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What Men & Women Should Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy!

A Revealing Look at How All-Natural, Biologically Identical Hormones can Keep You Young, Sexy and Full of Energy in Your 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond. At Last, There’s an Effective Alternative to Those Dangerous Hormone Replacement Drugs.

Read My Special Hormone Health Report Now to Find Out:

  • The reason why the synthetic drug hormones advertised in magazines and tested in the now-famous Women’s Health Initiative do not replace human hormones!
  • What bio-identical hormones are and why they are more effective than synthetic drug hormones. Look inside as I clear up some of the confusion and set the record straight!
  • How natural bio-identical hormones can safely restore your sex hormones to their youthful levels and replenish your body’s natural fountain of youth.  Now you don’t have to go “cold turkey” trying to cope with the negative effects of menopause!
  • Why replenishing your hormones with natural human identical types can decrease the debilitating effects of aging, increase your energy levels, and improve your sex drive at any age!
  • Answers to some common questions regarding bio-identical hormones.  Find out how this medically approved hormone therapy can help you get back to living life to its fullest…regardless of your age!
  • How you can treat constipation, gas, bloating, diarrhea and chronic abdominal discomfort through natural methods.
  • Why some women have excessive hair, acne, and painful or irregular periods.
  • The common symptoms that men have during male menopause—andropause.

Special Added Bonus Section!

“Are You a Candidate For Natural Hormone Therapy?”
Here You Will Discover…

  • The early warning signs of a hormonal imbalance.  Find out what your friends, family, and even your
    own doctor may not know, and learn how to protect yourself from the dangers of unnecessary symptom-treating drugs—including antidepressants, birth control pills and sleep aids!
  • The long-term consequences of a hormonal imbalance and what you can do to prevent them!
  • Consumer Beware:  The truth about herbal hormone remedies and why you should always be monitored by a doctor if you take them!

All-Natural Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy:
The One Medical Treatment for Balancing Your Hormones that is Helping Women Just Like You Reinvigorate Their Sex Lives and Fight the Symptoms of Aging Without the Use of Synthetic Drugs!


“The Solution You Have Been Waiting For Has Finally Arrived!”

Dear Neighbor,

Is your life being ruined by the symptoms of menopause or a hormonal imbalance?

Are you spending a small fortune on some of those so-called “miracle” remedies you see in magazines or on the internet, but the relief you are getting is only temporary at best?

Perhaps you’ve already been to a doctor because your mood swings or hot flashes were just unbearable, but you’re afraid to try hormone replacement therapy using standard synthetic drugsor you’ve had a bad experience using them in the past?  Perhaps your doctor even suggested you not take anything.

Maybe out of sheer frustration you’ve resorted to taking antidepressants and sleeping pills, but your symptoms have not changed or have even gotten worse?

Well, if you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone!  In fact, millions of women see their doctors each year because of these same frustrations, making it one of the leading patient complaints that cause women in their 40s and 50s to visit their primary care physicians or gynecologists!

Unfortunately, in spite of these statistics, a vast majority of women who continue to suffer from the negative effects of a hormonal imbalance or symptoms of menopause are not aware of the help that is now available and think there is nothing more that can be done when typical hormone replacement therapies fail!

Well, Now You Can Regain Control of Your Life and Be the Person You Once Were!

“Your Body Chemistry Can’t Be Patented!”

Up until recently, hormone replacement therapy using safe, natural compounds that act the same way as your own natural hormones has not been widely known.  Instead, most patients typically end up trying prescriptions or herbals that don’t really do the trick.

You see, although these chemically synthesized or non-human type hormones may ease the symptoms of menopause, since they only match naturally occurring human type hormones by about 5-10%, they do little to replenish or re-establish your natural hormone balance and, even worse, come with many serious side effects that I feel outweigh their benefits!

Furthermore, what I have found over the years is that these synthetic type hormones can lead to unwanted weight gain or bloating, and over time can actually diminish your body’s supply of naturally produced progesterone (not a good thing)!

In fact, synthetic estrogen/progestin has been linked to an increased incidence of breast and uterine cancer, as well as higher risk of cardiovascular incidents such as stroke and leg clots that can lead to death.

