Skip to main content

Diane Brzezinski, D.O. FACOI

Call for an appointment | 239.261.9990

Dr. B's Blog

Top Tips for Staying Healthy and Active at Any Age!

Numerous blogs and magazine feature articles provide tips about how to stay healthy and keep active, but many of them fail to reveal the direct link between any level of activity and health. You don’t need a rigorous workout routine to increase your activity level– some of the smallest daily habits could have a lasting positive impact on your health. In fact, the link between activity and health tends to operate like a circle, as one of the top tips for staying healthy is to keep active, while a top tip for keeping active is to stay healthy. It should be simple, right?

Continue reading

Hormone Therapy Can Help Treat Obesity Due to Metabolic Syndrome

More than 40 percent of all adult Americans are obese and over 34 percent of all U.S. adults meet the definition and criteria for having Metabolic Syndrome, according to studies by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Given that Metabolic Syndrome is linked to both hormone imbalance and obesity, hormone treatment may prove helpful in alleviating Metabolic Syndrome symptoms. In fact, a physician-supervised weight-loss program combined with hormone treatment could prove instrumental in balancing your metabolism, while taking pounds off the scale.

Continue reading

Consider Bioidentical Hormone Treatment to Improve the Health of Your Aging Skin

Bioidentical hormone therapy is a core component of Dr. Diane Brzezinski’s practice. Dr. B has used hormone pellet therapy to treat hundreds of Naples, Florida-area patients who have experienced symptoms relating to low testosterone and menopause. Whether to boost levels of testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, or some combination thereof, patients typically report numerous benefits, including:

Continue reading

Do You Have Low Testosterone—10 Signs To Watch For!

Many ingredients go into the making of a man, but one in particular is responsible for building and maintaining many of the characteristics that make a man a man. That is, testosterone, a hormone and anabolic steroid largely responsible for the development of the male reproductive system and other male-oriented secondary sex characteristics. These secondary characteristics include muscle mass, strength, bone density, body and facial hair, and a deepening of the voice. After helping a boy grow into a man, testosterone continues to work by stimulating sperm production, maintaining the sex drive, and influences other elements of the body’s systemic functioning, such as maintaining muscle and bone tissue mass.

Continue reading

Many Women Don’t Talk To Their Doctors About Menopause—But They Should!

While menopause can have a significant impact on a woman’s physical, mental, and sexual health, one third of women never discuss these health concerns with their doctors, according to a recent survey. The WebMD/ Healthy Women-sponsored survey also found that about 75 percent of perimenopausal and menopausal women are experiencing six or more menopause-related symptoms. The most prevalent of these reported symptoms were:

Continue reading