Major Studies Involving HRT, Summary

It is important to give patients the best information possible in regards to your risks and benefits when considering HRT.  Most of the studies done...

Cortisol Fact Sheet

Cortisol is the body’s most potent glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoid is the “family name” for a group of hormones that increase the blood glucose to...

Thyroid Fact Sheet

Thyroid is the major metabolic hormone.  It increases energy metabolism, blood flow, speed of thinking, intestinal motility, HDL (good) cholesterol...

Testosterone for Men Fact Sheet

Testosterone is the predominant male hormone; it is produced in the testes and adrenal glands. Testosterone can convert to dihydrotestosterone...

Testosterone for Women Fact Sheet

The daily production of testosterone in women is 20-30 times less that of men. Despite the difference in production, testosterone can be just as...

Progesterone Fact Sheet

Progesterone is produced by the ovaries and adrenal glands and plays an essential role in pregnancy. Progesterone prepares the uterus for...

Estrogen Fact Sheet

Estrogens “feminize” the body. They shape the female body, enlarge the breasts and redden the skin. The decrease of estrogen levels at the end of...