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When it comes to female libido, sex drive, and performance, the prevalence of advertisements for products addressing erectile dysfunction and low testosterone lead many to believe that these issues belong exclusively to males. Unfortunately, females are just as susceptible to sex drive and performance issues. Not all females are as oversexed as the lead characters in Sex and the City or Cosmo contributors who freely share stories about their sexual exploits and sizzling romances. Many women and others with female physiology suddenly realize that sex is no longer pleasurable, or they just aren’t as interested in it as they once were. Is that a problem? Well, it could be. Not only does this issue have the potential to significantly lower your quality of life, but it can also be symptomatic of an underlying hormonal imbalance. And it can actually cause or worsen such an imbalance. Believe it or not, orgasms […]

At BioDesign Wellness, pellet therapy is now offered on our existing menu of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) options. Choices for HRT now include: Pellets (mainly for women), surgically inserted just below the skin every three to five months. (Note: While we often recommend a different approach for men, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy through the delivery of pellets placed just below the skin is available.) Capsules, taken orally by prescription Topical creams Injections Your choice depends primarily on personal preference. Many women who can benefit from HRT opt for pellets to avoid taking medication daily, but capsules, creams, patches, and injections have their own advantages, as you’ll see later in this post. Do I Need Hormone Replacement Therapy? We take a conservative approach to HRT for both women and men. First, we seek to understand and then address any underlying health issues that may be hindering you from feeling your absolute

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has been in the news a lot as of late, and since we’re not shy about the benefits of its proper and informed application, we’re going to start this week’s post off with just the facts about the primary male sex hormone. Fact No. 1: Testosterone use in the United States tripled between 2001 and 2011 and then started to level off until 2014, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to men that using testosterone to delay some of the effects of aging might increase their risk of heart attack and stroke. Fact No. 2: The FDA also required a label change to inform doctors and patients of the possible increased risk. Fact No. 3: After the FDA issued its warning, testosterone use dropped dramatically. Between 2013 and 2016, testosterone prescriptions dropped 48 percent for established users and 62 percent for