Belmar Pharma Solutions Answers 8 Commonly Asked Questions About Hormones

…you’re proactive about your health and wellness. https://www.fda.gov/consumers/free-publications-women/menopause-hormones-common-questions https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6317580/#__sec3title https://www.menopause.org/for-women/menopauseflashes/menopause-symptoms-and-treatments/the-experts-do-agree-about-hormone-therapy https://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/hormone-replacement-therapy/starting-and-stopping-hormone-replacement-therapy https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/pht_facts.pdf https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28969624/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/progesterone/https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/testosterone/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/patients/treatable-conditions/womens-health/menopause-treatments/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/medication-solutions/hormone-replacement-therapy/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/progesterone/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/testosterone/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/dosage-forms/compound-creams-gels/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/dosage-forms/hormone-pellets/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/dosage-forms/compounded-tablets/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/dosage-forms/vaginal-tablets-and-suppositories/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/benefits-of-compounding/patient-specific-503a-compounding/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/about-us/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/anastrozole/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/dhea/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/estradiol-e2/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/estriol-e3/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/oxytocin/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/pregnenolone/…

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…https://drhotflash.com/hormones-101/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/patients/treatable-conditions/womens-health/menopause-treatments/ https://womeninbalance.org/choices-in-therapy/hormone-tests/ https://osteopathic.org/what-is-osteopathic-medicine/what-is-a-do/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/patients/benefits-of-compounding/what-are-compounding-pharmacies/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/patients/ https://naturemed.org/faq/do-naturopathic-doctors-prescribe-medication/#:~:text=NDs%20complete%20rigorous%20education%20in,sign%20of%20symptoms%20or%20trouble https://naturemed.org/faq/do-naturopathic-doctors-prescribe-medication/ https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/medication-solutions/hormone-replacement-therapy/ https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/what-is-physician https://www.healthline.com/health/difference-between-md-and-do#choosing-one https://integrativemedicine.arizona.edu/about/definition.html https://naturopathic.org/page/WhatisaNaturopathicDoctor https://www.ifm.org/ https://www.shecares.com/wellness https://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/hormone-replacement-therapy/types-of-doctors-who-prescribe-hormone-replacement-therapy https://www.healthline.com/health/menopause/talking-ob-gyn https://weillcornell.org/news/the-menopause-endocrine-connection https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/consumer-health/in-depth/telehealth/art-20044878 https://www.verywellhealth.com/hormone-blood-test-for-women-89722 https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-choose-doctor-you-can-talk https://www.investopedia.com/articles/insurance/09/services-health-insurers-do-not-cover.asp https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/fee-for-service/ https://www.fontainecenter.com/blog/post/do-osteopaths-prescribe-medication.html https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/ethics/prescribing-dispensing-drugs-devices https://nurse.org/education/nurse-practitioner-prescribe-medication/ https://www.bodylogicmd.com/blog/the-best-hormone-replacement-therapy-doctors-have-5-things-in-common/ https://www.aamc.org/system/files/2020-11/aamc-road-to-becoming-doctor-2020.pdf https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/what-is-physician https://doctorsthatdo.osteopathic.org/faq/dos-licensed-certified…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/how-to-find-a-doctor-that-is-trained-to-support-your-menopause-journey/ Hormone Replacement Therapy

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/medication-solutions/hormone-replacement-therapy/ What to Expect When You Visit Your Menopause Practitioner

…Does Insurance Cover Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Replacement? Medical insurance may cover the cost of doctor visits, diagnostic tests, and ongoing care, but may not cover compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy….

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/what-to-expect-when-you-visit-your-menopause-practitioner/ Implement Hormone Pellet Therapy in 30 Days

…in your medical practice.  Additionally, she will address the common myths and misperceptions of hormone replacement therapy and hormone pellet therapy.   Learn the advantages of using pellets for Bio-Identical Hormone

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/implement-hormone-pellet-therapy-in-30-days/ Discover the Benefits of Pellet Therapy

With more than two decades of experience in implementing hormone therapies, I’m a huge advocate of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) with pellets. In fact, I consider pellet therapy to…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/discover-the-amazing-benefits-of-pellet-therapy/ The Key to Autoimmunity: Do Hormones Have Answers?

