Using Health Insurance To Encourage Healthy Living

I work in a health-conscious office in Dallas-Fort Worth. Throughout the year management brings in fruits and veggies for the staff of nearly 200. They also gift us water bottles, jump ropes and we even have the availability of stand up desk. A massage therapist visits weekly and everyone is granted access to a walk-in…

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Calories are always equal, metabolisms are not

1600 calories of McDonald’s provides the exact same amount of energy as 1600 calories of kale. In case you are not aware of what a calorie actually is, a calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C. Yeah, it’s a scientific measurement not something…

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Childhood Obesity Should be Considered Child Abuse

“That’s crazy!” you may think but before you snap to that reaction let me lay out why I think childhood obesity is child abuse and what I think should be done about it. From this National Institutes of Health article, Obesity in Children, we know that childhood obesity puts kids at increased risk of “insulin resistance, type…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy – First TRT Treatment

In case your reading this and wondering if you should inquire about treatment too, here are my lab results: Test 1: Testosterone 349 NG/DL Test 2: Testosterone 372 NG/DL Test 3: Testosterone 390 NG/DL, Free Testosterone 5.9 PG/ML Normal Testosterone range for a man is 350 to around 1100. A man’s free Testosterone should be at least 6. My results…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy – Surprise Discovery

I never imagined I would have low testosterone but then I doubt any man expects to have low testosterone. However, statistically, 1 in 5 men will. That’s 20% of men who will find themselves living with the symptoms of low testosterone. Age, illness, or whatever else causes low-T and often it goes unchecked for years….

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When you Give Up Too Much for Your Partner

In my past relationships, new hobbies I took up sometimes caused friction. I remember coming home deciding I wanted to start taking boxing, only to face a barrage of attacks. The attacks I faced ranged from attacks on the validity of the sport, to the logistics and cost, all the way to personal attacks on my…

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