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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Hormones, Peptides & Immunity

Balanced hormones can help keep you healthy, that’s no secret But you might be surprised how fast and effective hormone optimization and peptide treatment can be. Find out why some are choosing to begin treatment now, during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Everything You Should Know About the O-Shot®

If you had the opportunity to seek medical treatment to improve your sex life and have stronger orgasms, would you do it? For many women, sexual intimacy and enjoyment can be a sore subject that leaves them feeling frustrated and disappointed rather than satisfied and happy. And the dissatisfaction increases when sexual dysfunction is part of the equation……

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What Is the P-Shot® (and Should You Get One)?

If there’s one thing that’s positive about the year 2020, it’s probably the fact that the majority of us have a lot of free time now. With strict stay-at-home guidelines and nowhere to go, many couples thought that this would be the perfect time to enhance their sex lives. And while some sex lives have improved, maybe you’ve noticed that yours hasn’t…..

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Holiday Bon Bons Perfect for the Family (and Your Health)

Are you craving something sweet, but don’t want to break your diet? As the holiday season approaches, it’s easy to ignore your workout routines and dieting in favor of junk food and sweet treats. We have found a perfect solution to satisfy your cravings while sticking to your diet plan…..

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Everything You Need to Know about Hormone Balancing

As we age, our body’s hormones will adapt and change to match our stages in life. These changes to our body can help fairly comfortably with little to no imbalances, but sometimes they can be uncomfortable……

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Meet Carol Bender | Our Founder & Nurse Practitioner

Featured in Local Stories by Shout Out Local: We had the good fortune of connecting with Carol Bender and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Carol, how does your business help the community or world?…..

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Does BioTe Hormone Replacement Therapy Really Work?
A Client’s Testimonial

According to our client, David, it really does work in providing great results! Have you considered trying BioTe hormone replacement therapy, but you weren’t sure about whether the results were successful? Well, we’ve got great news for you–and so does David, one of our clients! …..

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Hydrodissection for Chronic Pain

Often times nagging injuries and chronic pain are caused by nerves not working right. Imagine the power cord to your computer getting bent and squeezed to the point that the wires inside it start to fray…..

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Should You Trick or Treat This Year?

This year, COVID-19 has left many wondering about the wisdom and safety of celebrating Halloween with others. Unfortunately, as with other holidays this year, Halloween has the potential to be a high-risk opportunity for spreading coronavirus, especially if usual “traditions”….

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Flu Shot Information

Learn how to get a flu vaccine as an add-on, view frequently asked questions and more. During this COVID-19 pandemic, let us help you navigate through the flu season by adding a flu shot to your services…..

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Inositol for fertility

Inositol is often advertised and prescribed for patients from dietitians, functional medicine doctors, and from integrative OB/GYNs. Let me break down the why’s behind it. What are inositols? They are B-vitamin “relatives”…..

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Glutathione and Fertility

Let me share with you some glutathione basics. Glutathione is a combination of the amino acids glutamine, glycine, and cystine. It is made naturally in our bodies and it’s a powerhouse of an antioxidant…..

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Neuroprotection for Neurologic Disease | Part 2

Neuroprotection refers to a preservation of the nervous system and delay of neuron death after an injury, neurodegenerative disease, or chronic stress to the nervous system. For individuals…..

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Post Stellate Ganglion Block Procedure | Nicole’s Testimonial & Success

I’ve been seeing Carol for over a year to be proactive about my wellness. Most recently, I’ve been seeing Sophia for nutrition help and was able to find out more ways I can improve my health…..

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Peptides Sweeten Your Life Beyond Hormone Replacement Therapy

Peptide therapy is an exciting, cutting-edge medical intervention that targets specific outcomes in the body for health optimization. Peptides are specifically-formulated amino acid sequences, i.e. small pieces of proteins, that are already found naturally occurring…

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The Most Important BLOOD TESTS

At Joy Wellness Partners, we believe that blood testing is one of the most important ways to start optimizing and maintaining health. Some doctors do not order yearly blood tests, or only focus on a few basics, unless someone displays symptoms of disease….

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Neuroprotection for Neurologic Disease | Part 1

Neuroprotection refers to a preservation of the nervous system and delay of neuron death after an injury, neurodegenerative disease, or chronic stress to the nervous system. For individuals and their families, neuroprotection means a longer period of better…

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2020-2021 Flu Season and Vaccination

The seasonal flu vaccine can cut your risk in half for getting the flu. Getting vaccinated every year is the best way to lower your chances of getting the flu. Flu vaccines can’t cause the flu. Getting the flu vaccine also protects the people around you…

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Boost Your Brain Power.

Exercise Regularly. Exercise increases hormones necessary for brain health! Luckily, fresh air and exercise are still permitted in most areas. So, head on out for a brisk walk in your neighborhood but please remember to keep a safe distance from others …

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Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings, Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission.

CDC reports Recent studies show that individuals infected with coronavirus who are asymptomatic can transmit the virus to others in close proximity while speaking, coughing, or sneezing…

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COVID-19 perspectives from friends & providers across the US.

I feel very fortunate to be able to treat clients remotely, and network with friends and experienced medical providers throughout the US at this time. I’d like to take a few minutes to share our conversations…

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FDA Approves Hydroxychloroquine

FDA issues Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine sulfate for treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19). It is reasonable to believe that chloroquine phosphate….

