bioidentical hormone replacement

Could You Benefit from Bioidentical Hormone Replacement?

While decreasing levels of estrogen are a normal part of aging for women, it can lead to adverse effects: weight gain, muscle weakness, decreased collagen, and increased risk of cardiovascular disease can all be caused by low estrogen levels in menopause. Fortunately, there are options for balancing hormones during menopause. One popular treatment choice is…

Benefits of Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Men

If you, like many other individuals, have decided you’re sick of low testosterone issues, you may opt for low testosterone treatments like testosterone replacement therapy. And though you may not know it, there are numerous benefits that stem from low testosterone treatments. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Improved Mood One of…

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Myths, Busted

As a person ages, they are likely to deal with certain things like weight fluctuations, night sweats, and mood swings. To treat these kinds of issues, many people turn to hormone replacement. One form of hormone replacement is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Even though so many people utilize bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, there are so…

Dr. C. Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

  Do hormones cause cancer? Unequivocally no. Hormones do not cause cancer. That fallacy came about thanks to several different studies in the early 2000’s, primarily the Women’s Health Initiative in 2002, which conflated synthetic hormones with Bioidentical Hormones. But there is an enormous difference between the two. These studies pertain only to synthetic hormones,…

Low T: 4 Warning Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

In men, testosterone is an essential hormone that affects both appearance and sexual development. It helps to build muscle and bone mass and also helps to stimulate sperm production. In short, testosterone is a big part of what makes men men. As such, healthy levels of testosterone are very important for men’s bodies, but what happens…

BHRT Therapy: Is It Right For You?

Hormone replacement therapies are growing in popularity as an option for women over the age of 35, especially those who feel run-down, prone to weight gain, and are starting to experience the symptoms of menopause. These hormone treatments include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to treat hormone imbalance. What Is BHRT Therapy And How Does…

Is Hormone Therapy Safe?

I hear this question all the time, “Should I be worried about hormone replacement therapy?” The answer is a resounding NO, as long as we are talking about Bio-identical hormones. In actuality, the opposite is true. The real question is what are my risks if I DON’T take Bio-identical hormones? In the past, many traditional…