One of the known side effects of testosterone supplementation in men is an increase in Red Blood Cells. In ancient times, when men might engage in hand to hand combat, a high testosterone man with increased red blood cells meant survival, while his lower testosterone neighbor might die in battle of blood loss. However, today [...]
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Ovarian Failure The slender, nervous appearing woman told me she was the CEO of a company and thought maybe she was losing her mind. She forgot things, couldn’t sleep, made lists and then forgot about making a list, night sweats and hot flashes. She had been to several doctors who had done complex tests [...]
Ovarian Failure Early menopause, “ovarian failure,” means that the periods stop, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, and other symptoms begin before the age of 40. Some women wait a year or more, hoping that the periods will start again, suffering needlessly. All this time, the bones begin to crumble into the urine, the vagina withers, [...]
Pellet Therapy Compressing or crystallizing the pure hormone powder of estradiol or testosterone produces a hard little rice shaped pellet. When placed under the skin, the concentrated pellet acts like a tiny ovary or testicle releasing life-enhancing hormones slowly into the bloodstream. The main advantage of pellet hormone replacement therapy is a long-lasting stream [...]
The obvious answer: “As long as you want to feel good, look good, and think”. I have heard women say, “I want to get through menopause”. But menopause means that the ovaries are not secreting estrogen, testosterone, or progesterone. This lack of vital hormones may cause women severe symptoms such as mood changes, hot [...]
The most important reason to maintain your hormone levels is to keep your true self alive. People say this to me, very commonly: “I don’t feel like myself” The person’s heart is still beating, lungs are breathing and he/she is walking around, but the inner self, the real personality, may seem flattened in menopause/andropause. [...]
Estrogen stimulates the growth of neurons, and even repairs damaged neurons. Some of the well documented effects of estrogen on the human brain include: protection from amyloid protein (Alzheimer’s) and injury due to loss of blood flow or even low blood sugar. Estrogen stimulates the growth of neurons, promotes branching, and even repairs damaged [...]
Change is inevitable, and everyone’s hormones slowly dry up. Bones begin to crumble in the urine, skin thins and wrinkles, and many other signs unpleasantly appear which signal that the life giving sex hormones are slowly disappearing. It begins very insidiously with feeling warmish, first at night, then all the time. [...]
The Unknown Natural Tranquilizer and Sleep Enhancer “So amazing”, said the 38 y/o woman, “that my depression and crying stopped after the progesterone prescription!” She also slept more soundly and so was less tired. Her menstrual cycles which had been somewhat erratic, a week late or early, and were now regular. Shana, not her [...]
A DEFICIENCY OF HORMONES WITH MULTI-SYSTEM EFFECTS Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, memory loss, bone loss, tooth loss, skin wrinkling, irregular heart beat, mood changes—menopause impacts the entire body. But the number one symptom that drives women to their doctor is the hot flash. “I was showing a million dollar property and suddenly [...]