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Conventional and Complementary Medicine and COVID-19: What You Should Know May 21st, 2020

At The Well for Health in Davidson, North Carolina, it has always been our passion to help you optimize your health. While we’ve all been taking in the vast amount of fast-changing information about the COVID-19 outbreak, it has been our goal to continue to serve you in a way...

Intercourse Shouldn't Be Painful Apr 27th, 2020

There are some milestones in a woman’s life that can affect vaginal health. Perhaps you’re noticing subtle or sudden changes in your vagina. Is your vaginal skin becoming loose? Are the muscles too lax? Are you experiencing vaginal dryness? These are all symptoms of the loss of estrogen, a hormone...

Are Your Symptoms Perimenopause? Mar 13th, 2020

Before a woman officially enters menopause, there is a transitional phase called perimenopause. While menopause is the official conclusion of a woman’s reproductive years, perimenopause is an in-between time of declining fertility when you can still get pregnant.   At The Well for Health in Davidson, North Carolina, our team of...

The Essential Role of Hormones in Your Daily Functions Feb 1st, 2020

Special tissues in your body called endocrine glands secrete hormones into your bloodstream. Hormones are chemical messengers that control, coordinate, and regulate essential functions in your body. Unfortunately, there are a number of reasons that hormones can get out of balance and impact your health. Our team of expert health...

Is My Lack of Interest in Sex Normal? Jan 2nd, 2020

If you feel discouraged, frustrated, or even embarrassed by your lack of interest in sex, you’re not alone. Around 43% of women and 31% of men have reported sexual dysfunction problems, such as low sex drive. Young or old, male or female, no one is safe from low sex drive....

Functional Medicine Introduces a Smarter Approach to Health Care Dec 1st, 2019

Functional medicine is a branch of healthcare that has quickly grown over the years and is now regarded as a successful approach. In fact, The Cleveland Clinic, an institution that’s consistently ranked among the top three hospitals in the United States, has dedicated its own clinic to functional medicine and...

Health Problems You Didn't Know Were Connected to Your Hormones Nov 1st, 2019

Hormones are related to life events such as puberty, childbirth, or menopause. While these milestones are noteworthy, hormones are responsible for far more than you realize. As it happens, hormones are crucial to your emotional and physical well-being.  Here at The Well For Health in Davidson, North Carolina, we know...

Here's What Happens to Your Body When Your Hormones Are Imbalanced Oct 1st, 2019

Hormones affect the quality of life of both men and women. When estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, thyroid, and growth hormones are out of whack, so are you. At The Well for Health, our expert practitioners respond to the signs that your body has a hormone issue with evaluation and replacement hormones...

5 Steps You Can Take to Prevent Alzheimer’s Sep 1st, 2019

Did you step into your kitchen and forget what you needed there? Or perhaps that perfect punchline to the joke you’re sharing with a friend suddenly eludes you. You may be wondering if these brain short-circuits are normal or if they’re something you need to worry about. Alzheimer’s disease is...

What Makes the Bredesen Protocol So Effective in Treating Dementia? Aug 1st, 2019

Dementia conditions affect millions of people worldwide, causing memory loss and other symptoms as people grow older. The most common form of dementia is caused by Alzheimer's disease (AD), with more than 5 million patients in the United States and about 30 million around the globe.  While an AD diagnosis...

You Don't Have to Deal With Vaginal Dryness: Try MonaLisa Touch® Jul 1st, 2019

Vaginal dryness is what it sounds like, but it can also be accompanied by itching and discomfort, incontinence, and pain during sexual intercourse. And while it can affect women at any age, it’s more frequently found in women in or beyond menopause.  If vaginal dryness is bothering you and negatively...

Here's How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Risk of Dementia Jun 14th, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, dementia affects about 50 million men and women across the globe. Over the next 30 years, that number is expected to triple.   At The Well for Health in Davidson, North Carolina, we’re here to help. Our team of health specialists has experience helping...

Learn about the Latest in Dementia Prevention: The Bredesen Protocol May 1st, 2019

According to the National Institute on Aging, the number of people with Alzheimer’s doubles every five years. Dr. Dale Bredesen has developed a treatment plan for Alzheimer's and dementia prevention. And he's shared his research with the doctors here at The Well for Health. The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease &...

Are Bio-indentical Hormones Right for You? Apr 4th, 2019

Hormones are chemicals produced in your endocrine system. They travel through your bloodstream sending messages from your brain to your tissues and organs. Keeping your hormones in balance can keep your bodily functions running smoothly. Hormones help regulate an array of body functions such as metabolism, appetite, heart rate, sexual...

Remedy Painful Sex After Menopause with MonaLisa Touch® Mar 11th, 2019

It’s not surprising that a significant number of women experience chronic vaginal dryness for the first time during middle age. Along with hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and low energy, vaginal dryness is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. But while other symptoms usually disappear once the...

SEX AFTER BREAST CANCER – FINDING YOUR LIBIDO Aug 6th, 2018

Beating breast cancer is a triumph, but the effects of treatment can be devastating to your sex life. This is because anti-estrogen BRCA therapy can dramatically reduce your hormone levels, causing vaginal dryness or thinning of the vagina. The result can be painful intercourse. Reclaiming your libido is a legitimate...

LOWERED LIBIDO? REAWAKEN YOUR SEXUAL DESIRE Apr 6th, 2018

Nearly everyone encounters a difference between your level of sexual interest and that of your partner. If you consistently find yourself disinterested in sex, and it impacts your quality of life or is negatively affecting your relationship, then you may wish to take a closer look at the causes. These...

FEMALE ORGASMS – WHAT HAPPENS AND HOW TO INTENSIFY THEM Apr 6th, 2018

Orgasms are one of our favorite parts about being women, and many of us wish they would happen more frequently. Only a small percentage of women can climax just from penetration, and at least 25 percent have trouble reaching orgasm at all. Learning more about how your body works during...