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During menopause many women experience some unpleasant physical changes that may be disrupting to everyday life. The hormone assessment is designed to indicate the severity of the symptoms you may be experiencing.



Research has shown a definite link between most of the diseases of aging and inflammation in our body. Inflammation causes cells to deform or die, DNA to be damaged, and disease processes to set in.

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With age, our body becomes less efficient at producing optimal levels of natural hormones critical to the functioning of all major organs and vital body systems. By 50, some of our hormone levels are less than 25% percent of what they were at their peak.

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Dr. Christian Hackshaw MD CCFP ABAARM

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During menopause many women experience some unpleasant physical changes that may be disrupting to everyday life. The hormone assessment is designed to indicate the severity of the symptoms you may be experiencing.



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During menopause many women experience some unpleasant physical changes that may be disrupting to everyday life. The hormone assessment is designed to indicate the severity of the symptoms you may be experiencing.



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Dr. Christian Hackshaw is the owner and director of AdvanceMD. He is double board-certified in Family Practice and Anti-Aging Medicine, and is presently the only board certified Anti-Aging physician in Nova Scotia. He obtained his medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed his Family Practice residency training in B.C. Dr. Hackshaw went on to practice Emergency Medicine in both Canada and the U.S. before completing his Anti-Aging medical training through the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (A4M).

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 Dr. Mallory Ryan NP


Dr. Ryan is a licensed naturopathic doctor practicing in the AdvanceMD office. Dr. Ryan is passionate about natural medicine and runs a general practice, treating a wide range of conditions. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and St. Francis Xavier University (BScHons, Neuroscience).

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