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Struggling With Incontinence? We Can Help

Despite what you might think, incontinence isn’t a normal part of the aging process, and it’s a treatable condition. There’s no need to struggle with incontinence. Click here to learn about all the effective treatments that can help.

Jun 17th, 2021
Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You?

Hormone imbalance affects everyone as they get older. Though symptoms vary widely, if your hormonal changes interfere with your quality of life, it may be time to consider hormone therapy. Click here to see if it’s right for you.

May 24th, 2021
Tips for Keeping Your Immune System Strong This Spring

After being cooped up inside for months, you may be looking forward to spending time outdoors this spring. If you have concerns about viruses and sickness, taking a few steps now may help strengthen your immune system for a little extra protection.

Apr 18th, 2021
8 Ways Stress Affects Your Brain

You may be surprised by the different ways that stress affects your brain. This overview comes directly from our founder, Nisha Jackson, PhD, to give you some insight into what happens to your brain when you're stressed.

Mar 23rd, 2021
The Importance of Your Annual Well-Woman Exam

Scheduling your annual well-woman exam may not be at the top of your to-do list, but it should be. This yearly comprehensive evaluation is one of the most important tools you have for staying healthy.

Mar 15th, 2021
Tips for Living With Diabetes

Nothing is more stressful than being told you have to change your entire lifestyle to manage your chronic disease. Though diabetes requires lifestyle changes, living with diabetes doesn’t have to be difficult. Click here to learn more.

Feb 8th, 2021
What to Expect During the First Few Days of Your Sugar Detox

Cutting sugar from your diet may be harder than you think. Manufacturers not only add sugar to your soft drinks and candy, but also to your bread and condiments. You may experience a slew of symptoms during the first few days of a sugar detox.

Jan 17th, 2021
Is Your Weight Gain the Result of a Hormonal Imbalance?

Eating more calories than your body burns leads to weight gain, right? Yes, but your calorie needs are influenced by many factors, including hormones. It’s possible an underlying hormonal imbalance may be the root cause of your weight gain.

Dec 13th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Keto

The keto diet is one of the most popular weight-loss diets, but you may wonder if it’s a good choice for you. Click here to learn about some of the myths and facts surrounding this trendy diet.

Nov 9th, 2020
How Medical Weight Loss Can Help You

You can lose weight following any diet plan. However, keeping it off may be another story. If you keep losing and gaining the same weight over and over again, it may be time to try a medical weight-loss program.

Oct 2nd, 2020
Botox Or Dermal Fillers: Which is Right For You?

We all want to look younger, but the treatment you choose to achieve that goal depends on your specific skin issues. Read on to learn the differences between Botox and dermal fillers. We offer both!

Sep 1st, 2020
What Is PRP Therapy?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been steadily gaining popularity as a groundbreaking aesthetic treatment. Using healing components found in your own blood, it smooths skin, revitalizes circulation, and more. Here’s how it works.

Aug 17th, 2020
What You Should Know About COVID-19

Some states are beginning to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But as restrictions ease here in Oregon, the risk of spread remains. Understanding COVID-19, how it spreads and how you can protect yourself and others remains paramount.

Jul 27th, 2020
Am I Eligible for Microneedling?

Are you unsatisfied with the appearance, texture, or tone of your skin? Do you find yourself wishing for a way to reveal smoother, healthier skin? You may be interested in learning more about microneedling,...

Apr 1st, 2020
Who Should Get Hormone Pellet Therapy?

Are you feeling run down, tired, or irritable? You may have a hormone imbalance that is negatively affecting your health. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with the consequences of inadequate hormone levels.

Mar 1st, 2020
Energy Booster: Key Benefits of a Vitamin B12 Injection

Have you been feeling tired lately? Does your body not seem to run as efficiently as it once had? Do your energy reserves simply feel drained? The Peak Medical Clinic in Medford, OR may be able to solve these issues with a vitamin B12 injection.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Why Has Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Become So Popular?

