CATEGORY: Estradiol


Osteoporosis—Why do we look for new drugs when old hormones work well?

Women can’t rely on using supplements alone after age 40 to prevent Osteoporosis, testosterone and estradiol are also needed. Osteoporosis is a side effect of aging and is one of the diseases that affects aging women more than aging men. [...]
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Interview With One of Dr. Maupin’s Favorite BioBalance Pellet Patients Marcia Behr

BioBalance Health patient Marcia Behr describes her life before and after hormone pellets. There are many reasons I treasure Marcia Behr as one of my favorite BioBalance pellet patients: Marcia came to me miserable and desperate to be healthy and[...]
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The questions people ask that have not tried testosterone or estrogen pellets.

Questions and concerns from people who are considering hormone replacement using pellets. Both men and women have questions about our testosterone and estradiol pellets.  I have compiled a group of the most important questions that patients ask before they have[...]
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Our Most Frequent Questions about testosterone pellets for women

Female hormone replacement using testosterone pellets.   Most of the questions we at BioBalance Health® get about pellets come from our female patients.  This is partially because women are more interested in the way hormones work, and we have three[...]
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Our Most Frequent Questions…about Uterine bleeding while on Estradiol Pellets

“I am post-Menopausal, so why do I have uterine bleeding?” Q: Why do I have to take Progesterone every night? Post-menopausal bleeding is one of the side effects of any estrogen replacement therapy, including estradiol pellets. We can prevent break-through[...]
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Our Most Frequent Questions…about laboratory test

"Why do I need so many lab test at BioBalance Health?" Dr. Maupin answers this question and more. Q: Why do I need so many tests to replace my testosterone and or estradiol with pellets? We order these tests for[...]
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What to do when your doctor wants you to stop your hormone therapy.

The most likely cause of hair loss is low thyroid, followed closely by medications. I will give your PCP the benefit of the doubt that he or she doesn’t know anything about hormones, but that does not excuse him/her from[...]
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What to say when your primary care doctor questions your use of Bio-Identical Hormones.

Pellets are mysterious to most doctors and drug reps, so they just tell patients they are “dangerous” or useless to scare patients from using them. Primary doctors who practice general medicine, generally don’t know anything about hormones and or worse[...]
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Women, Birth Control Pills, and Hair Loss

The risks associated with being changed to a Low dose birth control pill. Did you know that taking Low dose birth control pills can be dangerous to your hair? Many birth control pills are considered healthier because they are “low[...]
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Painful Intercourse is a Common Problem for Women

Most causes of painful intercourse are not “in your head” or psychological. Painful intercourse is a common problem that OBGYNs diagnose and treat every day, but it is often a very upsetting problem that women don’t like to talk about[...]
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