Hormone Optimization

HOT, HOT, HOT! How to Set Your Love Life on Fire

Do you fear the spark in your relationship could flame out or has your hot sex life ship already sailed? Many couples have trouble maintaining a healthy level of sexual intimacy and for a variety of reasons. Busy lives, complacency and health issues can all play a role. If you want to maintain—or reignite—a robust sex life with your partner, consider the following tips. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Sexual Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Can’t find time to make love? Place a priority on intimacy. We get it. Life gets busy—especially if you are raising kids, take care of aging parents, have a demanding career or travel a lot. During life’s busy, exhausting times, it’s also easy to take our partners for granted and put intimacy on the

The Consequences of Blocking Estrogen in Men

When it comes to hormones, it’s all about optimizing. Contrary to popular belief and old medical teachings, we now know that estrogen is a vital hormone for MEN as much as WOMEN! Not having enough (or any) estrogen isn’t good for many reasons. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Men's Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL The truth: Men need estrogen to support heart, bone, brain and sexual health. That is why therapies that block estrogen may put your health at risk.    What many men don’t know is that their bodies make estrogen naturally via an enzyme called aromatase which converts testosterone into their needed estrogen. Aromatase is an enzyme involved in the production of estrogen that acts by catalyzing the conversion of testosterone (an androgen) to estradiol (an estrogen). Aromatase is

What You Don’t Know About Hormone Pellets

There is so much misinformation around hormone therapy which unfortunately creates unnecessary fear. Many patients have been told hormones are bad and can cause cancer or blood clots, which is an immediate deterrent! The good news is Bio-Identical Hormones are not the "bad" hormones and have been shown to safely bring symptom relief and be an excellent preventative care tool. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Hormone Health SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Men and women both are great candidates for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and should not run from it! Our bodies go through hormonal changes and because of that can have symptoms that can be life altering! Depression, anxiety, low libido, loss of interest in the things we once loved, sleep issues, joint pain, inability to gain muscle, inability to

3 Supplements to Optimize Health

You exercise, you eat right, you don’t get sick often, and you get plenty of rest. So why are you still lagging? Sometimes we can do everything right, but environmental toxins, genetics, and psychological stressors can still take a toll on our physical health. Supplements play a key role in supporting broader health and wellness goals. But what do you know about supplements? We’ll go over a few important factors to keep in mind plus highlight some great supplements to consider adding to your wellness routine. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Supplement Optimization SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Most of the time we’re able to get vitamins and nutrients from our diet, but like we mentioned above environmental factors, genetics, and even illness can deplete our body of the vitamins we need for

Healthy Aging, Finding Your New Normal with BHRT

As we age, we begin to notice differences, in our body, our mood, everything. At a certain point, many patients report feeling as if they’ve lost their “mojo” noting that they feel different, but can’t quite pinpoint what the difference is.   AUTHOR Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC   CATEGORY Hormone Optimization POSTED ON August 21, 2019 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Host of the time, people accept this as their new normal, but how can you be sure that what you’re experiencing is normal, especially if it has had a significant impact on your life. Today, we’ll review some of the common symptoms aging patients deal with and get into what’s “normal” and what you can do about it. What to Expect As We Age While every

6 Ways to Identify Hormonal Imbalances

Our bodies send us signals all day, every day. For example, when we don’t drink enough water, we may get a headache, or if you’re hungry, your stomach may rumble. The same rings true whenever our bodies may be experiencing changes or imbalances with our hormones. So, what’s the big deal? Many people may assume imbalanced hormones is just a part of life, and they’ll naturally fall back in place. However, hormones play a vital role in our body’s function; they control metabolism, growth, and reproduction, among other things. Don’t Ignore Hormonal Imbalance Balanced hormones keep our health on track, even if you feel completely normal your body may be trying to tell you something. Here are six signs of hormonal imbalance that you shouldn’t ignore. 1. Hot Flashes Although typically associated with menopause, this telltale sign of out-of-whack hormones can occur in anyone, male or female, young or

Boost Testosterone Levels Naturally

The discussion around hormones is largely centered around women, but truthfully men also suffer from hormonal imbalance, and it’s much more common than many realize. In fact, beginning at age 35 a man will experience a decline in testosterone production at a rate of up to 10% loss in production a year. Signs of Low Testosterone Levels Men who suffer from low testosterone or hormone imbalance may suffer from a variety of: Mental symptoms Physical symptoms Sexual dysfunction symptoms Conversely, some men with hormone imbalance don’t experience any symptoms at all. Mental Symptoms Fatigue, lethargy, and lack of motivation. Mood swings, anxiety, and depression. Feeling burned out and past your prime. Physical Symptoms Stubborn belly fat, weight gain, and food cravings. Loss of muscle strength. Hair loss. Sexual Dysfunctional Symptoms Loss of libido. Inability to achieve or maintain an erection. Prostate discomfort. If you recognize any of the symptoms above BHRT may be

Top 5 Companion Supplements for Hormone Balance

Men and women alike struggle with hormonal imbalance, and these imbalances can have serious impacts on our mental, physical, and emotional state. Our hormones are powerful; they’re chemical messengers can control our appetite, weight, and mood, among other things. If you think you may be struggling with hormonal imbalance, check out our symptom checklist for men and women. Once we identify your imbalance, we can create a customized treatment plan for you, and part of the treatment plan may involve natural supplements. The EVEXIAS Approach At EVEXIAS Medical Centers, we use a safe, all-natural, and effective hormone treatment known as BHRT Pellet Therapy; you can read more about it here. To offer patients a complete solution and long-lasting treatment, we often suggest certain supplements to complement the natural pellet therapy. Today we’ll go over 5 of these companion supplements and what you can get from them. DIM Diindolylmethane (DIM)

Sex After Menopause and Common Concerns

When you think about the factors, you need to survive and function, you likely don’t consider hormones. However, these little chemical messengers have a huge effect on our overall wellbeing. Most of the time when people talk about their hormones they’re often blaming them for things like being sad or an emotional outburst, while there is some truth to this our hormones do so much more. The Scoop on Hormones Hormones are created in the endocrine glands and secreted directly into the bloodstream to tissues or organs. Hormones affect different processes of the body that include: Growth and development Metabolism Sexual function Reproduction Emotions Mood Hormonal imbalances can affect both men and women and can cause some things like: Environmental toxins Age The way we move What we eat We don’t want to trash talk hormones, so here are a few interesting facts that may surprise you about our three

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