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Dr. Paul L. Hester

Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine
Lexington, KY
30 years experience male

Locations

Office of Dr. Paul Hester at Be Medispa

Lexington, KY

Address

810 East High Street, Lexington, KY
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My office hours

Friday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8592660056

About

Bio

Twenty years licensed in active practice with an unblemished record. A thought leader and board examiner in the field of healthy aging strategies and optimal health. Background in Physiology and Biophysics, with Family Medicine and Critical Care experience. Current practice is dedicated to addressing the signs and symptoms of aging.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine

General Practice

Holistic Medicine

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Bioidenticals: Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (bhrt) has gained popularity as a strategy for keeping hormones balanced beyond the body's ability to supply ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: The can be taken together and both are often taken with a meal. In order to achieve a healthy dose of the omega 3, many of my patients will take half ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Need exam: Abdominal and lower back pain can be the sign of serious conditions and deserves evaluation. The symptoms you describe are often part of genitourinar... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Takes time: You did not share other directives from your physician, yet i would assume that you were advised to rest and avoid respiratory irritants. Any improve... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Follow instructions: Your prescribing physician should be aware of any alteration of your prescription drug regimen. If you are having any side effects or if you are worr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Volume replacement: A general term for the long list of medical products that are injected into or below the dermis to plump or lift the skin. By adding volume to the fa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Protection: Men often forget to use sunscreen protection. This is very important and sunscreen must be reapplied every 2 to 3 hours while exposed to uv rays. In a... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Helps: Photofacials that use filtered light alone or in conjunction with a topical chemical can help to reduce bacteria and oil production that heightens acn... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is a popular form of photofacial and is very safe when administered or supervised by a trained physician. Patient selection... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Nourishment: Adequate blood supply is critical for the maintenance of our body's cells, tissues, organs, and ultimately the function of our systems. A person with... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: The first question you should ask yourself is why you have gotten into the habit of reaching for a stimulant drink every day. Many who use energy drin... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Well balanced meals: If you are eating well balanced meals throughout the day, and you are unable to maintain your weight then you may have some digestive problems or othe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Progressive result: Cosmetic enhancement with Botox is not immediate nor permanent.You should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before signing a consent for... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Rule out viral : Recurrent lesions that are fluid filled may belong to the family of herpes virus. It would be a good idea to have this area evaluated by a dermatologi... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Not a filler: Dysport is used to smooth dynamic wrinkles that occur with expression or other activation. If untreated these dynamic wrinkles may create static creas... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Loss of smell: Sometimes people think that they have lost their sense of taste when they have actually lost their sense of smell. Without smell, the ability to taste... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Specialized glands: Brain signals regulateleydig cells in the testes which secrete testosterone. In males, most of the testosterone is produced in the testes and a small ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Laser hair removal: Some patients will consider permanent reduction of hair in areas where they experience recurrent bumps or follicle infections. Most commonly the back ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Erythropoietin: Erythropoietin stimulates the production of red blood cells. There are many conditions that can cause erythropoietin levels to increase or it may be g... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Gas release: Most commonly due to nitrogen gas in the metatarsal joint of the first toe. If you are concerned about a "cracked bone" making noise, this would not m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
No: Both are produced by the female ovaries, but they balance reproductive and other tissue functions in different ways. Progesterone levels increase rapi... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
High thyroid: The overdosage or overuse of synthroid (thyroxine) may cause symptoms including anxiety, increased heart rate, hair loss, moist skin and other symptom... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Signs of imbalance: Side effects are often a sign of hormonal imbalance. Many of the hormones in our body must interact with one another. Hormone excess or deficiency ca... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Empty stomach: Even if your vitamin is from a reputable company you may be experiencing an allergy to the coating of the pill. It is also possible to feel nauseas or... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Muscle building: Seek exercises that stimulate the large muscle groups including thighs, back and chest. By performing intensely for short periods of time on a regular... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Water and salt : The organs that control blood pressure are constantly monitoring and exchanging important electrolytes including sodium (salt). Occasionally a hormon... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Osteoarthritis?: Osteopenia is a condition characterized by bone demineralization and subsequent loss of structural density. Pain in the knees resulting from your work... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Get checked!: Your symptom is concerning and deserves to be addressed by your doctor. The digestive tract is long and complex, but the early portions will likely re... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Air escape: If you attempt to express gas from your lower bowels by creating abdominal pressure, it is possible that you may end up expelling air the nearby vagi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Not anesthetic: Botox is used to relax certain muscle groups but is not used as an anesthetic. Botox blocks the muscle contraction effect of a specific chemical an... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Avoid irritants: Perhaps the best plan you could adopt is an anti-inflammatory diet. There are many articles and books to read up on the specifics. You want to avoid f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Multifactorial: If benzoyl peroxide has worked for you in the past consider advancing to benzoyl scrub along with mandelic peel and toner. A visit to an experienced s... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Nourishment: You did not mention why you are anemic but at your age that is the first concern. Heavy menses, recent pregnancy, poor nourishment are some common cu... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Restore volume: Much of early facial aging is due to deflation of tissues and loss of bone. As the fat pads and skull underneath the skin change, there is descension... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Magnesium content: Muscle aches and strains may be prolonged or made worse by electrolyte imbalances. Magnesium is an important micronutrient for muscle activity, incl... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Wound care: Any skin irritation or inflammation resulting from contact with a specific chemical deserves close monitor. It is important to remove the offending ag... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Relax lines: Crows feet may describe the fine lines or creases at the outer corner of the eye these are usually activated by muscle contraction around the orbit. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Intoxication? yes: If this amount is ingested "weekly once, " then you are describing binge drinking. You are imbibing roughly 10 shots of rum in a shorter amount of t... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Check kidney: It is possible to injure the tissues surrounding the ribs, but you would likely remember the incident. The area you describe overlies the left kidney,... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Doctor first: There are many conditions that may cause your symptoms. Until consideration is given to your general health, possible exposures, past medical history ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Not likely: Microdermabrasion provides superficial exfoliation of the skin. It is not likely to improve rosacea, and may in fact cause it to flare. While rosacea... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Benefits: What my patients like about sculptra is the natural return of their facial shape and contours. As stated, the result is not immediate, but each treatm... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Chronic hpv: Treatment of the cervical cancer does not necessarily eradicate hpv infection. Hpv infection can exist chronically and be transmitted even if there ar... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul L. Hester
Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine 30 years experience
Treat the source : The irony here is that your dry cough may be secondary to some dripping issues. Post nasal drip is the origin of many dry coughs. The irritation or in... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hester is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hester is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I wanna tell U no discolouration, pain or swelling. How to solve this?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dysport/botox use could equal a droopy eyelid regardless of who inject
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im anemic from poor nourishment i guess, just hoping symptoms will go

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL

Awards

Best of the Best Medical Spas (National), Favorite Doctor Readers Choice(Local)
Top General Practitioner, First Place, Kentucky - Summer
2013

Affiliations

ABFM, ABAARM, ASLMS
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