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Top 5 Health Concerns Men Face Everyday

Maybe you’re a man searching for answers to some of your most frustrating symptoms. Perhaps you’re a woman looking to help improve the health of your husband, father or bother. Either way, there are some very common health concerns that nearly every man will face throughout their lifetime. Discover the underlying causes of these health… Read More »


Andropause: Menopause for Men

Yes, this exists. Yes, chance are you will experience it or are currently experiencing it. Male menopause, known as andropause, is when men, just like women, experience a decline in their hormones and begin to notice changes in their body and personality. Perhaps you look in the mirror and see someone you don’t recognize. You… Read More »


Welcome Dr. Ponce de Leon to the Dr. Shel Team!

On behalf of our entire family at Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center, we would like to welcome Dr. Anne Marie Ponce de Leon to our team! Dr. Ponce de Leon is a native Houstonian and joins our team with more than 15 years of experience in traditional family practice in the Sugar Land area,… Read More »


Sex & Gender Differences in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, are among some of the most common forms of age-related neurodegenerative diseases men and women in America face in this day and age, with Alzheimer’s being the most common of them all. More and more studies are showing that men may be more likely to develop these… Read More »


10 Reasons Every Man Needs Testosterone

If you’re reading this, chances are you or someone you know are experiencing “low T”, or low testosterone. In fact, 1 in 4 men over the age of 30 have low testosterone levels so while this may not be new information, it is something that deserves much more attention than it currently receives. While most… Read More »



The Connection Between ALS & Lyme Disease

Did you know that ALS patients are more than 1,000 times more likely to have Lyme Disease than the typical American? While it is said that there is no one cause of ALS, there is a very potential contributor that has been gaining more and more attention for its involvement in ALS patients and that… Read More »


Common Types of Neurodegenerative Diseases

While I do not professionally treat neurodegenerative diseases, as a functional medicine practitioner, I do treat many illnesses that have been directly correlated with many of these neurodegenerative diseases, such as lyme disease, hormonal imbalance, toxicity and more. As a part of my mission to spread awareness, I am committed to educating as many as… Read More »


ALS Awareness Month: What You Can Do

May kicks off ALS Awareness month and this could not come at a more perfect time as my family, my staff and my global research team are on a mission to help educate, raise awareness and eventually help find the cure for ALS once and for all. This month will be dedicated to education about… Read More »


ALS Overview: What it Is, What it Is NOT and Common Symptoms

As many of you have recently learned, my dear husband, Ayeez, has been diagnosed with ALS. Since his diagnosis, in addition to caring for him, I have made it my personal and professional mission to help research this devastating disease and ultimately, find a cure to see that no one human being, or their families,… Read More »


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