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Online BHRT Training with Salivary Testing by PracticalCME Medical Training
Male, Female, Adrenal, Thyroid Testing and Treatment
Start and Resume the course at your leisure

 

Course Outline:  Introduction

  • • What is Bio-Identical Medicine
  • • Why Patient Demand is So High for BHRT Therapies
  • • Physiology vs Pharmacology
  • • Standards of Care... Meeting vs Exceeding


Female Hormone Imbalance

  • • Physiology of the Menstrual Cycle
  • • Physiology of the Menopause Transition
  • • Natural role of Estrogens, Progesterone, and Testosterone in Women
  • • The Problems With Pharmaceutical HRT
    • ○ Synthetic, Dose, Duration, Liver Metabolism
  • • Hormone Imbalances in PMS and Cyclic Symptoms
  • • Hormone Imbalances in Menopause
    • ○ Causes of Hot Flashes
    • ○ Concept of Estrogen Dominance
  • • Issues With Pharmaceutical Metabolism and Toxic Metabolites
  • • Roles of Testosterone in Women
  • • Basics of Dosing Compounded Transdermal Hormones in Women
    • ○ Pre-menopause
    • ○ Post-menopause


Male Hormone Imbalance

  • • Testosterone Physiology in Men
  • • Testosterone Metabolism
  • • Effects of Obesity and Stress on Testosterone Production
  • • Libido and Erectile Dysfunction
  • • Andropause
  • • Testosterone Replacement and Prostate Cancer
  • • History of Testosterone Replacement
  • • Advantages of Transdermal Therapy
    • ○ Drawbacks of Current FDA-Approved Gels
  • • Testosterone Replacement Guidelines and Protocols
  • • Limiting Conversion to Estrogens


Principles of Salivary Hormone Testing and Thyroid Testing

  • • Issues with Current Venous Blood Standards
  • • Advantages of Using Narrower Reference Ranges
  • • Advantages of Using Salivary Testing for Steroid Hormones
    • ○ Tissue Levels vs Venous Waste
    • ○ Literature Proof for Salivary Testing
  • • Proper Salivary Testing Techniques
  • • Choosing the Best Salivary Lab


Using Compounded Transdermal Creams

  • • Choosing the Right Compounding Pharmacy
  • • Literature Support of Predictable Absorption
  • • Why to avoid all oral Sex Steroids
  • • Why Most Pharmaceuticals are Not Bio-Identical
  • • Avoiding Household Transmission
  • • Using Troches
  • • Why Pellets are Not Bio-Identical


Bio-Identical Thyroid Testing and Treatment

  • • Thyroid Physiology
  • • Thyroid Hormone Production
  • • Toxins and the Thyroid
  • • Testing Free T3 and Free T4 Levels
    • ○ Adopting Narrower Reference Ranges
  • • Prescribing Armour and Cytomel
  • • Monitoring Treatment


Testing and Treating Stress-Induced Adrenal Dysfunction

  • • Adrenal Physiology and Pathology
  • • Testing Adrenal Function Using 4-Point Salivary Cortisol
  • • The 3 Phases of Stress-Induced Adrenal Dysfunction
    • ○ Alarm
    • ○ Resistance
    • ○ Fatigue
  • • Diagnosis and Treatment of Each Phase
    • ○ Using Vitamin and Herbal Therapy
    • ○ Using Low-Dose Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
    • ○ Using Adrenal Glandulars
  • • Literature Review of Clinical Significance of Adrenal Fatigue
  • • Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Really Adrenal Fatigue?
  • Are Most Uses of Anti-Depressants and Sleeping Pills Really Just a Missed Adrenal Fatigue Diagnosis?


Practice Tips and Case Studies

  • • Implementing The Service
  • • Selling Supplements
  • • Billing Insurance
  • • Marketing
  • • Basic and Advanced Case Studies and Discussion
  • • Handling Patients Overdosed by Other Providers

 

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LIVE Online BHRT Training CME Course November 2018

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Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine and General Medicine, Wellness, Family Medicine

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Activity Fee : USD $1295.00

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