Six Ways to Celebrate National Wellness Month

Every August, National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. Your version of self-care may be a relaxing massage, an intense new spin class or a stroll through the park. Research has shown that self-care helps to manage stress and weight, so no matter how small your efforts may be, commit […]

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Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Invasive?

As both men and women age, it’s common to expect symptoms of decreased hormone levels. For men, signs of low testosterone could include fatigue, depression, lowered libido and decreased energy. As a result of decreased estrogen levels, women may experience hot flashes, insomnia, dry skin, joint pain and vaginal dryness. Though these symptoms are common […]

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Erectile Dysfunction May Be More Common Than You Think

Erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence, is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. ED is a common sexual issue that increases with age, and while ED itself isn’t dangerous, it could be a warning sign of a serious health condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure. Knowing […]

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What Type of Hormones Do We Use at KC Wellness Center?

Hormones? Bioidentical hormones? Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy? We know these terms can become confusing. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what hormones are and how they affect the body. We’ll also examine bioidentical hormones and how they’re used at KC Wellness Center. Maria Evans, our nurse practitioner, will even explain the makeup of the bioidentical […]

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Recognizing the Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the most common sexual issue for which men seek a doctor’s attention, impacting up to 30 million men. ED is defined as trouble achieving an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. There are multiple known causes of erectile dysfunction, which fall into two categories: physical or psychological. Physical Causes – […]

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Who Is a Candidate for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)?

As women age, certain hormonal levels begin to drop, which can cause a hormonal imbalance in the body. Deficiencies of estrogen, testosterone and progesterone (among other hormones) can cause women to experience hot flashes, weight gain, decreased libido, insomnia and many other symptoms. Thankfully, there are options to help relieve these symptoms! At KC Wellness […]

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Is It Menopause? Know How to Recognize the Symptoms

Menopause, the time that marks the end of menstruation, is diagnosed after a woman has gone 12 months without a menstrual period. Menopause can happen in your forties or fifties, but the average age in the United States is 51. While menopause is a natural biological process, its physical and emotional symptoms may affect your […]

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When to Seek Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile dysfunction (ED), sometimes referred to as impotence, is the inability to get or keep an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. There are many possible causes of ED, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, increased age and stress. Occasional ED is likely not serious, as many men experience problems with erections at some point […]

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