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How Stress Causes Hormone Imbalance

How Stress Causes Hormone Imbalance

How Stress Affects Hormones Hormones affect nearly every aspect of an individual’s mental, physical, sexual, reproductive and emotional health. And when hormones are “dysregulated” (out of balance) a man or woman can experience a wide variety of negative symptoms, as...

Testosterone & Women (It’s Not Just for Men!)

Testosterone is Necessary for the Female Body Testosterone is the most well-known male sex hormone (androgen). And most people realize that low testosterone (commonly called “Low T”) can affect a man’s sexual drive and performance, as well as cause hair loss, and lead...

What Are Hormones & Where Do They Come From?

What Are Hormones & Where Do They Come From?

"Hormones 101" - Understanding How Hormones Work At SottoPelle in the greater Phoenix area, our hormone replacement specialists have helped thousands of women and men restore their quality of life by rebalancing their hormones. Most people are aware that the hormone...

How Hormones Can Affect Mental Health

How Hormones Can Affect Mental Health

Hormones Balance & Optimal Mental Health Psychotherapy and psychiatric drugs can help restore balance to the mind in men and women suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD and a wide range of other psychiatric illnesses. But, increasingly, medical...

The Dangerous Health Effects of Cortisol Deficiency

The Dangerous Health Effects of Cortisol Deficiency

What Are Flat Cortisol Curves, and How Do They Affect Health? Cortisol is an adrenal hormone that impacts nearly every single one of the body’s systems in both men and women. Cortisol is sometimes referred to as the body’s "built-in alarm system" – because cortisol...

Chronic Stress May be Disrupting Your Hormones

Chronic Stress May be Disrupting Your Hormones

Has the Past Year's Stress Thrown Your Hormones out of Balance? It is already well established that hormones have a widespread effect on virtually every aspect of a man or woman’s mental, physical, sexual and emotional health. In women, menopause, and the resulting...

Can Testosterone Therapy Help Male Cancer Survivors?

Can Testosterone Therapy Help Male Cancer Survivors?

Testosterone Replacement May Help Young Male Cancer Survivors The gradual decrease in testosterone production over time in healthy men can lead to a wide array of symptoms and side effects, including: decreased sex drive, muscle loss and fat, fatigue and loss energy,...

Does Estrogen Protect Against COVID-19?

Does Estrogen Protect Against COVID-19?

Female Hormones Like Estrogen May Help Protect Against COVID-19 Since the beginning of the pandemic, scientists have been aware of the disproportionately higher numbers of men and older adults who have developed severe COVID-19 and/or died from the coronavirus,...

Bioidentical Pellets for Masculinizing Hormone Therapy

Bioidentical Pellets for Masculinizing Hormone Therapy

About Bioidentical Masculinizing Hormone Therapy Pellets Masculinizing hormone therapy - also called gender-affirming hormone therapy - induces the physical changes in the male body caused by hormones during puberty.  Masculinizing hormone therapy can align your...

Is Your Diet Behind a Hormone Imbalance?

Is Your Diet Behind a Hormone Imbalance?

How Food Can Affect Hormone Imbalance We’ve all heard the expression “you are what you eat.” And nowhere is that more true than in the arena of essential hormone production. Hormones affect every aspect of daily life – from energy level, to weight gain, mental...

Hormone Replacement for Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Hormone Replacement for Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Treating Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) with Hormone Replacement Doctors use the medical term Primary Ovarian Insufficiency – or POI – to refer to a condition where a woman's ovaries stop working normally before she is 40 years of age. In years past, POI was...

Women Can Have Low Testosterone, Too!

Women Can Have Low Testosterone, Too!

Surprising Fact: Women Can Suffer from "Low T", Too! Most people think of testosterone as an exclusively male hormone - and are surprised to learn that women’s bodies also require a certain amount of testosterone to function properly. While men do indeed produce much...