Benefits of T2: For Women & Men

The benefits of testosterone pellet therapy – FOX News 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 left the public fearful of the consequences of use. In 2008, the FDA gave its…

Pellets vs. Creams: For Women

Pellet Therapy vs. Creams – What’s the Difference? Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) can aid in optimal restoration of normal biochemical balance in the human body, without aggravating the risk of any therapy-associated side effects or long-term complications (as seen with synthetic hormonal formulations). However, the efficacy and therapeutic benefits of BHRT is largely defined…

Pellets vs. Injections: For Men

Creams, gels, buccal tablets for the inside of the cheek, and patches are all easy to self-administer, but they have to be done daily. Remembering to administer daily can be a challenge for some. Another worry for these treatments is that they can expose women and children to contact with excess testosterone. Injections, meanwhile, can last longer and…

Should Women Take Testosterone

Should Women Take Testosterone – Article This piece addresses the question and reports the success of women taking testosterone therapy.  While not yet “FDA Approved”, the author reports therapy as being “safe and effective” and recounts treatment prescribed by such medical experts as Dr. Nancy Lebowitz of New York’s Cornell Medical Center and Dr. Rebecca Glaser,…

Testosterone Replacement and Bone Density

The narrative attached and the three accompanying DEXA Scans (x-ray based bone density studies) detail my personal experience with testosterone replacement therapy and improvement in bone density.  Over a four year period (nearly 5) I changed my bone density from near osteoporosis to normal bone density.  This is not a subjective submission in that,  “Testosterone…

HISTORY AND POLITICS OF BIO IDENTICAL HORMONES

REPRINTED by PERMISSION: This page, taken from the website of Mark K Richards, MD of Maryland, http://www.myhormonetherapy.com/,is an excellent piece that educates and advances understanding of the history of natural hormone therapy and speaks to the misunderstanding that continues to exist between natural (bio identical) and unnatural (synthetic) hormone therapy.  This piece is consistent with…

The Truth About Hormones

This Wall Street Journal Article, published March 16, 2009,  is one of my favorites as it covers essential topics in an easy to understand fashion.  Authored by Doctors Ericka Schwartz, Kent Holtorf and David Browstein who are also the founders of the BioIdentical Hormone Initiative (can be found at www.bioidenticalhormoneinitiative.org.  I hope you enjoy this…