It’s no wonder why fewer than 15% of all menopausal women who begin hormone replacement therapy with synthetic drugs prescribed by their doctor actually stay with it!

Fortunately, There are Natural Hormone Alternatives That Can Help You
Balance Your Hormones More Safely and Slow Down the Aging Process!

Picture how great it would be to wake up in the morning after a good night’s sleep feeling alive and ready to take on the day.  With this newfound energy, you may even notice a renewed interest in sex!

Imagine stepping on the scale and, instead of being depressed, feeling good as you see the results of your diet and exercise program paying off and those extra pounds slowly disappearing!  Envision, for a moment, looking in the mirror and seeing younger, healthier-looking skin as you begin to experience the positive effects of a balanced hormone system!

All This Is Now Possible With Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy!

With your doctor’s supervision—along with natural Bio-Identical Hormones (also know as Human Identical Hormones)—you can now make sure that every new decade of your life is just as satisfying and enjoyable as the last, without having to submit yourself to the negative effects of non-human type hormones!

In fact, I have helped change the lives of many local residents just like you using this breakthrough medical treatment alone!

These were women who thought their only options were synthetic drugs or those so-called menopause remedies you see on the internet, but after reading this informative special report learned how Medically Supervised Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy could balance not just their estrogen and progesterone levels, but other important hormones such as testosterone (yes, women have some too), and help rid themselves of their debilitating symptoms…naturally!

What if we could also help you with such concerns as Fatigue, Insomnia, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Gas, Bloating, Constipation, and Diarrhea)?

Now You No Longer Have To Just Deal With The “Change of Life Horrors”!

With the use of natural Bio-Identical Hormones (ones produced by a natural source and are exact copies of your own natural hormones)—in conjunction with a sensible diet, lifestyle and a sound vitamin/mineral supplementation regimen—you no longer have to be upset or worried about entering the second half of your life!

Yes, it is now possible to naturally return your female hormones to their youthful levels and alleviate those classic menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain and even skin and vaginal dryness.

In fact, these natural gems that are friendly to your body can even help stop the progression of, and in some cases even reverse, osteoporosis!

I know right now you’re probably saying to yourself, “This sounds just too good to be true!” And to tell you the truth, if I were in your shoes reading this for the first time, I’d probably be thinking the same thing; however, please put aside your skepticism for a moment and continue reading as I explain in more detail what Bio-Identical Hormones are and how they beat conventional replacement methods hands down!

But before I do this, it is important for you to realize that an imbalance of your female hormones in and of itself is not a disease.  The associated symptoms are simply your body’s way of alerting you that such an imbalance exists.

You see, in both men and women the production of sex hormones declines with age. In men, the production of testosterone begins to fall after age 17, while in women, sex hormone levels begin to go south from their mid-30s through menopause (late 40s to early 50s). And with women now living well into their 80s, the fact is that most of them will spend a significant percentage of their lives in a state of hormonal flux. Now you can easily see why it is so important for every woman (and man), regardless of age, to have their hormone levels checked and, if there is an imbalance, restore them to their ideal levels!

Balance Your Hormones and Conquer Menopause the Natural and Safer Way With
Bio-Identical Hormones!

The goal of hormone therapy is to restore the hormones that you have always produced back to levels that naturally occur in a healthy young woman’s body. Hormone replacement therapy with Bio-Identical Hormones, when used properly, achieves this without the unwanted side effects—such as abnormal bleeding, breast tenderness and weight gain. The reason for this is natural Bio-Identical Hormones are identical in chemical structure and function as the hormones your body produces.  And since they can be formulated according to your specific hormonal needs (as determined by your blood/saliva tests), an accurate balance of your hormones can be achieved.

In Other Words, In the World of Natural Hormone Replacement, There Is No Such Thing As
“One Pill Fits All,” Which For Years Has Been the Approach With Synthetic Hormone Drugs!

Conversely, Synthetic Patented Hormones and all birth control pills are those manufactured with a chemical structure that is foreign to the human body and therefore only mimics some of the body’s hormonal activity.

