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What you should know about shingles

Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a heavy hitting diagnosis generally occurring in adults over the age of 50. The disease will affect approximately one million adults each year and carries a nearly 30% lifetime chance of disease contraction. As one ages, the chance of experiencing the disease increases so much that approximately 50% of those aged 85 and older will experience shingles.  These facts create a significant health care concern for this population. Who gets shingles? Anyone who has been exposed to chicken pox is at risk for contracting shingles. Nearly all of the adult population has

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Jennifer Ott, nurse practitioner with Grove Medi Spa, has been helping patients look and feel better for years. She joined Grove Medi Spa when it opened two years ago. Ott specializes in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and helps her patients achieve a happier, healthier life. “It is my goal to provide professional, compassionate, and personalized service. I am so privileged to work on my passion in helping women and men feel and look beautiful from the inside out,” says Ott. She has attended many national conferences with ZRT Labs, PCCA and

Hormones and aging

Hormone deficiencies currently affect over 55 million women and men in the U.S. With the average American age on the rise, more research is being done on the effects of aging, hormone decline, and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Commonly referred to as menopause (women) and andropause (men), the decline in hormone production that results in a hormone deficiency often causes unpleasant side-effects. HRT can address these symptoms and restore hormone balance. Hormone Deficiency Symptoms (Women & Men): fatigue, low libido, slow cognitive function, insomnia, depression, weight gain, muscle loss, migraines, and osteoporosis. Women May Also Experience: hot