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Mental Health Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Menopause is notorious for causing “mood swings” . But recent clinical research has determined that menopause can also worsen or cause a relapse of mental health problems that existed before menopause. However, physicians are increasingly recognizing that restoring women’s hormone balance with hormone replacement therapy during menopause can naturally improve mental health –   even sometimes eliminating the need for psychiatric meds – without side effects....

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Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?

Many patients are afraid of hormone replacement therapy based on a wealth of bad and outdated information about HRT that they find online. So, if there is untrue info on the Internet about HRT, who does one believe? In this article, the hormone replacement therapy experts at Prosperity Health in Royal Oak, MI review the research to help set the record straight about the safety of modern HRT modalities....

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Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy Safely Treats Menopause Symptoms

Menopause Symptoms Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help - Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her childbearing years come to an end. While the average age of menopause in the U.S. is age 51, the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause may actually start years before, as the ovaries begin to produce far fewer of the body’s "sex hormones”, including estrogen. This time period leading up to menopause is called perimenopause. The sex hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone, not only enable reproduction but also regulate almost every aspect of a woman's body - from metabolism and weight gain to bone density and libido. Thus, the hormonal decline caused by perimenopause and menopause can cause widespread changes and unpleasant side effects in a woman's body. The symptoms and side...

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How to Know if You Have Low Testosterone

Top 10 Signs of Low Testosterone & How to Treat It -  Testosterone is an “androgen” (male sex hormone) that is most often associated with libido and sexual performance in men. But testosterone also affects everything from male appearance to a man’s risk of serious disease. Testosterone helps build muscle and regulate weight gain and the distribution of body fat. It also influences hair growth or loss and helps lower the risk of developing serious illnesses such as heart disease or diabetes. Unfortunately, as men age, their bodies begin to produce less and less testosterone. Androgen production declines by about 1% per year after age 30. Statistics on low testosterone vary, but it is generally agreed that almost 40 percent of men aged 45 years and older...


In a Weight Loss Rut? It Could be Your Hormones!

How Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Help Weight Loss -  Many men and women find that as they get older they gain weight – even though their diet or activity level hasn’t changed. For other people, their weight may stay the same but now they find fat or weight in different places – especially around the belly. One reason this happens is that a person’s hormone levels change or drop as they age. The good news is that hormone level testing, and safe, 100% natural hormone replacement can help bring an individual’s body back in balance so that they can more easily lose those extra pounds – and even take it off from their midsection! In this article Bloomfield Hills bioidentical hormone expert Dr. Nishath Hakim explains how hormone...


Bioidentical Hormone Replacement for
Low Testosterone & Erectile Dysfunction

Treating "ED" & "Low T" with Bioidentical Hormones: Help for Low Testosterone & Erectile Dysfunction Difficulty achieving or maintain an erection is something that almost all men experience from time to time. But if your inability to perform in the bedroom becomes more than an occasional problem, you may be suffering from “ED” or erectile dysfunction – also sometimes called “impotence”.  ED becomes more common as a man gets older – and can cause embarrassment, frustration, low self-confidence, and even interfere with relationships. Erectile dysfunction is also frequently accompanied by a low or reduced sex drive. Many men are too embarrassed to seek medical help for ED suffer in silence. Others try crazy “miracle” treatments advertised online or on TV, that are either totally ineffective or provide only temporary...


Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy Pellets

Hormone deficiency plays a role in almost every aspect of the human body. If you are suffering from a medical condition, or you simply don't feel your best, are frequently tired and out of energy, or have sleep issues, sexual problems or mood swings, your hormones may be depleted or out of balance. And hormone replacement pellets may be the answer! ...


The Hormone Replacement Pellet Process

Bioidentical hormone pellets provide consistent relief to individuals suffering from hormonal imbalances, so they can live happier, healthier lives. In this article we explain the entire hormone replacement pellet process from start to finish....


Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy: FAQs

At Prosperity Health in Canton, MI we offer a safe, natural and truly superior method of hormone replacement in the form of BioTE® pellet therapy. In this article, Canton, MI board certified Internist Dr. Nishath Hakim, MD answers patients’ most frequently asked questions about hormone replacement pellet therapy. ...


Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Can menopause symptoms be safely comforted with bioidentical hormones? Recent research suggests that menopause can be treated with bioidentical hormones, a natural replacement for a woman's body, with no reported side effects. In the past, menopause has been treated like a disease - primarily with Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT (including Premarin, which is made from pregnant mareís urine, Prempro and Provera), which meant ingesting synthetic chemicals on a regular basis. Now we know that these drugs are causing the very problems weíre trying to avoid including breast cancer and heart attacks. Bioidentical means the hormone molecule in the product, for example progesterone cream, acts exactly like the molecules produced by the female body. They function in your body in a natural and normal way unlike synthetic chemicals....