Warning: Don’t be fooled by advertisements using the word “natural.”  This is probably the single most abused word in hormone therapy marketing.  There is an important distinction between the term “natural” hormones, and hormones produced from a “natural” source.Natural hormones are derived from wild yams and soy, then converted by a chemist to hormones which are identical (bio-identical) in every way to those made by the human body.  These naturally occurring substances cannot be patented and therefore are not produced by drug manufacturers.  They are not like their weaker, less effective counterparts you might see at some health-food stores, and are prescribed by a doctor.  Only a special pharmacy can make natural Bio-Identical Hormones.Synthetic hormones are not bio-identical to human hormones.  For example, Premarin™, though derived from a natural source (pregnant mares’ urine), contains hormones found only in horses and is therefore not natural to the human body!  They are chemical substitutes because they have been altered in order to make them patentable.

While these conventional hormone drugs do provide temporary symptomatic relief for many women, as I mentioned earlier, since they are not natural to a woman’s body, they do so at the risk of significant side effects.  In addition, long-term use can lead to serious health complications.








So, Which Hormones Are We Talking About, and How Can Replenishing Them Improve Your Quality of Life?

Progesterone First hormone to decline.  Plays a major role in the female reproductive cycle and is also known as the “feel good hormone” because of its mood-enhancing and anti-depressant effects.

Testosterone Begins declining in your 30s. Produced by your ovaries and adrenal glands; helps maintain your sexual interest and function. Also has bone-building qualities.

Estrogen Found in the body as estradiol, estrone and estriol.  Together with progesterone, it plays an important role in the female reproductive cycle.

DHEA Levels begin to drop in your 30s.  DHEA’s main role is to keep cortisol levels under control and reduce your risk of illness and obesity.


Are You a Candidate For Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?
The Truth Is You May Be and Not Even Know It!


Hello Again,

I realize that for many of you this may very well be your first time reading about the benefits of natural Bio-Identical Hormones and how a balanced hormone system can make you feel young and alive again.  With this in mind, be sure to read everything inside this special bonus section, because what I’m about to reveal to you could possibly change your life!

Okay, let’s start with a simple checklist of symptoms.  This is the first step to getting the relief you’re looking for.  Below is a list of symptoms that are often associated with a hormonal imbalance. Put a check in the box next to the symptoms you are presently experiencing (or have experienced in the past), regardless of whether they are mild or severe:

Possible Symptoms of Menopause or Hormonal Imbalance:

A lack of estrogen, progesterone, DHEA or testosterone (or a combination) can result in any or all of the following symptoms:

¨ Hot flashes ¨ Swollen breasts ¨ Loss of muscle

¨ Night sweats ¨ Headache ¨ Loss of pubic/axillary hair

¨ Sleep disorders ¨ Low libido ¨ Muscle weakness

¨ Vaginal dryness ¨ Anxiety ¨ Muscle and joint pain

¨ Dry skin/wrinkles ¨ Nervousness ¨ Hyperemotional states

¨ Mood swings ¨ Fuzzy thinking ¨ Lack of self-esteem

¨ Depression ¨ Food cravings ¨ Lack of sexual desire

¨ Memory loss ¨ Insomnia ¨ Inability to have orgasm

¨ Painful intercourse ¨ Emotional swings

¨ Hair loss ¨ Weight gain

¨ Low energy ¨ Cellulite

Okay, so how did you do?

As you may have already guessed, if you have any one of these symptoms, or a combination of them, you are a potential candidate for natural hormone replacement therapy using safe and effective Bio-Identical Hormones, also referred to as Human Identical Hormones.

However, what you may not realize is that when you are under stress (e.g. work) and adrenaline kicks in, any one or all of your sex hormones can become depleted, giving you only mild symptoms (e.g. low energy) or in some cases no symptoms at all!  This commonly occurs with women in their mid to late 30s.

Therefore, during these times, you may also be a candidate for Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement or Restoration Therapy and take advantage of the beneficial health-preserving properties this therapy provides.

Possible Long-Term Consequences of Not Replacing Your Lost Hormones:

If you are a candidate for natural hormone replacement therapy yet choose to do nothing about it, over time you may suffer any one of these medical consequences:

Osteoporosis Ovarian cysts Arched backbone

Premature aging Memory loss Sexual dysfunction

Vaginal atrophy Hip fractures

Facial wrinkles Loss of collagen

Okay, that’s the bad news…

The Good News Is That These Conditions Are Not Inevitable With Age and
Can Be Prevented By Monitoring Your Hormone Levels and Replenishing Those
That Are Lost Over Time!

