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Welcome to our articles section. Here you will find the latest information on how to keep yourself healthy. You will also learn about weight loss, antiaging, peak performance, hormone treatment and other related subjects.

What is Gynecomastia (Man Boobs)?

What is Gynecomastia (Man Boobs)?

Breast-like enlargement of male chest tissue is a very common, often embarrassing condition that affects 40 to 60 percent of men of all ages, in one or both breasts. Gynecomastia can now be corrected in less than one hour with no noticeable scars, virtually no...

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Fat Burning Lasers for Surgical Body Sculpting

Fat Burning Lasers for Surgical Body Sculpting

The hottest news in fat removal is lasers that claim to “melt your fat away.” To be clear, none of the FDA approved devices out there can turn your solid butter unwanted fat into liquid vegetable oil. “Fat melting lasers” can be broken down into two groups. The first...

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The Post Baby Pooch

The Post Baby Pooch

Genetics and the dramatic hormonal changes of pregnancy can leave a woman with a localized collection of fat in the mid to lower abdomen that is hard to get rid of, even after getting back down to the pre-pregnancy weight– the Post-baby Pooch. My patients tell me that...

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Fat Melting Lasers for Body Slimming

Fat Melting Lasers for Body Slimming

The second group of “fat melting lasers” are used externally and do not produce any heat at all. These lasers work by shining the light through the relatively transparent skin into the fat cells below the surface. The beam then triggers a photochemical reaction in the...

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HCG in the News Learn the Facts

HCG in the News Learn the Facts

The hCG Diet is a very effective way to lose weight quickly, but it should be done under the supervision of a physician who is well trained in the safe off-label use of this hormone. Off-label use of prescription medications is commonly done for many conditions. It...

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Hormone Education

Hormone Education

I know what you’re thinking…. ugh… hormones… that’s something that only affects the lady folks. And boy is it a pain in the BUTT. True – hormones can do a little damage now and again, but guess what – they affect MEN and women. They are the culprit for many issues you...

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Hormone Craving Sweets?

Hormone Craving Sweets?

This week’s Hormone Education post is about how your hormone imbalance may be affecting your eating habits. Ever wonder why you are constantly craving something sugary throughout the day? Think to yourself around 2pm – “I could use a cookie to get me through the rest...

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Avoid Holiday Weigth Gain Detox

Avoid Holiday Weigth Gain Detox

Here’s a no-brainer way to prevent the customary holiday weight gain from Dr. Rodriguez! Calorie Cleanse Diet Tip from Dr. Raul Rodriguez: The holidays are a time when we pack in (food) and pack on (fat) more than what we are accustomed to, usually leading to that...

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Hormone Education Breast Health

Hormone Education Breast Health

Did you know that your hormone levels also affect your breast tissue? As if women needed one more thing to keep up with! Here’s some helpful information on the importance of estrogen on cell growth and how to stay on top of your hormone balances. To save some time on...

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Hormone Education Men’s Health

Hormone Education Men’s Health

Men? Hormones? Yes. Men & hormones. You do have them guys! And just as with women, they affect your daily life. Testosterone! It’s a hormone and it plays a critical role in maintaining both physical and mental health. Did you know that the male testosterone levels...

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