As a gynecologist working primarily in the field of hormone replacement for the past 8 years, saliva testing is an integral part of how I treat my patients. In my OB/GYN residency, I was taught to prescribe as Dr. Utian says: start with low doses and increase according to symptoms. Well, it just plain doesn’t work to do it that way. Without testing patients' hormone levels, it is impossible to determine if a patient’s symptoms of hair loss are from low estrogen, high cortisol or low thyroid. All 3 hormonal imbalances can lead to the same set of symptoms.
BodyLogicMD’s expert bioidentical hormone doctors will discuss many of the symptoms of menopause and andropause (the male menopause) including low testosterone, estrogen dominance, adrenal fatigue and diminished sex drive and how bioidentical hormone therapy integrated with individualized nutrition and fitness regimens can help.
Below Orlando Bioidentical Hormones Expert Dr. Jennifer Landa shares her opinion on the NY Times article “The Estrogen Dilemma” published April 12, 2010. This article highlights one of the quandaries for women of our time. The news about estrogen has been very confusing. Until ‘02 before the WHI was prematurely halted we