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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update April 5, 2020: What We’ve Learned and What Can We Do to Protect Ourselves and Our Loved Ones Disclaimer: Based on my personal understanding of the scientific underpinnings of the current epidemic sweeping the world, this article in no way… read more…

Until There is A Cure: What to do to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones in this Time of Peril

In 1981 five young, healthy gay men contracted a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). Simultaneously, reports of unusually aggressive cancer… read more…

Cerebrolysin: Our “Go-To” Brain Peptide

We introduced “nootropics” (smart drugs designed to enhance brain function) when last we met in the December 2019 Healthy Beginnings issue. Perhaps you remember that in the peptide world, nootropics come in three flavors: Cerebrolysin, Selank, and Semax… read more…

Smart Drugs: A Look at Nootropics

What are nootropics? Many people have never heard of them. Other people have been using them for decades to enhance physical performance, brain function and memory… read more…

Thymic Peptides: Thymosin Beta 4

Peptides: fundamental components of cells that carry out essential biological functions
Today we will complete the discussion of the “Big 3” immune-boosting peptides with thymic peptide Thymosin Beta 4…. read more…

Thymic Peptides: Thymosin Alpha 1

Today we will take a look at one of our extremely valuable thymic peptides: Thymosin Alpha 1. The peptide contributes to the body in a myriad of ways, and it is especially vital in its support of a healthy immune system…. read more…

BPC-157: The “Secret Sauce”

Last month we introduced you to the little-known world of peptide therapy. This month we get down to specifics of this most versatile peptide, BPC-157: the “secret sauce”…. read more…

Introduction to Peptides: Introduction – Amino Acids, Proteins, and Peptides: The Building Blocks of Life

Amino acids are groups of organic molecules composed of an amino group (—NH2), an acidic carboxyl group (—COOH), and an organic side chain (R group)… read more…

Stem Cells, Exosomes, and a Degenerated Hip, Oh My!

This hip,” a distressed Linda Z. said, pointing right, “I broke it ice skating when I was 13.”
“Did you have it replaced?” I asked… read more…

Meet the EXOSOME —The Rising Star in Regenerative Medicine

By any measure, Steph was a gem. A Holocaust survivor, mother, business women, she ran a successful knitting business in the ’60s, had her own TV show, and authored more than 20 knitting manuals… read more…

Estrogen

The following article is the first in a series on Estrogen, which Healthy Beginnings is featuring over the next several issues… read more…

The PDO “Non-Surgical” Thread Lift

Barb took her index and middle finger, placed it on the angle of her jaw, and pulled the skin back toward her ear. She performed her very own, temporary neck lift… read more…

7 supplements essential for recovery from traumatic brain injury

If you are a loved one struggling with even the simplest tasks years after a traumatic brain event, here are our go-to, over-the-counter supplements… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function (part 11 – final installment)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a final installment in a series of articles by William Clearfield, D.O., breaking down his 10 steps for healthy brain function… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 9)

Regarding brain function, “use it or lose it.” A 2012 study by the Rush Memory and Aging Project discovered a 2.6-time increase in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in cognitively inert seniors… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 8)

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles by Willaim Clearfield, D.O., breaking down his 10 steps for healthy brain function. Visit www.hbmag.com to read parts 1-7… read more…

10 Steps to a Healthy Brain: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 6)

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles by Willaim Clearfield, D.O., breaking down his 10 Steps to a Healthy Brain… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 7)

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles by Willaim Clearfield, D.O., breaking down his 10 steps for healthy brain function… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 5)

Editor’s note: This is the continuation of a series of articles by William Clearfield, D.O., regarding his fictional patient, Teddy, and his battles with Alzheimer’s Disease… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 4)

Editor’s note: This is the continuation of a series of articles by William Clearfield, D.O., regarding his fictional patient, Teddy, and his battles with Alzheimer’s Disease… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 3)

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles by Willaim Clearfield, D.O., breaking down his 10 Steps to a Healthy Brain… read more…

10 steps for healthy brain function: Delaying onset of Alzheimer’s (part 2)

“Let me tell ya,” Teddy said. “I’m following your damn diet. It ain’t easy going through Christmas without cookies or Steph’s apple pie with ice cream.”… read more…

10 Steps to a Healthy Brain: Delaying Onset of Alzheimer’s (part 1)

At 6 feet, 3 inches tall, 295 pounds of jiggly fat, Teddy is our larger-than-life, gregarious, fun patient. Everything he does is big. His hands are big. His shoes are big, a size 13… read more…

The wintertime blues: How to recognize and overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder

“I didn’t sign up for this,” 6-feet, 3-inch, 295-pound Teddy said, peering through the slats of my office window. Outside, it was a typical cold, wet, dreary day in Northeast Pennsylvania… read more…

Is Alzheimer’s disease really just Diabetes Type 3?

