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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 5th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

The Benefits of Compounded Hormones Can Enhance Menopause and Andropause Treatment Aug 13th, 2019

Standardized pharmaceuticals transform and save lives every day. Their role is so central in our lives that it is easy to forget just how powerful these medications can be, whether they’re treating a headache, regulating mood, or destroying cancer cells. But despite the tremendous promise of standardized medications, they aren’t...

Could HRT Be the Best Treatment for Menopause Headaches? Aug 8th, 2019

There’s a sharp, persistent throb on the side of your head, a pulse of pain that seems to quicken even while it slows down time. You have trouble concentrating, become acutely sensitive to noise and lights, feel nauseous, and maybe even experience vomiting. It’s a migraine. And if you are...

How to Cope With Hormones and Sleep Problems During Perimenopause Aug 6th, 2019

According to CDC research, 25% of perimenopausal women have trouble falling asleep more than four nights per week. Even more have trouble staying asleep, and over 50% of surveyed women don’t wake up feeling rested during most of the week. These numbers are powerful confirmation that sleep duration and sleep quality...

Why Using HGH Treatment for Low Testosterone Is a Dangerous Game Aug 1st, 2019

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has long been recognized as the best treatment for low testosterone. Proven to improve energy levels and mood, raise libido, and increase muscle mass, TRT is now the first line of defense for men who struggle with hypogonadism and is instrumental in helping patients recapture their sense...

What Is Custom Hormone Replacement Therapy? A Closer Look at a Transformative Treatment Jul 30th, 2019

Hormone replacement medications have been prescribed for over 80 years. Since Edward A. Doisy discovered the estrogen hormone in 1929, scientists have developed an array of drugs that supply the body with sex hormones derived from animal and plant sources. These medications can be life-changing for men and women with hormone...

The Truth About Over-the-Counter Testosterone Treatment Jul 25th, 2019

“Testosterone supplements” are everywhere in today’s health market. These products claim to boost testosterone naturally to address myriad health concerns and can be easily purchased online, in specialty nutrition stores, and even at your corner pharmacy. Indeed, over-the-counter testosterone treatment has grown into a full-scale industry that attracts men of...

Knowing Which Thyroid Tests to Ask For Can Help You Get the Right Diagnosis Jul 24th, 2019

When you visit your health care practitioner seeking help for persistent symptoms like unexplained weight changes, fatigue, anxiety, or low mood, they will likely recommend getting a full panel of blood tests. These results help identify or rule out a multitude of medical issues that might be causing your symptoms....

What Is the Best Treatment for Menopausal Depression? Jul 18th, 2019

Menopause can be a difficult time. Intrusive symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, painful sex, and sleep problems can create physical discomfort and emotional distress. Meanwhile, the transition out of your fertile years can be a time of introspection and give rise to complex feelings about your sense of self...

Menopause Hormone Therapy Pros and Cons: Choosing the Right Path Forward Jul 16th, 2019

Nearly every woman will go through menopause. Except for women who have had their ovaries removed before puberty, it is an experience as universal to womanhood as anything. But just as each woman’s personality and experiences are unique, everyone’s journey with menopause is profoundly personal. The deeply individual nature of...

What Are the Best Alternatives to Testosterone Shots? Jul 13th, 2019

If you struggle with the symptoms of low testosterone, hormone replacement therapy is a powerful treatment option that could change the way you experience daily life. Today, countless men can attest to the improvements in energy level, sex drive, and overall mood made possible by testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). However, even...