And with the use of Bio-Identical Hormones, you can do this without all the risks associated with synthetic drugs!  So what’s the next step?

Find Out If You Have a Hormonal Imbalance Today!

If you have read this far, it is most likely because you already suspect that you have a hormone imbalance.  The best way to know which hormones are low is to get tested.

So, if you have symptoms of a hormonal imbalance, get evaluated by a doctor trained in hormone replacement therapy using all-natural Bio-Identical Hormones and begin living again!  It all starts with a consultation followed by a simple blood or saliva test to determine your present hormone levels.  Based on these findings, a corrective treatment plan can be initiated…it’s that simple!

So don’t delay in making this decision.  Discuss with your physician to see if he or she is versed in hormone replacement using safe, drug-free Bio-Identical Hormones, or give my office a call at

Attention: Special Herbal Remedies Warning!

Many women have resorted to herbal remedies as a means of self-treating their menopausal symptoms. Unfortunately, what most women forget (and the manufacturers of these products fail to tell you) is that herbal remedies, though “natural,” have side effects that can be potentially dangerous if taken by the wrong person, in the wrong quantities, or in conjunction with other medications.  What’s more, they have not been found to be effective in most women!

Here are just a few that you should be aware of:

1. Black Cohosh – Do not use for more than 6 months without a doctor’s supervision.

2. Licorice – Do not take daily for more than 4-6 weeks; overuse can cause high blood pressure.

3. Chasteberry – May counteract the effectiveness of birth control pills.

4. Buchu – Do not use if you have kidney disease.

While I have found that certain herbs and foods can be helpful in alleviating some of the minor symptoms associated with menopause or a hormonal imbalance, and I often counsel my patients on their use, I recommend first having your hormone levels checked to determine which of your hormones are out of balance. With this approach, a program can be designed that is specific for your needs so you can safely experience all the benefits natural hormone therapies have to offer.

Discover What Some Doctors and Studies Have Confirmed To Be the Most Effective Treatment For the Symptoms of Menopause and Hormonal Imbalance To Date…

At Last, Your Life Sentence of Endless Mood Swings, Hot Flashes, Weight Gain, Constant Fatigue, and Irritable Bowel May Finally Be Over!

Unfortunately, if you’re like most women who, before reading this special medical report, were suffering through menopause and just coping with the progressive decline of their hormone levels, you probably were not aware of the help that is available and thought there was nothing more that could be done.

Well, now there is hope!

Medical science has proven that hormonal imbalances do not have to be an inevitable part of the aging process, and effective treatments are now available!

In fact, it is now possible for a woman with a history of hormonal problems to reverse her symptoms naturally through diet, exercise, lifestyle changes, and medically supervised Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Why am I always tired?


You may ask yourself this question.  It may be because your thyroid is underactive, or you may be anemic, or maybe because you don’t get enough sleep, or are overstressed.  Chronic stress can lead to what is called adrenal fatigue.  Your adrenal glands are responsible for providind you with the fight or flight response as well as energy throughout the day.  While you are young, the adrenal glands produce lots of cortisol (an adrenal hormone), and this helps fight symptoms like fatigue, but as you age, the adrenals’  ability to respond declines.  Many people have low levels of cortisol throughout the day and maybe even high cortisol at night, leading to chronic fatigue and insomnia.

This can be diagnosed through saliva testing and treated with natural remedies.  In my experience, it is more common than thyroid problems as a cause of fatigue and insomnia.  Many people feel much better within a month of diagnosis and treatment.

Do I have to live with bloating, gas and constipation all my life?

Many people have a bowel movement every other or every third day.  They may have gas, bloating and even diarrhea but are too embarrassed to talk about it, even with their physician.  The common treatments may have undesirable side effects and so they give up, thinking that this is their lot in life.

