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Womens Health (Hormone) (FSD)

  1. March 28, 2024

    Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and its role in hormone and thyroid management

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    By Zoom Heaton RPh.
    Clinical Liaison – Women’s Health
    Revelation Pharma

    Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is a glycoprotein that plays a crucial role in the regulation of sex hormones, particularly testosterone, in the body. However, SHBG may also impact thyroid hormone metabolism and function. Understanding the intricate relationship between SHBG and hormones, including thyroid hormones,

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  2. February 27, 2024

    A Guide to Writing a Compounded Prescription for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

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    Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a treatment option widely prescribed for patients experiencing various symptoms related to hormonal imbalances. Compounded prescriptions for HRT allow healthcare practitioners to tailor medications specific to individual patient’s needs, providing a more personalized approach to therapy. This blog will guide practitioners through writing a compounded prescription for Hormone Replacement Therapy to ensure optimal patient care and treatment outcomes.

    1. Patient Assessment

    Before writing a compounded prescription for HRT, it is critical to conduct

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  3. January 26, 2024

    Why is hormone testing important and what are the types of hormone tests available?

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  4. January 12, 2024

    Cause (and cure?) for morning sickness

    Morning sickness is all about the hormones. That part isn’t surprising, but what’s newsworthy is that USC researchers say they’ve discovered exactly which hormone it is — and (potentially) what can be done about it.

    The hormone is called GDF15, and it’s produced by the fetus; it surges in the first trimester.

    “[T]he baby growing in the womb is producing a hormone at levels the mother is not used to. The more sensitive she is to this hormone, the sicker she will become. Knowing this gives us a clue as to how we might prevent this from happening.”

    Some women are especially sensitive to GDF15 and can have morning sickness that requires hospitalization. (Looking at you, Catherine, Princess of Wales.) Other woman have a genetic blood disorder that gives them chronically high levels of GDF15 so they

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