Michael Platt
7 Tips to Survive The Holidays

7 Tips to Survive The Holidays

We have shorter days, cooler temperatures and the start of endless temptations with the upcoming holiday season. From Halloween to New Year’s Eve, we are tempted with fat-laden carbs.  But this time of year can make eating enjoyable with just a few tips and options that won’t leave you feeling deprived: Keep It Fresh: The advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables is that it provides plenty of fiber which helps you feel full.  When entertaining, it’s always good to serve a fresh vegetable platter with a yogurt dip to help curb your appetite which, in turn, helps avoid indulging. Replace Salt...

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3 Benefits of Progesterone for Anti-Aging

3 Benefits of Progesterone for Anti-Aging

Don't we all want to not only live longer, but also look and feel good? For many years, I have worked with bio-identical hormones and have observed the many benefits of progesterone. Many people think progesterone is a sex hormone, but this is simply not true. Women, men and children of all ages can benefit from progesterone, which can directly contribute to longevity in both sexes. These benefits can lead to a significant improvement in the quality of life. Read below the 3 major categories where benefits can be achieved with the use of a 5% progesterone cream.1. Anti-estrogen Progesterone...

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

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

The purpose of this manual is to provide a practical approach to managing a variety of medical conditions utilizing bio-identical hormones. It includes recommendations for ordering lab tests and a logical way of interpreting them. It has sample questionnaires and suggests what their answers indicate. And, of course, it recommends how to treat patients – which hormones to use, how they should be administered, and what side effects to watch for.

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Hormone Therapy for Men

Hormone Therapy for Men

In some ways, hormone replacement in men is more important than it is for women. The most important hormone to replace in men is testosterone. It usually peaks around the age of 20, and then starts to decline yearly. Around the ages of 50 to 60 it has often decreased to a level where symptoms become noticeable. The classic changes that occur most often relate to a decrease in libido (loss of interest in sex) and erectile dysfunction. However, there are other aspects to testosterone replacement that men should be aware of. For example, almost 100% of men that have...

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