You’re probably reading this because you may be experiencing symptoms that could be related to Menopause. You’ve read about Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy in newspapers and magazines. You’ve seen reports on TV shows like 60 minutes and 20/20. You’ve probably even “googled” or searched for information on the internet.
Anti-aging Medicine's Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) doctors take an integrated approach to anti-aging medicine for both men and women. Our programs are customized and prescribed by our specialized physicians to include proper fitness, nutrition and supplements in combination with possible anti-aging Bio-identicall Hormones. Read More
The causes of estrogen dominance are much more complex than the ratio between progesterone and estrogen. Estrogen dominance may be caused by a variety of environmental factors, including exposure to certain plastics, eating commercially fed animals whose diet may contain hormones, exposure to pesticides, excess caffeine, and living very stressful lifestyles. One common cause of estrogen dominance is the formation of active metabolites that have estrogen actions. Your antiaging doctor can measure how your body metabolizes estrogen and more importantly recommend ways it can be altered. Read More
There are 3 types of estrogens: estrone (E1), estradiol (E2) and estriol (E3): Estrone is the estrogen of menopause, but because it produces a number of undesirable side effects, there is controversy over whether or not to replace estrione. One drug, Triest, is a combination of 80% estriol, 10% estradiol and 10% estrione. However, few anti-aging doctors prescribe this combination of estrogens when treating menopause. Read More
DHEA is another hormone made in the adrenal gland. It protects against some negative effects of cortisol, and rises during times of acute stress. Many conditions cause lower DHEA levels, including a high-sugar diet, worry, insomnia, chronic pain, and many medications. By age 70, your body produces only 25% of the DHEA that it once made. DHEA improves the immune system, protects against heart disease and diabetes, improves memory, and cognition. In postmenopausal women, DHEA improves mood and coping. Read More