CATEGORY: Thyroid


Thyroid Replacement, Why BioBalance Health® Does It Differently

Replacing thyroid hormone should be done with optimal doses, and not the lowest possible dose that keeps people alive. BioBalance Health®, Dr. Kathy Maupin and Dr. Rachel Sullivan have a combined total of 42 years of successfully treating hypothyroidism in[...]
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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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The Ugly Truth About Finasteride – The Post Finasteride Syndrome

The oral enzyme inhibitor Finasteride, is used to decrease hair loss and treat prostate enlargement. FINASTERIDE is a name of a medication that is commonly used in both dermatology and urology.  It is an oral enzyme inhibitor that is used[...]
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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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