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10 Most Common Questions About Bioidentical Hormones

Saturday, 2 September, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bioidentical hormones, as the name implies, are exactly the same on a chemical and molecular level, as the hormones produced and used by your own body. Instead of being mass produced in the manufacturing facilities of major pharmaceutical companies, they are custom made by local compounding pharmacists. For these and many other reasons, bioidentical hormones […]

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Low T and Insulin – Can it Lead to New Diabetes Treatments?

Wednesday, 23 December, 2015 | Comments (1)

New research has shown that men who receive testosterone therapy, can better manage diabetes. This suggests that testosterone therapy can have a positive impact on men with diabetes.

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Hormone Imbalance & What You Can do About It!

Friday, 16 October, 2015 | Comments (1)

When I talk to patients about hormone replacement therapy, I like to tell them that we take your hormone imbalance and restore it to it’s proper level. There are many critical hormones in your body. In order to have you functioning your best, they all must interact together in kind of complex dance. If one […]

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5 Key Foods That Can Boost Your Testosterone Levels

Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 | Comments (2)

Testosterone is usually thought of as a “male hormone.” However, it is vital for both men and women if they wish to remain healthy and strong. Testosterone contributes to the production of human growth hormone (HGH).  So, it is instrumental in maintaining every cell in your body, specifically in bone health and building lean muscle. Testosterone […]

Angelina Jolie Discusses Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy

Angelina Jolie Discusses Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy

Monday, 6 April, 2015 | Comments (1)

In a recent interview, Angelina Jolie admitted her recent decision to use bio-identical hormones. She found a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which has been linked to a high likelihood of developing both breast and ovarian cancer. The mutation increases the chances of a woman developing breast cancer by almost 90%, and of ovarian cancer by […]

New Treatment for Female Sexual Dysfunction

Monday, 9 March, 2015 | Comments (0)

As women age, they can experience many sexual wellness issues. Unlike male sexual dysfunction, which usually relates to a specific issue such as the inability to get an erection, or ED, Female Sexual Dysfunction, or FSD, represents a range of issues. However, one of the most common expressions of FSD, particularly as women enter the […]

Women: Painful Intercourse and What to Do About It

Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 | Comments (0)

As a medical professional who offers sexual wellness treatments for women, I often see patients who are experiencing painful intercourse. While painful intercourse is often due to the changes to the vaginal tissue and decreased lubrication that occurs as women age, it can effect women of any age. However, no matter your age, or the […]

Celebrities Who Swear By Hormone Replacement Therapy

Friday, 23 January, 2015 | Comments (0)

I would be the first one to admit that Hollywood celebrities and sports stars are not always the best role models for living a healthy lifestyle. However, when it comes to hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, that is the exception to the rule. On the court or the silver screen, where careers can be made […]

Thyroid Hormones and Aging

Monday, 6 October, 2014 | Comments (3)

The Thyroid is a gland that is located in the neck just behind the Adams Apple. It is responsible for producing two thyroid hormones – T3 and T4. These hormones are essential for cellular metabolism. In other words, they are responsible for initiating and maintaining your cells’ ability to turn nutrients into energy. People with […]

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How Diabetes Affect Sexual Health

Thursday, 18 September, 2014 | Comments (3)

Certainly you have heard of diabetes, and it’s no wonder. The numbers of those Americans afflicted with the condition have been rising dramatically in recent years. According to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), in the past decade alone, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped more than 40 percent – to almost 26 million […]

What is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy?

Thursday, 11 September, 2014 | Comments (2)

If you have been following the news from the anti-aging community you may have heard of something called Platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP. Even mainstream media outlets such as Fox, ABC News and CNN have been reporting on the benefits of this remarkable, all-natural treatment, particularly for sexual wellness issues in women. A recent report […]

Hormone Replacement Therapies for Women

Hormone Replacement Therapies for Women

Friday, 5 September, 2014 | Comments (0)

Hormone Replacement Therapy, as the name implies simply means giving back the body what it no longer makes on its own. For women in particular Hormone Replacement Therapy, or HRT, was for many years the standard of treatment for the typical symptoms of menopause, hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, etc. It was also thought […]