Younger, Stronger, Bolder: The NOVUS Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Blog

Hair Growth - Exosomes

Published 17 June 2019, 3:00 pm

Silky, luscious, irresistible hair. Everyone wants it. But what are you willing to do to get it?

There are so many cosmetic products for hair regeneration out there: from oral to topical to surgical. The most popular drugs (finasteride and minoxidil) provide only short-term improvement, and quitting them can cause even more rapid hair loss. The surgical options – autologous single follicle and follicular unit transplantation – are risky, and the number of follicle donors is limited.

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Hair Growth - Red Light Therapy

Published 17 June 2019, 3:00 pm

Light is energy. And just like the sun’s energy, it has to be channeled, directed, and applied to achieve beneficial effects.

The light of hope for hormonal hair loss happens to be red.

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Hair Growth - Nutrafol

Published 17 June 2019, 3:00 pm

Do you know the root cause of your hair loss? It’s genetic, yes. Your culprit genes prompt hormonal imbalance – specifically, an overabundance of the testosterone by-product DHT.

But many factors can trigger a genetic predisposition for pattern baldness in men and women: thyroid imbalance, UV exposure, inflammation, nutrient deficiencies, extreme stress, and even long term use of certain medications.

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What Really Causes Hair Loss?

Published 23 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Donald Trump once said: “The worst thing a man can do is go bald.” You can judge for yourself how well pharmaceutical solutions worked out for him.

If you’re wondering why you’ve been pulling webs of hair out of the shower drain or losing hair in clumps to your brushes and combs, the answer isn’t always so simple.

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The Hair Myth of Biotin

Published 23 May 2019, 3:00 pm

So many hair growth promises, so little time! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sundry ads and flashy packaging hair loss products present. You can’t do your own efficacy study, and finding quality research takes time and some scientific savvy.

That’s why thousands of baldness-fearing patients gravitate toward the most popular and accessible solution. They often turn to Biotin, an essential B vitamin (B7) supplement. It comes in liquid, capsule, and even gummy bear form – but does it actually regrow your hair?

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The Secret Dangers of Pharmaceuticals for Hair Loss Prevention

Published 23 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Losing hair in clumps? Desperately seeking hair loss remedies? Then you know the internet is crawling with “how to regrow hair for men” pop ups.  But you’re probably not desperate enough to try these unproven options.

You may assume your doctor is informed, and understands how to regrow thinning hair in a healthy, regenerative way.  But telling him or her about your follicle woes is likely to get you a prescription for the same generic pharmaceuticals that have been prescribed for decades.

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Why Hasn't Your Doctor Heard of Shockwave for ED and Peyronie's Disease?

Published 7 May 2019, 5:00 pm

Winds of change appear to be stirring up a medical industry tornado in the U.S.

The Rochester Drug Cooperative has just become the first pharmaceutical company to be criminally charged with drug trafficking by the Federal government. A conspiracy and fraud lawsuit has paralyzed the Sackler family, which intentionally helped fuel the opioid crisis that has killed over 200,000 Americans. The Insys Therapeutics chairman who bribed doctors and mislead insurers to profit from addictive fentanyl has been convicted.  And pharma fraudster Martin Shkreli is still behind bars.

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Exosomes vs. Stem Cells

Published 7 May 2019, 4:00 pm

Aging isn’t for the faint of heart. With every passing year, your risk of degenerative disease like diabetes, kidney disease, osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s increases. Then there’s stroke – still the leading cause of death and disability on the planet.

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What are Exosomes?

Published 7 May 2019, 4:00 pm

Autoimmune disease. Bacterial and viral infections. Stroke. Parkinson’s.  Alzheimer’s.  Cancer.

What do they all have in common?  Potentially, a cure. All thanks to the tiny bubbles on the outer rim of our cells that carry biochemical messages: our exosomes. They’ve become critical tools in the prognosis, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of diseases and dysfunctions.

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Stem Cell P-shot

Published 4 April 2019, 3:00 pm

All guys needs a little help in the bedroom at some point. Sex is a fickle art and science that mankind?s been trying to refine for centuries ? more and more aggressively every year. Who can forget all those radio and TV spots for Viagra? and Cialis?? Memorable advertising, however, doesn?t necessarily make for effective treatment.

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P-Shot for Sexual Performance

Published 2 April 2019, 3:00 pm

Sex - it's one of those rare things in life that both feels good and is good for you. In case you need convincing: it has been shown to enhance physical fitness, boost immune function, relieve stress and depression, reduce pain, improve sleep, sharpen memory - and, oh yeah - give you the best buzz known to mankind.

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Benefits of Testosterone Pellet Therapy

Published 10 December 2018, 10:00 am

Nobody wants to talk about it, but everybody knows: a man's testosterone levels can drop 40% by his mid-forties. Studies have demonstrated that Bioidentical Hormone Replacement can help combat everything from low libido to cardiovascular disease. We've been reading studies for 30 years ? now we're busy reading thank-you cards from our ecstatic patients.

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Stem Cell Treatments

Published 30 October 2018, 10:00 am

Worldwide studies have shown that Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) are able to migrate to damaged cells in your body and stimulate regeneration. Our team at Novus has the most innovative means to assist them. And the most passionate patients to prove it.

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Stem Cell Pain Relief

Studies Show Promise for Stem Cells with Pain Relief

Published 20 June 2018, 3:10 pm

Your body has an incredible ability to regenerate cells and heal that isn’t fully harnessed. It’s with this knowledge that scientists in Denmark have been investigating its abilities for relieving pain in musculoskeletal tissue.

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What is BHRT?

Published 6 June 2018, 3:30 pm

Hormones are responsible for some of the most important functions of the body like energy, muscle tone, quality of sleep, motivation, mental clarity, libido, and overall mood. Studies have shown, balanced hormones are essential for good health and disease prevention as we age. Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) optimizes hormone levels with tiny pellets under the skin that release bio-identical estrogen and/or testosterone continuously through the bloodstream.

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How Does Sleep Affect Your Body?

Published 31 May 2018, 11:30 am

Sleep is an essential part of your health and well-being. It is equally essential as a healthy diet and regular exercise. Research shows that getting enough sleep every night helps protect your physical and mental health as well as improve your quality of life.

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Foods That Help Joint Health

Published 24 May 2018, 2:30 pm

As you age, you may be experiencing pain that affects your joints, but in some cases your skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels as well.  This can also cause painful swelling in the affected areas.

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Do Muscles Store Stress?

Do Muscles Store Stress?

Published 17 May 2018, 2:30 pm

Do our muscles store up stress?  The short answer is "Yes."

Most of us have heard by now that chronic stress is “the silent killer.”  It affects our immune systems, makes it more difficult to lose weight, and can lead to depression, heart disease and more.

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