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The Surprising Benefits of Prolonged Estrogen Exposure in Women After Menopause

Menopause is a natural stage in a woman’s life that brings about a cessation of menstrual cycles and a decline in estrogen production. However, recent research has shed light on the potential benefits of prolonged estrogen exposure in women after menopause. Contrary to common misconceptions, estrogen, when administered safely and under medical supervision, can offer […]

Benefits of GLP-1 Drug Class

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In the realm of diabetes management, GLP-1 (Glucagon-Like Peptide-1) agonists have emerged as a transformative class of medications. Originally discovered in the 1980s, GLP-1 agonists have revolutionized the way we approach diabetes treatment. These remarkable drugs offer a multifaceted approach to diabetes management, providing benefits that extend far beyond glycemic control. Although initially tended for diabetic management, […]

Navigating Hormone Therapy for Premenopausal Women

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Hormone therapy, often referred to as hormonal replacement therapy (HRT), is a medical approach that involves the use of hormones to manage various health conditions. While commonly associated with menopause, hormone therapy can also play a crucial role in the lives of premenopausal women. Understanding its benefits, risks, and applications is essential for informed decision-making. […]

Introducing Brecken!

Honest People, I am so happy to announce that the practice has a new administrator, Brecken Robertson! Brecken will be helping with managing orders, payments, and communications. Brecken has been in multiple management roles in her past positions and is a great asset to Honest Weight Loss and HRT. Brecken was born and raised in […]

Talking Points for Female Patients considering HRT with their GYN

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Studies have proven that women with prolonged estrogen levels have decreased risks for developing cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and dementia. Although there are some risks associated with estrogen use, the benefits typically outweigh the risks when started within 5 years of menopause and paired with preventative health measures. Risks include blood clots, cardiovascular risks, and increased risks […]

Amanda’s Weight Loss Journey #4

It’s been 12 weeks! I am so so thankful for Semaglutide! This has made such a life changing affect on my life. I’ve averaged a pound a week of weight loss. I’ll be honest, it could probably be better but LIFE…right?! With that being said, the medication has helped me with reducing “food noise”, choosing […]

Benefits of Semaglutide for Weight Loss

The benefits of Semaglutide continue to affect so many people. This medication has been in the public’s eye recently due to the incredible influence it has in weight loss. It has been studied to show a 15-20% body weight reduction. Additional Benefits of Semaglutide: 1)       Semaglutide promotes gastric fullness and reduces hunger cravings! The mechanism of […]

Amanda’s Weight Journey #3

It’s now been 8 weeks that I have personally been on Semaglutide! Its been a great 8 weeks. I have had very few side effects. Typically, I have only experienced mild nausea when I have either accidentally overeaten or when I need to eat. The side effect of the Semaglutide in decreasing my hunger and […]

Insulin Resistance

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What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin resistance is when the process in your body that responds to glucose is no longer effective. The body has so many fascinating signals that occur for metabolic processes to engage. When we consume food, there are receptors in the gut (GLP-1 receptors) that trigger a response from the pancreas. The […]

Impact of Obesity on Health

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Did you know its estimated at least 5 out of 10 adults in the US are considered overweight or obese?? That’s at least half of the American adult population. Obesity is a disease. Furthermore, obesity lends quickly to the establishment of additional disease processes. Obesity can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, […]