Weight Gain from Hormone Imbalances

Data from The Centers for Disease Control reveal that from 2017-2018 the prevalence of obesity in the United States was a worrying 42.4%. (1) And, a considerable percentage of this population has difficulties with hormone regulation. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a specialized area of medicine that supports the body’s ability […]

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How are Bioidentical Hormones Produced?

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The Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones as “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body”(1) Bioidentical hormones are produced as analogous counterparts to the hormones that are already naturally present in your body. They are used to replenish lower […]

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When To See A Professional for Weight Loss

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A professional’s opinion on weight loss is crucial for not only losing weight but keeping it off too. They pinpoint potential causes of your weight problems and diagnose effective reduction strategies tailored to your life and goals. Losing weight is one thing, but staying at a healthy weight is another […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Pellet vs. Injection

Deciding between pellet and injection hormone replacement therapy is important because while they both can bring restorative balance to your hormonal levels, one might better satisfy your personal preferences. As we age, much like every other part of our body, our endocrine system gradually becomes less productive and more prone […]

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Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Knowing what may be causing your ED is the first step in the process of treating your ED. That’s why Dr. Christopher Asandra offers a myriad of approaches that can expertly diagnose what your underlying cause is and attack it at the root. Tailoring to each man’s individual needs, Dr. […]

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Testosterone vs. Steroids

But steroids can be synthesized and administered for a wide variety of reasons. Prednisone, for example, is used to decrease inflammation in tissue. Steroids can also be employed to treat individuals with conditions like muscular dystrophy. The purpose of this article, however, is to delineate between the steroids that some […]

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Testosterone vs. Viagra

Testosterone is closely associated with the male sex drive. The hormone is essential for the production of sperm, but testosterone also affects a wide array of physiological functions like muscle mass, hair growth, and numerous mental and behavioral processes.  Low testosterone levels (Low T) may contribute to the occurrence and […]

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Hormones and Relationships

Refresh Your Most Important Relationships  When you think of hormones and relationships, you might think of teenagers adjusting to their raging hormones in their first relationship. But hormones influence relationships our entire lives, not just as teenagers. Both men and women experience hormonal changes with aging. Andropause in men and […]

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