Remember hearing about the most recent article that was published in JAMA that suggested that Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) increased the risk of Strokes and Heart Attacks? The results showed that the male veterans who took testosterone had lower rates of Heart Attacks, Stokes, and Death compared to men who did not take testosterone. The study itself was done on men with a total testosterone level lower than 300. In the Results section of the article the authors state that after the initial coronary angiography, "approximately 20% had a prior history of MI (myocardial infarction or heart attack), 50% had diabetes, and more than 80% had CAD (coronary artery disease)". In this already, high-risk group of men, events of heart attack, stroke or death were compared among men who did not take testosterone to men who did take testosterone after the initial angiogram.
- 21 % of the men in the group that did not take testosterone had events
- 9.9% of the men who took testosterone had events
- That's an 11% lower risk in men lower risk in men who took testosterone in an already high-risk group of<><><><><><><>Continue Reading >
The reason the word belief is in quotation marks is because these doctors are 100% misinformed. If science is a religion then I suppose we can call their opinions— albeit without facts— beliefs. There are many studies demonstrating the risks of Progestin in women and the benefits of Progesterone.Continue Reading
What factors contribute to breast cancer? One in eight women over 50 develop breast cancer. There are three main factors and many other factors that contribute to this high prevalence of breast caner. The three big ones are lack of self-love and appreciation, decline in progesterone and toxic exposures. Self-love – Our breasts play two roles in a woman’s lifetime – one is that they can sustain a life for the first year of an infant’s existence.Continue Reading
We all know that vegetables are one of the best types of foods we can feed our bodies with, right? Did you know that if you ferment your veggies they become a superfood? Yup! Culturing vegetables improves the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immune effect that vegetables have on our system! You’ll soon find out how. Raw vegetables can be tough on the system to digest in some people and can often lead to gas and bloating. If you ferment your veggies though they are very easy to digest and they actually help your digestive tract work better!Continue Reading
May is the month that we celebrate Physical Fitness! I have always enjoyed exercising and I know that’s not the truth for everyone. We all know it’s good for us but why? People who exercise feel stronger than people who do not as they are making their cells stronger. Just like muscles in your arms, legs, abs, and back, which become stronger and more toned, so does your heart. We cannot see the heart but we can feel it as it is working out at the same time your structure is.Continue Reading