Tuesday, 28 January 2020 17:51

Patient Sample Template for FDA Commenting

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Division of Dockets Management (HFA‑305)  Food and Drug Administration  Department of Health and Human Services   5630 Fishers Lane   Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852    Re:  Docket FDA-2015-D-4750 The ‘‘Deemed to be a License’’ Provision of the BPCI Act: Questions and Answers; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability; Request for Comments on Preliminary List of Affected Applications For related information”       Dear Sir or Madam,  I would like to thank the FDA for…
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 15:37

Patient Testimonial: Anthony

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My story starts back in January of 2017. I was 48 years old, 6’1” at 235 pounds, fatigued and even falling asleep midday on the weekends. I was tired all the time, napping constantly and sometimes it was even challenging to stay awake during my long commute to and from…
Friday, 27 December 2019 15:50

Patient Testimonial: Greg

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  I’m just an ordinary guy like you. Several years ago I was not feeling well at all and eventually went to my primary care provider for a health checkup. It was discovered that I had low testosterone. He offered me Viagra as the cure-all solution. I didn’t feel like…
Thursday, 05 December 2019 18:56

Quick Review of Options for Testosterone   

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While some of our patients regularly explore their options when it comes to the best protocols and methods for administering testosterone, others may have quesitons, particularly when first starting on their journey. (And some may still be wrestling with a dislike for therapies involving needles and investigating alternate options.)   Convenience…
Sildenafil, Tadalafil, and Vardenafil, three common PDE5 inhibitors used to treat erectile dysfunction, are available as Oral Disintegrating Tablets (ODT) from our preferred FDA registered compounding pharmacy.  See below for a list of important highlights and ODT details:    The price for ODTs will be significantly less expensive per milligram…
Monday, 19 February 2018 23:42

Sermorelin and IGF-1: Q&A with Dr Richard F. Walker

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 When supplementing with GhRh (Sermorelin) or GH secretagogues, what is the target level of IGF-1?  There are no specific "goals" for serum IGF-1. Those are the purview of the treating physician. They are also affected by differential feedback strengths that are unique to each patient. The Endocrine Society has published…
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 17:17

Our Solution to high Blood Testing Costs

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Patients seeking hormone and wellness related treatments sometimes encounter high costs associated with the required blood work. Being able to source affordable lab testing is key to having a program that employs laboratory assessment and early intervention to improve physiological, nutritional/hormonal, emotional/cognitive and physical function.  Routine monitoring of patient biomarkers…
"Effective July 17, 2017 the LabCorp reference range for total testosterone measurement in adult males will be changing (DECREASING) to 264 - 916 ng/dL (previously 348 - 1197 ng/dL). Please note the METHODOLOGY for the assay is not changing in any way, only the reference range is changing.  Reasons for this…
Another method of administering testosterone is through transdermal absorption. Testosterone is available as a transdermal delivery system (TDS) in various concentrations for topical application. Testosterone is purchased in raw form (testosterone base) by compounding pharmacies and drug manufactures to be used to create various testosterone products. A specific concentration of…
Compounded injectable testosterone medications like cypionate are presently being pushed out of the market. Compounding pharmacies provide a low cost alternative to standard and more expensive manufactured brand name medications. In the case of testosterone, compounding pharmacies are able to obtain the FDA approved raw material to compound testosterone into…
The removal of blood for health purposes has been practiced for several thousand years. Across many societies the act of “bloodletting”, or removal of blood, was thought to cure a multitude of ailments. Ancient Egyptians (circa 1000 BC) believed that occasionally self- sacrificing some blood improved spirituality and cured the…
With the ever increasing price of the brand “Armour Thyroid”, which is a popular thyroid medication we prescribe, I wanted to take a moment to explain the different thyroid medications. We have options for our patients which are a better cost and it is important for you to understand the…
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