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July 29, 2021

Sex Hygiene – Simple Do’s and Don’ts About Sex

Advanced Wellness Medical Allen Lawrence, M.D. 626.365.1084 Sex Hygiene – Simple Do’s and Don’ts About Sex   There are always questions for what men and women can do to protect themselves from problems during and after sex. Sex is good but for some men and women there can be problems that follow. Some of these […]
July 24, 2021

Advanced Wellness Medical ReHydration Program

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone: 626.365.1084 www.AdvancedWellnessMedical.com   Advanced Wellness Medical ReHydration Program   Rehydration, is the process of restoring lost water (after dehydration) to the body and to bodily tissues. Rehydration is essential whenever dehydration occurs no matter the cause. As our environmental temperature (indoors and out of doors) are […]
July 24, 2021

Anxiety, Depression, Testosterone, Estrogen and Fitness Training

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 Anxiety, Depression, Testosterone, Estrogen and Fitness Training   A very common issue when dealing with human’s is anxiety and depression. Many fitness trainers have asked me over the years, “How do I deal with my client’s anxiety (or depression)?” The answer is nearly always the […]
July 24, 2021

Hormone Therapy: Weight Gain and Weight Loss

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084   Hormone Therapy: Weight Gain and Weight Loss   There are two issues that are intimately related to hormone replacement. These are weight gain and weight loss, the roles of hormone replacement and fitness training. In truth, most practitioners who do weight loss and weight […]
July 24, 2021

Fitness, Testosterone, Estrogen and Our Immune System

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 Fitness, Testosterone, Estrogen and Our Immune System   Besides intelligence, physicality and wiliness we also need at least two (there are in fact many more) other aspects to make the leap from just another person born and taking up space, to our ensuring that the […]
July 16, 2021

Benefits of TRT/HRT For Fitness Instructors

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 info@AdvancedWellnessMedical.com   Benefits of TRT/HRT For Fitness Instructors   It is well known that exercise can stimulate the production of testosterone in men and estrogen and testosterone in women. What is not commonly recognized is that men or women with low or deficient hormones who […]
July 15, 2021

Anxiety, Depression, Testosterone, Estrogen and Fitness Training

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D., Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 info@AdvancedWellnessMedical.com   Anxiety, Depression, Testosterone, Estrogen and Fitness Training   A very common issue, when dealing with humans is anxiety (also known as stress) and depression. Many fitness trainers have asked us over the years, “How do I deal with my client’s anxiety (or depression)?” […]
July 15, 2021

How Do You Define Fitness?

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 info@AdvancedWellnessMedical.com   How Do You Define Fitness?   I believe that everyone defies fitness differently. It is likely you have your own personal definition. Maybe however, most of us can agree that fitness relates at least to the individual being “physically fit and healthy.” Many […]
July 15, 2021

What is Male (TRT) and Female Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D., Advanced Wellness Medical Phone 626.365.1084 info@AdvancedWellnessMedical.com   What is Male (TRT) and Female Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?   It is very likely that you are into making sure your clients are not just fit, but totally fit. If you are dedicated to making sure that all of your clients are […]
June 30, 2021

Growth Hormone and Secretropin®

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph. Advanced Wellness Medical 131 No. El Molino Av. #140 Pasadena, CA 91101 625.365.1084 Growth Hormone and Secretropin® I am asked all the time what is the value of Growth Hormone and why should I care about it? This is a simple question to answer. While the explanation of what Growth […]
June 23, 2021

Listen To Your Body, It Is Your Friend!!!

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical 131 No. El Molino Av. #140 Pasadena, CA 91101 625.365.1084 Listen To Your Body, It Is Your Friend! It seems to me that we all should be listening to and watching our body. Our bodies are intelligent and are always communicating with us. Our bodies communicate with […]
June 23, 2021

Fifteen Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Deficiency

Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. Advanced Wellness Medical 131 No. El Molino Av. #140 Pasadena, CA 91101 625.365.1084 Fifteen Most Common Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Deficiency  In Men and Women As men and women age, the levels of hormones within their bodies begin to fluctuate. As hormones begin to fluctuate, the changing hormonal levels […]
June 1, 2021

10 Things You Should Know To Prevent or Deal With A Heart Attack or Stroke

It has been said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!” There is no question in my mind that this is definitely true. I would even go one step further to tell you that prevention should start when we are children so that as we grow into adulthood, our risk of illness […]
June 1, 2021

Prevention of Illness

Contrary to what the medical profession would like us to believe, modern medicine is not truly interested nor adequately directed at preventing illness before it happens. Over the past hundred and fifty or more years, the western medical profession, allopathic medicine, has almost entirely been concerned about two aspects of prevention public health (a very […]
June 1, 2021

Anti-Aging, Hormonal Therapy, Optimal Nutrition and Positive Life-Style

Anti-Aging Everyone ages. But why do some people do it exceptionally well and others age poorly? Aging is not just the time you have lived. It is also whether your nutrition is good, how hard you are on your body, and how well your body heals the damage done to your tissues during the process […]
June 1, 2021

Hormone Health, Aging Well and Quality of Life

While it may not seem obvious, “Every year, you live, your personal longevity is increasing, but your quality of life is decreasing,” says Dr. Allen Lawrence, Medical Director of Advanced Wellness Medical in Pasadena. Stress, toxic chemicals, poor eating habits, alcohol, lack of sleep or exercise, inadequate hormone production and a host of other factors […]
June 1, 2021

Be Your Best!

If you are a first responder, an athlete, a very physical person, an average everyday person, male or female, who does a tough work out on a regular basis, then you have special needs. If you’re a regular person, whether you workout or not, if you want to live a long, healthy and happy life […]
June 1, 2021

Progesterone

Progesterone is a hormone which is made and released by the ovaries. Progesterone is primarily made to support the implantation of a fertilized egg within the uterus and then for maintaining a pregnancy once it occurs. Varying progesterone levels can contribute to abnormal menstrual periods, irregular intramenstrual bleeding, PMS and menopausal symptoms. Progesterone is a […]
May 30, 2021

About Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Allen Lawrence, M.A., M.D., Ph.D. is a graduate of UC Irvine Medical Schools. He performed his internship at USC Los Angeles County Hospital, then was a US Air Force Medical Officer, a Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Ph.D. in […]
May 28, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Advanced Wellness Medical Hormone Replacement Prevention and Anti-Aging Colorectal Cancer Prevention With the recent death of actor Chadwick Boseman, the specter of colorectal cancer has been brought to the forefront of all of our lives. Over the past years the frequency colorectal cancer has been steadily increasing. It has increased at a significant rate in […]
May 14, 2021

Wellness, Prevention, Healing, Longevity, Quality of Life

In many previous articles, I have talked about our current Western Medical System as an “Interventive System.” In this article I will hopefully make clear what this means, why it presents problems to you, why you should want to change this and what you can do about it. While we often describe the medical system […]
May 13, 2021

Testosterone Increases Muscle Mass

Testosterone provides many amazing health and wellness benefits for both men and women. These benefits range from helping to create clear thinking, increasing libido and interest in sex, increasing stamina, improving organ function, reducing the overall risk for both heart attacks and strokes, creating healthier skin, and increasing genital health to strengthening your bones and […]
May 13, 2021

Advanced Wellness Medical – What We Do

Advanced Wellness Medical is dedicated to Prevention, Healing, Wellness, Longevity and Quality of Life. While most medical practices are basically designed to wait until you are ill and then treat you with synthetic and unnatural medications and surgery (Interventive Medicine), Advanced Wellness Medical is different. Advanced Wellness Medical goal is to keep you from becoming […]
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