormonal Optimization. But what if you’re not in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, or West Hollywood area? We have a hormone replacement plan just for you! Prescription for … Read More

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What is a Hormone?

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A hormone is a chemical produced in one area of your body, that travels to another area to produce a physiological effect. Hormones govern many crucial body functions including: sexual stimulation, growth, metabolism, lean muscle mass, and emotions. Hormones have complex interactions which help us to feel healthy, strong, and vital. Beginning in our late 20s and early 30s, the hormones we like to be … Read More

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The Skinny on Body Fat

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Many patients ask me how to lose unwanted body fat.  As many of you realize (or will realize), as we age, it becomes increasingly difficult to do.  But it isn’t impossible! Actually, it’s quite possible when armed with the right information. In addition to looking better, feeling more energetic and sexy and having more self-confidence, decreasing body fat results in a decreased LDL (bad) cholesterol, … Read More

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Hormonal Synergy: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone Work Better Together Than Alone

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Not only in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the land of beautiful bodies, but nationwide, people are looking for better ways to look and feel better while improving their overall health. A key part of this equation is keeping a low body fat percentage compared to lean body (muscular) weight. Both Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and Testosterone are anabolic agents that promote muscle protein synthesis … Read More

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Testosterone and Sexual Satisfaction

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Testosterone isn’t only fuel for a man’s sex drive and libido. Low testosterone can reduce your ability to have satisfying sex. If low testosterone is the cause, treating it with hormone therapy can help. And if you have low sex drive, decreased sexual performance or unsatisfying sex, a complete hormonal evaluation should be done, including a physical exam and measurement of total testosterone, free testosterone, … Read More

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Anti-Aging Skin Care Basics

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Age Management and Anti-aging include caring for your skin as well. The 2 most effective ways to prevent your skin from prematurely aging are: 1. Don’t smoke 2. Avoid overexposure to the sun (while still maintaining optimal Vitamin D levels) For the face, The Body Well Esthetician Shani Darden recommends a simple skin care program using: A) gentle cleanser B) exfoliator C) toner D) quality … Read More

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10 Ways to Increase Your Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Levels Naturally

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Human growth hormone (HGH) is a vital component of the human endocrine system. It is secreted by the pituitary gland, a small gland located at the base of the brain that produces several hormones. In childhood and adolescence this hormone is necessary to promote growth in height. In adulthood, its presence leads to a healthier body composition and is responsible for such important jobs such … Read More

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The Free-Radical Theory of Aging & My Favorite Antioxidant

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There are many different theories of how and why we age. The Free-Radical Theory of Aging, first proposed by Denham Harman in the 1950s, is just one of them. While probably not the only valid theory, there is strong evidence to suggest it is at least a significant player in the aging process and therefore warrants discussion in any anti-aging, age management and hormonal optimization … Read More

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