25 Years of Medical Service
Gershon Preventative Medicine
You’ve probably heard by now that prevention is almost always the best cure. While there is no fountain of youth outside of myths and legends, there are preventative treatments for many of the common symptoms and maladies associated with aging.
Preventative medicine and hormone replacement therapy include a multitude of conventional, alternative, and holistic integrative wellness program options offered at Gershon Preventative Medicine including:
- BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Nutritional Integrative Counseling
- Medical Weight Loss & Restorative Health Programs
Hormone Replacement Therapy isn’t only about restoring lost hormones in the system. Sometimes, you simply need more of the hormones your body currently produces so you can feel better, younger, and more vibrant.
We believe that hormone replacement is just one aspect of helping you experience your best possible self. That is why we offer a combination of treatments that include optimal nutrition, physical fitness, calorie restrictions, and antioxidant therapies in addition to optimal hormone replacement treatments.
Personalized Approach to Prevention
As an individual, your needs are different from that of your friends, neighbors, and even your family. Our treatments are designed to meet your needs as an individual based on your lifestyle and preventative health goals.
Experienced and Dedicated Professionals
Dr. Steven Gershon, M.D. brings more than 25 years of medical experience incorporating traditional medicine, holistic therapies, and alternative treatments, to the table. He uses his experience and extensive knowledge of these diverse therapies to offer you a range of options designed to deliver the best patient outcome.
The staff at Gershon Preventative Medicine offers exceptional, quality care, extensive knowledge of traditional and alternative treatments, and a focus on prevention.
Frequently Asked Questions
As we age cellular receptor sites become less sensitive to stimulation by hormones, thus requiring increased amounts of hormones to affect a cellular change. This is precisely why people need optimal levels of hormones. Though some people’s levels maybe normal, they may still may need extra hormone replacement in order to feel better. This is particularly true with thyroid.
We must take advantage of the current state of the art, preventative medicine techniques which include an avoidance of risk factors of disease, optimal nutrition, adequate exercise, caloric restriction, antioxidant therapy, and optimal hormone replacement.
There are many causes of sexual dysfunction; however, a good treatment starting point is optimizing hormones. To boost your sex drive you should raise your testosterone to a level that’s healthy. Bioidentical hormone replacement has improved sexual dysfunction in over 90 percent of patients, you can talk with your doctor about other treatment options if you still need help.
You are never too old for this therapy. Often, adults over 60 years old believe it’s too late for them. Hormone levels in older adults are at the lowest levels of our lives. Replacing these hormones to optimal levels with bioidentical hormones can produce a quick response.
Bioidentical hormones have a chemical structure that is identical to the hormones naturally produced by the body. We refer to them as natural because they are natural to the human body. Synthetic hormones have a structure similar to a form produced by your body, but not identical. These chemical differences mean the synthetic hormone acts differently, producing substantially different effects. Bioidentical and synthetic hormones should not be considered the same or used interchangeably. They are entirely different.
Results will vary with each person. However, typical results occur within three to four months, where you’ll experience improvements in
- Lean Muscle Mass
- Sexual Libido
- Stronger Bones
- Skin tone and elasticity
- Overall profound sense of well-being
- Other benefits you can’t see
Medical literature reports that combining bioidentical hormone replacement with proper nutrition and exercise reduces your risks of disease.