The Connection Between Your Heart and Your Hormones

According to the Center for Disease Control, Heart Disease is a leading cause of death in women of all ages and especially in women over 50. Multiple medical studies have determined that a major contributor to the development of heart disease in women over 50 is hormonal decline or what is commonly called Menopause. Additionally, there is clear evidence that … 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

Menopause And Moods: What To Expect

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Menopause can be a roller coaster of a ride, both emotionally and physically. Although technically only occurring in the first 12 months you don’t have a period, the entire process (peri and post) of menopause can take between two and 10 years. During this time, you may experience hot flashes, changes in appearance and sex drive, and dramatic mood swings. … 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

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

Hair Loss During Menopause? Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help

Somewhere between 21 million women in the United States will experience some degree of hair loss in their lives. Often, this can be attributed to menopause, which is a biological process that all women experience as they age. And for many women, hair loss is a common occurrence during menopause. However, unlike your father’s receding hairline, menopausal hair loss tends … Read More

Millennials, Males, and… Botox? How the Cosmetic Industry is Shifting

The Botox cosmetic industry has grown significantly over the years, bringing in an annual revenue of over $2.4 billion. Although many groups of people enjoy receiving Botox treatment for various reasons, an unlikely demographic is contributing to the ever-growing Botox cosmetic industry. According to the Washingtonian, millennials are rushing to get Botox to improve not only the look of their … Read More