Perimenopause in a patient told ‘had hyst and both ovaries removed’

| September 28, 2012

N. O. is a 36 yo female who had a hysterectomy at age 29, then both ovaries removed 10months apart at age 33.  Pt was placed on non-bioidentical hormone and never felt it was helping.  Pt seen in this office for 2nd opinion consultation with multiple moderate menopausal symptoms.  Pt was trialed on bio-identical hormone replacement […]

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Feeling 10 years younger, and it feels great!

| September 28, 2012

M.O. is 57 yo female who arrived in office for help with her multiple menopausal symptoms.  Pt had been on Prempro initially, then stopped in 2005 with the Women’s Health Initiative information showing increased risk of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke on Prempro.  Pt seen by our office and with non-protective blood levels for […]

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| September 28, 2012

K.O. is a 46yo male who arrived with Rheumatoid Arthritis, fatigue out of proportion and low Testosterone levels.  His prior MD was having difficulty maintaining a therapeutic level and pt arrived for a 2nd opinion.  Pt was trialed on bio-identical Testosterone suspension with significant improvement in his fatigue and pain.  ‘Doc, I’m off of my […]

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Post partum depression, what is it really?

| September 27, 2012

By now, many of us have heard of mom’s who have difficulty caring for their newborns due to ‘baby blues’; few share these feelings with their doctor due to feelings of inability to verbalize how they feel or why they feel that way.  Many women will think ‘I have a beautiful baby and a loving […]

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PMS, what is it really?

| September 27, 2012

Ever wonder why so many women are given an anti-depressant when they tell their healthcare provider they have PMS?  I have; especially because these women don’t walk in and say ‘I’m depressed’, but they may walk in and say they have increased emotionality, increased moodiness and increased crying that all gets better with their period.  […]

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