Bioidentical hormone therapy is the most popular hormone replacement option in the world today because of the health and wellness benefits it offers patients. Imbalances and deficiencies can affect anyone of any age or gender.

Jan 6th, 2020
Understanding the Science Behind PRP Therapy

One of the most exciting advances in health and wellness has been the use of regenerative medicine for therapeutic and aesthetic treatments. In particular, an innovation called “platelet-rich plasma,”...

Dec 2nd, 2019
How Can IV Therapy Benefit Me?

Nutrition is the key to health, but we can’t always get what we need from the food we eat. Supplements fill in the gaps when diet isn’t enough. If you are still taking oral supplements, you are missing out.

Nov 4th, 2019
Addressing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Oregon

Many women in Oregon are dealing with the extreme social and physical discomfort of pelvic floor dysfunction. Depending upon the magnitude of structural decline, this can be as moderate as a mild struggle with...

Sep 22nd, 2019
Signs You Could Benefit from Chemical Peels

Is your facial skin making you appear older than you really are? If you are bothered by the appearance of scars, lines, and wrinkles on your skin, a chemical peel may be right for you.

Jul 28th, 2019
Does Dermaplaning in OR Make a Difference?

If you are thinking about having a treatment performed in order to improve the health and appearance of your skin, you want to get results. One of the options that you may have looked at is a dermaplaning...

Jul 14th, 2019
Get a Younger Look with BOTOX in OR

If you are seeking a more youthful appearance with BOTOX® in OR, you probably already know the treatment is delivered via injection to reduce the activity of facial muscles. But did you know you can undergo this treatment without...

Jul 7th, 2019
Enjoy a Natural Breast Lift with PRP Treatment

Due to gravity, time, and breastfeeding, many women find their once-perky breasts start to sag and appear more tired than perky. The traditional approaches of breast implants and surgical breast lifts are invasive and require a fairly lengthy recovery...

Jun 23rd, 2019
FAQs About the Estriol Hormone

If you have never undergone hormone-replacement therapy (HRT), you’ve probably never heard of the estriol hormone. Once thought of as useless and discarded by the medical community,...

Jun 18th, 2019
Look Your Best with Medical Weight Loss

You desire to lose weight and look your best, but no matter what fad diet you follow, the weight always comes back. This is a typical scenario for many overweight people.

Jun 9th, 2019
The Power of PRP for Male Enhancement

Over the years, you’ve noticed some changes that leave you feeling less sure about the appearance and performance of your penis. A number of factors can trigger changes over a period of time.

Jun 2nd, 2019
Learn More About Laser Hair Removal

There is no doubt about it. Removing unwanted hair is one of the most tedious activities that many women and men undergo on a regular basis.

May 26th, 2019
What is IV Therapy?

Most of us are on the go, very busy and try to lead healthy lifestyles. More often than not, however, we forget to take care of ourselves.

May 19th, 2019
Benefits of BOTOX Injections

It is common for people who are in their early to mid 30s to start thinking about BOTOX®, dermal fillers, and other treatments that provide a little more anti-aging results than over-the-counter products. If you are starting to see dynamic wrinkles...

May 15th, 2019
Restore Your Skin Naturally Through PRP Therapy

Unless you’ve been blessed with truly age-defying genes, the gradual breakdown of the overall look and integrity of your skin is inevitable. At some point in your life, your body will naturally decrease its collagen production.

May 12th, 2019
The Advantages of Medical Weight Loss

When you’re trying to lose weight, seeking the assistance of a professional is sometimes the best option. A professional can ensure that you’re healthy enough to lose weight and that there are no medical issues that should be addressed...

May 5th, 2019
Why Consider Pellet Therapy?

The most efficient and natural way to provide both women and men with hormones is pellet therapy. Small amounts of bio-identical hormones are released consistently once the pellets have been placed beneath the skin.

