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Welcome to Boston Direct Health's blog, where our patients can stay informed about the latest in primary care.

At What Age Can I Start Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy?

Our Team | 09/07/2021

Gender-affirming hormone therapy can help transgender individuals live as their true selves. Learn what age is right to begin treatment at our clinic.

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How Hormone Balancing Can Reduce Symptoms of Menopause

Our Team | 08/12/2021

Hormone balancing can alleviate painful menopause symptoms in women. Learn about bioidentical hormones and how hormone treatment works in our office.

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The Only Practice in Boston to Offer the Opus Plasma™ Treatment

Our Team | 07/09/2021

Do you have problems like loose skin and acne scars? Our Boston clinic offers the advanced Opus Plasma treatment to address common signs of aging.

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P-Shots & O-Shots Provide Sexual Enhancements for Men and Women

Our Team | 06/19/2021

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can improve your sexual health and wellness. Learn how PRP works when scheduling treatment with the O-Shot or P-Shot today.

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7 Interesting and Proven Health Benefits of Sex

04/14/2021

In this blog post, several of the physical and physiological health benefits of sex will be discussed.

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

03/03/2021

Testosterone plays a vital role in everything from bone density and mass to mood and libido.

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Why Coming Out to Your Doctor is So Important

02/15/2021

Whether it’s easy for you to come out to your doctor or not, there’s one thing that all physicians should agree on: it’s necessary.

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5 Reasons for your Low Libido: How to Improve Your Sex Drive

01/17/2021

Many people experience a decrease in their libido at some point in their lifetime. Here are 5 potential reasons

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How Telemedicine is Revolutionizing the Way We Get Care

12/22/2020

Telemedicine is revolutionizing the way people are getting care by being faster, cheaper, and life-saving.

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Sexual Health and Nutrition: How One Impacts the Other

12/22/2020

Sexual health and nutrition share a closer relationship than most realize.

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Sexual Health

11/12/2020

Traditionally, when we talk about sexual health, we talk about STIs, but there's so much more to it than that.

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Thyroid Testing: Why You Should Check Your T3 and Reverse T3

09/17/2020

You're probably not considering your thyroid gland one of the most important body parts - you should because it basically regulates everything.

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How to Heal a Leaky Gut

08/19/2020

Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, once said, "All disease begins in the gut."

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Why do people gain weight after they quit smoking?

03/06/2020

If you’ve ever tried to quit smoking, you know how hard it can be. Nicotine withdrawals mess with you physically, emotionally, and mentally.

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7 Ways to Start Your Day with a Healthy Morning Routine

Dr. Steven Zivich | 01/21/2020

No matter what your morning ritual is, it’s important that you have one.

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How Does Functional Medicine Work? The Importance of Holistic Medicine

12/20/2019

Functional Medicine is a systems biology-based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of a disease.

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Why We Recommend Body Composition Testing

10/16/2018

Do you ever step on the scale and feel like the number doesn’t actually tell much about your body or your health? Well, you’re right. Learn more here.

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Five Healthy Habits That Can Help You Live Longer

Dr. Steven Zivich | 05/14/2018

In this blog post, Dr. Zivich shares five habits that can have a profound impact on your life.

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