Brainy Fitness

Dr. John Carrozzella Hormones

 In a sedentary world, especially during a global pandemic, it is more important than ever to get up and move your body.  Here’s a statistic for you: According to HHS.gov, less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week. But …

Hormones & Food

Dr. John Carrozzella Hormones, Uncategorized

Weight gain, pain, and fatigue. These are just a few symptoms of hormonal imbalances. If you found this blog post, then you probably have a pretty good understanding of the importance of hormones and how they can affect your day-to-day life. Or maybe you are experiencing some imbalances and want to do something about it (good choice in coming to …

Hormones & Libido

Cyndy Phillips Hormones

Libido is one of those bodily functions we unfortunately aren’t able to put a measurable numeric value on. The way libido is monitored is by referring to it as either low or high. Many biological, social, and psychological factors can affect sex drive, so it’s important to take a full inventory when trying to source the route of any libido …

The Menopause Diet

Dr. John Carrozzella Hormones

Menopause is one of those things women are taught to fear at a very young age. Wait until the hot flashes… However, thanks to the miracle of modern medicine, hormone therapy has arrived to ease the side effects of menopause greatly. But what can you do on a day-to-day basis to make this part of the biological process just a …

Progesterone: The Super Hormone

Cyndy Phillips Hormones

Blog Highlight: The use of progesterone has been linked to lower rates of uterine and colon cancers and may also be useful in treating other cancers such as ovarian, melanoma, mesothelioma, and prostate. In the world of hormones, where thousands of these organic regulatory substances exist, there are a few power players that most providers practicing bio-identical hormone replacement therapy …

Outrunning Stress: How Running Can Reduce Your Stress Levels

Dr. John Carrozzella Hormones, Info Articles

We all know the physical benefits of running: stronger legs, increased endurance, being much more efficient at running away from bears. However, we rarely take the time to think about the mental benefits of running. For many, merely getting into the habit of running presents an immense mental hurdle — getting over that beginning slump. That said, the stress-reducing properties …

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Dr. John Carrozzella Hormones, Info Articles, Sexual Health and Wellness, Video Leave a Comment

Almost every day there is more science and medical literature touting the positive effect of hormone therapy. It is becoming quite clear, that in order to maintain health, wellness, vitality and sexual health, hormones must be a part of any well though out health maintenance plan as we age. However, even when we understand the importance of hormonal health, sometimes …

Estrogen Really Does Matter

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As most of my patients know, I spent a tremendous amount of my time reading, studying and going to advanced hormone courses so that I can be on the cutting edge of hormone therapy in today’s world.  While there remains a significant amount of push-back by traditional medicine, the evidence is solid that hormone therapy in both men and women …

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Three Ways to Prevent Menopausal Hair Loss

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In the United States, the average age of Female Menopause is about 51.  During the lead up and times after this physiologic transition, many women will complain bitterly of changes in their hair.  Many times, these complaints are of thinning and hair loss but other complaints such as brittle, dull, or lackluster hair are common. In my office, women will …

Treatment of Menopausal Hair Loss

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Menopausal Hair Loss is a vexing problem for many women.  Thinning hair is the cause of so much emotional distress and body image alteration that women spend substantial sums of money in attempts to remedy the situation.  Unfortunately, if the underlying cause is medical or physiological, simple topical treatments may be insufficient to get satisfactory improvements.  My office is full …