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Better Living Through Natural Hormone Replacement
Presented by
Lyn Hanshew, M.D. June 26, 2005


"Good Chemistry"


"Bad Chemistry"


Symptoms of Toxicity


Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance


Testing for Heavy Metals and Other Toxins


Accurate Testing is Difficult to Achieve

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine recommends that the following hormones be assessed and the following blood tests be done:

Adrenal Lab Test Code
DHEA DHEA - SO4 259.9
Estradiol Total Estradiol
Testosterone Total Testosterone
Progesterone Total Progesterone
Thyroid Free T3, Free T4
Pituitary
Human Growth Hormone IFG - 1

Recommendations of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine


How Do I Address Any Hormone Deficiency?


Detoxification Protocols


Bio-identical Hormones


Starting Doses of Replacement Bio-Identical Hormones Based Upon Labs

In supplementing hormone deficiencies, start with DHEA, the Mother Precursor hormone of the adrenal pathways. Strive for optimal levels of DHEA before addressing other derivative hormones, such as Estradiol, Progesterone and Testosterone. Do independently supplement, Estradiol, Progesterone and Testosterone, if the levels are significantly low, as indicated below:


-Males rarely require Estradiol supplementation.


Thyroid Supplementation

The End