Estrogens and Their Metabolism

In earlier blogs, I’ve talked about what I learned as a compounding pharmacist about testosterone and progesterone… now it’s time to discuss the estrogens! When...

Resisting the Mask

People all over the world are wearing masks in public now as part of the strategy to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus...

Progesterone – a hormone with many functions

Progesterone has been called the “mother hormone.” It is created from pregnenolone along with the estrogens, androgens, mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids. And pregnenolone is made...

Testosterone Deficiency in Women

Testosterone has been called the hormone of desire… Although it's in the androgen hormone class, considered to be “male” hormone, both men and women...

Transdermal or Oral – Which is better for hormone administration?

Many people prefer to simply swallow their medication as it’s quick and easy. But is the oral route the best way to replace hormones? Compare...

Pharmaceutical compounding and its impact on women’s healthcare

As I mentioned in my introductory article, I was a pharmacist who loved compounding before I retired and began writing more seriously. And, as...

Women’s Healthcare welcomes women’s health writer, Jeannie Collins Beaudin

My name is Jeannie Collins Beaudin, and I’m a retired Canadian pharmacist and former owner of a specialty compounding pharmacy. Compounding, by the way,...