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Sexual Health

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopausal and Postmenopausal Women with Sexual Dysfunction Sexual health and desire play an important role in well-being and quality of life. Menopausal and postmenopausal women experience Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) and Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), equating to poor sexual health, at alarming rates of up to 86%.1 Furthermore, a European […]

Peri-Menopause / Menopause

The Beginning We are born with a set amount of eggs. Egg production in a female begins before she is even born. As a female fetus develops in her mother’s womb, her eggs (also called oocytes) are produced by the ovaries and stored in follicles within the ovary. Each woman is born with between 500,000 […]

Bone Health

What happens to our bones in Menopause: Over 70% of women going through menopause experience external signs such as hot flashes, anxiety, depressed mood, and sleep disturbances1. These symptoms are associated with declining hormone levels, especially estrogen. Declining hormone levels during menopause also puts a woman at risk for osteoporosis, a systemic bone disease manifested […]


Can Physiologic Restoration™ Help Females with PCOS? Felice Gersh MD who has written the book PCOS SOS states: Birth Control is Not the Answer to PCOS: “The solution to an irregular menstrual cycle is not to treat the symptoms by prescribing birth control pills or powerful fertility drugs. The solution is to address the root causes and […]

How Bioidentical HRT Impacts Diabetes Risk

The connection between menopause and diabetes Research shows that the transitional phase we call Menopause, may be a precursor to many life-threatening comorbidities. Data from numerous scientific sources point to increased risk factors in the development of type 2 diabetes among women. The progression of this disease in postmenopausal women results from eradication of estrogen, […]

Hormones & Cardiovascular Health

Estrogen and Heart Health For decades, the heart-healthy effects of estrogen have been studied, but only recently have researchers begun to understand the complex and profound role the hormone plays in women’s heart health. Estrogen protects the heart from a wide array of stressors by exerting an influence at a cellular level, both on the […]

Hormones & Cancer

The result from the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study has greatly impeded research on the importance of hormones as standard care for women. Over the past 17 years, other studies have been published worldwide which clarified the misrepresented results of WHI and provided positive evidence-based clinical outcomes. Data show hormones possess anti-cancer and protective […]

Hormone Replacement Therapies

All roads show HRT has value… Science has now shown the value of bioidentical hormones. Now that we know that we should be using natural bioidentical hormones (BHRT) over synthetic, these are the next things to consider: There are numerous options to choose from when looking for a hormone replacement therapy. Finding the one that […]

History of Hormone Replacement

The Rise & Fall of Natural Hormones Steroid chemists often refer to the 1930s as the Decade of the Sex Hormones, when the molecular structures of certain sex hormones were determined and first introduced to medical practice as drugs. Russell Marker achieved the first practical synthesis of the pregnancy hormone, progesterone, by what now is […]