Hormone replacement. Testosterone replacement. Bioidentical hormones. Hormone therapy. T therapy. Sex hormones. Hormone pellets. Do any of these words sound familiar to you? Perhaps you are using a hormone that has been prescribed by your doctor. It may be that you are using ... Read More about Hormone Therapy to End Fatigue (and Feel Better)
If you want to beat fatigue, look to hormone balance. Learn how hormone replacement can reignite sexuality... and so much more. The sex hormones, testosterone, estrogen and DHEA influence our minds, bodies, appearance, sense of community, and our love life. The following blogs will show you how to find your hormonal groove.
I wanted to do a piece to clarify the estrogen detoxification process. We all know that estrogen needs to be detoxified, but what does this really mean? When does it become "toxic" and what can we do about it? The best place to start is by defining a toxin. In short, ... Read More about Estrogen Detoxification: Know the Flow
Estrogen dominance basically presents with two distinct body shapes, heavy and slender. Which are you? We know that the estrogen levels themselves don't define estrogen dominance, but the relationship of estrogen to progesterone. It's the ratio of the two hormones that defines ... Read More about Estrogen Dominance
Symptoms of adrenal fatigue in females are different from those in males. In many ways, the presentation between the two sexes overlaps. This blog will show you the ways in which a female may develop, and thus heal from, adrenal fatigue differently. But first, let’s discuss ... Read More about Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue in Females
Are your periods normal? For so many women, this is a subject of that causes a good deal of confusion. This post will help to clarify things. As a Gynecologist, I like to broadly consider three different stages that women go through over the course of their reproductive ... Read More about Is My Menstrual Cycle Normal?
Are your birth control pills causing your fatigue (and depression, anxiety, insomnia, low libido, weight gain, mood changes, pelvic discomfort…?) This world is filled with women who are unnecessarily suffering from the side effects of their hormonal contraception. The purpose ... Read More about Birth Control Pills and Fatigue.
I have been following posts about hormone replacement therapy in various Facebook groups, and have seen some unsettling comments. As a doctor, I have seen so many cases of women being put on what I believe to be the wrong hormones, at the wrong dosages, and for the wrong ... Read More about Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women
One of the common themes that I have seen in social media is the association of estrogen dominance with adrenal fatigue. Now, I don’t like the term adrenal fatigue because it’s not medically accurate, but I’ll use it here for convenience. The important thing is to understand ... Read More about Estrogen Dominance: Why, How and What to do About it.
So many people taking pregnenolone! I posted recently that I personally didn’t use it in my patient population because I didn’t feel that there was good research in humans to support its use. So I thought I would return to the literature to see if this still held true. I’ll ... Read More about Pregnenolone: Do We Need to be Taking it?