Category Archives: Hormones

An Overview of Male Hormone Panel Testing for Balance

An Overview of Male Hormone Panel Testing for Balance

The Importance of Balanced Hormones Optimal male health is not just dedicated to a single hormone. Much like how a varied diet rich in nutrients contributes to optimal functioning, the right amount and balance of male hormones can contribute to a sense of alertness, leaner body mass and a feeling of well-being. While many men […]

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Low Testosterone: Natural Aging or a Lack of Male Hormones?

Low Testosterone: Natural Aging or a Lack of Male Hormones?

Low testosterone in men is nothing to be ashamed of. It’s a completely natural part of aging that affects everyone. If you’re under 30 and experiencing a drop in testosterone, however, you may have a hormone imbalance. There are low testosterone treatments available for men that could increase your overall health and happiness. An Overview […]

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Are Compounding Pharmacies Safe?

Are Compounding Pharmacies Safe?

Compounding describes the practice of combining prescription medications in a controlled environment. Licensed pharmacists, physicians, or outsourcing facilities perform compounding under close supervision to create medications tailored to individual patients. Many patients take several medications or have sensitivities to certain compounds, additives, or other medications, and therefore need a more customized approach to their prescriptions. […]

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Signs Of Hormonal Imbalance In Men

Signs Of Hormonal Imbalance In Men

Hormone imbalance is an unavoidable aspect of aging. Things like poor diet, lack of exercise, disease, and chronic stress can increase a man’s susceptibility to hormone imbalances. For men, hormone imbalance occurs following the gradual decline of testosterone production, which naturally occurs with age. Hormonal Imbalances That Are More Than Age-Related However, in recent years, […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement?

What Are The Benefits Of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement?

  When a woman enters her pre-menopausal years, it is normal for her to wonder about her options as her hormone levels begin to change. When the symptoms inhibit a woman from getting as much as she can out of life, it’s time to talk to her doctor about hormone replacement therapy options. Bio-identical hormone […]

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Compounding Spotlight: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Compounding Spotlight: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Many women experience a decrease in hormone production during the time of menopause. This can cause a variety of side effects such as hot flashes and mood swings. Many doctors offer hormone replacement therapy as a way to counteract these side effects and make the transition of menopause easier on women. However, how do you […]

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Compounding Spotlight: Thyroid Disorders – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Compounding Spotlight: Thyroid Disorders – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Thyroid disorders, their causes, symptoms and treatment will be discussed in this month’s Compounding Spotlight. Types Of Thyroid Disorders There are two categories of thyroid disorders. The first is hypothyroidism, which is when the thyroid is not releasing enough hormones. The second is hyperthyroidism, which is when the thyroid releases […]

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Compounding For Menopause – Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

Compounding For Menopause – Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)

As women age, they can experience an imbalance in hormone levels. This happens often as they go through menopause and certain hormones begin to rapidly decline. Until recently the only options available to menopausal women was to tough it out or take synthetic hormone replacements. Synthetic hormone replacement medications try to mimic the naturally occurring […]

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Do You Have A Hormone Imbalance?

Do You Have A Hormone Imbalance?

Hormones are powerful chemical messengers, produced by the body’s endocrine system, that affect the vast majority of the body’s vital functions. When everything is level, hormones help maintain emotional and physical health. However, an imbalance in hormone levels can result in an array of troublesome symptoms that may negatively impact an individual’s quality of life. […]

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