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    Steve ParcellSteve Parcell

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    Preventive Cardio

White coat hypertension may more than double your risk of a heart attack. About 1 in 5 American adults have white coat hypertension (high blood pressure in the doctor’s office but not at home) In a recent review researchers analyzed  27 studies involving more than 64,000 patients in the United States, Europe and Asia. Findings revealed that compared with people with normal blood pressure readings (both at home and at the doctor’s office), pa...
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    Kelly ParcellKelly Parcell

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    Low Testosterone

Testosterone Benefits

Testosterone has many beneficial effects, including increasing bone strength and density, inducing the creation of red blood cells, improving sexual function, enhancing libido, protecting the heart and increasing muscle strength in men and women. Testosterone and other steroid hormones are cleared from the body through the liver. The pathway that clears testosterone is called Glucuronidation. The enzyme responsi...
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    Denise ClarkDenise Clark

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    Lyme Disease

Since treating those suffering from Lyme disease I am asked this question often. According to the Centers for Disease Control website there have been only 4 reported and confirmed cases of Lyme disease in Colorado.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website does not list Lyme disease under its list of tick bourn illnesses and the Colorado State University extension website states, that “No human cases of Lyme disease ...
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    Denise ClarkDenise Clark

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    Lyme Disease

Denise Clark, ND Lyme disease is a tick borne illness that generates much controversy among the medical community and researchers. One of the key topics of debate is whether the Lyme spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, persists in patients who have been treated with the recommended doses of antibiotics and yet remain symptomatic. A certain train of thought that divides the medical community was developed in the 1970’s that chronic...
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    Steve ParcellSteve Parcell

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    Preventive Cardio

Dr. Steve Parcell, ND Most of you know that Ginger is a medicinal herb but its uses in preventive cardiology are not well known. Ginger is a member of a plant family that includes cardamom and turmeric. Its familiar aroma is mainly due to compounds called gingerols. At least 30 gingerol-related compounds are contained in the fresh ginger root (rhizome). The proportion gingerols depends on where it is from and how it is processed. Ginger has be...