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CTE Talk as the Super Bowl Approaches

Recently a very informative and in-depth article was posted in the Charlotte Observer about CTE, a neuro-degenerative disease process linked to repeated head injuries, and some new foundations looking to increase awareness of the disease. Here at Carolina HealthSpan Institute, we have worked with many former NFL players, non-professional athletes and other victims of single […]

Making Headway…

Reggie Clark is a dynamic force. A former NFL player, community leader, father, friend and motivated businessman. A year ago when we first met him, he was a shade of the same man he is today. His characteristics were still there, but there was no spark, no true motivation and a visible lag in brain […]

NFL Hall of Fame Player Finds a Treatment that Works!

Disclaimer: Joe DeLamielleure is not a representative of Carolina HealthSpan Institute or any technology used in his treatment. He received no payment for participation in this study and has no financial interest in the outcome. Joe has given permission to use his results publicly for the benefit of others struggling to find an effective treatment […]

DOES BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT CAUSE BREAST CANCER?

No, Bio-Identical Hormones do not cause cancer.  A very large study called the Woman’s Health Initiative (WHI-1) looking at hormone replacement and chronic disease unfortunately gave the false impression that hormone replacement was unsafe. This study used the synthetic hormone, Prempro- a combination of conjugated estrogens from horse urine (Premarin) and a synthetic progestin (Provera).  [&h...

Research Based Tips to Increase and Maintain Brain Function

Last week, Lumosity, a popular “brain training” game found on phones and tablets everywhere, was fined $2,000,000 by the FTC over its claims of helping users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.” Lumosity has settled this fine and changed their marketing language […]

New Study in Nature: Up to 90% of Cancer has to do with Lifestyle

In a new study in Nature, the scientific communities’ top journal, data was released showing that up to 90% of cancers could be related to lifestyle. Previously it was thought that the majority of cancer cases are part of the “bad luck hypothesis” but ongoing research is now showing that less than 30% of cancers […]

More Great Results Supporting the Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

  A significant reduction in fat mass Increases in lean body mass Improvements in fasting blood glucose Improvements in insulin sensitivity Reductions in total cholesterol and triglyceride levels   These are just a sample of the clinically significant effects noted from a recent meta-analysis of over 5000 males age 60 or older on Testosterone therapy. […]