Research Studies, Articles and Links to Additional Websites
Advancements in modern medicine have allowed us to live in a very exciting day and age! We are able to utilize natural, bio-identical chemical compounds to live in hormonal balance, helping to restore and maintain our health. In addition, the science of PRP has given us the ability to ignite our body’s own ability to heal itself! It’s indications for orthopedics, sexual health, cosmetic procedures, and hair restoration are remarkable. Other advancements with state-of-the-art technology, including Acoustic Wave Therapy provide additional minimally invasive procedures to help rejuvenate our bodies as we age.
We know that feeling good and looking your best contributes to your overall physical and mental health and we want to support both!
There is a wealth of information available and we want you to be an educated consumer. Therefore, we have provided some research studies, articles and links to other websites to help you in your search for knowledge. We hope this gives you more insight into what we have discussed and hope you find the information helpful!
Please reach out to us if you have any questions or would like additional information.
Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy
A comprehensive review of the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormones for the management of menopause and related health risks.
The bioidentical hormone debate: are bioidentical hormones (estradiol, estriol, and progesterone) safer or more efficacious than commonly used synthetic versions in hormone replacement therapy?
Hormones in Wellness and Disease Prevention: Common Practices, Current State of the Evidence, and Questions for the Future
The effects of compounded bioidentical transdermal hormone therapy on hemostatic, inflammatory, immune factors; cardiovascular biomarkers; quality-of-life measures; and health outcomes in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.
Menopause Symptoms Linked to Chronic Pain in Midlife
Androgen and Reproductive Disorders
Do Serum Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin, Testosterone Levels Affect CVD Risk in Men?
Hypothyroidism: Overview, Causes, and Symptoms
Understanding the symptoms, causes, and concerns that come with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) What is hypothyroidism?
Journal of Restorative Medicine
Thyroid Hormone Transport into Cellular Tissue
The Benefits and Risks of Testosterone Replacement therapy: A Review
The Benefits and Consequences of Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A Review
Study of 83,000 Veterans finds cardiovascular benefits to testosterone replacement therapy
Diagnosis and Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency: Recommendations From the Fourth International Consultation for Sexual Medicine (ICSM 2015).
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Low Testosterone
Low Testosterone (Male Hypogonadism)
Testosterone deficiency in non-cancer opioid-treated patients.
Management Strategies in Opioid Abuse and Sexual Dysfunction: A Review of Opioid-Induced Androgen Deficiency.
Testosterone Therapy Safe Despite Prostate Cancer History
Testosterone Replacement in Men with Prostate Cancer: Safe Despite Cancer History
Postmenopausal Women With Low Libido May Benefit From Testosterone
The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships – New research on sex in relationships shows the real reason it can benefit yours.
Sexual Satisfaction and the Importance of Sexual Health to Quality of Life Throughout the Life Course of US Adults
Medical News Today
Ten health benefits of sex
Medical News Today
Long-term sexual satisfaction: What’s the secret?
Why Do Guys Get Sleepy After Sex?
Harvard Health Publishing- Harvard Medical School
What Sex Really Means to Women… When sex is part of love.
Female Sexual Dysfunction
International Society for Sexual Medicine
How could opioid use affect sexual health?
The Journal of Sexual Medicine
Association Between Opioid Use and Risk of Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
American Academy of Pain Medicine
Chronic Pain, Opioid Therapy, Sexual Desire, and Satisfaction in Sexual Life: A Population-Based Survey
PRP for Sexual Health
Charles Runels, MD Website
The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Hair Regrowth: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial:
Here’s What You Need to Know About Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment for Hair Loss
Evaluating the Efficacy of Different Platelet-Rich Plasma Regimens for Management of Androgenetic Alopecia: A Single-Center, Blinded, Randomized Clinical Trial. Sept 2018
Microneedling: A Comprehensive Review.
Microneedling: A Review and Practical Guide.
Microneedling in All Skin Types: A Review
PRP for Musculoskeletal Pain and Injuries
American Association of Orthopedic Medicine
PRP Injections for Pain
University of Washington
I Tried an Experimental Treatment for Arthritis and It’s Helping Me Run Without Knee Pain
by Kristen Domonell August 28,2017 UW Medicine
First the hype, now the science: Evidence-based recommendations for PRP
Medical News Today
What you need to know about PRP
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for knee arthritis: a feasibility study in primary care (2018)
Vaginal rejuvenation using energy-based devices
The effects of fractional microablative CO2 laser therapy on sexual function in postmenopausal women and women with a history of breast cancer treated with endocrine therapy.
Sexual Function in Women Suffering From Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Treated With Fractionated CO2 Laser.
Acoustic Wave Therapy
Shock waves may change future of ED therapy
Evaluation of clinical efficacy, safety and patient satisfaction rate after low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction: an Australian first open-label single-arm prospective clinical trial.
Therapeutic Advances in Urology
Shockwave treatment of erectile dysfunction: This review intends to summarize the scientific background underlying the effect of this energy as well as recent clinical evidence of its effect in patients with vasculogenic ED.
European Association of Urology
Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Scandinavian Journal of Urology
Can low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improve erectile dysfunction? A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study
The World Journal of Men’s Health
Low-Intensity Shock Wave Therapy and Its Application to Erectile Dysfunction
Lowintensity extracorporeal shock wave therapya novel effective treatment for erectile dysfunction in severe ED patients who respond poorly to PDE5 inhibitor therapy.
Korean Journal of Urology
Penile Low – Intensity Shock Wave Therapy: A Promising Novel Modality for Erectile Dysfunction