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    • 21 NOV 17
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    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

    • 12 OCT 13
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    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

    • 10 OCT 13
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    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

    • 07 OCT 13
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    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,