Category: Testosterone

Biodentical Hormone Replacement Therapy in Denver

Biote hormone therapy may help people with MS

Hormone Therapy and Multiple Sclerosis

Hormone therapy and Multiple Sclerosis are closely linked. BioTE hormone optimization affects not only testosterone and estrogen but also thyroid function.  The communication between brain neurohormone and endocrine hormone production is central to neuroendocrine integration. Neuroendocrine hormones influence multiple metabolic functions as well as mood, sleep, memory, neurogenesis, and neuronal myelination. Demyelination is one of…
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BHRT Questions

Top 6 Questions About Starting BHRT

Talking about Hormone Optimization can be intimidating and the idea of starting Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) can be scary. Often, our certified providers open the discussion with patients as way to address their concerns. Here are the top 6 questions about starting BHRT that our patients ask. 1. Can I afford BHRT and will…
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testosterone and female health

Is Testosterone Bad For Women?

Is Testosterone bad for women? Well, yes and no. Testosterone is actually one of the most abundant hormones in females and is incredibly important for maintaining female health. A drop in a woman’s testosterone levels can occur as early as 20 years of age. Most reductions in testosterone production start around age of 35. Optimizing…
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diabetes and hormone optimization

Diabetes and Hormone Optimization

Diabetes is a leading cause of death in the United States and there is a direct connection between diabetes and hormone optimization. Especially as COVID-19 has prevented people from getting to their gyms, martial arts classes and yoga studies. Even though almost 26 million Americans have already been diagnosed with diabetes, the CDC study estimates…
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Hormone replacement therapy improves mental health

Optimized Hormones Improve Emotional Health

For people in Denver struggling with mental health challenges, research shows optimized hormones improve emotional health.  Events like the COVID-19 pandemic can be challenging. Maintaining a feeling of normalcy and balance helps improve mental health. BioTE hormone replacement therapy can do just that. Here is a checklist of five essential habits for Denverites to help…
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5 Myths About Women and Testosterone

5 Myths About Women and Testosterone.  Testosterone is important for women’s health and is found in abundant amounts. Women’s testosterone levels can begin to decline as early as 20 years old and begins to drop even faster beginning around age 35. Optimizing testosterone levels can have many benefits for women’s health and is a very…
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BHRT helps improve sleep

Improve Sleep with Hormones

The proper amount of good sleep is critical in maintaining a healthy immune response. You can improve sleep with hormones. Getting enough sleep improves the body’s ability to produce antibodies and other important components of the immune system. While sleeping, the body releases pro-inflammatory cytokines which play a key role in fighting infections. Additionally, studies…
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Optimized Hormones Improve Libido in Older Women

Optimized hormones improve libido in older women. A recent survey published in the journal Menopause found that older women are less satisfied with sex.  Above all, optimized hormones improve libido and many other conditions that affect men and women’s sex lives. According to the author of the study, Helena Harder, “There is still a stigma…
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Do women need testosterone supplementation?

Is Testosterone For Women Too?

Is Testosterone for women too? Studies show that higher testosterone levels in men have powerful anti-aging effects.  Men with low testosterone levels tend to have higher levels of body fat (aka “beer belly”) and less muscle mass. Low testosterone levels are also linked to heart attacks, Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, and depression. While doctors recognize the benefits…
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Healthy male BioTE Denver patient

8 Myths About Testosterone

8 Myths About Testosterone Even though Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has been used since the 1930’s, there are many myths about it’s safety.  Here are 8 myths about testosterone and the reality behind it’s benefits. 1) Testosterone Causes Prostate Cancer The research behind this myth goes back to 1941 when a doctor noted that one…
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