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    Kelly Parcell

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    Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

The hormonal changes that women’s bodies go through during the middle and later stages of their lives can be significant. Fortunately, the understanding around what is happening inside the body due to menopause has come a long way, and doctors can now address the changes and decreases in hormones with an effective solution. Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, or BHRT, is used by many—but is it safe?   Hormone Replacement History A...
  • Posted By:

    Kelly Parcell

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    Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT) is the use of hormone preparations that are derived from natural substances. These natural substances, such as wild yam (Dioscorea) and soy, have constituents in them that are very similar to the estrogen and progesterone that our ovaries, fat, and adrenal glands make. Bioidentical hormone preparations are made in a laboratory where chemical modifications to these natural substances modify these compounds into ...
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    Steve Parcell

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    Athletic Performance

It is more common now for the over forty crowd to get a coronary artery calcium scan as part of cardiovascular risk assessment. Because of this, more athletes over forty are discovering that they have coronary artery disease. Deciding what to do with this information and producing a customized treatment plan is the main focus of my practice. I have been practicing preventive cardiology for twenty years and, being based in Boulder, CO, have had ...
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    Kelly Parcell

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    Naturopathic Medicine

One of the new, cutting-edge treatments in the world of biohacking is the use of Rapamycin for longevity. Initially discovered as a byproduct produced by bacteria in the soil on Easter Island, Rapamycin was found to kill fungi. Eventually, its ability to inhibit the growth of all eukaryotic cells was also uncovered. It was found that Rapamycin targets a specific protein in cells that is responsible for metabolism and cell growth. This protein ...
  • Posted By:

    Steve Parcell

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    Naturopathic Medicine

At NatureMed, we believe every patient should receive evidence-based medicine. Evidence-based medicine is not meant to be a cookbook, but rather a bottom-up decision system that integrates the best available scientific evidence with the doctor’s clinical experience according to the patient's circumstances and preferences. Patients in my practice receive evidence-based natural medicine. I am resistant to implementing treatments that do not have ...