Until the day she crashed her car through the back wall of her garage, my Aunt Libby was the larger-than-life, gregarious, fun character every family craves… read more…

Intravenous Curcumin: A Pain Relief Alternative for Cancer and Chronic Diseases

After medical school and residency, much of what passes for continuing medical education to physicians in the field is presented by bright young representatives of the large pharmaceutical companies… read more…

The PDO Non-Surgical Thread Lift: The 30-Minute Facelift, Your Questions Answered

“The Botox and fillers look great,” Barb said. Sitting in our treatment chair, she looked side to side, admiring herself in a handheld mirror, but with a slight frown on her lightly freckled face… read more…

Can Diabetes Be Reversed? Reducing Insulin Resistance Naturally

Remember Teddy from our March 2017 Healthy Beginnings Magazine article? He presented with extreme thirst, impaired vision and the need to urinate every 30-40 minutes… read more…

Your Testosterone Need-To-Know Guide

From Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone to Testosterone Myths, We Have Your Questions Answered It’s everywhere you look and on every sentient human’s mind over the age of 40… read more…

Part 4, Patient Mysteries: Can Diabetes be Reversed?

FAQS AND COMMON “OUTRAGES” REGARDING THE MINI-FAST WITH BONE BROTH AND EXERCISE 1. I can’t fast, I will die: No, you won’t. Many a young mother, too busy to eat, tending to her flock has missed a meal and survived… read more…

Can Diabetes be Reversed? The Mini-Fast with Bone Broth and Exercise Diet

When medical societies around the world teamed with Big Pharma to tackle the scourge of diabetes, two “truisms” emerged: Diabetes is a chronic, progressive, incurable Lowering blood sugar is the primary goal of therapy… read more…

Can Diabetes Be Reversed? Part 2: Conventional Wisdom

“Teddy,” a portly, long-time patient, called on a Saturday, in a panic during an ice storm needing to be seen for a “urinary infection.” “I’m running every hour the past two weeks,” he said… read more…

Can Diabetes be Reversed? What is Diabetes, and How Did We Get Here?

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose. As a medical student back in the Dark Ages – circa 1975-78 – diabetes was a troubling, rare phenomenon… read more…

Nonsurgical Joint Restoration – Avoid Surgical Intervention with PRP Technology

When it comes to sports, Pittsburgh is as much a part of Pennsylvania to a Philadelphian, as Las Vegas is as much a part of Nevada to a Renoite… read more…

The O-Shot : The Vampire Techniques Get Personal

In our introduction 
to “The Vampire
 Series” in the August 2016 issue of Health Beginnings Magazine, we introduced the concept of extracting stem cells via Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)… read more…

The Vampire Facelift: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Technology and the Art of Sculpting a Beautiful Face

In our introductory, exciting episode titled “The Vampire Series,” in the August, 2016, issue of Healthy Beginnings Magazine, we introduced the concept extracting stem cells via Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)… read more…

Introducing Vampire

Remember when we were kids, fell and scraped our knee or elbow? After the tears, Mom put mercurochrome or Absorbine, Jr on it, a Popeye the Sailor band-aid and told us to leave it alone… read more…

The Sky’s The Limit: Your Thyroid and You

The Finale, Part 1 The final words spoken by Jean-Luc Picard, Captain, U.S.S. Star Ship Enterprise in the series finale of Star Trek; The Next Generation… read more…

The Sixth Root Cause of Thyroid Disease

Part IX: The Thyroid-Nutrient Connection Over the past several months I, along with our Healthy Beginnings readers have explored, in depth, all things thyroid… read more…

Patient Mysteries: Are You Thyroid Deficient?

Part 5: Heavy Metals, Toxins and Thyroid Disease In Part I, “Patient Mysteries, Are You Thyroid Deficient?” we reviewed two cases illustrating common clinical presentations of thyroid disease… read more…

Patient Mysteries: Are You Thyroid Deficient?

Part 4: Gluten, ‘Leaky Gut’ Syndrome, and Thyroid Disease In Part I, “Patient Mysteries, Are You Thyroid Deficient?” we reviewed two cases illustrating common clinical presentations of thyroid disease… read more…

Introducing Battlefield Accupuncture for acute and chronic pain

Tuesday, July 18, 1995 was a typical hot and humid day in Northeast Pennsylvania. With children, Matthew 11 and Jamie 9, we tended a backyard garden before work (for me) and camp (for them.).. read more…

Patient Mysteries: Are you thyroid deficient?

Part 2 In Part 1 we reviewed two case studies illustrating common clinical presentations of thyroid disease, the anatomy and physiology of the thyroid gland… read more…

Patient Mysteries: Are you thyroid deficient?

Part 1 In Part 1 we review two case studies illustrating common clinical presentations of thyroid disease, the anatomy and physiology of the thyroid gland… read more…

Restoring Testosterone

Life is Fun Again! Testosterone is the main male sex hormone produced in the testicles and adrenal gland, and secreted in the testes… read more…

Adrenal Fatigue

Cortisol, the stress hormone, is produced in the adrenal glands. It balances blood sugar, maintains proper bodyweight, regulates the immune system… read more…

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