A healthy couple in their 50s or 60s run together while smiling and enjoying exercise outdoors.HRT vs. TRT: What's the Difference?

HRT vs. TRT: What’s the Difference?

HRT vs. TRT: What’s the Difference? Hormone Replacement has become quite a hot topic in the wellness space and it’s led to some really powerful conversations regarding what options are out there! We at Florida Center for Hormones and Wellness want to help educate and treat our patients so that they can be happy, healthy,…

Hormones and Success

Hormones and Success – Does Planning Always Work?

Hormones and Success… What’s the correlation? “Planning is the key to success. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail, so come up with a plan and follow through.” – Gordon Tredgold, Founder and CEO, Leadership Principles   We found a study that shows exactly how important planning is to success. In fact, we’ll…

Plan Your Health Like You Plan Your Wealth

“You Only Get This One Body, So Treat It Accordingly.”   We live in a world that often encourages us to prioritize convenience and overlook the longterm health effects of our daily decisions. It’s also no secret that our healthcare system is flawed in many ways; some of those flaws make it easy for us…

Doesn't Hormone Replacement Therapy Lead To Cancer?

Wait, Doesn’t Hormone Replacement Therapy Lead To Cancer?

Spoiler Alert: Medical Literature Shows Hormone Replacement Therapy May Help Reduce The Risk of Cancer   There’s an elephant in the room any time hormone replacement therapy is discussed. That elephant is, usually, the results of a study which were published in the very early 2000s. Results from The Women’s Health Initiative Hormone Therapy Trials…

Getting Older Doesn’t Have To Mean Slowing Down

Do you feel like you’re slowing down more and more every day? Not jumping out of bed in the morning. Missing the pep in your step from when you were in your twenties? Does it feel like you’re begrudgingly becoming the old man/woman you always swore to never turn into?   You’re not alone.  …

What Do Hormones Actually Do?

What is it exactly that hormones do in our bodies? Why are so many people talking about hormones and hormone replacement these days? What’s all the hype about? Why should I care about my hormones?   Let’s just talk about the big 5 for now: Testosterone, estrogen, thyroid, insulin, and cortisol.   The Big 5…

Current Status of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Men 1999

Benefits of androgen replacement therapy include increased energy, hematocrit, muscle mass, strength and stamina; increased ability to perform more physically demanding tasks; and an overall increase in the sense of wellbeing, confidence and motivation. Bone mineral density is increased by testosterone replacement. Improved libido, sexual function and frequency of erection and ejaculation.  With Injectable Therapy,…

Androgen Deficiency in the Aging Male The Beginning the Middle and the Ongoing 2008

Symptoms relating to low testosterone levels include erectile dysfunction, reduced erectile quality, diminished nocturnal erections, increase in abdominal and visceral adipose tissue. Physical symptoms relating to fatigue, decreased vigor and diminished strength, reduced muscle mass, reduction of lean muscle mass, and decreased in bone mineral density. Sexual symptoms include diminished libido, diminished sexual activity, diminished…

Gonadal Steroids and Body Composition, Strength, and Sexual Function in Men 2013

Testosterone deficiency accounted for decreases in lean mass, muscle size, and strength. Estrogen deficiency primarily accounted for increases in body fat; and both contributed to the decline in sexual function. As serum testosterone levels decline, there is a concomitant decline in serum estradiol levels.  And Estradiol deficiency may be important in the pathogenesis of some…