Posts in:August, 2015

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation

Posted August 20, 2015 by Stacy Bolzenius

With marijuana now legal in some parts of the United States, physicians may be facing more scenarios in which pregnant and lactating mothers are using cannabis. Marijuana use during pregnancy has been linked to a variety of health problems for babies, and the effects of marijuana during lactation is still being studied. Patients inclined to use marijuana during pregnancy or lactation should be made aware of the effects of marijuana on their baby. Effects of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Babies Continue reading…

Testosterone Supplementation and Female Libido

Posted August 6, 2015 by Stacy Bolzenius

It is common belief that low testosterone is an issue relating to males; however, testosterone is as essential to women’s health as it is to men’s health. Testosterone, a class of male hormones, known as androgens, was previously thought to be a hormone that is exclusive to males, but recent research has demonstrated that testosterone also plays a primary role in women’s psychological and physical health. Women produce both small quantities of testosterone and estrogen through the ovaries and the Continue reading…