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Have you been feeling a little tired lately?

Have you been feeling a little tired lately?
By Andrew Anderson, PA-C

You think you’re just getting old, because of that tiredness you explain away as the aging process, or that thinning of the hair that once used to be so thick and now finds its home on the hairbrush every time you brush. You may be getting older, or might you have a medical problem, such as thyroid disease. […]

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Wellness Concepts talks internal medicine – LIVING WELL Magazine

What is Internal Medicine?
Why Have an Internal Medicine Physician as your Primary Care Physician?
By Denise Grimes, Wellness Concepts, Collin LIVING WELL Magazine
There seems to be a considerable amount of confusion over just what internal medicine is. A doctor of internal medicine is called an internist. Don’t mistake them with “interns,” who are doctors right out of medical school and in their first year of residency training. […]

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North Texas Family Medicine on Andropause: The Age of Male Decline is Coming Sooner Than You Think – LIVING WELL Magazine

Andropause: The Age of Male Decline is Coming Sooner Than You Think
Lisa Houk, FNP, BC, Nurse Practitioner, North Texas Family Medicine, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine (formerly SENIOR Magazine)

You laughed about it when you were younger, but now you seem to be fighting the urge to dye your hair and buy something that goes really fast. […]

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North Texas Family Medicine on Thyroid Care

About the Thyroid

Lisa Houk, North Texas Family Medicine, Denton SENIOR Magazine

Thyroid control, if done thoroughly, can be one of the most challenging medical decisions that a doctor or nurse practitioner faces. The Association of Clinical Endocrinology and the Endocrinology Society have not come to an agreement on the standard of care for optimal thyroid function. Thus, many patients have been told that their thyroid is fine; but truthfully what is “fine”? […]