Compounded Bio-identical Hormones

Recently, I saw a woman at my office who’d been prescribed a brand name Bio-identical estradiol gel. She didn’t come to see me for hormone therapy but she mentioned that the gel wasn’t improving vaginal dryness. I suggested she change to a compounded bio-identical estrogen preparation.

Dr. Kimberly Brown » Compounded Bio-identical Hormones

Recently, I saw a woman at my office who’d been prescribed a brand name Bio-identical estradiol gel. She didn’t come to see me for hormone therapy but she mentioned that the gel wasn’t improving

Concussion Treatment: 7 Natural Ways to Treat a Concussion

Millions of people in the United States suffer from a concussion each year due to motor vehicle accidents, falls, assault and taking part in sports. With lawsuits pending against the NFL and NHL over

Turkey Breast Benefits for Sleep, the Brain & Even Your Waistline?

By Rachael Link, MS, RD As Thanksgiving rolls around, most of us eagerly await the holiday staples, like pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. However, the real star of the show is, o

Natural Poison Sumac Prevention & Treatment

If you spend time along rivers or lakes in the southern or northeastern parts of the U.S., be sure to watch out for poison sumac. Poison sumac is considered a much rarer plant compared to poison ivy (

Chicken Pox Symptoms + 4 Natural Ways to Find Relief

Even though chicken pox is one of the most common viruses that children between 4 and 12 years old experience, many people are still not sure exactly why the virus occurs, how it spreads or how to man

Campylobacter Infection: Protecting Your Family & Pets

In October 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report about a multistate outbreak of Campylobacter infections connected with puppies adopted from Petland, a pet store

9 Health Benefits of Whey Protein + How to Choose the Right Product

If you are looking to burn fat, build lean muscle, boost your immune system and prevent disease, then look no further than whey protein. Whey is so effective because it provides a more absorbable sour

Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

So how do you know you have adrenal exhaustion? If you are experiencing relentless, debilitating fatigue, which is accompanied by depressed mood, irritability, loss of interest in life, low energy, an

Pregnancy Diet: The Best Foods & Supplements for a Healthy Pregnancy

Although the importance of dietary and lifestyle habits during pregnancy is well known, did you know that the risk of inadequate intakes of vital nutrients is high even in the most industrialized coun

What Is a Fasting Mimicking Diet? FMD Diet Plan, Benefits & Downsides

By Rachael Link, MS, RD There’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard about the many health benefits of fasting, from lowering triglyceride levels to helping the pounds slide right off. But if

7 Ways a Keto Diet Is Perfect for Menopause

  by Dr. Anna Cabeca For many of my patients, menopause spells absolute misery. Hot flashes cut into their sleep and create heart palpitations; they frequently feel irritated or “off;” and they o

6 Health Benefits of Being Outdoors

As the weather gets cooler, our natural inclination is to stay inside. Cozy fires, comfort food and the sweet elasticity of sweatpants ­— why brave the outdoors? As it turns out, we aren’t. Did y

Dream Your Way To Better Health

Our souls broadcast wisdom to us every night in the form of dreams. When we learn how to pay attention to our dreams, we develop a very streamlined way to access our inner wisdom. And the more you pra

What is Thyroid Disease?

An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Statistics show that one in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder in her lifetime. And, women are five to eight times more l

The Best Breast Cancer Screening Tests

Protect yourself from cancer or unnecessary mastectomies with the best breast cancer screening tests: learn the difference between thermograms vs. mammograms.

How To Reverse Insulin Resistance At Midlife

You always have low levels of insulin circulating in your body. When insulin is out of balance, the result is abnormal blood sugar levels.  High insulin levels can make you feel tired, bloated and ca

Everything You Need To Know About HRT

The topic of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), especially with bioidentical hormones, seems to raise more questions than answers. Given the amount of misinformation and confusion that exists, I have

Do You Need Bioidentical Hormones?

