DHEA in Females

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 …Read More

Testosterone and Metabolic Syndrome

Here is yet more evidence of the profound beneficial effects of testosterone on the male body. According to a research paper presented this month at the International Diabetes Federation World Diabetes Congress, replacing testosterone to …Read More

Resolutions

Well, it is now the time of year when many of us look at where we are at in our lives, and see the need to change something for the better. I have to admit …Read More

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“My Wife Told Me I Had To Come To See You”

This is something I hear frequently from my new male patients. Now it is natural when a guy has just been told by his significant other that he should consider hormone replacement to assume that …Read More

Progesterone: Cream vs Capsule, Which Is Right For Me?

When I recommend using progesterone to a patient, the topic of whether to use cream or the oral form always comes up. The question “Which one is better?” invariably is asked, and my answer is …Read More

Blood Sugar Tsunami

Any way you look at them, the statistics and predictions are impressive. In 2010 there were an estimated 18.8 million people in the US with diabetes, and another 7 million who have the disease but …Read More

Progesterone And The Brain–Think About It

“I was told that since I don’t have a uterus I don’t need to take progesterone.” This is something that my new patients tell me on a fairly regular basis. While I would agree that …Read More

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“It Wasn’t Pretty”

From time to time we all get reminders as to why we do or don’t do certain things in our lives. Call them what you will–setbacks, indiscretions, trials etc. Sometimes by losing our way, we …Read More

Willy Wonka vs The Evil Multi-vitamin

Compare and contrast the headlines from two separate studies in the last few weeks. The first stating that taking a multi-vitamin will cause you to die earlier, and the second stating that people who ate …Read More

Hormonal Spin Cycle

“What happened? I was doing so well for so long. I haven’t changed a thing and now all of a sudden my symptoms are coming back.” This is something I hear occasionally from a patient …Read More

Changes

This week while seeing one of my patients for a follow up visit, I asked one of my standard questions–”So, has anything changed since we met last?” “Yes” she said, “I am getting hit on …Read More

Sunshine On My Shoulders Makes Me Happy

The signs are unmistakable. It is now the time of year again in the Upper Midwest when many of us are noticing the shortening of the days. For those who look forward to winter sports …Read More

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