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First time patients will receive a one-hour new patient consult with Dr. Guggenheim. We will review your health history and discuss your plan of action. After your one hour long initial consult, you will receive a 30 minute consult each month with Dr. Guggenheim to make sure you are staying on track and reaching your health goals.
Cannabis can be used for more than pain management.
PCOS has a complex hormonal and metabolic pathophysiology.
Plagues and infectious diseases that were previously the leading causes of death were largely eliminated with medical advances like vaccines and improvements in living conditions. Now, instead, we are plagued by chronic degenerative diseases. Several changes have occurred since the end of World War II that have contributed to the decline of our microbiomes and, from that, dysbiosis and the development of disease.
Copper and estrogen exist in the body in a direct relationship. When estrogen increases, copper increases as well. Ceruloplasmin, the protein that binds to copper, should also increase with these levels, but its efficiency can decline over time. When ceruloplasmin is not functioning efficiently, it does not pick up free radicals in the body. Those free radicals are allowed to roam around and can cause oxidative stress, and then diseases can develop.
Did you know that early stage breast cancer treated with preventive chemotherapy raises the risk for leukemia? According to US researchers, it does not justify the modest survival benefit of this treatment.
Women have a greater chance of having chronic illness like anxiety and depression, chronic fatigue, etc., than men. This “gender gap” results from both “biological and social factors.” It was also found that illnesses predominantly found in female patients are often misdiagnosed as chronic Lyme disease. This article aims to explore how women with these chronic illnesses, especially those diagnosed with Lyme disease, can be treated in accordance to the patient’s menstrual cycle and/or phase of life.
What is vaginal dysbiosis?
Endometriosis can affect up to 10% of women. It is an autoimmune condition that causes severe pain.