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Optimum Testosterone Levels Give Men the Mental Edge

Posted on December 30 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Dr Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM We know that optimal levels of the male sex hormone testosterone can play an important role in healthy sexual function in men, especially as they age. Testosterone also appears to improve the function of the brain, and may even help … Learn More » “Optimum Testosterone Levels Give Men the Mental Edge”

Large Scale Study Links Depression to Low Testosterone

Posted on December 30 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Noel Peterson, ND, DAAPM The male hormone testosterone may keep men happy in more ways than one. Besides enhancing sex drive, we know that testosterone helps build muscle mass, preserves bone strength, lowers cholesterol, improves mental performance. Now a new study, the first of … Learn More » “Large Scale Study Links Depression to Low Testosterone”

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Healing Shoulders with Prolotherapy and PRP

Posted on December 17 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

On March 19, 2001 I had a snowboarding accident at Whistler, BC, where an unfortunate encounter with a tree allowed me to experience and appreciate the high professionalism and quality of the Canadian national health care system. Skilled doctors kept me breathing, while orthopedists pieced … Learn More » “Healing Shoulders with Prolotherapy and PRP”

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Arthritis and Knee Pain: The Best Solution is Not Drugs or Surgery

Posted on December 14 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a worrisome problem for millions of Americans, and the pharmaceutical giants know it. While effective non-drug and non-surgical treatments for knee pain like Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma PRP get little media attention, multiple billions are spent advertising drugs on … Learn More » “Arthritis and Knee Pain: The Best Solution is Not Drugs or Surgery”

Low Testosterone in Men: Andropause is More Common Than You Think

Posted on December 10 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

What is andropause or male menopause? Andropause occurs in men when there is a steep decline in the anabolic hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). This drop in hormones is common in men after age 40. How do I know if my testosterone is low? Fatigue, … Learn More » “Low Testosterone in Men: Andropause is More Common Than You Think”

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Regenerative Injection Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Posted on December 7 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Since 1999, when Dr. Noel Peterson began treating patients with Prolotherapy in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon, he has had the opportunity to integrate the latest prolotherapy techniques and innovations into his practice. One of these innovations is the use of Platelet Rich Plasma matrix … Learn More » “Regenerative Injection Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)”

Lead in Blood of Average Americans Causes Heart Attacks and Strokes

Posted on November 2 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

The average blood level of lead found among Americans is high enough to increase the likelihood of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study by researchers Andy Menke, MPH, and his team at Tulane University School of Public Health. While a ‘high’ blood … Learn More » “Lead in Blood of Average Americans Causes Heart Attacks and Strokes”

Dr. Noel Peterson treating patient’s neck with ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

Arthritis of the Neck and Spine, Prolotherapy and PRP to the Rescue

Posted on October 6 By Oregon Regenerative Medicine

Practicing Prolotherapy and PRP in Portland Oregon and Lake Oswego for over a decade, I’ve treated more degenerative neck arthritis and spine pain than any other condition. No wonder, as nearly everyone over 40 years of age is affected to some degree. Yet in spite … Learn More » “Arthritis of the Neck and Spine, Prolotherapy and PRP to the Rescue”