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Are Hormones Responsible for my Aging Skin?

Age, or the advance of years, may be the biggest culprit, but hormones are one of the biggest sub-reasons for the appearance of aging skin. Dryness, fine lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity can all be attributed in some part to change in hormone levels. Simply put, if your hormones are not properly balanced, they […]

Women of Will Nomination

The Lake Norman Woman Magazine Women of Will Award highlights women from diverse backgrounds, educational experiences, professions, and regions, with varied skill sets.  Yet, certain characteristics are clearly commonalities – resilience, determination, courage, strength, and commitment.  These women are not famous, they are women who took at look at the world and realized the opportunity ...

Introducing Carolina HealthSpan Institute, Lake Norman

Carolina HealthSpan Institute has been the go-to clinic for Hormone Replacement Therapy, wellness and functional medicine in Charlotte for over a decade. Recently in March 2015, we decided to expand to the Lake Norman area, and create a second office, headed by Kathleen Russo, MD. Our goal was to bring the same great services and experience […]

Education for Professionals

We pride ourselves at Carolina HealthSpan Institute on providing the best education to our patients about the latest anti-aging techniques, preventive and functional medicine and general education about their health and wellness. Over the years, Dr. Brown has also provided the same education to many professionals interested in starting their own Practice. The clinical application […]

Mad Athlete Race Report

The MadAthlete Emerald Necklace 3-Day Stage Race is a grueling 80-mile running race with almost 13,000 feet of elevation gain. Competitors raced as Solo Competitors or in Teams of Two.  I ran with my running partner Shane Vanhoose as Team Trail Ghost. The race predominantly follows a gem of a 75-mile loop of hiking trails, […]

FDA Claims and Endocrinologists’ Rebuttal

Bio-Identical Testosterone Replacement Therapy offers many quality of life benefits including more energy, enhanced sex drive and increased lean body mass for both men and women. In March the FDA caused an alert, cautioning the public that the benefits and safety of testosterone medications, prescribed for age-related low testosterone, have not been established. Despite not […]