Hormones

Hormone replacement therapy and osteoarthritis – degenerative joint disease

Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C, Ross Hauser, MD Hormone replacement therapy and degenerative joint disease Research and clinical observations tell us that hormones help drive the immune system and help repair damaged joints. A patient who experiences thinning hair, loss of sex drive, decreased muscle tone, dry skin, menstrual cramping, […]

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Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism and joint pain

When someone is diagnosed with hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism they typically display many symptoms. Joint pain being one. Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism can be caused by many problems and is a situation where the thyroid gland is not producing sufficient amounts of thyroid hormones for the body to run on. Weight gain, fatigue, […]

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Side Effect of opioids and painkillers – low testosterone levels

Ross Hauser, MD & Danielle Matias, PA-C Many men may find themselves in a situation where they are on prolonged opioid use to manage their chronic pain. They are being pain managed until they can decide on surgery or choose to remain on painkillers to get them through their day […]

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