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All posts by Aurora Dean

Our Nurse Practitioner Aurora’s Story

I came to believe in the power of hormone replacement therapy 5 years ago when I turned 41. I found myself having worsening trouble sleeping, having horrible night sweats, low energy, difficulty concentrating, increasing abdominal fat (despite exercise), worsening migraine headaches, painful menstruation, hair loss, and a low sex drive. All this was even further […]

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Why Am I Not Losing Weight?????

We have just welcomed 2024 and have made our resolutions for the new year which more than likely include health-related goals with the top two being losing weight and increasing fitness. The gym is full of many well-meaning people who have made this commitment. Some will remain dedicated to their commitment throughout the year while […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men is not as highly debated as it is in women but continues to remain underserved in men. Testosterone replacement in middle-aged or older men with age related men is not currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for “low normal” testosterone levels (Bhasin & Santos, 2020). Many […]

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Why HRT in Women?

The role of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women has been a long-debated topic thanks to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) which negated the benefits of HRT due to what they believe to be an increased risk in heart disease and breast cancer leading to an abrupt discontinuation of the trial. Studies over the years […]

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