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  1. 1. Bio-Equivalent Hormone Replacement Therapy … is it right for me?
  2. 2. MEN WOMEN Hormone Deficiencies Over 2 million women reach menopause every year. Many men experience a lack of energy and sex drive . MEDICAL CENTER HRC
  3. 3. HOT tired confused cranky I’m too YOUNG for this! Is it hot in here, or is it me?
  4. 4. Problems We Face <ul><li>Lack of Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>No Sex Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Exhausted </li></ul><ul><li>Mood Swings </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t Lose Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Depressed </li></ul><ul><li>Edgy </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling Old </li></ul><ul><li>Bone Pains </li></ul><ul><li>Cystitis </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling Fragile </li></ul><ul><li>Unexplained Headaches </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Lapses </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Flashes </li></ul><ul><li>Foggy Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Bloated Feeling </li></ul><ul><li>Achy </li></ul><ul><li>Hair Loss </li></ul><ul><li>Painful Intercourse </li></ul><ul><li>Palpitations </li></ul>Robin McGraw says she is familiar with feelings of fatigue and lifelessness long before menopause. When Robin was 44, she started getting hot flashes and feeling unlike herself. &quot;I'd had a hot flash, and I thought, 'What's going on? I'm too young for this!'&quot; What’s Age Got to Do With it? Author, Robin McGraw Live your best life.
  5. 5. What Do Hormones Effect? <ul><li>Digestive System </li></ul><ul><li>Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Hunger </li></ul><ul><li>Thirst </li></ul><ul><li>Blood Glucose </li></ul><ul><li>Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Fat Burning and Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Absorption </li></ul><ul><li>Excretion </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Clock </li></ul><ul><li>Menstrual Cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Menopause </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Sex Drive </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ We need not be afraid – we need to be more educated . ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Linda Ekins, 60, Registered Nurse </li></ul>MEDICAL CENTER HRC
  7. 7. <ul><li>Hormone Imbalance </li></ul><ul><li>Normal balance of hormones (young woman) is 2:1 Estradiol to Estrone. </li></ul><ul><li>Synthetic HRT (oral estrogen): the ratio converts to 1:2 . (more Estrone) </li></ul><ul><li>High levels of Estrone are responsible for an increase in breast cancer in women taking oral estrogen for longer than 10 years </li></ul>Chemical Formula of Estrogens
  8. 8. Pills/Patches vs. Pellets 0 1 2 3 4 0 Oral Patch Implant
  9. 9. <ul><li>Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL JOURNALS </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal OB/GYN 1990 Studd </li></ul><ul><li>Menopause 2001 Cravioto </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal OB/GYN 1984 Cardozo </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital Medicine 1993 Smith/Studd </li></ul><ul><li>British Journal OB/GYN 2000 Panay </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Clinical Endocrinology 1991 Gray </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal of Cardiology 1996 Zmuda </li></ul><ul><li>JAMA 1989 Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacology, Biology Clinical Applications 1998 Handelsman </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal of Therapeutics 1999 Shapiro </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Science Sports Exercise 1992 Weyrich </li></ul>The Research
  10. 10. Bioidentical Hormones <ul><li>Biologically Identical / “Natural” Hormones: molecularly identical to the hormones that are produced in the body </li></ul><ul><li>This means if implanted just under the skin they are biologically available whenever needed </li></ul><ul><li>Absorbed directly </li></ul><ul><li>Produces a steady -state with consistent serum levels </li></ul>
  11. 11. Potential Side Effects of Oral Estrogen Therapy <ul><li>Pigs </li></ul><ul><li>Horses </li></ul><ul><li>2002 Women’s Health Initiative Study : </li></ul><ul><li>The largest, most rigorous study ever on hormone therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Increased risk of Endometrial Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Increased risk of Breast Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Blood Clots </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Produces a “roller coaster” effect </li></ul><ul><li>Reverse the estradiol / estrone ratio from 2:1 to 1:2 </li></ul><ul><li>Breast stimulators </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid retention and weight gain </li></ul><ul><li>“ First pass” metabolism through the liver to be activated </li></ul><ul><li>You have to take something EVERY day </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the chance of breast cancer after 10 years </li></ul>FACTS: Synthetic Hormones
