Category: Hormones

BHRT for Parkinson’s Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury

Written by SottoPelle BHRT or Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy helps restore hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone to their required levels. The hormones are taken from plant sources to produce molecules which are identical to the hormones our body naturally makes. BHRT is both safe and a reliable, and patients who undergo the treatment… Read More »

The Science Behind the Safety & Effectiveness of Bioidentical Hormones

Written by SottoPelle The grip that pharmaceutical companies have on the HRT industry is slowly loosening. Increasing numbers of physicians and their patients are choosing bioidentical hormones over synthetic or animal-derived versions. The reason for the new wave of bioidentical hormone users can likely be attributed to more widespread awareness of the risks and side… Read More »

Converting Patients to BHRT from Conventional Therapies

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP  Determining dosages and managing symptoms in patients who want to covert from conventional therapies to bioidentical therapy can be one of the most difficult challenges facing the BHRT practitioner. Conventional therapies and dosages provide too much hormone, even if the manufactured product being used contains bioidentical hormone rather… Read More »

PODCAST: Interactions Between Estrogen & Progesterone

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   In this 5-minute podcast, hormone therapy expert, Jim Paoletti, talks (in-depth) about the interactions between estrogen and progesterone and suggests a great textbook for reference. Click the arrow below to listen…   Jim Paoletti will be a featured presenter at a two-day workshop focused on BHRT… Read More »

PODCAST: Functional Hormone Balance

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice     In this 30-minute podcast, Jim Paoletti talks about functional hormone balance by addressing the symptoms of hormone imbalance, including the factors that affect hormones, from a Functional Medicine perspective.    Click the arrow below to listen…     Jim Paoletti will be a featured presenter… Read More »

PODCAST: Thyroid Hormone Interactions

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   Small but mighty, the thyroid gland affects myriad bodily functions. When thyroid function is suboptimal, nearly all hormone function becomes suboptimal as well. In this podcast, you will get a brief rundown of how thyroid hormone interacts with other hormones, how hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may affect… Read More »

PODCAST: BHRT & Immunity

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   From steroid metabolism and cytokine production to age-associated declines in DHEA and increases in IL-6, it is clear that hormone balance plays a very important role in immune function. Click the arrow below to listen…     Jim Paoletti will be a featured presenter at… Read More »

Pellet Implant Testosterone for Women – The Medical Studies

By Paul Savage, MD, FAARM, ABAARM – Founder and Chief Medical Officer | Power2Practice What are hormone pellets? There are many medical studies coming out about the use of topical testosterone in women. In this post, I would like to provide a run-down of the current medical research on a different and superior method of delivering testosterone: pellet implantation.… Read More »

Podcast: BHRT & Cardiovascular Disease

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   Cardiovascular disease remains one of the leading causes of morbidity in women, and coronary artery disease has long been recognized as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in men. Estrogen, progesterone and testosterone must be balanced at physiologic levels to provide maximal protection… Read More »

PODCAST: BHRT & Brain Function

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   Sex hormones—particularly estrogen—have complex effects on the CNS. Changes during menopause can cause or contribute to dysfunction in numerous brain functions including sleep, mood and cognitive performance.    In this podcast, Jim Paoletti explains how estrogen and testosterone replacement therapy supports healthy cognitive function and mood,… Read More »

How to Choose a BHRT Dosage Form

by Jim Paoletti, B.S. Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP Hormones can be administered effectively through a variety of dosage forms including: Oral Slow Release Capsules Sublingual/Buccal Troches Topical Creams or Gels IM Injections Pellet Implants Patient compliance is truly one of the most important factors in determining the route of administration for an individual. The dosage form has… Read More »

PODCAST: BHRT & SLEEP

Physiological hormone balance plays an important role in age-related sleep dysregulation. In this short podcast, you will learn how changing levels of estrogen, progesterone, growth hormone, melatonin and cortisol can effect circadian rhythms and sleep quality. Click the arrow below to listen…   By Jim Paoletti, B.S. Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP | Director of Education at Power2Practice   Brought to you… Read More »