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Overactive bladder, also called OAB causes frequent and sudden desire to urinate and can be difficult to control, leading to urinary leakage, a.k.a. urge incontinence (UI), and nocturia (waking up more than two times in the night to urinate).  It also is associated with frequency of urination day and night.  Frequent urination is usually eight […]

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Various natural agents have come into view as having a potential role in reducing risk of severe covid symptoms, addressing covid symptoms, and addressing long covid issues.  One of these is Curcuma long root, aka turmeric, aka curcumin. Common signs and symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, dry cough, congestion, sore throat and tiredness. More severe […]

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As of this date, no interventions to prevent cognitive decline in asymptomatic older adults have been approve by the FDA.  The statistics on dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease are sobering: 1 IN 3 SENIORS DIES WITH ALZHEIMER’S OR ANOTHER DEMENTIA. IT KILLS MORE THAN BREAST CANCER AND PROSTATE CANCER COMBINED Between 2000 and 2018, deaths from […]

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Nootropics is a term used to describe those agents that improve cognition, memory, creativity or motivation.   Nootropic substances can be as common as everyday caffeine and nicotine, or stimulants such as amphetamine and methylphenidate or many prescription items including levodopa.  Nootropic agents can also include plants, vitamins or other dietary supplements.  Bacopa monnieri is one […]

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Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a well-recognized clinical condition characterized by lack of sexual desire, arousal, orgasm, and/or pelvic pain/penetration, or a combination of these symptoms. Low desire is called hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), low arousal is called female arousal disorder (FAD), female orgasmic disorder (FOD)  is delayed, infrequent or absent orgasms, or significantly […]

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Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the U.S. While general anxiety disorder is the most common form of anxiety, there are numerous others including, panic disorder, phobic related disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.  In a 2020 survey, 62% of respondents reported some degree of anxiety.  An estimated 31% of all […]

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Women are more susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs) than men and 20%-30% of women have recurrent UTIs. Pregnant women, children, postmenopausal women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), elderly individuals with indwelling catheters and patients with neuropathic bladder are at increased risk of UTIs.  They are prevalent in young women and young men and […]

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The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the preventive effects of oral pine bark extract (Trademarked product: Pycnogenol®) 150 mg/daily in individuals with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI). Both men and women, the study subjects had to have had at least three symptomatic UTIs in the previous year, two episodes […]

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