Study: Testosterone Therapy Promotes Healthy Body Composition

With more than 60 percent of the population overweight or obese, and millions fighting an uphill battle against added pounds due to metabolic disorders, experts are seeking innovative ways to address the ever-growing obesity epidemic. Although dietary modifications, increased physical activity, psychological therapies, and a combination of all of the above have proven to be … Continued

Are Probiotics the Key to Stressing Less?

By BodyLogicMDAdmin Books, articles, and doctors are constantly advising against stress and worry, underlining the negative effects on your health and quality of life, but offering little recourse for keeping it at bay. You can’t avoid traffic jams, give up your job, or stop worrying about your aging parents or rebellious teenager. Life is stressful. … Continued

New Guidelines for the Treatment of Menopause

By BodyLogicMD Admin Early in October 2015, the Endocrine Society publicized new guidelines for the treatment of menopause—guidelines that underline hormone therapy as the best treatment for women suffering from menopausal symptoms. The new guidelines, to be published in the November issue of the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, recommend that women, who have little … Continued

Is the Difference in Male and Female Ambition a Difference in Hormones?

By BodyLogicMD Admin Recent headlines have riveted the female population, calling the ambition of women into question. The fervor was sparked by a poll conducted by TIME and Real Simple magazines on how men and women define success and ambition. According to the survey, 51 percent of men and 38 percent of women describe themselves … Continued

Safety of Supplements Under Fire Again: How Do You Find Safe Supplements?

By BodyLogicMD Admin More than 20,000 emergency room visits a year have been linked to dietary supplements according to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study is groundbreaking documentation of the severity of injuries and hospitalizations associated with dietary supplements each year. Though the crackdown on advertising and manufacturing … Continued

Debate Over Safety of Low T Treatments Fizzle As Proof of Benefits Climb

Large study finds achieving adequate testosterone levels through testosterone therapy significantly reduces risk of heart attack and stroke. The debate over the safety of testosterone therapy may fizzle with recent findings. Late in September 2015, the results of a Veteran Affairs database study made headlines, finding that men with low testosterone—also dubbed “low T”—whose levels … Continued

Why Aren’t Women Seeking Treatment for Menopause?

Survey finds only 12 percent of women seek any form of treatment for relief of menopausal symptoms. However, there are now more safe options for relief than ever before—so why aren’t women seeking treatment for menopause? Some women are afraid. Some women believe they can “just live with it.” Some women worry about the expense. … Continued

Early Estrogen Replacement Achieves Glowing Skin in Women

By Jen Landa, M.D. The hot new news from the summer meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology is that estrogen has an anti-aging function for your face.  New data from the KEEPS trial shows that estrogen supplementation can increase type 3 collagen by 50% within a few years of menopause.  I have been watching the … Continued

Testosterone Implants Prove Most Effective for Women’s Health

Expert physicians find testosterone therapy delivered via pellet implants offers the greatest outcomes for invigorating female health and vitality. Women and testosterone have never been synonymous, after all isn’t testosterone “the male hormone”? Actually, no, no it’s not—and a growing number of physicians are rallying support to help women understand the incredible benefits of testosterone … Continued

Brain Boosters for Postmenopausal Women

Menopause is often met with fears of hot flashes, mood swings and weight gain, but what many women may not realize is that brain function may also be impaired. The primary hormones that influence menopausal changes, estrogen and progesterone, also play a critical role in cognitive function.  Researchers have come to understand that plummeting levels … Continued