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Menopause

Menopause is the decrease, over time, of female hormone levels. Estrogen is usually the first thing that comes to mind. Estrogen is one group of sex hormones (or steroids) naturally produced by the body. The three major, naturally occurring Estrogens are: Estrodiol, Estriol, and Estrone. Sex hormones are all inter-related, requiring continuous fine-tuning to maintain […]

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Cardiopause

There have been four large prospective trials that have been recently reviewed, all demonstrated decreases when hormone replacement therapy was started at the mean age of 53 years. Early hormone replacement therapy is protective; it prevents arterial plaques and coronary arterial disease, but will not prevent or reduce already existing disease. The cardiovascular risks are […]

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Vitamin D and Calcium

Vitamin D3 Deficiency Associated with Increased Risk of Cancer Review of article recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2007: Vitamin D and Calcium supplementation reduces cancer risk: results of a randomized trial. Lappe JM, Travers-Gustafson D, Davies KM, Recker RR, Heaney RP Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jun;85(6):1586-91 This was a […]

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Osteopause

Estradiol is critical in maintaining bone structure and decreasing osteoclastic activity (pac-man like eating of bone) which destroys bone, but also important, and possibly more important for bone protection is progesterone and testosterone. Multiple studies have shown that synthetic estrogen will reduce bone loss. Bio-identical Estradiol seems to decrease the risks associated with the synthetics, […]

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Thyrodipause

Summary List of Symptoms In general, the symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) are: Weight gain Puffy face Loss or thinning of eyebrows Cold intolerance Low sex drive Depression Abdominal bloating Cold hands or feet Dry or thinning hair Joint or muscle pain Thickening of the skin Thin, brittle fingernails Early Symptoms Many people attribute the […]

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Dr. Robert Carlson – Sarasota Fl.

Robert Carlson, MD FACS, known by his patients as simply, “Dr. Rob,” is a doctor who truly cares. He firmly believes that lab ranges are one thing, but how his patients feel is what is truly important. As a leading cardiothoracic surgeon and a pioneer in cardiothoracic research, Dr. Rob perfected the latest procedures curing […]

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Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Treatment Plan

BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT TREATMENT PLAN Please complete and submit the Medical History form available here. Alternatively, forms can be obtained at our office or by mail upon request. Office Consultations: Initial Comprehensive Laboratory and Clinical  Assessment Consultation (80-120 minutes)Individual fee $750Group Discount, 2 or more people – per person fee $650 Review of medical history, […]