How to safely and effectively treat hypothyroidism

Proper nutrition is among the first lines of defense against hypothyroidism. An under-active thyroid is frequently the result of nutritional deficiencies and, once these deficiencies have been reversed, thyroid function usually improves.

How to tell if your thyroid is out of whack

The thyroid gland is a small gland in the neck that has an important job: producing the thyroid hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic function. These hormones also help to maintain a variety of physiological functions throughout the body.

Hormone Therapy May Reduce Likelihood of Breast Cancer in Some Women

Once again physicians are looking at the WHI results and trying to justify the use of Premarin. One has to wonder, given all we know about how toxic this drug is, why do they continue to do so? I wonder if there is a financial incentive from the drug company that manufactures Premarin. I would be curious about who is funding their research. The WHI study used Premarin, a form of estrogen hormone replacement therapy (EHRT) derived from the urine of pregant mares. It is well known to increase the risk of breast cancer, blood clots, and do little to prevent age-related, degenerative diseases, such as dementia or osteoporosis.

Medical Mondays: How to Make Your Holidays Healthier

I’m going on my third month using bioidentical hormones. I’m feeling 100% better. Not only are my symptoms gone, but I’m eating better and I started hitting the gym again, which has been tremendous for my self-esteem. Now that we’re getting into the winter months, I’m afraid that the shorter days, colder weather and hectic holiday run-around will negate three months of hard work. It was hard enough to keep it together in the summer months and now that the holidays are here, it’s going to be a lot harder to stay on course. Do you have any suggestions for making this holiday season a healthy one?

The Medical Minute with Dr. Joseph Kaye

Low Libido Expertise By: Boston Bioidentical Hormones Expert Dr. Joseph Kaye In my practice, I frequently encounter the issue of low libido in both men and women.  In men, the causes are often attributed to lower than optimal testosterone levels; in women, inadequate estrogen as well as testosterone can be the cause.  However, one must … Continued