Through saliva and stool studies, we can help you diagnose these problems.  It is true that some people need a colonoscopy and a specialist to help them with problems, especially when blood is involved, severe changes in bowel movements, unexplained weight loss, or a family history of colon cancer.  Many people have what is called Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  In medicine, a syndrome is called a syndrome because we don’t know what causes it and really don’t know how to treat it well.  Well, a lot of people may not have a syndrome at all.  It may be an undetected allergy to food, or too little immunity in their bowel wall.  It may be an overgrowth of fungus or abnormal bacteria or deficiency of enzymes that cause the problem.

When the cause is found, we can treat it properly and not just treat the symptoms.  This can have a profound impact on long-term health and wellness.  Did you know that normal bacteria in the gut can lead to less urinary or vaginal problems, as well as other illnesses?  Did you know that thinner people have different bacteria in their gut than heavier people do?

What about my husband’s symptoms?

Men can also go through the change in life.  This is called andropause.  Men’s testosterone levels tend to decline with age.  Low levels of testosterone can lead to fatigue, low sex drive, less muscle mass, and even osteoporosis.  These levels can be replaced, but again side effects can potentially happen, especially with inappropriate doses.  I have found that the most accurate way of following levels is with saliva testing.

The same things that cause fatigue in women can cause fatigue in men.  They may need their thyroids and blood counts checked.  They may also have adrenal fatigue because of stress-related issues as well.  They may also have bowel issues.  If you recognize symptoms in him, have him come see me, and I am confident we can help in a significant way.

Allow Me To Introduce Myself

My name is Joseph E. Johnson, M.D., and I am a physician practicing right here in Sparks Nevada.
My office is located at 3160 Vista Dr in Sparks.  In fact, my office is probably just a short walk or ride from your home.  I am not only board-certified and licensed to practice medicine and have special training in anti-aging medicine and hormone replacement therapy, but I also have experience in treating and managing women’s hormonal changes, specifically using Bio-Identical Hormones.

This is important, because you need someone who has a special interest in detecting and correcting hormonal changes and will work with you on a program to restore proper hormone balance… naturally!

In fact, over the years I’ve helped numerous women just like you find a better way to replenish their lost hormones to their youthful levels using Bio-Identical Hormones alone!

Let Me Now Describe To You My Unique Approach To
Restoring Your Hormones To Their Youthful Levels:

The Natural Balance Hormone Health Plan
A Complete Hormone Health Plan For Men and Women In Every Stage of Life!

Based on the fact that your hormone profile is as unique as your very own fingerprints, this three-step diagnostic and treatment program is designed to not only identify a hormonal imbalance at any stage of life, but to also customize a plan to help naturally restore your sex hormones to their youthful state, while eliminating your unbearable symptoms and significantly reducing the risk of serious disease.

Step #1: The Hormonal Health Evaluation

This first step includes a one-on-one Hormonal Health Evaluation to discuss your symptoms as well as past treatments and outcomes. I will also perform a lifestyle and diet assessment to help identify contributing factors such as poor sleep habits, external stressors, inadequate exercise and food allergies.

Step #2: Your Comprehensive Examination and Hormone Work-Up

If, after the initial hormone evaluation, I have determined that you have signs of a hormonal imbalance and that my program can help you, the next step will be to perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify any underlying health problems such as cardiovascular or thyroid disease.

Additionally, blood, urine and/or saliva testing, along with stool studies if needed, will be ordered to further evaluate your overall health and hormone levels so that an appropriate treatment program can be developed.

Later, with the baseline information gathered in these first two steps, if hormone therapy is recommended and you begin my hormone restoration program, I will refer back to these results during periodic re-evaluations to monitor your overall progress and make adjustments to your therapy as necessary.

Which brings me to the third and final step…

Step #3: Hormone Restoration Therapy

Once your hormone levels have been evaluated, if an imbalance is found, a customized hormone restoration program unique to your needs will be designed to help return your hormones to a level of equilibrium and control the process of aging.

This program includes:

  • Specifically formulated Bio-Identical Hormones to help replenish your lost hormones
  • Nutritional and dietary suggestions, including vitamin and mineral supplementation
  • Lifestyle modifications, including stress-management strategies
  • Exercise recommendations

As I mentioned before, after your program begins, periodic monitoring of your hormonal levels will be carried out to keep track of your needs that are likely to change over time.

