CATEGORY: Hormone Replacement


Hashimoto’s Disease – The What, Why, and How.

Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune disease in which your own immune system attacks your thyroid gland. There are several types of Hypothyroidism, and Hashimoto’s Disease is one of the types I see quite often in private practice. Hashimoto’s Disease is[...]
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Autoimmune Disease is one of the Top 10 Causes of Death in Women.

How replacing your testosterone can help treat autoimmune disease. Autoimmune disease is one of the top 10 causes of death for women. The rate of growth of this group of diseases in women over the last 19 years is rapid. [...]
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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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What is your real age?

How do we measure your Health Age, and is this more important than your chronological age? If you always thought of your age as the number of years you have lived, you may realize that the number of years you[...]
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Can Your Genetic Blueprint be Changed?

Our Genetic profile is a blueprint for our growth, development, health, talents, and esthetic looks. We all know that our genes and chromosomes are given to us at birth, are in each of our cells for our lifetime, and are[...]
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The Roadblocks to Fat Loss – Losing Weight After 40

Today we will discuss the difference between fat loss and weight loss roadblocks. There are many roadblocks to fat loss for Americans and the list grows longer every day!  It is now wonder that we are an obese society with[...]
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Weight Loss Secrets: Drinking Alcohol Counteracts Fat Loss

Drinking alcohol while you are attempting to lose weight will block fat loss and sabotage any diet plan! Introduction: For many years I have advised my patients to abstain from alcohol while they are working on losing fat and to[...]
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Why Does Dr. Maupin think Making Muscle is Key to Anti-Aging?

The benefit of exercise is the most well documented anti-aging activity and treatment to reverse aging available. When you come to my office, I don’t just weigh you, but I do a full body composition with the InBody machine   before[...]
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The Thyroid Myth that Doctors Still Believe

The thyroid gland is the most important gland to human life.   I have had hypothyroidism since I was 23, so I have had an interest in the thyroid gland, how it works and what treatments work and which ones[...]
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