Amino Acid Injection Price Guide

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Amino acids are a natural and essential compound that can help boost your metabolism, increase energy levels, balance your hormones, and provide your body with the nutrition it needs. Amino acid injections can be used to treat a variety of conditions, mainly an amino acid deficiency, which is when the body isn’t producing the necessary essential acids to function properly. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the different factors that may...

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Oral ED Medications: An Overview

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Sildenafil and tadalafil are oral medications prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction or ED. ED is a common problem that affects as many as 30 million men (NIH Consensus Development Panel, 1993). The prevalence increases with age. ED has many causes, including decreased blood flow to the penis, stress or emotional factors, or as symptomatology of heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes. The first step in treating ED is for a health care provider, such...

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Finasteride for Hair Loss: An Overview

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. What’s the best hair loss treatment for men? Talk to anyone that is currently or has already lost some hair, and they will tell you it feels like you are fighting a losing battle.  Androgenic alopecia, more commonly referred to as male pattern baldness, affects an estimated 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States and can be extremely detrimental to these individual’s self-image and self-confidence (Genetics Home Reference, n.d.).

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Sermorelin and Ipamorelin anti-aging

Sermorelin and Ipamorelin: Anti-aging peptides

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. You may have heard about the plethora of dangers associated with injecting growth hormones for anti-aging. You may have also weighed the anti-aging benefits of growth hormone with the risks. Don’t take a chance on your health! There are safer ways to increase growth hormone levels in your body and reap the benefits. Namely, using sermorelin or ipamorelin or both. In this overview, we will consider what is known about these compounds from the scientific...

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Why B12 Shots at Home Can Make Your Treatment Easier!

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Vitamin B12 deficiencies can cause many issues that may greatly affect your quality of life; however, treatments such as B12 shots at home are a safe and effective way of treating symptoms caused by vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin involved with the metabolism of all of the cells within the human body. Vitamin B12 is usually sourced through animal food products, such as fish, meat, eggs, dairy, dairy products,...

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B12 Shot Benefits More Than Just Your Weight!

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Many have heard of the vitamin B12 shots, but are unsure of the side effects, process, and the B12 shot benefits. Many questions arise when beginning to consider using B12 shots for health and wellness purposes. You may be wondering, what is B12? Will it help me lose weight? Am I deficient? How do I figure out whether or not I am deficient? Does this even work? It’s common and understandable to have many questions when a new wellness trend...

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B12 Injection Costs May Be Lower Than You Think

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 It is simple to determine how much an oral vitamin B12 supplement costs because they are usually available at local pharmacies and are clearly labeled with prices; however, knowing a B12 injection cost can be difficult as it varies depending on the source and whether or not you are having it administered at an office or home. When discussing cost, it is also important to fully understand what vitamin B12 is, how important it is to the body,...

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Do B12 Shots for Weight Loss Really Work?

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 Many have debated whether or not B12 shots for weight loss are effective for those looking to shed stubborn weight. Some doctors argue that B12 shots for weight loss are only effective in dropping pounds if you are deficient in vitamin B12. Others contest that B12 can have positive effects on a person’s weight loss regardless of a deficiency. Weight loss clinics around the country offer B12 shots for weight loss as a part of their various...

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B12 Shot Side Effects – Do They Outweigh the Risk?

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/29/20 As vitamin B12 continues to gain popularity and attention, many are beginning to wonder what the B12 shot side effects and benefits are? Can this supplement really be as great as everyone keeps saying it is with no risks or side effects? While this treatment still fascinates us today and poses many questions, the history of the development of B12 shots is just as interesting. In the 1850s, pernicious anemia was essentially a fatal condition...

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Online Pharmacy in the U.S. and China

Online Pharmacies: The U.S. and China

Written by Leann Poston M.D. Did you know that Americans frequently go to Mexico and Canada or use online pharmacies to buy prescription medications at a fraction of the U.S. price? They risk buying contaminated or counterfeit products, but sometimes “desperate times call for desperate measures.” Yes, this practice is technically illegal (Wolfson, 2019). However, the cost savings can be significant. For example, Canadian drug prices can be 28-35% of the price of U.S. prescription...

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