CATEGORY: Estradiol


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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Why Do Women Need Estrogen?

Estradiol prevents vascular disease, heart disease, stroke, and arrhythmias. Today, women are very legitimately concerned about the risk of breast cancer. They regularly ask Drs. Maupin and Sullivan to just give them replacement testosterone and not give them estrogen because[...]
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Answering Questions Patients Ask Dr Maupin: “What tests do you order before the first visit, and why do you order them before you see a new patient?”

The importance of ordering the correct blood test before you have a hormone replacement consult. When a person contacts BioBalance Health to determine appropriateness for hormone replacement, Drs’ Maupin and Sullivan order lab tests to be drawn before they come[...]
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Why Does BioBalance Health only Prescribe Testosterone Pellets to Men and Women?

Why is the Type and Delivery Method of Testosterone Replacement so Important? One of the questions I receive from friends and acquaintances who are considering starting testosterone pellets is, “Why do you treat men and women ONLY with testosterone pellets?”.[...]
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Women’s Voice and Testosterone Pellets. Not what you think.

Can testosterone replacement cause the female voice to change? The Hormones called the “sex-hormones”, estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone all have effects on the female voice throughout a woman’s lifespan.  We have all seen this effect in ourselves and others as[...]
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Lowered Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer with Testosterone Implants

How can testosterone in pellet form can decrease the risk of breast cancer? One in eight women in North America are at risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. Research has shown that there are genetic factors as well[...]
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Reduced Breast Cancer Incidents in Women Treated with Subcutaneous Testosterone.

Subcutaneous testosterone pellet every three to four months can also prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. There are numerous delivery methods for testosterone replacement for women. These methods include oral, sublingual (under the tongue), vaginal tablets and pills, transdermal cream[...]
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What is the optimum blood level for Testosterone Pellets?

It is important to understand the level of testosterone you need to be healthy. It may not be what is published by the lab. Women have more testosterone in their blood than they do estradiol. Testosterone is or has been[...]
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BioBalance Health’s Anti-Aging Pyramid

As we age our body begins to deteriorate and we become more fragile and more susceptible to illness and death. For the last several weeks, we have been discussing the various systems of the body which, as we age, begin[...]
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