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…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Does My Doctor Take It?

There Are Some Major Differences Between Wellness Doctors and Sick-Care Doctors   Something really struck me when I first began my career in the world of wellness. This is not “traditional” healthcare the way I knew it. The providers in this field of medicine aren’t seeing sick patients every day. They aren’t trying to turn and burn…

5 Diseases That Don’t Survive When Hormones Are Optimized

Our hormones play a BIG role in our health and well-being, even helping us prevent and defend ourselves against chronic diseases! There are actually quite a few diseases that don’t survive when hormones are optimized, but there are too many to cover in this post.   Let’s just talk about the big 5 for now:…

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…

Why Do Women Need a Male’s Hormone?

If you’re reading this, perhaps you’re considering Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to treat the symptoms you’ve been experiencing. Symptoms like fatigue, trouble sleeping, loss of mental clarity, or even lack of libido. Often referred to as “getting old”, these symptoms are actually directly linked to a decline in hormone production in our bodies. Consequently, these…

Hormones & Stamina

For many men, their mid twenties is when they experience peak hormone levels, which results in their greatest muscle mass potential, highest energy levels, and strongest sex drive.  Something younger men may take for granted that older gentlemen might be missing is their stamina. We’re not just talking about sexual stamina here, this is the…

What Do They Mean By Free Testosterone?

Ok, so maybe you’ve gone to your doctor and had a discussion about your hormone levels. Perhaps, somewhere along the line, you’ve heard something about hormone replacement therapy, or HRT. You’ve picked up on a few key phrases here and there, and you may even have an above-average understanding of your body’s hormone functions. However,…