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Low T or Low Testosterone in Men


Healthy men over the age of 30 see a decrease in testosterone levels of about 1 percent each year, and while modest testosterone loss isn't in and of itself a problem, it can manifest into symptoms that interfere with your everyday life.  If you've been feeling inexplicably tired, out of sorts or depressed [...]

Low T or Low Testosterone in Men2020-02-24T04:36:15+00:00

Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy


Men and women both experience a wide range of symptoms as they age, but women in particular may suffer from uncomfortable bodily changes that take a physical and emotional toll on everyday life.  At HWC of Texas, we want to help you achieve better control by giving you options to reduce or eliminate [...]

Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy2020-02-24T04:53:07+00:00

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy


Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) means that the chemical makeup of the replacement hormone is exactly the same as what the human body produces. The ideal substances for hormone replacement therapy are readily available. Bio-identical plant derived hormones have been safely prescribed by European physicians for over 50 years. These natural hormones are almost [...]

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy2020-02-24T04:47:03+00:00

Testosterone Replacement Therapy


Typical commercials for erectile dysfunction feature a happy couple enjoying a romantic evening thanks to miracle pills that treat low testosterone. Unfortunately, ads for ED don’t always paint a clear picture about the full risks associated with hormone imbalance in men. Loss of libido might be hard on your relationships and your psyche, but [...]

Testosterone Replacement Therapy2020-02-24T04:51:52+00:00

The truth about synthetic hormones and bio identical hormones


The medical community has been resistant to acknowledge the truth about synthetic hormones and bioidentical hormones. The biggest misconceptions have centered around the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), initiated in 1991, which showed an increase in cancer incidence, cardiovascular issues, blood clots and stroke with taking Premarin and Provera. These are both synthetic hormones, not [...]

The truth about synthetic hormones and bio identical hormones2019-06-12T16:22:42+00:00

Menopause: How can Hormone Therapy Help you?


Although the average age of menopause onset is between 50-53, and the most severe symptoms often last for two to three years, there are no exact age when a woman reaches menopause or the duration of her symptoms. Contributors to the onset and duration of menopause would be family history, health history and a history [...]

Menopause: How can Hormone Therapy Help you?2019-06-12T16:26:29+00:00

Low Libido? Hormone Imbalances Could Be to Blame


There are 3 important “sex” hormones—testosterone, progesterone and estrogen. The testes produce a lot of testosterone and a little progesterone and estrogen. The ovaries produce a lot of estrogen and progesterone and some testosterone. We should say, the above is true when we are younger. At age 30 both men and women start producing less testosterone. Many [...]

Low Libido? Hormone Imbalances Could Be to Blame2019-06-12T16:35:51+00:00

The Importance of Sex Hormones


Hormones affect every cell in our body. Some have on effect, and a different hormone causes something else to happen. There is a group of three hormones call the “sex hormones”: estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone. They are vital to our health, how we feel, how we look, how long we live, how we think and [...]

The Importance of Sex Hormones2019-06-12T16:44:50+00:00

Drugs and Bio-Identical Hormones


In a recent article by Mayo Clinic July 2011 “Bioidentical Hormone Therapy” (BHRT) notes the Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones as, “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body.” Drugs are very different than the definition noted above.  In a book by Thierry Hertoghe, [...]

Drugs and Bio-Identical Hormones2019-06-12T16:49:59+00:00

Bio Identical Hormones: The Right Sort of Solution


It’s happening right now to 65 million women in the United States, and it will eventually happen to all females. Beyond the age of 30-35, your body’s production of hormone begins to decrease at a significant rate. With that can come fatigue, weight gain, night sweats, reduced memory, depression, anxiety, irritability, joint pain and diminished [...]

Bio Identical Hormones: The Right Sort of Solution2019-06-12T16:53:49+00:00
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