Tag: HRT

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 »

January Webinar Recording: Pellet Hormone Therapy – a Primer for Clinicians

Webinar Recording: Pellet Hormone Therapy – a Primer for Clinicians James Mirabile, MD, FACOG, Medical Director at SottoPelle, presents an hour-long webinar on pellet hormone therapy basics and how it can revitalize your practice. Listen to/watch the recording below and download the slides by clicking here! Topics Covered: General questions to help identify HRT candidates… 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 »

Can Hormone Replacement Alleviate Migraines in Menopausal Women?

Written by SottoPelle According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraine is the 3rd most prevalent and 6th most disabling disease in the world.1 More women than men suffer from these headaches. In fact, the ratio of female to male is 3:1. It is known that a variety of triggers can lead to migraines, but the… 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 »

The Truths of Testosterone Restoration Therapy in Females

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   There appears to be many assumptions, questions and concerns surrounding the use of testosterone therapy in women. It has been written that testosterone is a male hormone, that its only benefit to women is to increase sex drive, and that testosterone therapy will result… Read More »

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 Link Between Estradiol Deficiency and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Written by SottoPelle ADD impacts millions of women and girls, yet many go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for most of their lives.1 It’s a disorder that manifests in childhood, but has never been easily recognized in girls. For a lot of years, ADD was thought to be a boys’ phenomenon. Now we know better. ADD simply… Read More »

PODCAST: Integrative Approach to PMS

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice     Over 140 symptoms have been associated with PMS. Bloating, periodic weight gain, breast tenderness, fatigue, acne, and cognitive and emotional changes are some of the most commonly reported. Estrogen dominance and inflammation are two of the most common triggers for PMS symptoms. In this 10-minute… 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 »

Continuous Bleeding & The Progesterone Challenge

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP – Director of Education | Power2Practice   Continuous menstrual flow is a problem that you may encounter with some peri-menopausal patients. It results from too much proliferation from the action of estrogen on the uterus, compared to a lack of action by progesterone. Common causes are low progesterone production, high estrogen… 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 »