Category: Mens Health & Hormones

Does She/He Really Need Thyroid Replacement Therapy?

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP When symptoms of hypothyroidism exist, there are many cases where the cause of the problem is not lack of thyroid hormone being produced from the thyroid gland. Before initiation of Thyroid Replacement Therapy (ThRT), it is very important to determine if the gland has the capacity to produce optimal thyroid… Read More »

How Can Periomenopause Cause Unexplained Anxiety and Feelings of Doom?

Written by SottoPelle What’s going on with the hormones of periomenopause that may cause anxiety in a woman? The late Dr. Gino Tutera, B/GYN and specialist in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, believed that “these feelings are primarily due to lack of testosterone.” Periomenopause Can Cause Anxiety Yes, younger women naturally product the “male hormone” testosterone,… Read More »

Estriol Supplementation and Metabolites – A Caveat

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc. I want to discuss a complicated scenario with you. If you give estriol, please keep reading. If you don’t use estriol in your practice, feel free to forward this to those who do! Bottom Line: When a patient takes estriol (especially if it is oral/sublingual) some… Read More »

The Potential Benefits of “4-Spot Urine Testing” for HPA Axis Assessment

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc. and Carrie Jones, ND The health of the entire hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is critically important for maintaining proper health primarily because of cortisol’s role in the body. Cortisol is known as a glucocorticosteroid because of its effects on blood sugar regulation (gluco), it is made in the… Read More »

The Easy Guide for Recommending Nutritional Supplements

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP Providing good nutritional advice and nutritional supplements is an essential part of a comprehensive plan for generating long-term health in your patients, especially since numerous health conditions can stem from nutritional deficiencies. As a practitioner, you can choose to provide for nutritional needs within your practice by having… Read More »

Diabetes and the Importance of Hormone Replacement

Written by SottoPelle The Alarming Statistics Diabetes has become a serious epidemic in the U.S. Approximately 86 million adult Americans (one out of three) have prediabetes.1 And according to 2014 statistics reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million Americans have actual diabetes. That’s 9.3% of the population!1 These numbers include both… Read More »

Nutrition for Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP One of the toughest aspects of insulin resistance and diabetes is the fact that it’s influenced by so many factors.  Genetic predispositions can increase an individual’s likelihood to manifest diabetes, and this factor is felt by many to be uncontrollable.  While the genetic factors themselves are not, the… Read More »

The Magnificent Immune System: A Refresher

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD The human immune system is a magnificent and well-coordinated network of cells, organs, glands, and physiological processes. Nearly every cell, organ and tissue in the body is involved either directly or indirectly in the immune process. From the outside in, the skin and mucous membranes offer the first line… Read More »

PODCAST: A Functional Approach to Anxiety

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP In this 10-minute podcast, Jim Paoletti discusses natural treatment options for patients with anxiety from a Functional Medicine perspective.  Click the arrow below to listen…    Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP, has over 30 years of experience creating and using bio-identical hormone therapies in both retail pharmacy and… Read More »

How to Build Your Own Stress and Adrenal Fatigue Healthcare Practice by Dr. Wilson

Curious about building your own adrenal fatigue practice? James L. Wilson, ND, PhD – an expert in alternative medicine for over 35 years – provides an easy step-by-step guide on how to build a practice that’s oriented towards treating adrenal fatigue and stress-related illnesses. In this presentation by James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, you will… Read More »

PODCAST: BHRT & Brain Function

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP  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, including the prevention of… Read More »

PODCAST: Common Concurrent Issues Alongside BHRT

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice     In this 15-minute podcast, Jim Paoletti discusses common concurrent issues that you may encounter in BHRT patients, from a Functional Medicine perspective.    Click the arrow below to listen…     Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP, is the Director of Education at Power2Practice and… Read More »