Day: May 26, 2022

What Can a DEXA Scan Reveal About Bone Health?

Bone health is an important but often overlooked aspect of physical health, but the standard method of taking scans of the body (x-ray) isn’t ideal for diagnosing certain bone-related conditions. That’s why board-certified family physician Dr. Steven Zivich and the team at Boston Direct Health offer dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans. Learn more about DEXA …

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How Hormone Balancing Can Reduce Symptoms of Menopause

It’s normal for our bodies to change and evolve as we get older. Of course, some changes are more unwelcome than others. Hormone changes are common among women entering menopause, causing symptoms like mood swings, lack of energy, weight gain, insomnia, and hot flashes. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is a safe and natural choice …

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Testosterone: Why It’s Important for Both Men and Women

Testosterone plays a vital role in everything from bone density and mass to mood and libido. While testosterone is usually considered an androgen, or “male” hormone, because it produces male characteristics in the body, it plays a significant role in women as well. For men, testosterone is responsible for male functions of the human body, …

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How Telemedicine is Revolutionizing the Way We Get Care

Telemedicine is revolutionizing the way people are getting care. With telemedicine, not only are people getting the help they need faster, but they’re also saving money in the process. It even helps save lives and is quickly proving itself to be a major component in the evolution of the physician-patient relationship. Increased Access to Care …

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Sexual Health

Let’s talk about sexual health. Did you know that erectile dysfunction can be an early sign of heart disease or that sex burns an average of 3.1 calories per minute? Traditionally when we talk about sexual health, we talk about STIs, but there’s so much more to it than that. Humans are social creatures by …

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