…patients in particular, bone loss and fracture risk combined with joint deformity can be debilitating. Studies interpreting the effect of hormone replacement therapy on RA patients have not only documented…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/the-key-to-autoimmunity-do-hormones-have-answers/ Fatigue, Insomnia and Mood Swings: Belmar Pharma Solutions Explores the Link between Hypothyroidism and Menopause

…need a solution, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) may be effective in managing uncomfortable menopause symptoms. BHRT uses “bioidentical hormones” to supplement your body’s natural supply when you aren’t producing…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/fatigue-insomnia-and-mood-swings-belmar-pharma-solutions-explores-the-link-between-hypothyroidism-and-menopause/ Hormonal Imbalance or Mental Health Disorder? Belmar Pharma Solutions Explains How To Tell the Difference

…Pharma Solutions offer bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to help put hormones back into balance. BHRT uses “bioidentical hormones” to supplement the body’s natural supply when it’s not producing enough…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/hormonal-imbalance-or-mental-health-disorder/ Sermorelin: A New Approach to Anti-Aging and Weight Loss Therapy

…a growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) essential for overall growth, cell regeneration, and cell reproduction. Sermorelin is approved by the FDA to treat Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD) and growth problems…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/sermorelin-a-new-approach-to-anti-aging-and-weight-loss-treatments/ Progesterone: Benefits for Women During the Phases of Menopause

…after menopause is quality hormone therapy. When hormones are out of balance, women’s health can suffer. Hormone therapy, such as progesterone replacement therapy, can address problematic vasomotor symptoms of menopause…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/progesterone-benefits-for-women-during-the-phases-of-menopause/ Treat Local: Vaginal HRT for Postmenopausal Sexual Health

…in your clinical space to advocate for their needs. References The NAMS 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement Advisory Panel. The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of The North American Menopause…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/treat-local-vaginal-hrt-for-postmenopausal-sexual-health/ Is the Tide Changing? Review of Recent Publications in Medical Journals Regarding Hormone Therapy

hormones in particular when is comes to breast cancer prevention and hormone therapy replacement. This is particularly surprising given the historical negative stance regarding hormones by the IMS. The second…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/is-the-tide-changing-review-of-recent-publications-in-medical-journals-regarding-hormone-therapy/ Everything You Need To Know About Compounding Before, During and After Menopause

…for example) and can be compounded in many forms from capsules and topical creams to pellet implants which are often used for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and bioidentical hormone replacement

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/everything-you-need-to-know-about-compounding-before-during-and-after-menopause-a-guide-by-belmar-pharma-solutions/ How Pellet Therapy can Benefit Your Practice and Your Patients

…pellet therapy. By providing valuable financial benefits for your practice and the gold standard in hormone treatment for your patients, pellet therapy offers a winning choice for everybody. To place…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/how-pellet-therapy-can-benefit-your-practice-and-your-patients/ Thyroid Replacement Therapy

…clicking the button below. Or if you have more questions about prescribing compounded thyroid replacement therapy for your patients, please contact us at Belmar Pharma Solutions. Thyroid Replacement Therapy FAQs…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/thyroid-replacement-therapy/ Testosterone Therapy For Men: What Are The Benefits?

…problem with the testicles or with the pituitary gland that controls the testicles. Testosterone therapy can help reverse the effects of andropause. Benefits of Testosterone Therapy Many men that underwent…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/testosterone-therapy-for-men-what-are-the-benefits/ Hormones are Essential to Overall Health

…patient’s ability to stay well given the underlying tenants associated with “optimized health.”  However, some patients may ask: “Is hormone therapy essential?” The endocrine system provides vital hormones that our bodies…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/hormones-are-essential-to-overall-health/ Integrate Hormone Pellets Into Your Practice presented at: ASMH 2020 Virtual Meeting

…products over other hormone replacement therapies. Patients interested in pellet therapy or compounded medications are encouraged to speak to a medical professional about their medical options and before seeking treatment….

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/compoundedpellets/ Gender Bias in Medical Care

…to limit the treatment of your menopausal patients. Gender bias within hormone replacement therapy has been prevalent for decades, and the circumstances surrounding this bias continue to worsen. A billion-dollar…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/gender-bias-in-medical-care/ Top 10 Pellet Insertion Errors

 In addition to being Belmar’s Medical Director, Dr. DeRosa has over 25 years of clinical experience and is an international authority on hormone replacement therapy – with a specialty in…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/top-10-pellet-insertion-errors/ Menopause: Are We There Yet?

