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Local resource for aldosterone therapy in Hilo. 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.

Ipc Pharmacies
(808) 969-1775
688 Kinoole St Ste 109
Hilo, HI
 
Windward Pharmacy
(808) 981-2055
2100 Kanoelehua Ave Ste B3
Hilo, HI
 
Hilo Pharmacy
(808) 961-9267
82 Puuhonu Pl Ste 103
Hilo, HI
 
Safeway
(808) 959-3502
111 E Puainako St.
Hilo, HI
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
808-959-2026
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Kmart
(808) 326-1707
Makalapua Ctr
Hilo, HI
 
Longs Drug Stores
(808) 935-3357
555 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI
 
Ponahawai Pharmacy
(808) 933-8555
670 Ponahawai St Ste 213
Hilo, HI
 
Walmart
(808) 961-9115
325 Makaala St
Hilo, HI
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:Sat:9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(808) 969-1062
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ululani Pharmacy
(808) 934-9400
868 Ululani St Suite 107
Hilo, HI
 
Windward Pharmacy
(808) 981-2055
2100 Kanoelehua Ave Ste B3
Hilo, HI
 

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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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