Tag: estrogen

Urine Testing to Monitor Transdermal Estrogen Creams or Gels

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc.  In this blog, you will see the data that has led us to the following conclusions about monitoring transdermal estrogen: Serum and urine (DUTCH) testing can be used to monitor transdermal creams and gels. Clinical parameters tested in the research (bone loss, vasomotor symptoms, FSH suppression) parallel… Read More »

Skin Deep Look At Hormones

Written by Michelle Violi, PharmD – Women’s International Pharmacy There is no doubt that hormones affect the skin, but do different hormones affect the skin differently? Let’s take a closer look. Estrogen Estrogen appears to affect the skin and its appearance in a number of ways: It supports collagen production, it maintains skin moisture by… 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 »

May Webinar Recording: Discover Dried Urine Testing – The Latest Innovations in Hormone Testing

WEBINAR RECORDING: Discover Dried Urine Testing – The Latest Innovations in Hormone Testing   Listen to/watch the recording below and click HERE for the webinar handout.   During this webinar, Mark Newman, Founder and CEO of Precision Analytical, Inc. discussed the following: – Introduction to DUTCH – the most comprehensive test for reproductive and adrenal… Read More »

April Webinar Recording: Pellet Hormone Therapy – A Primer for Clinicians

WEBINAR RECORDING: Pellet Hormone Therapy – A Primer for Clinicians   Listen to/watch the recording below and click here for the webinar handout. To download a white paper about pellet HRT, click here.   During this webinar, Dr. Ken Sekine, MD, of SottoPelle discussed the basics of Pellet Hormone Replacement Therapy, including: — General questions to… Read More »

Webinar Recording: What Your Patients Want to Know About Gut Health

WEBINAR RECORDING: What Your Patients Want to Know About Gut Health   Listen to/watch the recording below and click here for the webinar handout.   Suzanne Somers has her finger on the pulse of integrative medicine. In this pre-recorded webinar, you’ll learn: The most frequently asked questions and concerns Suzanne receives from potential patients regarding… Read More »

Webinar Recording: Converting Patients From Conventional to Bioidentical Hormones

WEBINAR RECORDING: Converting Patients From Conventional to Bioidentical Hormones   Listen to/watch the recording below and click here for the webinar slides.   Jim Paoletti discusses the best ways to help patients make the switch from conventional to bioidentical hormones during this in-depth clinical webinar. You’ll learn: Why hormones are sometimes dosed too high What happens to… 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: Clinical Considerations for Topical Hormones

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   In this 11-minute in-depth podcast, hormone therapy expert, Jim Paoletti, talks about administration of topical hormones, including how to choose the site of application, unique pharmacokinetic considerations, and the best testing methods to use. Click the arrow below to listen…   This Podcast is Brought to You by… 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 »

She Needs Progesterone, Uterus or Not!

By Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP, Director of Education at Power2Practice I’m often asked if it is true that a woman does not need progesterone if her uterus has been removed. It’s my understanding that this philosophy is commonly taught in medical schools, which is hard to conceive. It’s also hard to conceive that a large number… Read More »

How Much Estrogen Is She Getting from Those Patches?

By Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP, Director of Education at Power2Practice Estrogen patches claim to deliver from 0.25 mg to 1.0 mg of estradiol in a 24-hour period. These numbers are based on the amount of estradiol that is measured in venous serum blood following administration. However, the venous serum level of hormones has… Read More »