Low levels of testosterone combined with higher than normal estradiol levels is a leading contributor to cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease, and prostate cancer in men. Despite the availability and growth of bioidentical hormone treatment (BHT) clinics throughout the country, the clinical approach should be aligned with the naturopathic principle: Identify and Treat the Cause.This presentation will explore the powerful and scientific validated role of lifestyle choices in improving bioavailable testosterone. Specific emphasis will be placed on prescriptive lifestyle and botanical interventions to favorably influence hormone ratios in men. Lastly, the clinician should be prepared to apply practical information with their male patients on Monday morning.
- Participants will be able to explain the validity of natural therapeutics as it applies to improving testosterone levels.
- Participants will be able to interpret testosterone levels and optimize ratios with other hormones.
- Participants will be able to prescribe lifestyle interventions to optimize androgen levels.
- Participants will be able to discuss what botanicals work and popular herbs that don’t work.