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womens-testosterone-levels
Feb 17 2020

Are Women’s Testosterone Levels Important?

How Women's Testosterone Levels can have Revitalizing Effects Day and night. Young or old. Testosterone versus estrogen… At face value, these comparisons may feel inherently oppositional to each other. As much as these examples feel like natural opposites, and as easy as it is to think of these comparisons as existing counter to each other, the fact remains that these aren't hard-coded binary absolutes. It may feel natural to hold these comparisons in one hand against the other to highlight their differences, but then we lose sight of their similarities. Women's...

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keto-diet
Feb 15 2020

Can the Keto Diet Affect Our Hormones?

How the Keto Diet Can Be Harmful to Natural Hormone Production   The keto diet has risen in popularity in our current day and age as both men and women have embraced this fad diet as a solution to their weight loss goals. This specific diet heralds weight loss by altering the consumption and quantity of the macro-nutrient, carbohydrates. There are three primary macronutrients that have a variety of purposes within our bodies: fats, carbs, and proteins. Each has unique properties and effects on the healthy functioning of our biology. Within the...

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hypogonadism
Jan 13 2020

What Is Male Hypogonadism?

Testosterone Deficiency, also known as Male Hypogonadism Male hypogonadism medically describes a testosterone deficiency in men resulting from the failure of their testes to produce adequate levels of testosterone, sperm, or both. The ramifications of such a condition have resounding impacts on the development of young prepubescent boys as well as towards the overall health and wellness of adult men. To better understand how the harmful symptoms of hypogonadism arise, the physiological pathway of testosterone production should illuminate how testosterone is delivered, regulated, and how the effects of disease or trauma...

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menopause-vs-perimenopause
Dec 26 2019

Menopause Vs Perimenopause

The differences between perimenopause and menopause Perimenopause, or menopause-transition, and menopause are two different stages that signify the end of menstruation and egg proliferation in a woman’s life. Symptoms and treatments can be very similar. The main difference between the two is the timeline. When does Perimenopause/Menopause Begin and End? Perimenopause can begin several years before menopause takes place when the ovaries are slowly creating less estrogen. Perimenopause can start anywhere from early-to-mid 40s, or even late 30s, and can last for an average of 4 years, but the timeline could vary for...

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bio-identical-hormones
Dec 20 2019

Understanding Bio Identical Hormones

What are Bio-Identical Hormones? Throughout our body, biochemical reactions are triggered, and our cells respond accordingly to complete their respective tasks such as metabolism, growth, cognition, and neural motor functions, to name a few. The signaling that occurs between cells stems from our extensive systems of glands; these glands produce hormones that provide the instructions for how cells are to operate. Hormones are not just a part of your reproductive system; they can influence the function of the immune system and regulate processes such as hunger and blood pressure. How do they...

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low-t-therapy
Aug 19 2019

Low T Therapy

Low T Therapy is Not Just For Men Testosterone for men and women Testosterone is often thought of as a "male" hormone, but truthfully it is produced by both men and women. It is responsible for tissue and bone growth and your body's ability to improve muscle strength. The slowing production of testosterone happens in both men and women. What are the symptoms of Low T in Men? Hypogonadism (lowered testosterone) in men begins to show symptoms of hair loss, not just on your head, but all over your body. You may be experiencing...

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bhrt-palm-harbor-florida
Apr 03 2019

What is BHRT?

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for me? Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is considered to be one of the most effective treatments for symptoms of sleeplessness, hot flashes, night sweats and other menopausal symptoms. But, what exactly is it, and is it right for me? As we age our hormone levels decline causing significant changes in our body for both men and women. BHRT can reduce the risk of many diseases associated with aging and alleviate many symptoms that come with loss of hormones. Let’s break down what it is, and...

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