Now I’d Like To Answer For You Some of the Common Questions I Get Regarding Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy…

Q: I’m Only 35. Can My Symptoms Really Be Due To a Hormonal Imbalance?

A: Yes. Your symptoms may very well be the result of the hormonal imbalances associated with pre-menopause and the loss of progesterone.  Remember, hormonal loss does not affect just menopausal women as they age!  In fact, with the high-stress lifestyle today’s women are subject to, many experience their first sign of a hormonal change in their 30s!  This is why even younger women can benefit from having their hormone levels checked and if an imbalance is present, correcting it with natural Bio-Identical Hormones.

Younger women may also benefit from testing and treating their specific needs.  Birth control pills are most commonly used for irregular periods, but they do have a number of potential serious side effects. In my opinion it makes sense to individualize care by testing and replacing deficiencies—most of the time just progesterone.

Q: What I Have Learned From Reading Stories About The Women’s Health Initiative Studies Is That Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Be Bad For Me.  Does This Include Bio-Identical Hormones?

A: I hear this question quite often from patients who have heard about the WHI studies and have unfortunately been just dealing with their symptoms because they were led to believe that all types of hormone replacement therapies were bad … natural or synthetic.

For this confusion you can thank the mainstream news media!

You see, one thing the news media does have a tendency to do is skim the surface of health studies, then make rash, often invalid, conclusions! Sometimes this misrepresentation of facts can actually hurt the reader or viewer.

This is what happened when they exposed the inherent dangers of hormone replacement therapy revealed in recent clinical studies such as those found in the Women’s Health Initiative.

Negligently, the media ignored the fact that the drug studied in the WHI studies was Prempro, which consists of the two drugs Premarin and Provera (patented chemical alterations of the body’s natural messengers) and not natural Bio-Identical Hormones!

Because of these blanket statements proclaiming how the risks of hormone replacement therapy far exceed the benefits, millions of women just like you have been literally scared into going “cold-turkey,” trying to cope with the symptoms of an age-related hormonal imbalance or menopause!

In spite of the confusion, women just like you are becoming aware of the differences between Bio-Identical Hormones and conventional synthetic hormone drugs, and are prolonging the quality of their lives by replacing the natural sex hormones their bodies once produced in abundance with these anti-aging gems.

Q: Are Bio-Identical Hormones The Same As Herbal Remedies?

A: Absolutely not.  Different herbs such as black cohosh, red clover and chasteberry can be considered for the mildest of symptoms and may be good at offsetting specific problems like hot flashes in some women.  However, they do not replace the hormones missing in your body and are very different from natural, prescription-strength Bio-Identical Hormones that have the same chemical structure and function as the hormones the ovaries produce.

This is why Bio-Identical Hormones are far more effective at alleviating your symptoms and restoring your hormone balance. For more pronounced symptoms, or for anyone who just wants to slow down the aging process, natural Bio-Identical Hormones are the best choices.

Q: Is Soy An Effective Remedy For My Menopausal Symptoms?

A: The jury is still out on this one. Some researchers believe that Japanese women experience fewer hot flashes because of their high-fiber, high-soy, low-fat diets. However, a study in Fertility and Sterility found that taking soy isoflavones does not relieve menopausal hot flashes any more than a placebo!

What I have found to be a more effective approach to treating the symptoms of menopause is to first determine the cause of your symptoms, then devise a treatment plan which includes a combination of nutritional supplements, dietary and exercise recommendations, and hormone replacement with natural Bio-Identical Hormones.

Q: What Tests Are Performed To Determine My Hormone Levels, and How Do You Know How MuchI Am Supposed To Take?

A: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy must be customized for each woman.  An effective regimen can be designed only after a thorough review of your symptoms and past medical history, which includes previous hormone use and experiences, in conjunction with a physical examination as well as blood and saliva tests to determine your hormonal levels.  When hormone therapy is actually started, the doses may need to be fine-tuned. This is done by regular communication with your physician.  Once you reach a level that is ideal for you, periodic follow-ups with your doctor are recommended to monitor your levels and make adjustments accordingly.

Q: Why Do Bio-Identical Hormones Require a Prescription?

