CATEGORY: Diagnoses


Chronic, Severe, Treatment Resistant Depression, What You Need to Know!

Dr. Maupin and Brett Discuss Different Treatment Options for Severe Depression. Talk therapy is a standard treatment for depression. Often depression is treated with a type of drug called an SSRI (a serotonin reuptake inhibitor). There are many of these[...]
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Hypothyroid Protocols

Hypothyroidism, the Symptoms, and Possible Treatment Options. Dr. Maupin’s office, BioBalance Health, is a specialty practice that focuses on the replacement of hormones. As we age, we tend to make fewer and fewer of the critical hormones. We have found[...]
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Birth Control – What Women Want

How to determine which type of birth control is best for you? In April of 2019 the magazine Scientific American was focused on women’s health relative to child birth and pregnancy. We read these articles and found them to be[...]
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Concerns Regarding Long Term Testosterone Pellets for Women

Symptoms and concerns women have after starting testosterone replacement using pellets. In recent weeks we have focused on short term concerns that some women have about replacing their lost testosterone with pellets. This week we want to explore some of[...]
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Immediate Complaints after the Initial Testosterone Pellet Insertion

What to expect after your first testosterone pellet insertion. Dr. Maupin delivered a lecture at a recent international medical convention. Her focus in the lecture was on using the pellet method to replace Testosterone in women. There are any number[...]
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Why Only use Hormone Replacement in Pellet Form?

Why you need to fully understand the importance of your hormone replacement delivery method. Dr. Maupin was recently asked to present to a medical conference in Miami. Her presentation covered the specifics of pellet replacement of hormones for women. Even[...]
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Estrogen is Good for You

How Estrogen impacts strokes, heart disease, cancer, frailty, and many other situations. Dr. Maupin and I recently attended a medical conference in Miami. We were privileged to hear a presentation by Dr. Robert True, MD, FACOG, AASCS.  This week we[...]
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Pricing Alternatives for Testosterone and Estrogen Delivery Systems

Comparing the Cost of Different Hormone Replacement Options. Patients frequently ask about the price of bioidentical pellet replacement of their lost hormones. They are interested in trying to compare the cost of this procedure against other hormone replacement strategies both[...]
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Testosterone blood Levels don’t always indicate your need for testosterone

A man can have a normal Testosterone level and feel terrible, if he has a lot of Estrogen. I look at the metabolic activity of T in individuals as an interplay between blood levels of T and the receptor sites[...]
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Gender Differences: Testosterone Production, Receptors, Blood Levels, and Activity

Genetics program each cell with receptors for Testosterone and how they will respond to the hormone. My medical practice and my research is based on the basic need for the hormone testosterone in both men and women as they age. [...]
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