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Are Osteoporosis Medications Dangerous?

There are an estimated 2 million fractures due to osteoporosis in the United States every year. 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men over the age of 50 will experience an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. While osteoporosis medications are commonly used to prevent fractures and maintain bone density, there have been some very valid concerns about the safety of these osteoporosis drugs and their side effects. In this article, integrative medicine specialist Dr. Nishath Hakim explores the risks of the most common osteoporosis drugs - and offers a natural alternative that can strengthen bones without harsh drugs medications....

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Restore Your Sex Life with Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Low testosterone is a common issue that affects millions of men worldwide, leading to decreased libido and ED. But with the help of testosterone replacement therapy, men can restore testosterone levels, improve sexual and physical performance, and enjoy improved overall health, vitality, and well-being....

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Menopause Hair Loss? HRT Can Help!

Perhaps no symptom of menopause is more frustrating than thinning hair. Decreased levels of estrogen due to menopause can impact hair growth and cause a woman’s hair to become thin and sparse. The great news is that 100% natural Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) at Prosperity Health in Royal Oak, MI can help replace missing hormones and alleviate many of the symptoms of menopause – including hair loss in many cases! ...

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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Many patients are afraid of hormone replacement therapy based on a wealth of bad and outdated information about HRT that they find online.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...