The Secret Female Hormone: How Testosterone Replacement Can Change Your Life

The Secret Female Hormone: How Testosterone Replacement Can Change Your Life

by Kathy C. Maupin M.D.


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ISBN-13: 9781401943011
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 03/03/2014
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Kathy Maupin, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN and founder of BioBalance Health, a practice dedicated to helping men and women in midlife who are experiencing symptoms associated with hormone deficiency. She is the author of the Women’s Healthcare Initiative legislation, which became law in Missouri in 2000 and protects women’s rights to receive care from OB/GYNs without a referral, as well as provides for insurance coverage for plastic surgical reconstruction for women who have breast cancer. Kathy is also the founder of St. Louis political action committee Physicians for Sound Healthcare Policy. She co-hosts weekly video health podcasts that address current issues related to aging and relationships. Website: Brett Newcomb, MA, LPC, has 30 years of experience in private practice as a family therapist. He has worked with Dr. Maupin for years to help her patients deal with the psychological and marital ramifications of hormone imbalance and the necessary adjustments following successful treatment. In addition to his clinical experience, Brett has supervised and trained many other therapists, as well as taught at Missouri Baptist University and Webster University in St. Louis. Website:

Table of Contents

Preface: The Secret Hormone That Saved My Life Kathy C. Manpin, MD xi

Introduction xvii

Part ITestosterone and Aging

Chapter 1 Do You Have Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome? 3

Chapter 2 Why Testosterone Deficiency Is Not Acknowledged as a Woman's Disease 11

Chapter 3 How TDS Triggers the Aging Cascade 23

Part IIA Deeper Look at the Critical Hormones

Chapter 4 Sex and Testosterone 31

Chapter 5 The Symptoms of Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome 65

Chapter 6 The Long-Term Effects of Testosterone Deficiency 103

Chapter 7 Progesterone Deficiency and Estradiol Loss 151

Part IIIMoving Forward

Chapter 8 The Risks and Benefits of Replacing Testosterone, Estrogen, or Progesterone 187

Chapter 9 How to Make the Best Choice in Hormone Replacement 221

Conclusion 243

Appendix A Troubleshooting Hormone Replacement Therapy 245

Appendix B Glossary 259

Appendix C List of Medications That May Be Replaced by Hormone Replacement 265

Bibliography 267

Index 280

Acknowledgments 288

About the Authors 291

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The Secret Female Hormone: How Testosterone Replacement Can Change Your Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BLUEFISH99 More than 1 year ago
Wow what an impact this book had on me, Testosterone. I didn't  know that when you have low hormone inbalances how it affects women, usually  you are told by the doctor it will pass, but low hormone imbalances,  low self esteem, fatigue and loss of vitality can have a traumatic effect on women, together with mood swings and hot flushes, but there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. If your going through the menopause then this is the book for you, its brilliant, fascinating explains about conventional  hormone treatments available as well as Testosterone deficiency symptoms , risks and benefits of taking this.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - A MUST READ