Hair loss can happen for several reasons. Most commonly, it occurs as gradual thinning in both men and women as an unfortunate effect of the aging process. However, there are multiple causes for hair loss that are often overlooked. At Lake Oswego Health Center (LOHC), the doctors performs PRP hair treatment. This is an innovative, […]
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A Younger You With Cosmetic PRP
Dull skin? Aging Skin? Damaged Skin? If you are looking for fresher, younger, rejuvenated looking skin, Cosmetic PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a proven treatment to repair skin at a cellular level. Your body has the power within itself to heal and regenerate tissues by using its own platelets from your own blood to stimulate […]
Ozone Therapy for Athletes: Does It Work?
Ozone Therapy for Athletes: Does It Work? Does Ozone Therapy for Athletes actually work? This is a topic of controversy, even though there are 1,000’s of research articles that discuss it’s safety and benefits. Throughout the world there are doctors and professional athletes who swear by it. But before we dive in too deep, let’s […]
Ozone Therapy and Its Effects On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Ozone is a safe, inexpensive, and effective clinical tool with a wide range of therapeutic applications. Pain management is an area where ozone excels, and many studies have been done to demonstrate its analgesic properties. Numerous clinical trials and research studies have been conducted to investigate the effects of ozone therapy. Ozone has been shown […]
Microbiome: how does it affect our heart and mood? Chronic Lyme?
Hello everyone! I just wrapped up a fantastic week at the latest SOPMED conference in Colorado Springs. It was wonderful as usual. I have been every year since it has started. Every year I learn great pearls. I’d highly recommend your doctor attends next year. Dr. Zach Bush, owner of Restore, gave an amazing talk […]
Sunscreen: Protect your skin without disrupting your hormones
The good news: Sunny weather has arrived! The bad news: Most sunscreen products contain hormone-disrupting chemical “filters.” When you are out enjoying the sunshine this summer, it’s important to protect your skin cells from the full strength of the UV radiation. The safest option is to apply sunscreen made with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide which […]
Patient Success Story: Weight loss!
We love to share the successes that our patients have! 65 year old male has lost over 100 pounds in a year. In addition to educating him on nutrition, we used PRP and ozone therapy to improve the health of his knees. With the injections, he was able to be more active. As he had […]
Is A Ketogenic Diet Right For You?
It may seem like a ketogenic plan is no more than a new “fad diet” for losing weight. This is not the case. Ketogenic diets are neither new nor useful only for dropping pounds. Despite gaining recent popularity for weight loss, ketogenic diets have been used in modern medicine for greater than a century. Even the practice […]
A brighter mood in menopause: Bio-identical hormones for mood support
Female hormone therapy isn’t just for hot flashes. Just like oxygen, water and blood sugar, hormones have an important role in every part of your body. We experience a broad array of mental & emotional changes as our hormones change. Is it any surprise, then, that balancing or replacing those hormones can help your mood? If you […]
Learn more about your allergies!
Worried About Histamine and Mast Cell Dysfunction? If you feel like your body is constantly battling new food allergies, rashes, hives, or mysterious aches and pains, you may have a histamine disorder. We all produce histamine as part of a healthy, active immune system. When histamines do their job correctly, they act as chemical messengers […]