Pain Medication vs Other Treatment Options

If you’re in pain, one of your immediate reactions may be to visit a doctor to get a prescription for painkillers, or perhaps even to self-medicate with over-the-counter pain medication. These drugs may be effective in dulling or relieving the pai...

Maintaining Your Sexual Health

No matter your age, it’s no excuse to neglect your sexual health. A healthy sex life is as important as maintaining physical or mental health, even though it’s not as talked-about as other forms of health. Here are some ways to help maintain or im...

What Is a Herniated Disc?

If you’re experiencing pain, numbness, or weakness in your thighs or shoulder, it could be from a herniated disc. This is a spinal problem whose symptoms vary with each patient, but without proper management and examination, this condition could c...

When Male Testosterone Therapy Is Useful

It’s important at any age to have the right hormonal balance in your body. If not, this can cause complications far down the line. If you have any of the following symptoms, male testosterone therapy might be useful in treating your condition. Red...

10 Facts About Thyroid Disease

Thyroid awareness is important anytime you have your annual physical or if you suspect you might have issues with your thyroid.  Thyroid disease is a treatable condition. Contact us at Manhattan Integrative Medicine to make sure the tests for thyr...

Advice for Men with an Underactive Thyroid

When it comes to hypothyroidism – an underactive thyroid – we usually think of women. Women, after all, are at least eight times more likely than men to develop thyroid problems. This explains why so much of the information, advocacy, websites, an...

5 Truths About Male Menopause Every Man Should Know

Did you know that men have hormonal changes in their 40s and beyond too? I was honored to be featured in this article by Huffington PostSenior Columnist Ann Brenof, talking about male menopause — “andropause” — and the reasons why there is less tr...

Antidepressants Associated with Increased Fracture Risk in Menopausal Women

A recent study suggests women prescribed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) could be at higher risk for bone fractures—even years after they stop taking the drugs. Our Manhattan practice offers holistic options and skilled medical tre...

Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOs)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOs) affects approximately one in seven women of reproductive age in the United States, PCOS is a common endocrine disorder that owes its name to clusters of pearl-sized, fluid-filled cysts found within the ovaries of w...