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Aldosterone Therapy Chesapeake VA

Local resource for aldosterone therapy in Chesapeake. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to hormone replacement, chronic aldosterone therapy, aldosterone replacement therapy, HRT therapy, and natural hormone therapy, as well as advice and content on bioidentical hormones.

Eckerd Pharmacy
(757) 485-8995
3005 Old Mill Rd
Chesapeake, VA
 
Eckerd Pharmacy
(757) 543-4459
1800 Liberty St Ste 106
Chesapeake, VA
 
Rite Aid Pharmacies
(757) 393-6047
1141 London Blvd
Portsmouth, VA
 
Eckerd Pharmacy
(757) 488-2586
6219 Portsmouth Blvd
Portsmouth, VA
 
Walgreen Drug Stores
(757) 479-4564
1857 Centerville Tpke
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Walgreens Drug Stores
(757) 548-4467
1316 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA
 
Eckerd Pharmacy
(757) 487-9208
2004 Victory Blvd
Portsmouth, VA
 
Walgreen Drugstores
(757) 424-1680
856 S Military Hwy
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Walgreens Drug Store
(757) 495-0409
5305 Indian River Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
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(757) 424-2306
840 S Military Hwy
Virginia Beach, VA
 

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November 10, 2008: 12:18 pm: Dr. Neil Hearing Loss , Meniere's Disease

Aldosterone Revisited

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

In the March, 2008 issue, I reported on an interesting treatment for hearing loss. There has been a fair bit of interest in this treatment as evidenced by the various comments on the HearingLossHelp blog. You can read the original article and comments here .

In part, here is Rick Walter’s comment (#15) on what has been happening with his ears since he began taking Aldosterone two months ago. He writes:

I’ve been taking Aldosterone therapy for about 2 months now. My hearing loss came from many things. Much came from loud noise over my lifetime, but I came down with Meniere’s disease about a year ago, and the hearing loss greatly accelerated.

The Aldosterone gave me back clarity of hearing, but only a little volume. Make no mistake any improvement is huge when your ears are as bad as mine are. Also my drop attacks and weird dizziness are completely gone!

Obviously, Aldosterone is not a complete cure for hearing problems, but just improving clarity of hearing (improved discrimination) is a wonderful blessing in itself.

Also, it seems that Aldosterone can help fix a damaged balance system. For example, reducing the frequency of, or totally eliminating, drop attacks is certainly another blessing. (Drop attacks are where, without warning, you suddenly lose your balance and fall to the floor. This typically happens in people with severe cases of Meniere’s disease.)

If you are interested in Aldosterone therapy either contact Dr. Jonathan Wright (see above link) or work with your doctor while you are on this therapy so bad things don’t happen to you. With Aldosterone, as with other body hormones, too much of a good thing can quickly become a bad thing.

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Aldosterone—A New Treatment for Hearing Loss and Meniere’s Disease?

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

I get some very interesting email at times. A man wrote:

I’m under the care of Dr. Jonathan Wright of the Tahoma Clinic in Renton WA. He’s been working with Professor Dennis Trune (U of OR Hearing Sciences Center) on an aldosterone therapy trial on a human patient. His previous research demonstrated that aldosterone added to mouse drinking water restores damaged hearing. Their first human patient has experienced cessation of further hearing loss plus a total stop of his vertigo (from Meniere’s).

I’ve been on the same treatment—125 mcg twice a day of compounded aldosterone for seven months. (I get the compounded aldosterone from a Canadian pharmacy.) To date, although my balance is still poor, I have recovered 30 dB (at 250Hz) in my...

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