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Chloroquine, Quercetin, Zinc, and Vitamin C: COVID-19/Coronavirus Research Review.

Novartis’ Sandoz unit will give 130 million doses of generic hydroxychloroquine, which along with the related drug, chloroquine, is currently under evaluation in clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19…

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Quercetin: Clinical trials begin…high doses of Quercetin for antiviral activity.

Dr. Michel Chrétien‘s team at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal began trials using the FDA-approved, plant-based flavonoid called Quercetin, in order to evaluate its antiviral activity…

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Zinc and your immune system; what the grocery store hoarders don’t know.

Hey it’s me, Sophia, resident nutrition expert and fertility specialist here at JWP. I’m taking a break from my normally scheduled fertility blogging to give you this special CoVID-19 specific announcement about Zinc!…

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Supplements & Side Effects*.

Starting or stopping new medications and supplements: always consult your medical provider first. Zinc | Zinc Picolinate: Ingredients: Hypromellose Capsule, Leucine, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide…

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A letter to our clientele, we’re here for you.

We’re grateful for our clientele. You make it easy for us to stay motivated and on task during times like these. We truly believe we can help flatten the curve together and make an impact locally on the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Virus prevention and cure readily available?

Dr. Cheng, who is a US board-certified specialist in anti-aging medicine, says:
“They plan to give 6,000 mg/day and 12,000 mg/day per day for moderate and severe cases. We are also communicating with other hospitals about starting more intravenous vitamin C…

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Help Flatten the Curve of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Thoughts on hormones, immunity, and the COVID-19 pandemic from our friend, Dr. Donovitz, Founder and Chairman, BioTE Medical. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has laid out a strategy but what isn’t being discussed—and I feel it could be equally as vital…

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Stay-sane While You Stay-at-home!

Hi all, as you probably know JWP continues to update our protocols as the Coronavirus pandemic develops. I am grateful to be able to work from home at this time but with my kids out of school, kindergarten…

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6 Tips for avoiding the Coronavirus.

1. Get tested. If you have a fever and are experiencing a cough AND have had interactions with those who recenting traveled to Asia, Iran or Italy, don’t wait, call your primary care doctor or urgent care clinic and get tested…

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Zinc and your immune system; what the grocery store hoarders don’t know.

Hey it’s me, Sophia, resident nutrition expert and fertility specialist here at JWP. I’m taking a break from my normally scheduled fertility blogging to give you this special CoVID-19 specific announcement about Zinc!…

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Sweet Potato Blueberry Muffins.

My husband brought home a ton of sweet potato flour because he says it helps with his gut, and I love to get creative and innovate new gluten free recipes, because I have an autoimmune thyroid issue, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis….

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Gluten-free friend.

Everybody has “that” friend. You know who I mean. I’m talking about the person who asks for their salad without croutons, or who goes to the craft brewery and orders a wine….

Client Success Stories

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Bob’s Story: Regenerative Medicine for Chronic Back Pain.

Bob first visited Joy Wellness Partners in April 2019. He had been struggling for some time with excruciating lower-back pain. Recently his pain became so severe he was concerned it may keep him from enjoying skiing this season with his family, especially his grandchildren….

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Adrienne’s Experience: Regenerative Medicine for Neurological Disorders.

Hello Adrienne, tell us about yourself? Hello Carol, thank you for the opportunity to share my story. My husband and I live in Texas and have raised three wonderful boys who are adults now. I was a personal trainer for 15+ years specializing…

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Congratulations to our Big Birthday Winner!

Dear friends, As we look back on our growth, it is truly astonishing. We started with one treatment room and one treatment day a week, and have grown to nine treatment rooms and services offered six days a week. We originally had a team of three, and now we have a team of 15…

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Joy Wellness Partners Announces Partnership with Aspire Regenerative

Joy Wellness Partners is proud to announce that as of Q1 2020, we will begin a strategic partnership with leading regenerative specialists at Aspire Regenerative in San Diego. Medical Director, Ryan McNally ND MS PA will be…

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Neurofeedback Therapy: guided exercise for the brain.

Neurofeedback, also known as EEG Biofeedback, is a learning modality designed to retrain dysregulated brainwave patterns. In doing so, the brain becomes more stable and is able to operate optimally and efficiently. It is completely noninvasive….

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FSA & HSA Frequently Asked Questions.

What exactly is an FSA or HSA card? Also known as health benefit accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) allow you to use a portion of your gross salary or wages to cover any incurred medical expenses that you’d otherwise have to pay for out of pocket….

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Virus prevention and cure readily available?

Dr. Cheng, who is a US board-certified specialist in anti-aging medicine, says:
“They plan to give 6,000 mg/day and 12,000 mg/day per day for moderate and severe cases. We are also communicating with other hospitals about starting more intravenous vitamin C…

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Hair Loss and Hormones, and PRP.

Did you know: Hair loss and thinning occurs all over the scalp in women; while in men, the hair on the sides and back of the head typically remains healthy, even when balding occurs on the top of the head (male pattern hair loss)….

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How to Fix Hair Loss or Hair Thinning?

Hair loss and thinning are extremely common! Two-thirds of American men will experience hair loss by the age of thirty-five, and by the age of fifty approximately 85% of men have significantly thinning hair…

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Do you pee when you workout?

Treating Stress Incontinence: If you occasionally pee during your workout – or when you laugh, cough, dance or sneeze – you’re not alone! The first time it happened was running the mile….