Bio-identical Hormones

6 05, 2013

Migraines, Pregnancy, and Toxic Drugs

May 6th, 2013|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Recently, the FDA issued a warning about the use of drugs in the valproate category - which include Depakote, Depacon, and valproic acid - being used to prevent migraine headaches during pregnancy. Their concern is that these drugs can lead to reduced IQ scores in children. Actually, there are much more important concerns that arise from this warning. First of all, these drugs already have a boxed warning about the risk to the fetus of developing birth defects - so these women should never be on these drugs in the first place. The other major concern that is tragically [...]

25 10, 2012

“The Platt Protocol for Hormone Balancing” – a wellness manual for healthcare practitioners

October 25th, 2012|Categories: Books and Resources, Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Menopause/Andropause, Hormone Testing, Excessive Adrenaline, ADHD/ADD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As many of my readers understand, I would like to change healthcare in this country. In order to accomplish this, I feel that it is important that healthcare providers be given an alternative approach to how they practice medicine.  This blog is dedicated to those providers who are frustrated with the present system. The doctor practicing today can no longer afford to ignore bio-identical hormone replacement therapy(BHRT). Many patients are demanding BHRT, and if it is not provided by their health care practitioner, they will seek care elsewhere. Very often, in order to meet this demand, practitioners will attend [...]

30 01, 2012

The Miracle of Bio-Identical Hormones

January 30th, 2012|Categories: Books and Resources|Tags: , , |

In the groundbreaking book, The Miracle of Bio-Identical Hormones, wellness expert, Michael E. Platt, M.D, provides readers with detailed accounts documenting the unsurpassed advantages of utilizing natural bio-identical hormones and their power to heal incurable diseases and maladies. Throughout the book, Platt explains in laymen’s terms, with the use of case studies and examples from real patients, how hormone imbalances are at the root of numerous health problems and how by simply re-balancing can help with the migraines, diabetes, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, fibromyalgia, ADD and ADHD, sleep deprivation, anger and weight loss, while helping keep patients feeling more youthful [...]

29 01, 2012

Hormonal Balance Is Important For Both Sexes!

January 29th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Men and Hormone Therapy, Menopause/Andropause|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every system in the body, at any age, is controlled by hormones. Accordingly, at any age, hormones can be out of balance and this factor can give rise to certain symptoms, or,moreseriously, certain conditions. In spite of their importance to our health, doctors receive relatively little information about hormones during their training. Instead, emphasis is placed on using prescription drugs to treat the symptoms of disease rather than getting hormones into balance to eliminate the problem. To demonstrate how pervasive hormonal imbalance is, two columns will be presented. One will represent the symptoms that can occur, and the next [...]