…severe hot flashes are much more likely to wake during the night and suffer from disrupted sleep. Addressing vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/menopause-are-we-there-yet/ Men’s Sexual Health & Wellness

…Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) substitutes fallen hormone levels with plant-based hormones that are chemically identical to those produced in the human body. In men, BHRT is typically used to…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/mens-health-awareness-campaign/ Diet and Menopause: Why What You Eat Matters

…Doctors often recommend bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT) to restore estrogen and progesterone levels, which help manage menopause symptoms like hot flashes! Bioidentical hormones are made from plant estrogens and have the same…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/diet-and-menopause-why-what-you-eat-matters/ Thyroid Hormone Replacement

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/clinicians/treatment-options/thyroid-hormone-replacement/ Gender Bias in the Treatment of Menopausal Women

Gender bias within hormone replacement therapy has been prevalent for decades, and the circumstances surrounding this bias continue to worsen. A billion-dollar industry has been built on dozens of testosterone replacement

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/gender-bias-in-the-treatment-of-menopausal-women/ Hormone Pellet Therapy

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/medication-solutions/hormone-pellet-therapy/ Andropause and Periandropause – A Clinical Perspective. Why Should We Treat Them, And How?

…be an unavoidable consequence of aging. Testosterone replacement therapy can provide relief to testosterone deficiency symptoms and improve men’s overall health. Testosterone replacement therapy can also help older men to…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/andropause-and-periandropaiuse-a-clinical-perspective-why-should-we-treat-them-and-how/ What You Need To Know About Hair Loss. Belmar Pharma Solutions Explains Why Your Hormones May Be the Culprit

…loss. Hypothyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough of its normal hormones. When hormone production is disrupted, it can affect hair growth. Your hair may fall out and…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-hair-loss-belmar-pharma-solutions-explains-why-your-hormones-may-be-the-culprit/ Sexual Wellness Medications – Not Just for Men Anymore

…women, which means that testosterone deficiencies can cause a loss of that desire. However, some women are reluctant to start testosterone replacement therapy because they think they will start growing…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/sexual-wellness-medications-not-just-for-men-anymore/ 5 Tips For Managing Your Practice During COVID-19 Pandemic

…is well positioned at this time. Hormones can help with improving immunity systems. Use this time to take an online class to learn more about Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement. Belmar has…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/5-tips-for-managing-your-practice-during-covid-19-pandemic/ Oxytocin: The New Love Drug and Its Benefits for Your Patients

…are psychiatric illnesses, mood disorders, autism, inflammation, substance abuse disorders, and weight loss problems.  Oxytocin therapy is considered a safe treatment because the body makes this hormone naturally, and small…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/oxytocin-the-new-love-drug-and-its-benefits-for-your-patients/ Oxytocin: The Many Facets of the “Hug Hormone”

…as we welcome Paul Battle, PA-C as he presents Oxytocin: The Many Facets of the Hug Hormone. Paul has been practicing medicine as a PA for 37 years in 12…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/oxytocin/ Pellet Therapy Webinars

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/pellet-therapy-webinars/ Chelation & Detox Therapy

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/medication-solutions/chelation-detox-therapy/ Alternatives Therapies for Pellet Patients During COVID-19

…during COVID-19. Through her 20 years of hormone therapy experience, Belmar Medical Director, Dr. Angela DeRosa, will provide bridge therapy alternatives for your pellet patients if they are unable to…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/bridge-therapies-alternatives-for-pellet-patients-during-covid-19-2/ Hormone Pellets

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/dosage-forms/hormone-pellets/ A4M Women’s Hormones Training

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/a4m-womens-hormones-training/ IVF and Menopause: Belmar Pharma Solutions Tells You What You Need to Know

…“Women do have a greater risk of going through menopause or, at the very least, hormone deficiency after IVF. It also increases a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer/ovarian hyperstimulation syndromes.”…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/ivf-and-menopause-belmar-pharma-solutions-tells-you-what-you-need-to-know/ Ultra-low Dose Naltrexone: Not Just Another White Pill  

…but mighty. Its size is its strength. This drug isn’t designed to replace your patients’ current pain therapy but complement it. As adjunctive therapy, ULDN works with pain medications, like…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/ultra-low-dose-naltrexone-not-just-another-white-pill/ Rekindling Connection in Couplepause (Part 2)

…support such as compounded hormone replacement with estrogen, testosterone, or DHEA may also help. The goal is to build intimacy and foster connection using the method that is most accessible…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/rekindling-connection-in-couplepause-part-2/ Bridge Therapies: Alternatives for Pellet Patients during COVID-19

…may be challenging. Through her 20 years of hormone therapy experience, Belmar Medical Director, Dr. Angela DeRosa, will provide bridge therapy alternatives for your pellet patients if they are unable to…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/bridge-therapies-alternatives-for-pellet-patients-during-covid-19/ Top-10 Reasons for Pellet Extrusions

In this webinar, Dr. Angela DeRosa helps new and experienced hormone pellet therapy practitioners avoid the most common reasons for pellet extrusions in patients. She will review the Top-10 reasons…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/top-10-reason-for-pellet-extrusions/ How Gender Bias in Healthcare Prevents Women From Achieving…

Hormonal optimization is the key to greater health, but unfortunately, hormone treatment is so regulated that not everyone has access to it, and for women, that access is nearly nonexistent….

