Pellet therapy is rapidly becoming a favorite form of delivery among testosterone therapy patients. And, it might be the best choice for you too. Learn more about pellet therapy. Last 3 to 6 months after insertion No possibility of transference (like with creams) More effective physiological uptake You are more likely to

What are bioidentical hormones? What’s the difference between bioidentical hormones and “traditional” hormones? How do I know if hormone therapy can help me? What are the symptoms of hormone imbalance? You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! Dr. Joe Mazzei of BodyLogicMD of Chicago and Dr. Bryan Warner of BodyLogicMD of St. Louis

Testosterone is classically associated with all that is male – big, bulging muscles to hairy chests – testosterone has quite a reputation. A more  in-depth look into testosterone, however, would tell you that it does so much more for men and women, and it has little to do with big manly features. Dr.

This is a topic that causes a great deal of confusion.  I wish I could answer this question with a simple yes or no, but like many things in medicine, the answer is much more complex than this.  Unfortunately, the medical community often wants the answer to be easy, so you get

Turning back the hands of time—it’s a quest for many women who simply refuse to age gracefully. And with all that’s available aesthetically (Botox, wrinkle creams, etc.), the visible signs of aging can be erased altogether. But what about on the inside? Are there ways we can beat the clock for life when it

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I was at a medical meeting in Chicago recently and learned some great new points. Hippocrates really was correct when he said: Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. I’ll use the example of breast cancer, though almost any chronic disease has some basis in an inflammatory reaction. Breast

I’ll bet you didn’t know that anxiety can originate from your gut. But it can. I’ll cut to the chase and give my advice: TAKE A QUALITY PROBIOTIC NEARLY EVERY DAY, THEN SWITCH BRANDS IN 3 MONTHS. Now to explain myself. The good bacteria meant to live and thrive in your intestine

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) issued the following revised position statement, which is in favor of hormone therapy for women in menopause: This may seem like an earth shattering statement based on new information, but I feel this is a long overdue statement.  The practice of Hormone Therapy was essentially

Weight gain and menopause seem to go together.  Many of my female patients describe rapid weight gain as they approached and entered menopause.  I hear them say,”I don’t know what happened.  I eat the same and exercise same, but I don’t dress the same because I can’t fit into my clothes any

I sat down with Dr. Manny from Health Talk on to discuss the risks and benefits of testosterone pellet therapy. Pellet therapy has been around since the 1930s–the concept is probably about the same age as Premarin, but much like other bioidentical hormones, a lack of approval from the FDA has

DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) is one of the most abundant steroid hormones in the body, but there is some mystery about what DHEA actually does.   It’s known that DHEA levels decline as we age, and it is thought that DHEA has many important functions that keep us feeling young.  You can find many claims about

Osteoporosis is an insidious disease.  You cannot feel it as it gradually approaches.  One day, your doctor orders a bone density test for you, and you find out that your bones have lost density and you have osteoporosis.  I see many women and even some men in this situation and they are

A patient of mine brought to my attention, a series of articles that appear in the “Ask Amy” advice column that appears in the Chicago Tribune.  A male follower of “Ask Amy” wrote in to ask her about “Sexless Marriages”.  He referred to previous “Ask Amy” articles where she blamed a lack

Most of you know melatonin as nature’s sleep hormone. But did you really think that this wonderful hormone (as well as all your hormones) has only one or two functions? Think again! The fact is that most of your hormones have dozens if not hundreds of functions. So, what’s the story with

There are many symptoms associated with menopause, but the symptom that epitomizes menopause is the Hot Flash.  About 85% of women will experience Hot Flashes as they approach and enter menopause. Some women will have intense, frequent Hot Flashes, while others have mild, infrequent Hot Flashes.   Often, Hot Flashes decrease in frequency

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