Apr 21st, 2019
Throw Away Your Razor with Laser Hair Removal

You know just how painful it can be to cut yourself with a razor while shaving. If you have sensitive skin, you know how uncomfortable it is to deal with razor burn and ingrown hairs.

Apr 15th, 2019
Understanding PRP Therapy and its Many Uses

Using the body’s inherent healing capacity is the new frontier in modern medicine. Many discoveries about the body including stem cell, hyaluronic acid, and such things are improving the way modern medicine works.

Apr 8th, 2019
Relax and Rejuvenate with Chemical Peels

Chemical peels make one of the best treatment choices when you are dealing with multiple skin problems like signs of aging and sun damage. They consist of a medical-grade solution that is applied to the skin in the treatment area...

Mar 31st, 2019
Shed the Pounds with Medical Weight Loss

One of the hardest parts about weight loss is maintaining your results after you’ve achieved them, second only to actually achieving the results. Many people try to go it alone and they end up giving up before they’ve even gotten close.

Mar 20th, 2019
Top 6 Health Benefits of L-Citrulline:

L-citrulline is a non-essential amino acid, meaning that it is made in the body. It is produced in the liver and intestines, either from L-arginine or L-glutamine.

Mar 20th, 2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Bioidentical Hormone Pellets: The Benefits & Indications Bioidentical hormone pellets have been used with great success in the U.S., Europe, and Australia since 1938.

Mar 11th, 2019
Who Can Benefit from IV Therapy?

You have likely heard of IV therapy if you read health magazines, listen to popular podcasts, or just watch the news on a regular basis. There is a lot of hype that surrounds this therapy.

Mar 10th, 2019
The Benefits of PRP Therapy

PRP therapy is a medical procedure that helps to improve healing time in tissue and cells that are chronically inflamed. PRP therapy is also known as platelet-rich plasma therapy.

Mar 3rd, 2019
Why Taking A Vitamin D Supplement Is Important!

Known as the “sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D is crucial to keeping us healthy and feeling good. It is fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods – including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks – and in fortified dairy...

Feb 4th, 2019
What Types of Exercise Should I be Doing?

Short Answer: The exercise that you will actually do. Just like diet – what is the best diet? The one you will stick to (that is based on mostly plants and whole foods).

Jan 28th, 2019
Goal Setting for 2019 – Part 2

What specific steps can you take towards your goal? Let’s say you wanted to create a healthier lifestyle, whether it be for health-related weight loss, or self-confidence and body composition. Both of those goals will require similar steps.

Jan 23rd, 2019
Common Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can affect all people, regardless of age. Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes may be missed, so those affected may not even know they have the condition.

Jan 4th, 2019
6 Causes of Swings in Blood Sugar

There are many ways blood sugar (glucose levels in the blood) can affect people both with and without diabetes. Each person reacts differently to various items that influence blood sugars.

Jan 4th, 2019
3 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Boosting your immune system is something we all should be thinking about in the toxic world we live in! The good news is that you can do something about your vulnerability to these viruses, and other illnesses that can leave you feeling sick and weak...

Dec 27th, 2018
Top 6 Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant that can boost your blood antioxidant levels. Although many think of it as just being helpful to fight off the common cold, there is so much more to this crucial vitamin!

Dec 16th, 2018
Enjoy the Holidays (the Healthy Way)

Here are my 5 top tips for making it through the holiday season without feeling bloated and over stuffed! I like to keep health in general pretty simple.

Dec 13th, 2018
The Benefits of Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning: What is it? Dermaplaning is a safe, effective, and PAIN FREE treatment that uses a gentle surgical shaving tool to remove dead skin cells.

Dec 3rd, 2018
5 Signs and Symptoms of PCOS

• What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder we treat at Peak Medical Clinic, and although many people have heard of it, many people don’t really know what it is or the common symptoms.

Nov 28th, 2018

What is IPL? If your skin is in need of rejuvenation because of skin discolorations caused by environmental conditions or genetics, or if you just want to improve the overall appearance of your skin, IPL treatment may be just right for you.

