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Under testing Hormones – When it is appropriate to test women for testosterone

Women produce testosterone, just not as much as men. Testosterone should be calculated into the equation when dealing with hormonal disruptions and the application of hormone replacement therapy. It can help reduce some of the problems associated with muscle retention and sexual desire when used appropriately.   We just need to help women understand what … Continued

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The Real Risks of HRT – Myths, Patient Confusion, and Synthetic vs. Bioidentical Hormones

The various risks and side effects of hormone replacement therapy cause patient confusion and possibly delay treatment that can prevent many lifestyle diseases. Things like heart attacks and cancer, plus the secondary side effects of facial hair and a deeper voice in women, can cause fear and confusion.   However, if you can explain these … Continued

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The Real Issue with HRT and Heart Attacks

Believing that HRT can cause heart attacks is rampant throughout the medical and layperson community. Myths and rumors abound around this problem.   But, is it true?   And if it’s not true, why do so many doctors and people believe HRT causes heart attacks?   How the HRT Causes Heart Attacks Myth Started   … Continued

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Missing Out On Something – Why OBGYNS Turn To Hormone Therapies

The OBGYN has a special relationship with their women patients. Women feel more trusting and open with a doctor specializing in reproductive health, especially with issues that might be related to their hormones. Things like weight loss, fatigue, and low sexual desire are common questions OBGYNs face.   But, if you don’t have the answers, … Continued

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The 7 Things Doctors Should Be Telling Their Patients About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

When patients walk into the doctor’s office, when they talk about problems like fatigue, low sex drive, and weight gain, they’re already nervous about being put on medication after medication. You might want to try hormone therapy as a solution, but when you start talking about BHRT, it can bring up memories and emotional conflicts … Continued

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