CATEGORY: Hormone Replacement


Men On The Cusp Who Don’t Need Testosterone Yet

Do all men need testosterone replacement when they develop the symptoms of Testosterone Deficiency. The answer is, sometimes. When I evaluate the history and lab work of a prospective male patient, I take into account many factors before I accept[...]
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Why You May Want To Stay On Your Antidepressant

Depression, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. How Repeated Bouts Off Medication Cause More Severe Episodes in the Future. An article in Aeon recently called The Kindled Brain, caused me to rethink my theory that once my patients received testosterone for 4-6[...]
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Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Disease

Even if you have normal lab scores, you may still have symptoms that cause you discomfort or distress, and you may still be sick. There are major disagreements over the practice of medicine and the way it is done in[...]
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Hormone Therapy and Long Term Mortality

Exciting new article on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in The Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association is one of the major pieces of literature that doctors read to obtain new information about[...]
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Physicians Posing as Hormone Pellet Experts

How much experience does your doctor have in hormone replacement? Dr. Maupin has been primarily focused on Hormone Replacement in her practice of Medicine for nearly fourteen years. In the beginning she was accused of quackery by other physicians. Fourteen[...]
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Sex and Depression

What to do if you are depressed, on medicines for depression, and are experiencing side effects? Last week we talked about orgasm and depression. We discussed what depression is and how it impacts your ability to desire sex and or[...]
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Orgasm and Depression

The Sexual Side Effects of Depression, and Antidepressant Medicines. This week we are speaking of depression. Some of the side effects of being depressed are those that impact your libido and your desire or ability to have sex. First we[...]
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Too many red blood cells are a side effect of Testosterone Therapy

Why should every man who takes testosterone have a CBC (Complete Blood Count) blood test every year? Every man who takes testosterone should be aware that one of the lab tests they should get yearly, or more often, is a[...]
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Case Study – Mysterious Muscle Wasting in a 62 Year Old Woman

What to look for when Testosterone and Estradiol pellets are not working as planned. It is not often that I have trouble determining a successful treatment plan for menopausal women based on hormone pellet therapy, however I have been struggling[...]
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1 out of 2 Americans Over 65 are Considered Disabled

Preventative care is a new focus that is beginning to overtake modern American medicine. American health care has historically been focused on repairing your health after you have broken down. Doctors have been trained to recognize symptoms and to treat[...]
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