Erectile dysfunction may be a predictor of heart attack- Fort Worth Weight Loss

At Thinique we teach that Real low-T treatment is not a “gimmick” as proposed by some of those in the news:

Erectile dysfunction may be a predictor of heart attack-Tulsa World Scene

Posted: Saturday, November 9, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 8:49 am, Sat Nov 9, 2013.

By SUZY COHEN

Dear Pharmacist, I have a bedroom problem. I took Viagra for several years, and it stopped working, so I was put on Cialis. Sometimes that helps, sometimes not. I’m too embarrassed to ask my doctor again, she says this is a part of aging. I am 58. Any suggestions? — T.M., Bethesda, Maryland

I’m stunned that she’s never mentioned bio-identical hormone replacement. The reason most men develop erectile dysfunction is because they are low in their natural “manly” hormone, testosterone, which starts to decline with age.

A good physician should evaluate your hormones and neurotransmitters and decipher if it’s low testosterone, low dopamine, high cortisol, high estrogen, low progesterone, high insulin, low DHEA or oxytocin. If you’re a man or a woman, and you’ve “lost that lovin’ feelin,” that’s what you need to evaluate and replenish. Prescribed sex pills, as useful as they are, can’t balance hormones.

There’s another reason I get hot under the collar about this topic. Men are dying every day from heart attack and stroke that may have been prevented. The clue that you’re headed for trouble is erectile dysfunction. Think that out; it’s not hard to understand. If the blood isn’t effectively flowing down south to your penis, it isn’t flowing up north either, to your heart. The blood vessels are clogged and that could cause erectile dysfunction years before a massive heart attack occurs. What does conventional medicine do? Prescribe a quick fixer upper, so you can have a night of fun, instead of helping you clear your arteries, improve vessel flexibility, correct hormonal imbalances and manage cholesterol.

A study published in March 2010 in Circulation concluded, “Erectile dysfunction is a potent predictor of all-cause death and the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, stroke, and heart failure in men with cardiovascular disease.”

There’s no doubt, low testosterone is a risk factor for heart attack. Replacement therapy is controversial. Some studies suggest the very use of testosterone increases heart attack risk, but I find flaws with those studies.

Balance is key.

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Sonja Shannon, FNP-C & Clinical Director of Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth, TX clinics

About Thinique:   Website: http://thinique.com/fort-worth/boat-club-road/ Sonja Shannon, FNP-C & Clinical Director of Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth, TX clinics  Sonja Shannon is the Clinical Director at Thinique Medical Weight Loss in the Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth Clinics. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As an practice nurse, she has worked in Family Practice and Pain Management specialties. Sonja has experience in caring for patients across a lifespan, and loves to teach prevention and healthy living.  As a Registered Nurse she has experience in Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical Surgical, and Family Practice. Her education began with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Nursing in 2002 from Central Texas College. She completed her Bachelors in the Science of Nursing in 2008, and her Masters in the Science if Nursing was obtained in 2011. Sonja is a member of the North Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, and is very passionate about advanced practice nursing.  At your conveniently located Thinique Medical Weight Loss Clinic on Boat Club Road in Fort Worth, we’re ready to serve all your weight loss needs. No appointments are necessary, though we recommend them so you don’t have to wait for an opening. Our staff of doctors, physician’s assistants, nurses and medical assistants has been specially trained in Fort Worth weight loss and control, nutrition and healthy living. We conduct medical weight loss, low-t treatment (low testosterone) also. Be sure to stop in and find out how we can help you achieve your weight goals even if every other diet you’ve tried has failed. We’ll show you the one that works!  Tags:  Fort Worth Weight Loss, weight loss, medical weight loss, low-t, low testosterone

Sonja Shannon, FNP-C

Sonja Shannon is the Clinical Director at Thinique Medical Weight Loss in the Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth Clinics. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As an practice nurse, she has worked in Family Practice and Pain Management specialties. Sonja has experience in caring for patients across a lifespan, and loves to teach prevention and healthy living.

As a Registered Nurse she has experience in Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical Surgical, and Family Practice. Her education began with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Nursing in 2002 from Central Texas College. She completed her Bachelors in the Science of Nursing in 2008, and her Masters in the Science if Nursing was obtained in 2011. Sonja is a member of the North Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, and is very passionate about advanced practice nursing.

Her favorite quote is, “people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”-Maya Angelou.

At your conveniently located Thinique Medical Weight Loss Clinic on Boat Club Road in Fort Worth, we’re ready to serve all your weight loss needs. No appointments are necessary, though we recommend them so you don’t have to wait for an opening. Our staff of doctors, physician’s assistants, nurses and medical assistants has been specially trained in Fort Worth weight loss and control, nutrition and healthy living. We conduct medical weight loss, low-t treatment (low testosterone) also. Be sure to stop in and find out how we can help you achieve your weight goals even if every other diet you’ve tried has failed. We’ll show you the one that works!

Tags:  Fort Worth Weight Loss, weight loss, medical weight loss, low-t, low testosterone

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