There seems to be a lot of confusion around the definition of "natural" versus "bioidentical versus "synthetic" hormones. One thing to remember when making this distinction is that "bioidentical" refe

Herbs To Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Dear Dr. Northrup, I know you've been an advocate of bioidentical hormones for menopausal symptoms, but sometimes you also recommend herbs. I'm confused. How do I know which I should take? Thank for y

9 Ways A Digital Detox Can Improve Your Health

Do you need a digital detox? While technology has made our lives easier in many ways, studies show that the constant use of digital technology can also make us less focused, less productive and less s

Progesterone: The Forgotten Hormone

Estrogen’s forgotten sister, progesterone, is often overlooked. For example, a woman who has a full hysterectomy (causing a surgical menopause) may be given solely estrogen and no progesterone. This

What Is A Holistic Dentist?

I am a huge fan of holistic dentists and holistic dentistry — it’s true preventive health care. Holistic dentists practice a form of dentistry that takes into account a person’s entire state of

Compounded Bio-identical Hormones

Recently, I saw a woman at my office who’d been prescribed a brand name Bio-identical estradiol gel. She didn’t come to see me for hormone therapy but she mentioned that the gel wasn’t improving

Things are heating up and it’s not just the weather!

HOT FLASHES: WHY DO THEY HAPPEN? WHAT ROLE DOES STRESS PLAY?   Hot flashes occur due to a narrowing of the core body temperature range due to something called norepinephrine. But hang on, aren’t ho

How does poor sleep affect our ability to learn? Study investigates

Most of us know that a good night’s sleep is key for happiness and productivity, and that conversely, a night of poor sleep can have negative effects on our performance during the day. But a new stu

Craniosacral Therapy Explained

What is it? Craniosacral Therapy is a hands-on therapy that uses light pressure to manipulate the Dura Mater (the material that surrounds the brain and spinal cord) to enhance the production, circulat

A Quick Guide to Condiments

Avoiding processed foods is always best. But what about all of the delicious condiments that we’ve grown accustomed to using? What’s in them and are there any healthier options? Here’s a quick l

Detox and Toxins in Your Body

Many people have heard about detox for means of health and how to cleanse your body but not many people realize just how important this is and what exactly it means. Semantically, everything is a toxi

Unlikely Cause of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are a painful and common ailment today. Most people know that drinking dark sodas in excess are one of the ways that you can develop these deposits. The real problem with kidney stones i

Bio-Identical Hormones and How They Can Help

There are many times in a men and women’s lives where hormones have a part to play in illness. Hormones are very interesting as they are unique to each person. It is a delicate formula that many con

Natural Remedies to Fight Cold and Flu

Antibiotics are not always the answer to fighting off that pesky cold and flu. With more and more people using antibiotics regularly, super resistant strains of illness are being bred and this is not

Health Care not Sick Care!

There is much debate now about health care reform and the stranglehold grip that Big Pharma has on the United States economy, politicians and the general health and wellbeing of our citizens. Conventi

Understanding Blood Sugar and Its Effect on You

Something that often goes overlooked in determining how healthy you are is blood sugar. A deficit or a surplus of blood sugar can affect your health in a myriad of ways. From metabolism to emotional h

Increase Nutritive Value of Your Veggies by Eating Whole Eggs Too

Wayne Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Nutrition Science, Purdue University with the help from Jung Eun Kim, Ph.D., R.D. conducted a recent study that assessed the effects of egg consumption coupled with

Insights into the Drug Delivery Process

Scientists from the TU Darmstadt (Germany) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (US) have challenged a view on how drugs are delivered to our systems. This article talks about a particular view on fat

Subscribe:

Subscribe via RSS

News Category

Health >> Reproductive Health

Feed Tags:

  • Bio-identical
  • Bio-identical Hormones
  • estriol
  • Hormones
  • Bio-identical estradiol gel
  • compounded bio-identical estrogen

All feed content copyright theiir respective owners. Use of links to and summaries of content by this site in rss curation falls under fair use for the purpose of reporting and commentary.