  13. 13. What would my doctor say? <ul><li>“ There is still a lot of confusion even among physicians about hormone therapy, and many avoid prescribing it. It can be a real problem for women to find a doctor who is willing to discuss all the benefits and risks of hormone therapy.&quot; </li></ul>JoAnn Manson, MD CHIEF OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE HARVARD’S BRIGHAM & WOMEN’S HOSPITAL Author, Hot Flashes, Hormones and Your Health
  14. 14. All Natural: made from soy Soy Plants Yam Plants Matches your hormones MEDICAL CENTER HRC
  15. 15. FACTS: Bioidentical Hormones <ul><li>Safe. There has never been any more than minor adverse complications </li></ul><ul><li>Natural. These compounded hormones are identical to the hormones you once had in abundance </li></ul><ul><li>Effective World Wide. These hormones have been used world wide since 1935 </li></ul><ul><li>Metabolizes Naturally. These pellets are metabolized gradually over 4 to 6 months as your natural hormones functioned years ago </li></ul>
  16. 16. “ allows your brain to work perfectly and offers the greatest defense against cancer, heart attack, and Alzheimer's disease.” – Suzanne Somers New York Times Bestseller
  17. 17. Highlighted on Oprah Twice &quot;You feel flat and you feel tired , you haven't had a good night's sleep in two years [and you're] just going through the motions, trying to get through the day ,&quot; Oprah says. &quot;You feel like your life force is being sucked out of you.&quot;
  18. 18. PELLET HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY IS MOST LIKELY PROVIDES SOME MEASURE OF PROTECTION FROM BREAST CANCER Breast Cancer Incidence with Pellets 1992-2002 Dr. Tutera 2003 Time on Number of Cases of Pellet HRT Patients Total Breast Cancer 0-2 years 352 1 3-5 years 471 0 5-25 years 153 0 976 1 Breast Cancer
  19. 19. Complete RELIEF of symptoms. Hot Flashes 90.8% Depression 75.8% Irritability 73.3% Painful Intercourse 71.6% Loss of Sex Drive 67.0% Headaches 66.7% Tired / No Energy 65.9% Poor Memory 63.1% Insomnia 61.4% Palpitations 59.3% Bone Pains 54.2% Recurrent Cystitis 44.0% Get your life back.
  20. 20. <ul><li>AMERCAN JOURNAL OF OB/GYN (1990): </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bio-Identical Hormone Pellets demonstrated a four-fold increase in bone density over oral estrogen and 2.5 times greater than patches” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ORAL: 1-2 %/year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PATCHES: 3.5%/year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PELLET THERAPY: 8.3% /year </li></ul></ul>Osteoporosis
  21. 21. <ul><li>Doctor’s Care: Dr. Hale will review each lab evaluation and personal medical history </li></ul><ul><li>SottoPelle Certified: Dr. Hale is certified by SottoPelle to assure his comprehensive knowledge of Hormone Replacement Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Customized Programs: No pellets are implanted until we have the results back on your lab work </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Evaluations: You will be seen in 4 to 6 weeks to re-evaluate your new blood hormone levels </li></ul><ul><li>Getting You Feeling Great Again: Usually in 5 to 7 days patients report marked improvement in energy, increased sex drive, fewer if any headaches and an overall feeling of wellbeing. </li></ul>Why HRC?
  22. 22. We cannot stop the progression of aging but we can slow it down by returning your hormones to near the way they were when you were 25. Fight Aging
  23. 23. What’s the process? <ul><li>EVALUATE: Extensive medical history related to hormones </li></ul><ul><li>EXPLAIN: </li></ul><ul><li>What hormones do to keep you healthy </li></ul><ul><li>How the lack of hormones can effect your health and the way you feel </li></ul><ul><li>The process of implantation of hormones subcutaneously </li></ul><ul><li>TEST: Blood is tested for a variety of hormones that are important to your feeling good and to slow down aging </li></ul><ul><li>IDENTIFY: We identify your particular hormone deficiency levels </li></ul><ul><li>CUSTOMIZE: The amount of hormones you need is proposed </li></ul>
  24. 24. Treatment is SIMPLE. <ul><li>WHERE? Pellets are placed just under the skin in the buttocks </li></ul><ul><li>HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE? Usually 12-15 min. max </li></ul><ul><li>HOW LONG DOES IT LAST? Varies from patient to patient. Usually 3-4 mos. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After 3-4 mos., return for more pellets in the other hip. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hormones stay consistent – not “roller coaster” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available 24/7 as your body needs it </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Complete your HRC Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Blood work </li></ul><ul><li>An Appointment will be made for your personal Hormone Replacement Therapy Plan </li></ul>Change your life. Starting today.
  26. 26. You don’t have to live with it anymore. LIVE YOUR B E S T LIFE. MEDICAL CENTER HRC