My apologies to Jimmy Buffet for borrowing one of his song titles, but it was so applicable that I could not help myself. I saw a patient this week who reminded me again of the potential interaction between topical hormones and other products which are applied to the skin. She had previously

Your body will let you know how long you will need BHRT. As your body changes,the amount of hormones you will need may change. That is why we check levels from time to time. It is likely that your body will once again start producing hormones at optimal levels again once a decline in levels has been established. You may need to maintain healthy hormone levels with BHRT for the rest of your life.

Minnesota BodyLogicMD physician Dr. Gregory Pippert tells viewers a little bit about himself and the connection between insomnia and hormonal imbalance.

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