30 10, 2017

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

By |2020-07-01T18:23:55+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Gut Health, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, Insomnia, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress|

Thoughts from Bob Wood, Consultant Pharmacist Are we safe from ourselves? There is no blame game. It is up to each one of us. I started consulting patients almost 16 years ago with a focus primarily on women (my practice now includes men and even teenagers) and the use of bio-identical hormones. Prior to this [...]

30 10, 2017

The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

By |2020-07-01T18:38:03+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Insulin, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Obesity, Progesterone, Stress|

This newsletter is a follow up to the previous newsletter (see May issue) on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue [...]

30 10, 2017

Treating Premenstrual Syndrome

By |2020-07-01T18:34:30+00:00October 30th, 2017|Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Menstrual Cycle, PMS|

Premenstrual Syndrome is emotional and physical symptoms linked to the menstrual cycle. Symptoms occur one or two weeks before a woman's period and usually vary between women. Can affects women who are in their teens through perimenopause. The causes of PMS are usually a change in hormones during the menstrual cycle. Chemical changes in the [...]

4 08, 2014

The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

By |2020-06-26T15:09:58+00:00August 4th, 2014|IHC News, Menstrual Cycle, Obesity|

This post is a follow up to our May post  on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue (VAT). VAT, aka [...]

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