Nov 25th, 2018
How the “LipoSlim” Shot Works

How the “LipoSlim” Shot Works: Weight Loss, Energy, & More! Many patients come to us either requesting a “Skinny Shot” or asking for more information about them.

Nov 16th, 2018
B-12 Injections: What You Should Know

B12 injections have been used to treat anemia since the 1930′s. It wasn’t long after that people started using them to treat anemia that doctors discovered these shots had much wider uses – including reducing stress and fatigue, helping sleep patterns...

Nov 12th, 2018

Hormones are the ultimate chemical messengers, constantly communicating information to every area of our body, adapting, and responding to our many complex needs...

Nov 9th, 2018
Should You Be Drinking Milk?

First… Are you a baby cow? Fun Fact: At birth a baby cow weighs about 60-100 lbs, and by the time it is 6-10 months old it weighs anywhere from 450 to 700 lbs.

Nov 4th, 2018
Collagen vs Gelatin: What’s the Difference?

Is collagen the same as gelatin? Do they do the same thing? What are they good for? Collagen and gelatin are very similar, but they do have a few differences. They have the exact same amino acids and are both very easily absorbed...

Oct 18th, 2018
Botox Basics: A Quick Guide

It’s not a big surprise that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are on the rise – partly due to new innovations in surgical technique and technology. In addition, beauty and health have become the fascination not only of celebrities...

Oct 8th, 2018
Should My Kid Be Vegan?

Should my kid be vegan? Overall, vegan diets can be a very healthful way of eating. But is it an ideal diet for growing kids? Hopefully, when you think of a vegan diet it is one with a wide variety of colorful vegetables, fruit, lentils, legumes...

Sep 26th, 2018
Why You Should Be Using Prp For Hair Loss

Why you should be using a multifactorial approach with PRP for Hair Loss What the heck is PRP and why do I keep hearing about the benefits? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. Plasma is the part of our blood responsible for...

Sep 17th, 2018
5 Ways To Reach Your Sleep Goals

Among the many duties we juggle daily, quality sleep often takes the back burner. This may not seem like that big of a deal in your 20’s or 30’s, but the repercussions eventually show up in our health and around our waistlines.

Aug 31st, 2018
Hormone Havoc: Chronic Stress & Chaos in the Adrenals

The adrenal glands (AKA the stress glands) may be small, but they have a big purpose. Located on top of each kidney, these endocrine glands are quite useful when a true flight-or-fight situation arises, such as...

Aug 24th, 2018
How to Talk to Men About Their Cars (& Health)

It’s often said that men take better care of their cars than their bodies. While that might be true, it’s now more important than ever for men to get regular medical checkups. After all, you only get one body...

Aug 16th, 2018
Top Ten Signs You May Have Hypo-thyroidism

Plus the Resources to Get You Balanced. At any given time, one can experience a down-turn in our primary metabolism gland known as the thyroid. There are numerous problems related to the endocrine system and many problems...

Aug 7th, 2018
Energy Plan| part 5

Energy PLAN | part 5 Mend the Mind 6 Steps to Help Heal & Mend the Mind Start each day with at least 10 minutes of DOWN QUIET TIME. This is a time you can: Journal Meditate Connect with God Focus on deep breathing exercises.

Jul 31st, 2018
Energy Plan| part 4

Energy PLAN | part 4 Move that Booty – Sleep that Booty This is one of the most important things you can do to turn the tide on fatigue. Start today and get out there for 20 minutes to wake up your body.

Jul 27th, 2018
Energy Plan| part 3

Energy PLAN | part 3 It’s all about Chemistry! Hormones! If you are feeling the symptoms of HORMONE LOSS (PMS, Pre-menopause, or Andropause – male loss of hormone) this may be the direct cause of your fatigue.

Jul 25th, 2018
Energy Plan| part 2

Energy PLAN | part 2 FOOD – The Fabulous Energizer It’s time to stop moping around with low energy levels and start to pump up your mojo with these Food ENERGY boosters that research has clearly shown to work.

