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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Hormonal imbalances ― no matter what is causing them ― can be corrected with the right type of treatment: bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, available by prescription. The word “bioidentical” means that a substance is biologically identical to one made by your body. For example, the molecules that make up bioidentical progesterone are shaped […]

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Adrenal Dysfunction

Many health experts believe approximately 80% of the population suffers from some level of adrenal insufficiency, yet are only diagnosed when an extreme deficiency (Addison’s disease) or overproduction (Cushing’s disease) of the adrenal hormones are found in routine blood work. This means that many people are trying to manage their lives and daily activities with […]

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not uncommon. Many experience ED during times of stress, but erectile dysfunction that has become frequent can be due to underlying health issues that need to be addressed. Risk factors for ED include smoking, increased age, certain prescription medications (i.e. those used to treat high blood pressure and depression), stress, drug […]

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Low Libido

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that 31% of men and 43% of women suffer from sexual inadequacy at some point in their lives. Lack of desire, performance anxiety, premature ejaculation or pain during intercourse are all common symptoms of sexual dysfunction in men and women. Low libido does cause […]

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Pre-Pregnancy Optimization

When you start planning a pregnancy, the first step on the right path is to consult a physician specializing in women’s reproductive health to ask any and all questions you may have. Make sure you find a physician you trust to help you along the way, through pre-pregnancy, and each trimester until the birth of […]

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Hormone-Resistance Syndromes

Thyroid Resistance Syndromes are predominantly an inherited condition that occurs in 1 out of every 40,000 births*. It affects men and women equally, and can be discovered at any age. This condition is the result of the body’s tissue is resistant to the effects of thyroid hormone as the pituitary gland fails to respond to the […]

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Testosterone Replacement

Testosterone is a hormone that plays an essential role in male health. In men, testosterone influences many areas including virility, muscle building, mood, and much more. A lack of testosterone can result in serious health issues. Without adequate testosterone, male bodily function declines dramatically resulting in the development of various symptoms. To better identify and […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Are you experiencing excessive hair growth on your face, abdomen or chest? Have you suddenly developed adult acne? Experiencing weight gain or unable to lose weight? These symptoms may not just be cosmetic nuances, they could be symptoms of PCOS, a common yet serious endocrine disorder affecting women. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a medical condition […]

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Premenstrual Syndrome

It is estimated that nearly 80 percent of women experience Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Despite its exceptionally common occurrence, most know very little about it. Women who already have PMS and those who are at risk of developing it can benefit from acquiring a better understanding of this common and often frustrating condition. Read on to […]

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Menopause & Perimenopause

The imbalance of hormones that occur during menopause or perimenopause can have a very dramatic impact on a person's ability to manage even the smallest tasks. Hormone imbalance affects a person's ability to function normally, making them feel inadequate to handle the demands within day to day tasks and sometimes even causing depression. Perimenopause is […]

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