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/how-gender-bias-in-healthcare-prevents-women-from-achieving/ Be Merry and Light

…an excuse to give someone a hug? Oxytocin is a chemical in our bodies that scientists sometimes call the “cuddle hormone.” This is because its levels rise when we hug,…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/be-merry-and-light/ Benefits of Compounded Thyroid

…one-size-fits-all approach may not help you feel your best. Compounded thyroid replacement offers a tailored approach and may help you overcome some challenges experienced with traditional retail medications. Customized Dosages:…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/benefits-of-compounded-thyroid/ Couplepause: Addressing Sexual Wellness Together

…for targeted clinical assessment and varied therapy may arise. Normalizing these complaints and experiences will ease the burden of secrecy and shame.  There are limitations to this approach. Current research…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/couplepause-addressing-sexual-wellness-together/ Transform Your Physical and Mental Well-Being Through Weight Loss

…tools it needs to lose weight.  So what are those tools? Hormones. Hormonal imbalances not only predispose people to gain weight, but they also make it harder to take that…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/transform-your-physical-and-mental-well-being-through-weight-loss/ Love and Libido: Gender Differences in Sexual Dysfunction

Belmar Medical Director, Dr. Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE discusses how low hormones can influence your libido. Other topics Dr. DeRosa explores: Define sexuality Review the benefits of sexual intimacy…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/love-and-libido-gender-differences-in-sexual-dysfunction/ Are Your Patients Struggling to Lose Weight?

…adequate exercise program, MIC injections may be a valuable therapy for helping your patients to manage their weight. If you are a clinician interested in prescribing compounded medications to your…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/are-your-patients-struggling-to-lose-weight/ Long Covid and LDN

Our Medical Director, Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE, and LDN Expert, Samantha Lebsock, PharmD for a literature review of Long Covid-19 and the use of LDN in therapy. There have…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/long-covid-and-ldn/ Supporting Your Success

In 1985, Belmar began compounding bioidentical hormones, and has since grown to be a nationally recognized and respected organization operating in 46 states.  We’ve gotten to know you over the…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinicians-blog/supporting-your-success/ It’s not you, it’s Menopause.

…of unfavorable changes. When estrogen levels drop and androgen levels rise, an imbalance occurs. That imbalance causes the body to distribute fat differently. Hormone shifts have visible consequences. Muscle mass…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/its-not-you-its-menopause/ Medical Weight Loss: No HCG, Now What?

…available through APS Belmar Pharmacy and more. Dr. DeRosa is an internationally recognized hormone health expert with over 25 years of experience in clinical practice.  This webinar is intended for…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/medical-weight-loss-no-hcg-now-what/ Current Innovations in Male Sexual Health

Dr. Angela DeRosa DO, MBA, CPE discusses male sexual health as it relates to foundational and performance therapies; including hormone optimization, testicular atrophy, erectile dysfunction, performance anxiety, and more. Dr….

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/current-innovations-in-male-sexual-health/ Inflammatory Response and Covid-19

…role in changes to patients’ responses to hormone therapies and specifically more extrusions/infections with pellet therapies. Given these discussions, many folks expressed a desire to have open, honest and critical…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/inflammatory-response-and-covid-19/ Low Dose Naltrexone with Belmar Pharmacy

Low-dose naltrexone works by boosting your natural endorphins. Endorphins are hormones produced by your body to relieve stress and pain. They trigger positive feelings and are thought to be the…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/clinician-resources/clinician-library/low-dose-naltrexone-with-belmar-pharmacy/ Rekindling Connection in Couplepause (Part 1)

…cyclical avoidance and misunderstanding? If you’re wondering where to start, the second installment of couplepause may offer support. Read Part II References Bachmann GA, Leiblum SR. The impact of hormones…

https://www.belmarpharmasolutions.com/resources/patient-resources/patients-blog/rekindling-connection-in-couplepause-part-1/