Jul 20th, 2018
Energy Plan| part 1

Energy PLAN | part 1 Energy If you used to a be a HIGH ENERGY person and now you are finding yourself repeating the mantra MUST STAY AWAKE every afternoon as your eyes are drooping and the yawns keep coming...

Jul 18th, 2018
Sleep PLAN | part 8

Sleep PLAN | part 8 Ten Days & Nights to the Best Sleep of Your Life 10 Nights of Sleep… Day 1. Set your internal clock, and leave it alone! Ever wonder why you can hardly pull yourself out of bed each Monday morning...

Jul 9th, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 7

Sleep PLAN |part 7 10 Benefits of Sleep The Top Ten Benefits of Sleep 1. Weight Control Multiple recent studies have shown that people who get no more than six hours of sleep are prone to gaining weight. In some studies...

Jul 5th, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 6

Sleep PLAN | part 6 9 Tricks to Quick Sleep 9 Tips for Getting the Rest You Need Create a sleep sanctuary. Reserve your bedroom for sleep and intimacy. Keep it on the cool side. Banish the television, computer, cellphone...

Jul 3rd, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 5

Sleep PLAN | part 5 Stages of Sleep All sleep is not created equally. Sleep happens in stages and reoccurs in stages. Each stage of sleep is vital to the brain and body and works to prepare and equip you for the next day.

Jun 29th, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 4

Sleep PLAN | part 4 Sleepless Side Effects The Effects of Sleep Deprivation While most people don’t think twice about losing sleep or developing poor sleep habits, the effects of sleeplessness can be devastating to your personal and professional life...

Jun 25th, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 3

Sleep PLAN | part 3 Sleep 101:  Understanding the Role of sleep If you think you’re managing just fine on four to six hours of sleep, but you just don’t feel up to par—you’re not sleeping as well as you used to; you’ve gained weight...

Jun 22nd, 2018
Sleep Plan | part 2

Sleep PLAN |part 2 Sleep Quiz Take the Sleep Quiz The sleep quiz is designed to help you determine the extent of your sleep deprivation and to become conscious of the toll it’s taking on your body and mind.

Jun 18th, 2018
sleep Plan | part 1

SLEEP The Need for Sleep & How to Get it If you’re like most people, you respond with laughter when asked if you get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep at night. You can’t imagine getting even close to that on a regular basis.

Jun 15th, 2018
Stress Plan | part 3

Definition TOXIC STRESS The Stress Syndrome You may wonder how a perfectly healthy person like yourself could have developed so many of these symptoms or issues, which you’ve never had before. This Stress Syndrome,...

Feb 13th, 2018
Stress Plan | part 2

Toxic Stress Test The STRESS Epidemic: Join the Club It’s easy to become overwhelmed with constant financial pressures, emotional strain, health care problems, poor diet and lack of sleep. We feel that, whatever we do,...

Feb 6th, 2018
Stress Plan | part 1

STRESS|the modern day medical epidemic Has your life felt out of control lately, with too much to do and too little time to do it? Is your body starting to tell you in little ways — you’re exhausted all day and you can’t get a good night’s sleep...

Jan 30th, 2018
The Brain Balance Plan

The Brain Balance Plan| to help douse depression. It’s hard to believe that one day you feel great emotionally and then the very next day or very next moment you can feel depressed, irritable, and often “flying off the handle” so to speak.

Jan 5th, 2018
Stress & Depressed

Stress Induced Irritability & Depression The crazy thing about toxic levels of stress is that it can lead to a brain chemical melt down. Once you experience what I like to refer to as a “brain melt-down”...

Nov 20th, 2017
Licking…Sugar Addiction

Licking… Sugar Addiction Q: What can I do about my ‘sugar addiction’?  During the holidays I get really stressed and eating sweets and starchy foods seem to calm me down. A: You nailed it on the head…

Nov 7th, 2017