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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Bioidentical Hormones

I have been prescribing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for my patients for more than 30 years, and during that time, I’ve seen its reputation rise and fall. Female HRT took a hit in 2002, when the Women’s Health Initiative uncovered …

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Answers for a Common Female Problem

“From the time women are 12 years of age, we face many female problems: menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Then we reach 65 and feel that all of this is behind us and we’re home free—only to find our …

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Prescription Drugs Do More Harm Than Good

Aegrescit medendo: “The disease worsens with the treatment” from the Aeneid by Roman poet Virgil, 70–19 BC

As a conventionally trained physician, I recognize and appreciate the breakthrough medications that truly save lives and enhance health. However, far too …

A Healthy Lifetime of Intimacy

No doubt about it, sexual desire and function slow down as we get older. What doesn’t change, however, is our lifelong need for intimacy. For many people, that includes satisfying sexual relations. It’s important for men and women to understand …

The Beauty of Bioidentical Hormones

Just a few short years ago, the term “bioidentical hormones” didn’t register with many people. But enter that phrase into any Internet search engine today, and you’ll come up with hundreds of thousands of hits. I’ve been prescribing …

Low Thyroid Getting You Down?

Are you tired and sluggish? Is your weight a constant struggle? Do you have problems with dry skin, cold hands and feet, depression, or constipation? Then you may well have hypothyroidism. Low thyroid function affects one in 10 Americans and …