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Hypothyroidism: The root cause of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism: Addressing the root cause  Definitions Hypothyroidism: A medical condition that affects the thyroid gland that results in low thyroid hormone. Hyperthyroidism:  A disease that leads to overproduction of thyroid hormone. Could be caused by autoimmune disease or due to other factors like nutritional deficiencies, Iodine disorders, nodules in the thyroid gland. Hashimotos Thyroiditis: Autoimmune […]

New updates Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

What is Osteoporosis : Osteoporosis and Osteopenia its a systemic skeletal disorder that is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and a decrease in bone tissue that leads to bone being very fragile with a high susceptibility for fracture. Bones are a dynamic living tissue.  They serve four important functions: 1) Scaffold for the musculoskeletal […]

Diabetes after Menopause

Diabetes after Menopause Changes in our environment and eating behaviors have changed drastically over the years. Lifestyle factors are affecting every single medical condition you can possible imagine. Smoking, high intake of unhealthy fats, trans fat that prolong shelf life, high glycemic index foods, processed foods, processed carbohydrates, lack of exercise, poor intake of fruits […]

Breast Cancer Myths

Breast Cancer Prevention Program at Texas Menopause More and more people are taking responsibility of their health, taking adequate supplementation, eating the right foods and exercising more. Recent data is showing that gym memberships are at all time high since early 2000’s. However many women despite adequate diet and supplements are still developing Breast Cancer. […]

PCOS Symptoms ( Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

PCOS PCOS ( Polycystic ovarian syndrome)  is a real problem that can lead to problems with lifestyle, female fertility and even some types of cancer. I want to share my expertise regarding this important disorder since PCOS is such a common problem among women and too often patient complain of PCOS symptoms. Before we begin explaining what […]

Acai Berry and other Top Superfoods

Acai Berry and other Top Superfoods. Let me begin by explaining what superfoods are? They are foods with supposed special health building characteristic or nutrient dense foods/beverages with health benefits. The most common claim we hear is that they are high in antioxidants level thus the name, “superfoods”. The word “Superfoods” is not an official allowed claim that […]

Great Experience!

I was really happy after my visit.  As every women know…we usually don’t ilke those gynecologic visits….Dr Rivera was VERY delicate,explained everything and was very patient. My best experience with Ginecologist so far!

Makes you feel comfortable

He is very nice, and he explains things very well. I would recommend him to any women. Menopause its an area that not every doctor  is very familiar with, he explained to me why I was feeling the way I was and recommended various alternatives for menopause symptoms.

Wonderful staff

Wonderful doctor. He was willing to spend time discussing women’s health issues with me; answered questions I had and made recommendations to maintain good health. His office nurse and staff were also wonderful.
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