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ED (Erectile Dysfunction) – Is Testosterone Therapy the Answer?

ED (erectile dysfunction) often is a result of low testosterone levels. It is a condition when a man cannot have or maintain an erection, or the erection is not hard enough to have sex. It can be one of the most frustrating symptoms for a man to experience along with their partner.   ED Can Have Many Causes Even though …

Andropause - The Male Menopause

Andropause – The Male Menopause

To the vast majority, the term andropause might be new. However, its synonym – male menopause is quite popular. Although it is often a word used light-heartedly, it is actually a recognized medical condition. Some men refer to it as “Low T”, hypogonadism, or testosterone deficiency among other names. All are used to describe the symptoms that are associated with …

What does Low Testosterone (Low T) Feel Like?

What Does Low Testosterone (Low T) Feel Like?

Low testosterone (low T) effects 4 to 5 million men in the US. While a gradual decline in testosterone is normal starting after the age of 30, in some situations testosterone levels drop faster than normal resulting in symptoms that can effect men physically and mentally.   What it feels like to have low testosterone Generally, a wide range of …

sciatic nerve pain

7 Common Causes of Sciatica Pain

Research has shown that about 40% of people have experienced sciatica pain at one point or another in their life. This highlights the widespread nature of this pain that often makes easy activities like standing even painful.  What is sciatica pain? Sciatica pain is the pain induced by damage or compression of the long sciatic nerve that runs from the …

Suboxone treatment covered by insurance

Does Insurance Cover Suboxone Treatment?

Suboxone treatment is a life saving choice for many patients suffering from opioid addiction. Although cost and the question of whether insurance will cover the treatment may be a concern. Luckily, due to the awareness of the opioid epidemic, Suboxone is typically covered under most insurances. How much does Suboxone cost? Suboxone can be a very expensive drug when it …

Common Counseling Programs for Prescription Drug Abuse

Common Counseling Programs for Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is extremely hard to overcome but is a major accomplishment once the abuser can kick it. However, most people with opioid addiction will find that the real battle begins during the detox. This stage has been said to be the hardest because of the cravings, withdrawal symptoms and likeliness of relapse. These dangers of opioid addictions require …

managing chronic knee pain

What You Need to Know About Managing Chronic Knee Pain

Managing chronic knee pain can be extremely tough, especially because knees are important for everyday use. Knee pain can be caused by any type of injuries, mechanical problems, infections and different types of arthritis. Symptoms regarding knee pain may vary based on where the pain derived from and the severity of the pain. Basics symptoms include a slight increase in …

effective treatments of heroin addiction

Effective Treatments for Heroin Abuse and other Opiate Addiction

Opiate drugs are commonly prescribed for the treatment of pain. Example of opiates are morphine, methadone, buprenorphine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone. Heroin is also known as an opioid and is a substance that is both illegal and extremely addictive. When taking opiates for a long amount of time, your body becomes desensitized to the effects. This can increase the chance of …

what are suboxone doctors

What To Expect From Suboxone Doctors to Fight Opioid Addiction

Suboxone doctors are physicians specialized in helping those beat their addiction to opioids. When an individual falls to the addiction of pain medication, it is hard to quit because of the physical and chemical dependency. Most opioids are legally prescribed medication given after surgery. If a user does not monitor their usage correctly, dependency can form. This may lead to …

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