EP 85: Hormone Pellets and Injections – The Injuring of Women for Money

Confession: “Hormone injections and hormone pellets are horrible. Anybody putting them in, in my opinion, is committing malpractice.” – Shawn Tassone, MD, PhD

In this episode Dr. T discusses the dangers and drawbacks of hormone pellets and injections, particularly testosterone, and why he believes that using these methods is committing malpractice. He also covers how the companies promoting them are prioritizing profits over patient well-being and more!

There are several reasons why he believes hormone pellets, including their high cost, irregular hormone levels, surgical procedure, potential side effects, and the lack of expertise among providers. He criticizes the marketing tactics used by these companies and emphasizes the importance of asking questions and seeking alternative hormone replacement therapies. Enjoy the episode!

Episode Highlights:
-Basic breakdown of hormone pellets and injections
-Potential dangers and lack of expertise among providers
-How/why the healthcare providers promoting hormone pellets prioritize profits over patient well-being
-How the marketing tactics surrounding hormone pellets can be misleading and exploitative
-Reasons Dr. Tassone doesn’t think pellets are beneficial to balancing women’s hormones
-Alternative hormone replacement therapies
-How to ask questions, seek second opinions, and be cautious when considering hormone replacement therapies

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Dr. Shawn Tassone’s Integrative Hormonal Mapping System | Hormone Archetype Quiz

Medical Disclaimer
This podcast and website represent the opinions of Dr. Shawn Tassone and his guests. The content here should not be taken as medical advice and is for informational purposes only. Because each person is so unique, please consult your health care professional for any medical questions.

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