What Is the DUTCH Hormone Test and How Can It Help Me? The DUTCH Hormone test is an all-inclusive hormone panel used to assess the hormone imbalance in women and is especially useful for those going through the stages of perimenopause to postmenopause. When women are experiencing symptoms like … [Read more...] about What Is the DUTCH Hormone Test and How Can It Help Me?
Although commonly referred to as the "male hormone," the hormone testosterone" appears naturally in both men and men. Testosterone is vital for bodily functions to be working correctly, so it's essential to look out for symptoms of Low T, especially as you become older. Low testosterone is far … [Read more...] about Worried About Low Testosterone? What Are the Symptoms of Low T?
Traditional lab results for testosterone can be of immense value because they give us a good idea of where you stand clinically at this moment in time. It helps us have a baseline from which we can decide what kind of male hormone replacement therapy will be right for you. What Are “Normal” … [Read more...] about Using Lab Results to Decide on the Right Male Hormone Replacement Therapy
In the medical community, there is much debate about the difference and efficacy of different types of low testosterone therapy—namely, the difference between synthetic testosterone and bioidentical/naturally derived testosterone. Synthetic vs. Bioidentical—What’s the Difference? The major … [Read more...] about Synthetic or Bioidentical? Which Is the Better Low Testosterone Therapy?
The Big Chill Are you reaching for your sweater and constantly fiddling with the thermostat? You swear it is freezing outside and it’s a sunny 85 degrees? You’re worried that you might be coming down with something, or maybe even worse. If you’re going through menopause, it is likely that you … [Read more...] about The Big Chill
Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Insulin Resistance Insulin resistance is, “when cells in your muscles, fat, and liver don’t respond well to insulin and can’t use glucose from your blood for energy.” Insulin resistance is a precursor for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. When insulin … [Read more...] about Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Insulin Resistance