Hormones and Hormonal Health

Birth Control Types, Side Effects and Effectiveness—15 Options For Pregnancy Prevention

Posted by Medical Board on December 18, 2017 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

As long as men and women have engaged in sexual intercourse, the quest to prevent pregnancy has always existed. Throughout history, birth control methods have bordered on the wacky and absurd, to the dangerous and sometimes deadly, in efforts to keep women from becoming pregnant. In ancient China for example, concubines used to drink a

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The Role of Hormone Therapy in Prostate Cancer—Who Get’s It, How It Works, and What Are the Side Effects?

Posted by Medical Board on October 1, 2017 in Hormones Men No Comments

According to the American Cancer Society, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Most will not die from the disease, however treatment can render a man impotent or incontinent. Depending on the persistence or severity of cancerous tumors, hormone therapy may be a viable option for some males. Whether

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BHRT Cost, Facts and FAQ’s — Finding Answers With Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Posted by Medical Board on September 8, 2017 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is an excellent option for women and men who experience difficult symptoms as a result of a hormonal imbalance. Some hormonal imbalances occur in response to certain medications, medical procedures or surgeries. The majority of individuals face changes in hormone levels as they age, however. These are natural processes that

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Is Gynecomastia More Harmful To Men Than We Know?—The Impact of Excess Breast Tissue on Males

Posted by Medical Board on August 22, 2017 in Hormones Men No Comments

It may seem like a harmless body image issue, largely benign without physical symptoms that could harm, but the psychological effects of extra breast tissue for men and boys can be devastating. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and Dr. Brian I. Labow, author of a Boston Children’s Hospital study, even mild

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