Author Archives: Clark Hansen, N.M.D.

Feeling Fantastic at Fifty-six: Lorna’s Story

This is the story of my patient who I will call Lorna. When she came to see me she was 56 years old and had been experiencing menopause symptoms for 8 years. She was having 8-10 hot flashes every night. … Continue reading

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New Clinic Open House

  Hope you have marked your Calendar for Thursday, October 10th, 2013, from 6-8PM, to come see our new office at 13840 N. Northsight Blvd, Ste 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Come see us and learn about some of our new … Continue reading

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Predict Your Risk!

Newest, Most Accurate Screening Test  to Predict Your Risk of Heart Attack Cardiovascular disease can be effectively reduced when we are able to identify more accurately, through cardiovascular screening, those individuals that are at higher risk to develop this disease. … Continue reading

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What Will ObamaCare Cost You?

ObamaCare will cost most of us between 3% and 9.5% of our income. Although some Americans with get a government subsidy to help pay the costs of ObamaCare, most of us who pay for health insurance currently, will see our … Continue reading

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New Office Open House

On September 1, 2013, we moved into our new office located at 13840 N. Northsight Blvd,  Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. All of our other Contact Information will remain the same. Please come to see us for an Open House, … Continue reading

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Protect Your Access to Natural Thyroid

 Action Alert! Patients need access to compounded thyroid extract, not just the synthetic and incomplete version. I’ve been telling you over the past few months (here and here) about a bill moving through Congress to outlaw certain natural compounded medications. This bill is … Continue reading

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Drug Companies Trying to Pass Bill to Take Away Your Bio-Identical Hormones

Action Alert! Senate Bill S.959, deceptively named the “Pharmaceutical Compounding Quality and Accountability Act.”   I strongly oppose this Bill. It is clearly promoted by Drug companies to reduce the competition.  It is written in a way that would likely stop your … Continue reading

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Don’t Empower the FDA to Take Away Your Access to Compounded Medications

Action Alert! Help us stop deceptive new legislation sponsored by Big Pharma.  On April 26, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) released draft legislation that would “clarify” the FDA’s ability to regulate both compounding pharmacies and the … Continue reading

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Boost Your Energy and Reverse the Symptoms of Menopause! Rachel’s Story

At age 49, my patient Rachel felt like she was falling apart. She had suffered a tragic stress a few years earlier, from which she was still struggling to recover. Now, in addition, she was beginning to experience Perimenopause. She … Continue reading

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Penny’s Story: Total Hysterectomy:Total Hormone Imbalance

This is the story of my patient Penny. When she first came to see me she was 52 years old and had been experiencing “Menopause” symptoms since age 34. That is when she had a Total Hysterectomy, in which her … Continue reading

Posted in Bio-Identical Hormones, Breast Cancer, Estradiol (E2), Estriol, Female Health, Hormones, Menopause, Progesterone, Sex drive | 6 Comments

Man-made Chemicals Causing Hormone Disruption

GENEVA, Feb 19, 2013 (Reuters) – Man-made chemicals in everyday products are likely to be at least the partial cause of a global surge in birth deformities, hormonal cancers and psychiatric diseases, a U.N.-sponsored research team reported on Tuesday. These … Continue reading

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Testosterone: Hormone of Passion and Strength

girl climbing on rock at sunsetTestosterone: Hormone of Passion and Strength

Have you noticed a decreased enjoyment in life? Do you feel down or depressed more than normal? Are you feeling weaker physically and emotionally? Is you sex drive fading? Do you feel too stiff, achy and tired to do the things you used to love to do? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should check your Testosterone level.
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Katrina’s Story: Menopause and Low Growth Hormone

This is the story of my patient Katrina. When she first came to see me she was 61 years old and had been experiencing “Menopause” symptoms for almost 10 years. She was suffering from hot flashes, sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, low … Continue reading

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Growth Hormone -The Rejuvenation Hormone

Growth Hormone (GH ) is one of many endocrine hormones, like estrogen, progesterone, testosterone,  Melatonin and DHEA, that all decline in production as we age. Hormones are tiny chemical messengers continuously secreted in the bloodstream in order to regulate the … Continue reading

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Deena’s Story: Menopause and Memory

This is the story of my patient Deena. When she first came to see me she was 51 years old and was suffering from hot flashes, night sweats, sleeplessness, fatigue, irritability, memory loss, and weight gain. She felt like she … Continue reading

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Genny’ Story: Menopause and Hypothyroidism

This is the story of my patient Genny. When she first came to see me she was 54 years old and had been experiencing “Menopause” symptoms for several years. She was suffering from hot flashes, sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, low libido, … Continue reading

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Government Lobbies are Running and Ruining Medicine

Does AARP really speak for the elderly? Or the AMA for doctors? In Washington, AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons) and the AMA (American Medical Association) claim to represent the interests of retirees and doctors. But do these groups … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccine Doubles Risk of More Serious Illness

Data collected from Canada and Hong Kong during 2009-2010 showed that people who received the seasonal flu vaccine in 2008 had twice the risk of getting the H1N1 “swine flu,” compared to those who hadn’t received a flu shot While … Continue reading

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Whooping Cough Epidemic is No Epidemic at All!

Whooping cough, caused by Bordetella pertussis, is a cyclical disease with natural increases that tend to occur every 5-7 years, no matter how high the vaccination rate is in a population using DPT/DTaP or Tdap vaccines on a widespread basis. … Continue reading

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US Prevention Panel Recommends Against Drug Hormone Therapy

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recently reviewed the past ten years of research on the use of Pharmaceutical Hormone Therapy. The  analysis, published Monday, May 28, 2012, in the Annals of Internal Medicine, combines the results of nine … Continue reading

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