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Is Heavy Bleeding Normal During Menopause?

If you’re bleeding heavy and you know you’re also going through menopause, don’t delay in seeing a doctor. I asked Dr. Gino Tutera, an OB/GYN and specialist in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, if heavy bleeding was normal during menopause. I found this question in a woman’s health forum and it had a lot of views. […]

Can Discharge from Vaginal Atrophy Resemble Cervical Mucus?

Can Discharge from Vaginal Atrophy Resemble Cervical Mucus? Is cervical mucus even present when there’s vaginal atrophy? Atrophic vaginitis (vaginal atrophy) is the result of menopause, when a woman’s estrogen levels drop so much that her vagina literally dries out or loses its natural lubricant. According to Mayoclinic.com, one of the possible symptoms of moderate […]

Dr. Gino Tutera, MD, FACOG SottoPelle® Founder and Anti-Aging Pioneer, Passes Away

Internationally recognized and respected leader, innovator in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Anti-Aging died peacefully on November 7, 2015 Gino Tutera, MD, FACOG, an early pioneer of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), died on Saturday, November 7 in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Carolann and family by his side. An accomplished physician, Dr. Tutera was […]

Become a SottoPelle® Physician and Reward Your Patients with Hormonal Balance

Become a SottoPelle Doctor For decades now, thousands of hormone deficient men and women have depended on SottoPelle® BHRT for balanced hormones. There’s good reason for that kind of loyalty—it really works. As a SottoPelle® Certified Physician, you will join an ever-growing number of colleagues who are turning to our proprietary bioidentical pellet method as […]

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Trick or Treat?

Are you spooked by recent reports citing the supposed dangers of hormone therapy? Don’t be tricked by all the confusing or conflicting articles that will succeed in scaring the dickens out of you, but fail to distinguish between the two very different types of HRT – the beneficial kind and the harmful variety. In fact, […]

Are You Suffering from Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance?

Whether you are male or female, many of the symptoms of hormonal imbalance look and feel the same. That’s because hundreds of body functions get disrupted when two key hormones, estradiol (estrogen) and testosterone, are out of balance, missing, or in short supply. A variety of uncomfortable and even debilitating symptoms may already be taking […]

Humor These Tumors

OK, ladies, we’re halfway through “Pinktober,” with another two weeks left to go of all the rosy reminders to line up for the monster mammogram machine! While breast cancer is certainly more of a tragedy than a comedy, some studies* suggest that good humor and belly laughter may not only save the day but maybe […]

Breast Cancer and The Testosterone Connection

The statistics certainly appear intimidating, but don’t let breast cancer scare you this Halloween month! A diagnosis is not a death sentence, and October is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help women become pro-active in better prevention and detection of the disease. Let’s look at some data and then at some steps you […]

Which Transgender Hormone Treatment is Safe and Effective?

Being transgender brings with it layers of diversity and complexities not to mention a long list of struggles. These can range from emotional, psychological and social issues, to legal, employment and travel discrimination, and the litany goes on. One of the biggest hurdles transgender patients face is finding a doctor who can treat their hormonal […]