hormone replacement therapy does my doctor take it

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…

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…

Thyroid Augmentation for Major Depression

Next, let’s look at thyroid augmentation in the treatment of major depression. If you’re augmenting with thyroid hormone, what is your target TSH? Or, if it’s someone else’s thyroid treatment and you’re treating the patient with depression, what TSH should you encourage your colleagues to get the patient to? In a 2018 article by Cohen…

Recent Advances in Thyroid Hormone Regulation Toward a New Paradigm for Optimal Diagnosis and Treatment 2017

It is an overwhelming fact that most traditional doctors will prescribe only synthetic thyroid (Synthroid® or Levothyroxine). In recent years, more and more has been written about the residual symptoms that occur in many patients even when their TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone – produced by the pituitary in response to serum levels of thyroid hormones)…