Hemorrhoids are an unfortunate and common condition that can affect both men and women. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum or outside of the anus. They can cause pain, discomfort, anal itching, and rectal bleeding.
Dr. Lynne Ahn is a board-certified gastroenterologist and anti-aging regenerative medicine physician. She regularly helps patients find relief from their hemorrhoids.
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Your health is about more than just diet and exercise. It is about every aspect of your being, including your sexuality. Issues with sexual desire can interfere with other aspects of your life. The media tends to focus on issues and solutions surrounding male sexual dysfunction. However, female sexual dysfunction is just as much of an issue and is often overlooked. This does a great disservice to women and to their relationships.
Dr. Lynne Ahn understands that sexual dysfunction issues are extremely personal and can oftentimes be quite complex. That is why she takes a personalized approach when treating patients. She takes time to get to know her patients and helps them get back to where they want to be sexually. Here, Dr. Ahn discusses reasons women lose sexual desire and what they can do about it.
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Vitamins and minerals are vital to your health and well-being. You need both to survive. There are 13 essential vitamins that you need to help your body work properly. With that many vitamins available, it can be easy to forget about some.
Dr. Lynne Ahn is a board-certified gastroenterologist and anti-aging regenerative medicine physician. She enjoys helping patients make better choices to live healthier lives. Below she discusses vitamins that people often overlook.
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Menopause in women is quite specific. It marks the end of their ability to reproduce. While “manopause” is not the same, there is no question men go through hormonal changes in middle age. Dr. Lynne Ahn of Ahn Point Wellness explains that manopause is due to more than just aging and outlines the type of treatments available.
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The small, butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located at the front of the neck controls and regulates your heart rate, temperature, metabolism, energy and a whole lot more. When your thyroid is not functioning well, your entire endocrine system suffers. Dr. Lynne Ahn of Ahn Point Wellness discusses ways to protect the health of your thyroid gland.
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Metabolism slows with aging. Remember when you could eat anything you want and not gain an ounce? A slowing metabolism doesn’t allow you to do that anymore. Dr. Lynne Ahn, a board-certified gastroenterologist and anti-aging and regenerative medicine specialist at Ahn Point Wellness, explains why your metabolism has decreased and suggests ways to boost metabolism.
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When it comes to menopause, every woman knows to expect hot flashes. What your mother and physician might not have prepared you for is the full range of other symptoms you may experience during this new phase of life.
Dr. Lynne Ahn is a board-certified anti-aging regenerative medicine physician and integrative gastroenterologist who regularly helps women control their hormone levels and limit the negative side effects. Some of these side effects include:
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As Wellesley, MA’s top integrative gastroenterologist, Dr. Lynne Ahn is contacted by many new patients who are not sure whether an integrative gastroenterologist is the kind of doctor they are looking for. The confusion is understandable — although integrative medicine programs are opening at top universities across the country, the idea of combining traditional medicine with holistic practices is still a newer approach than many patients are accustomed to.
Board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Ahn shares the following information to help prospective patients better understand who can benefit from integrative gastroenterology.
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If you are having trouble managing anxiety in your life, controlling your diet may be part of the solution. Foods can play a significant role in helping to reduce cortisol levels. Since cortisol is the body’s primary stress hormone, lowering it can have a positive effect on the amount of stress you experience in your daily life.
Dr. Lynne Ahn, a board-certified anti-aging regenerative medicine physician and integrative gastroenterologist, emphasizes the importance of eating whole foods rather than processed items. Below she discusses the types of food that can have the biggest impact on your stress.
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder that causes symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation and cramping. Research suggests that around 10 to 15% of Americans have this disorder, but that statistic is hard to pinpoint since at least half of people with IBS do not get a formal diagnosis. Women are about twice as likely to have IBS as men.
If you have IBS, you are no doubt already aware how uncomfortable the condition can be. Here, integrative gastroenterologist Dr. Lynne Ahn shares some useful tips for overcoming the worst of IBS.
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