Victoria Maizes MD- Menopause
The “change of life” also provides an opportunity to reconsider and discuss your overall health with a focus on prevention. The goals of an integrative medicine consult for menopausal complaints are to provide relief from symptoms as well as to discuss overall health and satisfaction with life.Victoria Maizes MD- Male Factors for Fertility
Fertility is a team effort, meaning the health of your partner is just as important as yours. Male sperm counts have been declining for decades. While the exact cause is unknown, it is likely to be multifactorial, including environmental exposures to pesticides, exogenous estrogens (estrogens from animals or estrogen mimics in pesticides, plastics etc.), and heavy metals.Victoria Maizes MD- Practicing Gratitude
One simple way to feel happier (and healthier) is to begin a gratitude practice. I like to practice gratitude before I go to bed at night. Turning over the events of the day in my mind, I acknowledge three people or events or things that I am grateful.Victoria Maizes MD- Choosing Supplements
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) data shows that 75 percent of the U.S. population is not meeting the daily requirement for folate; 34 percent do not get enough iron; 42 percent don’t get enough zinc; and 73 percent are deficient in calcium.Victoria Maizes MD- Facing the End of Life
While not an easy thing to write it can be a healing exercise. We look inward to discover the essential truths we have learned over a lifetime, face up to our failures, and consider which things really count.