Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

Fibromyalgia – There Is a Cure

Fibromyalgia – There Is a Cure Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized commonly by one or several of the following symptoms: widespread musculoskeletal pain, chronic fatigue, insomnia, memory loss and mood disorders. As with most chronic illness Western Medicine is only able to prescribe medication that can only suppress the symptoms at best.    In order to actually …

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Functions of Testosterone in Women

Through ongoing research, the medical community is learning that testosterone serves many purposes, ranging from the commonly understood sexual functions to surprising findings that it may help to control blood sugar and may also have an anticoagulant effect. In addition, testosterone’s well-known role in building muscles and bones is especially important for women facing age-related …

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Testosterone in Modern Day

Natural vs. Un-natural Testosterone Natural hormones have a molecular structure identical to the hormones produced by the body; hence, they are called bioidentical. Both “natural” and un-natural hormones can be synthesized in a laboratory. However, only bioidentical hormone molecules are indistinguishable from those the body produces and treated the same way by the body. The …

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The Quest for Testosterone

The field of endocrinology (the study of hormones) stems from the medical and scientific quest for the essence of “maleness” and the answer to the question, what makes a man a man? Decades before hormone replacement therapy became commonplace for women, men were practicing their own forms of testosterone replacement therapy. As early as 1400 …

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In-House Compounding of Bio-Identical Hormones

We are proud to announce that our facility, Renaissance Health Centre, is approved by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy to dispense compounded hormones and other medications.  We have been fortunate to have Consultant Pharmacist, Daniel Gelber, Pharm.D., as an advisor.  He was instrumental in setting-up compounding pharmacies in the greater Los Angeles area and …

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Bioidentical Hormones Challenged

Controversy is brewing over bio-identical hormones as a result of restriction the FDA wants to make. Bioidentical refers to hormones in specially compounded preparations. Most people understand this term to mean that the hormones are the same as the ones produced by the body estradiol, estrone, estriol, progesterone, and testosterone. The FDA, on the other …

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