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
A new study in Climacteric, the Journal of the International Menopause Society has found evidence that the hormone DHEA can help with menopausal symptoms and female sexual function. The study found both HRT (estradiol and a synthetic progesterone) and DHEA to be effective at improving symptoms. For those of us who recommend
I have many women who come to see me for bio identical hormone therapy while on SSRI antidepressants like Prozac and Lexapro. It seems that women who have not been depressed prior to menopause and not on antidepressants prior to menopause will consistently be able to gradually get off their antidepressants. This
The art of what I do involves assessing the whole health picture of an individual as relates to hormone balance. I enjoy explaining what is going on to my patients. When I reach the part about DHEA, eyes begin to glaze over. Nobody seems to have heard of DHEA. Where did our
It’s my belief that inferior doctors treat disease and superior physicians prevent it. I see patients come to the hospital who are dying from conditions that could have been prevented, from things that could have been treated early and never were. As an emergency room doctor, I developed an interest in anti-aging
According to an article on NaturalNews.com, recent studies funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa’s Maharishi University have concluded that people who use stress-reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation can significantly reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death attributed to heart disease.