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Study suggests testosterone therapy in men not harmful to prostate...

  Recent finding suggests testosterone therapy in men not harmful to prostate In a recently published study, 1023 hypogonadal men who received testosterone therapy were monitored for an average of 5 years for prostate cancer. The authors concluded that “testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men does not increase the risk of prostate cancer” although the authors did explicitly note that there was not control group in this study of men not taking testosterone. Similar conclusions... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, March 6, 2015

SPECTRACELL ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT ENHANCEMENTS

SpectraCell is expanding their hormone and thyroid test menu. Like nutrients, hormones influence all aspects of health and disease - mood, sleep, metabolism, immunity, heart health and appearance.  An imbalance of one hormone can initiate a cascade of events that alters other hormones, so a comprehensive look at hormone status is key. Thyroid hormones directly regulate every cell in our body as most basic functions like metabolism, emotions and thinking. The below components have... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, February 16, 2015

The Role of Nutrition in Hormonal Health

Micronutrients profoundly affect hormonal health.  It is difficult to achieve hormonal balance if micronutrient status is inadequate, and like nutrients, hormones affect cellular metabolism, energy production, detoxification efficiency and mental health so balance is Key.  Like nutrients, hormones influence all aspects of health and disease - mood, sleep, metabolism, immunity, heart health and appearance.  An imbalance of one hormone can initiate a cascade of events that... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, January 9, 2015