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Frank Nuber, RPh

Frank Nuber, RPh
Frank Nuber, RPh is a consultant, long term care provider, geriatric medication consultant, women's health and hormone consultant, and experience in clinical and hospital pharmacy.

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Defined as the cessation of menses for 12 consecutive months, menopause impacts 25 million women worldwide each year with an estimated 1.2 billion women to be postmenopausal by the year 2030! While menopause is an expected time of life and many women rejoice over the cessation of menses, the neuroendocrine …

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Help Keep Dad Vital this Valentine’s Day

Help Keep Dad Vital this Valentine's Day

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone with numerous important functions throughout the body. In addition to its well-known roles in male reproductive health including sperm count and libido, it also has an anabolic effect on the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and bone density. Recent research suggests that …

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Hormone Balance & Alzheimer’s

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Two thirds of these are women. Though early symptoms are typically difficulty remembering new information, the deposition of beta amyloid plaques and tau protein tangles build inside cells and eventually cause the death of neurons that control memory, …

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Kicking the Sugar Habit with Plants

Kicking the Sugar Habit with PlantsKicking the Sugar Habit with Plants

Have you or your patients ever tried to give up sugar? If so, you know the struggle is real. Just pick up any packaged food and it is bound to contain some form of sugar. As busy lifestyles make it difficult to find time for cooking, convenience foods and beverages …

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Soak Up Vitamin D While You Still Can!

Soak Up Vitamin D While You Still Can!

As summer begins its inevitable dwindle into cooler nights and shorter days, it’s easy to forget that the sun’s potency is in full swing well into the fall. As your mind wanders watching the kids play soccer, you may find yourself wondering, how much sun is too much? Vitamin D …

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Hormone Imbalances are a Pain in the Neck

Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, with more than 26 million between the ages of 20 and 64 reporting frequent low back pain (the most common location). There can be many reasons to pain including injury, infection, arthritis, nerve damage etc. although there is typically an underlying inflammatory …

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Sleep Hygiene: Healthy Habits for Hitting the Hay

Sleep Hygiene: Healthy Habits for Hitting the Hay

Sleep disturbances are one of the most common patient complaints in medical offices today. Chances are high that most providers have a large number of patients frustrated by the inability to obtain a good night’s sleep, so familiarity with tools to ensure optimal sleep is priceless. Impairment of sleep is …

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Help Keep Dad Vital this Father’s Day

Help Keep Dad Vital this Father’s Day

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone with numerous important functions throughout the body. In addition to its well-known roles in male reproductive health including sperm count and libido, it also has an anabolic effect on the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and bone density. Recent research suggests that …

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Bert, Ernie & the Progesterone Paradox

Bert, Ernie & the Progesterone Paradox

Progesterone is a steroid hormone produced in females by the corpus lutem upon ovulation and in smaller amounts by the adrenal glands. As ovulation becomes irregular and eventually ceases in the perimenopausal to menopausal years, a steep decline in progesterone levels with minimal decline in estrogen levels leads to a …

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