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

What Can a DEXA Scan Reveal About Bone Health?

Our Team | 10/14/2021

Boston, MA residents can contact Dr. Steven Zivich and the Boston Direct Health team to schedule a bone health consultation and DEXA scan today.


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.


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.


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.


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.


7 Interesting and Proven Health Benefits of Sex


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


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.


Why Coming Out to Your Doctor is So Important


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.


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


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


How Telemedicine is Revolutionizing the Way We Get Care


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


Sexual Health and Nutrition: How One Impacts the Other


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


Sexual Health


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


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


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


How to Heal a Leaky Gut


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


Why do people gain weight after they quit smoking?


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


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.


How Does Functional Medicine Work? The Importance of Holistic Medicine


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


Why We Recommend Body Composition Testing


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.


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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