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  What is the purpose of balancing hormones and Anti-Ageing Medicine? One important reason is improved health as we age. And I believe the second most important reason is “Quality of Life”. Basically, what this means is being able to do the things we enjoy as we age without the loss of bodily function. That…

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Are Bioidentical Hormones Safe?

  There has been an ongoing debate about hormone replacement safety for the past 20 years. If you talk to ten doctors, you will probably get ten different opinions about whether hormone replacement is safe for women. Surprisingly, there still remains confusion surrounding testosterone replacement for men, even though the data is overwhelmingly in favor…

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Hormones from HELL!

Middle-aged people on bike ride looking healthy and happy

  A common scenario with patients is a woman being treated with post-menopausal hormones from her gynecologist. I don’t know why gynecologists don’t know more about post-menopausal hormones, but many of them are pretty clueless as to what works best and what women need after hitting the “menopausal wall”. In a case I recently saw,…

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IS YOUR THYROID OFF?

Woman fallen asleep on her desk with laptop and three coffee cups

  LOW THYROID IS A COMMON PROBLEM IN AGING Does this look like you? Five cups of coffee?  Energy drinks all day? Struggling to stay awake?  Difficulty with simple mental functions?  Brain fog? Sluggish thinking? No motivation? Cold all the time? Difficulty losing weight? Increased belly fat? Constipation? Dry skin and hair? Brittle nails? YOU…

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Are Bioidentical Hormones Safe?

There has been an ongoing debate about hormone replacement safety for the past 20 years. If you talk to ten doctors, you will probably get ten different opinions regarding the safety of hormone replacement for women. Surprisingly, there still remains confusion surrounding testosterone replacement for men, even though the data is overwhelmingly in favor of…

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Testosterone for Women

  The Benefits of Testosterone for Women Testosterone has been shown to be extremely beneficial for women. Maintains bone density Lean muscle tone Improves Sugar metabolism Better brain function Possibly down regulates breast estrogen receptors to reduce the risk of breast cancer Testosterone also boosts the LIBIDO that Mother Nature doesn’t want you to have!…

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Busting the Testosterone Myth

  It’s amazing to me that in the current era of technology and science, long-standing myths can be perpetuated in medicine with no substantial evidence to back them up. As an example, many doctors today, even urologists, still believe that testosterone is a harmful hormone.  They believe it can cause a myriad of health problems…

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