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The attention of the medical community had long been fixed on the precipitous drop in hormone levels that accompany menopause in female patients. This sudden and sharp decline in hormone levels is accompanied by an eruption of symptoms, including: hot flashes, night sweats, depression, mood...

We all know that stress is bad but do you know how it can affect your body? Stress can affect various processes in the body like hormone production, the menstrual cycle, and fertility in women and men as well as digestion and immune function. When...

When one considers using bioidentical hormones there are multiple factors to consider. For many women, the impetus is the varying degree of vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats) that can make one’s life miserable. For others, the impetus is “brain fog” which consists of problems...

Hormones are messenger molecules. Their purpose is to convey a message from one part of the body to another. These messages are varied in their purpose, and their effect on their target cells. For sex hormones, such as testosterone, these hormonal messages cause the cell...

There is a misconception or myth about the relationship of testosterone and prostate cancer in males.  For decades, the idea that testosterone would increase, cause or make worse prostate cancer in men existed.  This belief, unfortunately, is not based on any kind of science or...