Women's International Pharmacy E-Newsletter October 2011

Testosterone - It's Not Just For Men Anymore!

To most people, testosterone is synonymous with masculinity. Although it is classified as one of the androgen, or "male" hormones, it is vital for both men and women. Both produce and use testosterone, and both men's and women's testosterone levels peak during youth and decline with age.

In their book, Natural Hormone Replacement for Women Over 45, Jonathan V. Wright, MD, and John Morganthaler recommend that "Replacing inadequate testosterone with natural testosterone can help protect the heart, improve mental alertness, make bones stronger and revive a sagging sex life."

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Who Put the "X" in Sexuality?
Written by Carol Petersen, RPH, CNP - Women's International Pharmacy

These days, "sex" seems to be everywhere - in the news, in movies and on TV, in ads, on the internet - but that may not be the reality for a lot of people. What do we mean by "having sex"? Dr. Diana Hoppe defines sexual activity as caressing, hugging, foreplay, masturbation or intercourse. And, according to Dr. Othniel Seiden, "A healthy person can expect to have an active sexuality throughout his/her life."

Just how important is sex? Dr Steven Lamm contends that "We are all sexual beings and sex is an essential part of who we are." There is an important connection between sexual activity and good health. Men in particular...

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Holiday Hours

The holiday season is almost upon us and the final days of 2011 will soon be here. In order to provide you with the same consistent and high quality service we would like to inform you of our holiday schedule.

We encourage you to request your order(s) earlier to avoid possible delays during the busy holiday season.

We will be closed:
 
     Saturday, December 24
     Sunday, December 25 (Holiday)
     Monday, December 26
 
     Saturday, December 31
     Sunday, January 1 (Holiday)
     Monday, January 2

On behalf of everyone at Women's International Pharmacy thank you for your continued business and support. Best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season!

Online Health Library

We are proud to make available online, our popular "Connections" newsletters. These informational newsletters cover a wide range of hormone related health topics including:

  • Compounded Bioidentical Hormones
  • Breast Health Awareness
  • Male Hormones
  • Menopause
  • PMS
  • Progesterone
  • Skin
  • Thyroid Imbalances
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin D
  • And more! 

We currently have over 25 topics available and are adding more on a regular basis. Check out the full list here.

If there is a particular topic you would like us to feature, please let us know by emailing us at info@womensinternational.com. As always we appreciate your feedback!


Sincerely,

 

Staff at Women's International Pharmacy

 www.womensinternational.com 

 

 

 

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In This Issue
Testosterone - It's Not Just for Men Anymore!
Who Put the "X" in Sexuality?
Holiday Hours
Online Health Library

Coming Events:

We will be at the following conferences:

A4M - American Academy of Anti-Aging

December 8-10, 2011
Las Vegas, NV

 

Scripps 9th Annual Natural Supplements
January 19-20, 2012
San Diego, CA

Please visit our website for our full conference schedule.

 

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Gratitude is Good for Your Health...

Provided by

Kathy Lynch, Pharm.D - Women's InternationalPharmacy

...at least according to Dr. Robert Emmons who has authored two books on the science of gratitude. Being thankful on a daily basis positively affects physical as well as mental health. Thankfulness connects us more deeply with others and makes us just plain happier.

During this holiday season, let us all take time to adopt an attitude of gratitude. It's a win-win situation.

References:

"Giving thanks helps your psychological outlook"

"Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier" 
Robert A Emmons Houghton Mifflin 2007
 

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