Bioidentical Hormones

Help for Hair Loss

…hair is a hallmark symptom of hypothyroidism, so I suggest you start by having your thyroid hormones checked and, if levels are low, request a prescription for natural (Armour) thyroid. Other bioidentical hormones may also be beneficial. Natural estrogen and progesterone help balance androgen levels and…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…testosterone levels is picking up speed. A study looking at supplemental testosterone as an adjunct therapy is underway, and many physicians who use bioidentical hormones have been treating patients with it for years. If you are male and over the age of 45, get your testosterone level tested. If it’s low, testosterone…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…vitamin K–rich, nitric oxide–boosting leafy greens. * Consider bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Finally, osteoporosis is associated with the age-related decline of hormones that occurs in both men and women. These hormones, which include estrogen, DHEA and testosterone, monitor the constant…

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…overweight and had no hormones. I was heading down a bad road. Whitaker Wellness put me on the right track with a sustainable diet, mini-fast, bioidentical hormones and a day off to enjoy the foods I wanted. Within six months, my blood sugar was in the low hundreds, and I had hormones. I feel better than…

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Tips for Treating PMS Naturally

…and Natural Hormones On the lifestyle front, you should try to eat a good diet (go easy on sodium and carbs and eat lots of potassium-rich produce), get regular exercise, do what you can to reduce stress, and give acupuncture a try. If you still need help, consider bioidentical hormone replacement.…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…testosterone levels is picking up speed. A study looking at supplemental testosterone as an adjunct therapy is underway, and many physicians who use bioidentical hormones have been treating patients with it for years. If you are male and over the age of 45, get your testosterone level tested. If it’s low, replacement…

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Natural Treatments for COPD

…twice a day, 2,000–5,000 mg of high-quality fish oil daily, and 500–1,000 mg of vitamin C several times a day. Women should also consider bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, as estrogen improves lung function. And every patient should rule out sleep apnea, which often overlaps with COPD. Most…

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