Hormone Replacement Therapy

The Vital Role of Hormone Therapy in Managing Dis-ease

Our healthcare system is facing unprecedented challenges with the recent pandemic of coronavirus and ensuing SARS Cov2, or COVID-19, and it is vital healthcare providers keep their patients active and healthy so as to not over burden a vulnerable system. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY COVID-19 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL As an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner researching and practicing advanced endocrinology concepts over the past 12 years, I have recognized an overarching theme: hormones are active and play a vital role in every single body system. The far-reaching impact of restoring hormone homeostasis on health-related quality of life is an often-misunderstood phenomenon in both the healthcare and lay communities. With the additional burden of stress these uncertain times adds to an already encumbered psyche, classifying hormone therapies as inessential

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

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Stick

If you’ve failed to stick to your New Year’s resolutions in the past, you’re not alone, in fact many of your friends and family have likely been in the same boat! Research by YouGov revealed that only 6% of people stick to their resolutions 100%, while 14% say they “mostly did.” There are many reasons people fail at this time-honored tradition—but here’s the good news: We’ve got tips to help increase your odds of success and to reduce resolution stress. So, get your selfie stick ready for the amazing before and after photos for your social media, this is your year!. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Health & Wellness SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL  At EVEXIAS, we’ve found there are five common reasons people struggle to stick with

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

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

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

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Finding the Right Path

When it comes to treating hormonal imbalance, there is no uniform approach. Yet, many in the medical field continuously prescribe “band-aid” treatments that may work for some but don't offer all patients optimal results, nor do they address their full scope of health concerns and symptoms. Hormonal imbalance can come from various sources, but no matter the cause when left untreated, the consequences can be severe. One approach many practitioners use to help patients find balance is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). While BHRT has been around for years and had great results, we have seen a resurgence in its use. Read on for all things BHRT, hormone pellet therapy, and how you can improve your health! What Are Hormones and Why Do They Matter? Before diving into hormone replacement therapy, let's cover the basics of hormones. For something that plays such a significant role in our bodies, many don't know

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)

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