A: Unlike herbal remedies or weak over-the-counter hormone creams, Bio-Identical Hormones can only be obtained from a special pharmacy.  Additionally, developing a customized dosage for an individual person is a function a pharmacist performs only with the permission of a physician.

Q: Will My Insurance Pay For Bio-Identical Hormones?

A: Most insurance companies will cover blood work and the cost of the natural hormones as well. Some will also cover the cost of saliva and specialized stool testing.  I have the friendliest staff you will ever meet, and, for your convenience, they can help you determine whether your insurance plan will cover treatment.  If so, they are all trained in handling the often-confusing insurance paperwork that needs to be filled out.

Q: How Am I Supposed To Take Bio-Identical Hormones?

A: A patient may need to try several different delivery systems to determine which one works best.  In general, creams, pills, drops under the tongue, and vaginal suppositories provide a more consistent and natural way to introduce hormones into the body.  Shots are generally not needed.  At our office, there’s no such thing as “one type for all,” and we will work with you to help find which delivery method is right for you.

Q: What Are The Possible Side Effects?

A: Ideally there are no side effects, since the hormones that are prescribed are replacing the hormones your body made when you were younger, exactly.  However, when therapy is started and the exact dosage that is right for you is being determined, sometimes side effects of hormone excess such as breast tenderness, hand swelling and sleepiness may occur.  This will signal the need for a lower dosage, and a simple adjustment will be made to stop the side effects. Serious side effects are rare.

Q: If I Am Already On Conventional Hormone Drugs, Is It Difficult To Switch To Natural Hormones?

A: In most cases, the transition from synthetic drugs to all-natural Bio-Identical Hormones is a smooth one.

Q: How Do I Know If I Am a Candidate For The Natural Balance Hormone Health Plan?

A: As mentioned earlier, if you suffer from the symptoms of menopause or a hormone imbalance, or if you are experiencing the unwanted effects of aging such as a lack of energy or constant fatigue, you should be evaluated. If it is determined that your hormones are out of balance, then restoring them naturally is often the best choice.

Additionally, many women in their 30s and 40s can benefit from my program because a loss of progesterone can start 15 years before menopause. A lack of progesterone can cause sleep disturbances, weight gain, bloating, breast tenderness and irregular menstrual cycles. All of these symptoms can be relieved by just replacing this one hormone, instead of the usual birth control pills, anti-depressants and sleep aids that many doctors prescribe.

So, if you are worried about the potential health consequences associated with declining hormone levels as a result of the aging process, or have experienced unwanted side effects from conventional hormone replacement therapy using synthetic hormone drugs, don’t be afraid to discuss your symptoms or concerns. If you are a candidate and don’t know which way to turn, I can help restore your hormonal balance so you can feel better and once again live a more active life.

I Would Like to Offer You a Discount on your First Hormonal Health Evaluation

As strange as it may sound, the saliva test is my most helpful tool in diagnosing hormonal imbalances. Many insurances will pay for these tests like they do for regular blood tests.  If you have to pay cash for these tests, we will offer you a discount on them.

It’s easy to take this first step:  Simply call my office today at 352-7200 and tell my receptionist that you would like to schedule your Hormonal Health Evaluation, the first phase of my Natural Balance Hormone Health Plan.

But don’t procrastinate—if you would like to do something about balancing your hormones and replenishing your fountain of youth naturally, make that call right now!

I look forward to meeting with you in the not-so-distant future, and hopefully I can help you like I’ve helped numerous other local residents regain control of their life!

Either way, I hope you’ve found this report informative and wish you good luck and good health.


Joseph E. Johnson, M.D.

P.S.  Picture how your life will be in a few weeks if you decide to do something about your symptoms of menopause and hormonal flux right now!  How many days of misery will it save you?  Is there a chance you could once again be free to do the things you enjoy most in life?

Unfortunately, we’ll never know unless you take the next step.  So why not take the time to find out if all-natural Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy is right for you?  Call today for your individualized evaluation—you’ll be glad you did.

The information provided in this report is meant as a general source of information only and should not be substituted for sound medical advice. If you are considering one of these procedures, you should consult further with a medical professional for complete information on the benefits and risks of all treatments described in this report

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