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SUMMARY of hormone replacement for men and women

SUMMARY In 1990, there was a landmark article published by Dr. Daniel Rudman in the New England Journal of Medicine.  He and others showed that hormone deficiency was in part responsible for increased body fat, decreased muscle, decreased strength, decreased bone and skin thickness.  Replacement of hormones resulted in overwhelming improvement in signs and symptoms of getting old.  The findings of this famous study were consistent with the hypothesis that it was the deficiency of a hormone that contributed to...

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Overview of biologically identical hormone replacement for men and women

Overview of biologically identical hormone replacement for men and women FOREWORD BY NEAL ROUZIER, M.D. HORMONES Hormones are molecules that are synthesized and secreted by specialized cells often localized in endrocrine glands.  Hormones are released into the blood stream and exert biochemical effects on target cells.  Hormone action is determined by the presence of specific hormone receptors located either on the cell surface or intracellularly in the target cells.  Hormones turn on the cellular machinery and therefore cause increased metabolism,...

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THE LATEST DISCUSSION ABOUT BIODENTICAL HORMONES FOR MENOPAUSE

Hormone Replacement therapy Ever since Oprah aired two shows on bioidentical hormones there have been question and concerns about comments voiced by the “experts” that appeared on the shows. Unfortunately the interviews created some confusion, even amongst our enlightened clients. The following is an attempt to clarify some of the issues raised. It remains amazing to me that these that these “experts” do not understand and/or are unaware of the medical literature supporting bioidentical hormones and hormones in general. #1...

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Hormone Replacement Using Bio-Identical Hormones is Key to Good Health

Hormone Replacement Using Bio-Identical Hormones is Key to Good Health Explanation of the benefits of bio-identical hormones in HRT (hormone replacement therapy) over synthetics. Don’t just treat the hot flashes and night sweats from menopause, improve your skin condition, cardio-vascular health, prevent osteoporosis, and rediscover your sex drive. 801•393•3586

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Insulin Resistance and Hormone Imbalance

Insulin Resistance and Hormone Imbalance are “Weight Gaining” Conditions Symptoms: Belly weight Fatigue Constant cravings Water retention Arm-hand numbness Feet tenderness Caffeine and other meds have little or no effect. People suffering from insulin resistance and hormone imbalance can go all day without eating. The lower the calorie intake the more weight they gain, and rigorous exercise with diet does NOT provide weight loss. This “Weight Gaining” condition usually occurs as we age and our hormones drop to lower levels....

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Symptoms of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

This condition causes weight gain. The symptoms are: Without birth control you’ll experience irregular menstrual cycles, ovulation problems, infertility, cystic acne, abnormal hair growth on the face, chin, upper lip, nipples, back and belly. Stretch marks develop as early as age 12. Muscle builds easily in the buttock, thighs and calves. Arm numbness (falling asleep) at night or while blow drying your hair. Feet tenderness when standing, skin tags around the neck under the arm pits and bra line. If...

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Thyroid Issues

Though thyroid problems are often the subject of cruel fat jokes, they are very real and can be difficult to detect. Sometimes people will have thyroid conditions that don’t show up on the standard TSH test. In such cases it is necessary to delve deeper into the blood test results to find an accurate diagnosis. People with thyroid problems can still lose weight, but find it very difficult to stay motivated when they are suffering from any of the nearly...

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Medical Weight Loss Videos

Gastric bypass, Lap-band, or Lipo? Try the HCG Diet Instead! Crucial info before getting lap-band, gastric bypass surgery, liposuction, or laser-lipo… Don’t waste your money or risk your health before you’ve watched this video! Many weight-gaining conditions are NOT improved through these surgeries. Our doctor-supervised HCG diet can be far more effective with minimal risks and much lower cost. Call today 801-393-3586 to learn more or schedule your appointment. Conditions Treated at Medical Weight Loss Clinic of Ogden, Utah The...

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PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a problematic condition which results in weight-gain and can also cause infertility. Approximately 40% of the women with PCOS struggle with fertility issues. Sadly teenage girls account for a large percentage of women with PCOS, and they have a very difficult time dealing with the symptoms and side effects, some of which are: Ovarian cysts (typically controlled with oral contraceptives) Irregular menstrual cycles Ovulation problems Abnormal hair growth in masculine areas like the face,...

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Metabolic Syndrome & Insulin Resistance

Metabolic Syndrome, Syndrome X, or insulin resistance are all weight-gaining medical conditions. Each of these conditions are characterized by individuals with abdominal obesity – the “apple” body shape (a large concentration of fat around the waist). The following symptoms are very common in people with these conditions (some symptoms may be similar to other weight-gaining medical conditions): Can go long periods of time without eating before their glucose levels drop The LESS they eat, the MORE weight they gain They...

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