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Nancy Onyett,FNP-C
Phoenix, Arizona
I am a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner practicing age management and family medicine. Prevention is the answer to prevent diseases and to live younger longer.
Interests: fitness, nutrition, supplementation, hormone balancing men and women,
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Many of my patients ask about the best of foods for weight loss. The major emphasis is amount of fat burned through exercise and the amount of food eaten. I recommend six small meals per day which keeps the metabolism burning without the starvation mode. Also, healthy people who do... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2013 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Jonny focus on intensity and weight first 3 exercises should be 10 reps each for 4 sets then last exercise should be 12 reps at 7 sets. That burns more fat and keeps the muscles full and hard.
Andropause also known as male androgen deficiency syndrome is the male equivalent of female menopause. It results from diminished levels of testosterone in the body and exhibits a similar symptom complex to female menopause. Testosterone is a hormone secreted by the ovaries, adrenal glands and testes. It is the primary... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
In November 2010 Arizona voters won by a narrow margin for legalizing medical marijuana. Since then Arizona policymakers with assistance of the pain society wrote the statutes for use of marijuana. In Article 2 , R9-17-201 a patient must have one of the following debilitating conditions diagnosed by a physician... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
In Age Management medicine, human growth hormone has a place in treatment for conditions of deficiency. In the older adult an IGF1 < 175 accompanied with signs/symptoms of aging are the criteria to treat and improve many of these contitions. In review sign/symptoms of aging include fatigue, decreasing energy, diminishing... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
More than one-third of the American population is chronically ill. That doesn’t factor in the idea that you can be 80 percent not well before the first symptoms of disease manifest. Even if you have no outward signs of disease, you may still be heading into a downward spiral that... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
What is aging and the diseases that accompany the aging process? Aging is closely tied to the endocrine system when hormones start to decline and the internal organs have decreased functioning. In early states, the changes include decreased protein synthesis, a decline in immune function, a loss of muscle mass,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Nancy Onyett,FNP-C is now following Nima Badiey
Mar 16, 2011
Nancy Onyett,FNP-C is now following David Jacobs
Mar 16, 2011
After reading many critic reviews, I knew there would be more drama in "The Fighter" but I didn't expect it to be a slow paced melodramatic noncompetitive, monotonous flick! The four of us competitors decided to see the movie thinking we would gain some competitive aspirations. After the first fifteen... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Hi Dave, Thank you so much for the Online Reimaging Tool information. It helped a lot. Thanks Nancy
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Thanks Dave that helped so much.
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A dream for every woman is to have fuller breasts; which, stand up anid give the chest a developed look to it. The hard way to accomplish this is through upper chest training but once accomplished; it is permanent as long as it is maintained. Once the upper pecs get... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Over the years as a bodybuilder I have trained many people who just want to change their physique to be more attractive. What doesn't surprise me is the responses of women "oh, I can't lift heavy weights", "I will get hair on my face", or "no, I can't do those... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Training legs is not only exhaustive and painful but the results are amazing over time with constant change in exercises performed. Slowly, leg definition develops that gives a flowing physique and tight hips. At present, my training emphasis is all compound moves upper and lower body throughout the winter until... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
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In competitive bodybuilding we start a contest preparation 12-16 weeks out from the competition. This consists of a structured meal plan and a change in training intensity that includes a six day routine. The meal plan is continually altered over the time period to burn fat and deplete interstitial water... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
In a prior blog "Male Andropause vs. Oxidative Stress Hypogonadism", I discussed the typical age of men who are in andropause and younger men who are suffering from hypogonadism related to oxidative stress. In review of these two syndromes, both have similiar signs, symptoms, and a subtle onset. The end... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Training the upper body requires dedication to perform sets with intensity and stay on a clean diet. If intensity and or a clean diet are missing then toning and cutting just doesn't work. How many times have you gone to the gym and you see people there that look the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
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Patellofemoral pain is a common disorder causing knee pain around or under the patella; which can result from mechancial stress, overuse, and altered lower extremity alignment. The exact etiology of this condition is unknown but accounts for the most common pain in runners. Quadriceps strengthening exercises will help if the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
People who are interested in fitness without building much muscle these exercises are for you to assist in conditioning and strength. The exercises will require installing a pull up bar in a doorway and use of a stable flat bench along with a stop watch. 1 minute pushups http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/detail/view/name/pushups 1... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
The destruction caused by Alzheimer's disease has been likened to the erasure of a hard drive, beginning with the most recent files and working backward. The fear of Alzheimer's stems not so much from anticipated physical pain and suffering but rather from the inexorable loss of a lifetime of memories... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Our immune systems are easily weakened by the American diet that is nutrient deficient and high in fat and calories. Furthermore, nutrients are depleted from foods due to herbicides, pesticides, and poor soil conditions. Most of us are aware of RDA (recommended daily allowance); which, is only the minimum requirements... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Most people associate testosterone with masculinity. Although it is classified as one of the androgens, it is actually a vital hormone for both men and women. Men and women produce and utilize testosterone with levels peaking during youth and declining with the aging process. In the past few years research... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
Fat is an essential ingredient within our body and a dominant feature in our brain. It is required for electrical insulation of nerves and for nerve synapses. Essential fatty acid functions include maintenance of cell membrane fluidity and stability, brain, nerve tissue development and functioning, oxygen transfer, energy production, immune... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C
I am posting a low glycemic food list to follow up with the Medical Weight Loss blog for those who are new to the Weight Loss Program. I urge you to eat up to six times a day in portions the size of your palm except where indicated. The list... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2010 at Nancy Onyett, FNP-C