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

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

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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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Sleeping Pills Causing Cancer and Deaths

February 28, 2012 — A new study warns that adults who use hypnotic drugs, like Ambien (zolpidem), Restoril (temazepam), Lunesta (eszopiclone), Sonata (zaleplon), barbiturates, and even sedative antihistamines to help them sleep have a greater than 3-fold increased risk for … Continue reading

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Statins Causing Diabetes & Memory loss FDA WARNS

On February 28, 2012, the FDA added two new WARNINGS to the already dangerous list of side effects for Statins. The list already includes muscle pain, Rhabdomyolysis, kidney failure, liver failure and death. The new WARNINGS are necessary because mounting evidence … Continue reading

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Peri-Menopause: Hormonal Chaos! (Patient Stories: Danielle; Age 51)

This is the story of my patient Danielle. When she first came to see me she was 51years old and had been experiencing “Peri-Menopause.” This is the period of hormonal chaos that occurs before a woman’s monthly periods finally stop. … Continue reading

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Estrogens: Are they safe to take?

Estrogens make a woman feminine. They create the soft contours of a woman’s breasts, hips and pelvis that prepare her for childbirth. Estrogens keep the skin smooth and free of wrinkles. They enhance sexual desire, keep the vaginal membranes moist, increase physical … Continue reading

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CDC Recommends Routine Gardasil Vaccine for Boys!

In a shocking move, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday that the HPV vaccine Gardasil should be given to 11- to 12-year-old boys as well as girls. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously recommended routine … Continue reading

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