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- Heart Health
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide in women and men (World health statistics, 2007) and in the United States, cardiovascular disease accounts for one third of all deaths in women.Victoria Maizes MD- Preparing for Pregnancy
With excitement, joy, and perhaps a bit of trepidation, youíre considering having a baby. This primal urge is an intrinsic part of being human. What could be more natural or straightforward? Every day, women become pregnant, sometimes unintentionally. On the other hand, many women have difficulty conceiving, which can be emotionally traumatic, exhausting, or frustrating. My opinion is that pregnancy is well worth preparing for.Victoria Maizes MD- Facing Cancer
In integrative medicine, we usually recommend conventional treatment of the cancer and use the tools of nutrition, mind-body, and alternative systems to help support a personís over all well-being and reduce treatment side effects.Victoria Maizes MD- Cancer Prevention
Lifestyle choices turn out to have an enormous impact on cancer prevention. A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and avoidance of environmental chemicals are all important.