How Hormone Imbalances Can Affect Every Aspect of Your Life with Jim Hrncir

Have you ever considered hormone supplementation to enhance performance or for overall health and well-being? Jim Hrncir is an expert in all things hormone related and discusses the ins-and-outs of bioidentical hormone therapy and why it's the preferred method of hormone replacement.

Jim Hrncir RPh and wife Jan founded Las Colinas Pharmacy, Compounding & Wellness in 1984 and have maintained PCAB Accreditation since 2014. Recognized as one of the pioneers of modern pharmaceutical compounding, Jim's 1986 creation of Estradiol Transdermal Gel was the first of its kind in the United States. He is responsible for the formulation of many Bio-Identical Hormone, Dermatological, Nutritional, and Anti-Aging compounds in wide use throughout the United States. Jim was named the 2017 Compounding Pharmacist of the Year by Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) and serves on the board of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) (https://www.lascolinaspharmacy.com/about.php)

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • The reason Jim became interested in hormone therapy (1:56)
  • Stress and how it can cause an imbalance in hormone levels (4:58)
  • How not eating enough fat can negatively impact hormone production (7:27)
  • Common misconceptions about bioidentical hormone therapy (11:15)
  • The big picture when it comes to testosterone, free testosterone, and estradiol (15:50)
  • The effects of marijuana on testosterone levels (19:03)
  • Lifestyle factors that can improve baseline hormone levels (20:27)
  • What exactly bioidentical hormones are and the benefits (28:42)
  • The importance of regular hormone level checks when on hormone replacement therapy (39:04)
  • How bioidentical hormones are regulated by the DEA (41:02)
  • The different methods of hormone replacement, including lotions and injections (46:21)
  • The FDA's crackdown on compounded formulas (50:49)
  • Why hormone replacement therapy is a long term treatment, not a band-aid (1:01:56)

Where to learn more about Jim and his amazing work:

Las Colinas Pharmacy
Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding

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