BHRT and Breast Cancer – prepared to be surprised!

Few topics garner such passionate attention as the topic of Breast Cancer in women.  In fact, the emotion surrounding Breast Cancer is so strong, that the entire month of October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness every year.  Entire health fairs are devoted to increasing awareness and teaching early screening and detections.  The pink ribbons are ubiquitous.  Mammograms are nearly … Read More

Testosterone – Normal vs Optimal

According to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, overall testosterone levels have been declining in American men for decades. Further research by the New England Research Institute found that baseline testosterone levels are more than 15 percent lower than those just 20 years ago. Other studies show that beginning at age 25, testosterone levels drop by over 1 percent … Read More

Dr. C. Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

  Do hormones cause cancer? Unequivocally no. Hormones do not cause cancer. That fallacy came about thanks to several different studies in the early 2000’s, primarily the Women’s Health Initiative in 2002, which conflated synthetic hormones with Bioidentical Hormones. But there is an enormous difference between the two. These studies pertain only to synthetic hormones, which can cause cancer. The … Read More

Low T: 4 Warning Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

In men, testosterone is an essential hormone that affects both appearance and sexual development. It helps to build muscle and bone mass and also helps to stimulate sperm production. In short, testosterone is a big part of what makes men men. As such, healthy levels of testosterone are very important for men’s bodies, but what happens if they have a low … Read More

Looking to Lose Weight? If You’re Over 30, There’s an Exciting New Option…

There were 15.9 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic surgery procedures performed in 2015 in the United States. And while the average person imagines that plastic surgery mostly involves the face or chest, an increasing number of these cosmetic surgeries are done to aid in weight loss. In a country that struggles with both an obesity crisis and an epidemic of … Read More

BHRT Therapy: Is It Right For You?

Hormone replacement therapies are growing in popularity as an option for women over the age of 35, especially those who feel run-down, prone to weight gain, and are starting to experience the symptoms of menopause. These hormone treatments include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to treat hormone imbalance. What Is BHRT Therapy And How Does It Work? BHRT therapy is … Read More

Is Hormone Therapy Safe?

I hear this question all the time, “Should I be worried about hormone replacement therapy?” The answer is a resounding NO, as long as we are talking about Bio-identical hormones. In actuality, the opposite is true. The real question is what are my risks if I DON’T take Bio-identical hormones? In the past, many traditional doctors have prescribed synthetic hormones … Read More

Tremendous Health Benefits of Testosterone…

Hi there everyone, this is Dr. John. I was studying yesterday and I came across this excellent article from 2015. The lead author is Abraham Morgentaler, who I know is at Harvard and I think he is the chief of Urology there. I know there has been a wealth of negative press about Testosterone. Conventional Wisdom says that it causes … Read More