Beneficial Effects of Testosterone Supplementation

A review of the National Library of Medicine’s more than 9 million articles includes overwhelming evidence that Testosterone does NOT cause an increased incidence of Heart Disease, or Heart Attack. In fact the opposite is true. Researchers from the University of Florence, Italy, Sapienza, Rome, and Hospitals in Bologna and Florence, recently performed an updated systematic review and […]

Chemical in Cosmetics Causing Early Menopause

A group of chemicals known as Pthalates have been found to increase the risk of cancer, diabetes, obesity. and now new research from Washington University, Missouri, indicates they may also cause early Menopause. Pthalates are found in plastics, cosmetics (including make-up and hairspray), household products and food packaging. Women exposed to higher levels have been found to […]

Feeling Fantastic at Fifty-six: Lorna's Story

This is the story of my patient who I will call Lorna. When she came to see me she was 56 years old and had been experiencing menopause symptoms for 8 years. She was having 8-10 hot flashes every night. The hot sweats began soon after falling asleep and continued all night. Needless to say […]

Drug Companies Trying to Pass Bill to Take Away Your Bio-Identical Hormones

Action Alert! Senate Bill S.959, deceptively named the “Pharmaceutical Compounding Quality and Accountability Act.”   I strongly oppose this Bill. It is clearly promoted by Drug companies to reduce the competition.  It is written in a way that would likely stop your access to important medications like Bio-Identical Hormones, including the safe and effective natural hormone Estriol […]

Penny's Story: Total Hysterectomy:Total Hormone Imbalance

This is the story of my patient Penny. When she first came to see me she was 52 years old and had been experiencing “Menopause” symptoms since age 34. That is when she had a Total Hysterectomy, in which her Gynecologist removed her uterus and both ovaries due to severe Endometriosis. Too bad she didn’t come […]

Menopause and Low Testosterone: Jan's Story

This is the story of my patient who I will call Jan. When she came to see me she was 56 years old and had been experiencing menopause symptoms for about 6 years. She was having 5-6 hot flashes every day and 2-3 hot flashes every night with sweating that soaked her from head to […]