CATEGORY: Thyroid


Weight Loss – What Medications Are Available?

Available prescription medications that can make weight loss, or rather fat loss, possible. During 2021 several new weight loss drugs have been approved by the FDA for weight loss.   The Lancet is a very well-respected medical journal and in December of[...]
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Do You Have Brain Fog? It might be from Low Thyroid, or Low Testosterone!

Do you have trouble remembering names of things and places? One of the questions I ask my patients about when they first come in for Estradiol and Testosterone pellet replacement is whether they have trouble remembering names of things and[...]
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The 15 Reasons You Have Trouble Losing Weight – Reasons #8-15

Your medicines may be working against you when trying to lose weight. #8 You drink alcohol while you are dieting. Alcohol is a toxin, not a food and slows or stops weight loss. When you drink, your liver prioritizes your[...]
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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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