Simmons Medical Clinic, P.A. and Center for Health & Wellness
Hormones: Do men have them too?

Hormones: Do men have them too?

As testosterone declines, the overall quality of life begins to fade as well. Now, just because it is in the “Normal” range doesn’t mean it is optimal for maintaining health. It only means that you fit in the range that 95 percent of the other men fit and have the same feelings.

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Weight Loss and Hormones: What is the connection?

Weight Loss and Hormones: What is the connection?

As we age our hormone levels decline as well as our health. Our hormonal balance is a lot like a musical composition. When it is in perfect balance it is pleasant and peaceful and everything makes sense. But when there is one vital “instrument” off it is only noise and it becomes annoying.

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Thyroid: I was told my labs were normal, but I feel bad!

Thyroid: I was told my labs were normal, but I feel bad!

Well just because one test namely TSH is normal doesn’t mean that the thyroid is functioning optimally.  In fact most labs are based on a “normal” range that simply means that is where 95 percent of the population is: between one number and the next.

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hCG Weight Loss Diet

hCG Weight Loss Diet

We offer the renown hCG weight loss diet at any of our clinics. Prior to participating in the hCG program, you will be required to have fasting blood work done. This lab work is important to review.

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30 Pounds in 30 Days!

30 Pounds in 30 Days!

Much has been said about the importance of maintaining appropriate weight in order to preserve health. There are many options out there these days, but the one I am currently using applies a hormone commonly found in pregnancy. This program was developed in the 1950’s and has shown a resurgence in this country recently. It is not new and has a proven record.

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Adrenals: Stress - the new fatigue factor

Adrenals: Stress - the new fatigue factor

Your thyroid is only one factor that affects energy levels. There are other things that are responsible for zapping our energy levels and one of those is adrenal function related to stress. Have you ever slept all night only to wake up the next morning still feeling exhausted?

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Hormones: What is wrong with them?

Hormones: What is wrong with them?

Hormonal imbalances often begin in a very subtle fashion with such things as early morning fatigue after sleeping all night,  fatigue after meals,  fatigue after work,  fatigue after dealing with kids, and oh yea fatigue after dealing with THEM!!!!!

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Artistic Thought: Who am I and why am I here?

Artistic Thought: Who am I and why am I here?

This is a little different from my usual blog. Recently, I watched a movie called “Local Color,” which was about an artist exploring his creativity and expression of it- it really hit home for me. As a boy, I grew up lost in music and the world around me- escaping the harshness of my environment at the time.

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