Patient Testimonials

"When I first met Dr. Kaye I was in a very bad state, "Adrenal Fatigue" I was depressed, angry, no patience, crying all the time, overweight, no energy, I was miserable, I wanted to die! I had no estrogen, not to mention all my other hormone levels were way off, and my body was toxic due to my diet.

Dr. Kaye went over all my blood work and hormone levels with me. It was so interesting, I wanted to stay all day. He suggested some great books for me to read, (which I did), so that I understood everything that was going on with my body. He also put me on a program combined with bio identical hormones and vitamins.

I returned to Dr Kaye's office 4 months later. I think Dr. Kaye was just as surprised as I was, with how well I did with the program he put me on, and me changing my diet/eating habits. My hormone levels were exactly where they were supposed to be. I returned to my normal weight, lost my belly, and had gained 2 pounds of muscle, and I lost 3 pounds of body fat.

Today, I am a very happy woman!

Thank you so much Dr. Kaye, you saved my life!"

Janet H.
Portsmouth, NH


"Turning 60, one year ago, found me super stressed, overweight, depressed, taking way too many prescription medications and angry at the world! The best birthday present to myself was finding Dr. Kaye. He is not your typical, mainstream, cookie cutter doctor who is trained to mostly treat disease with pharmaceuticals. Dr. Kaye is dedicated to tenaciously getting to the bottom of your problems, offering solid solutions and fine tuning a treatment plan that is completely tailored to your body's unique chemistry and your lifestyle. One year later, I have lost 27 pounds, lost 124 points on my total cholesterol number, lost my anti-depressants, and lost my dismal outlook for the future. What I have gained is priceless: fantastically good health, hope for happy retirement years, and a renewed love for my life. Make the call to Dr. Kaye and get started on your path to better health and well being!"

Maureen M
New Hampsire


"As a 70 year old male I have numerous serious maladies including the aftermath of multiple cancers, elevated sugar levels, general fatigue, and of course, the accompanying low testosterone level. Dr. Kaye delivered the personalized care in an unrushed setting. I have my libido back and the diabetes and accompanying neuropathy are now reversed and under control. He expertly treated the fatigue caused by long-standing anemia with several IV iron infusions which my PCP and hematologist had only hinted at but never offered to me. He is a brilliant diagnostician. His office is peaceful and his staff is superb. I give Dr. Kaye five stars!"

Vincent M.
Boston, MA


"I first read about Dr. Kaye while researching my own ailments. I had been sick for a number of years and was unsuccessful in finding a diagnosis through countless doctor visits, lab tests and unexpected ER visits. I thought I was dying, the doctors called it anxiety. There definitely was anxiety but it was mostly from not getting any answers.

I decided to give Dr. Kaye a chance as a last resort. I was tired of doctors, tired of tests and tired of being turned away. Immediately with the first contact of Dr. Kaye's staff, I knew this would be different. He wanted a complete history, all symptoms and labs upfront. He wanted time to research what he could before our meeting. He dedicates more than an entire hour to your visit and really listens to you. He was able to tell me so much from the first meeting and I walked away knowing what was ailing me and how to help myself for the first time in 3 years. It only took a short time to start to feel better and within months I was doing things I hadn't been able to do in years.

Dr. Kaye is also very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. He will answer e-mails and phone calls if you ever have questions. This experience for me has been a far cry from the traditional and I am so happy that I took a chance so that I can live a full life."

Tracy J.
North Reading, MA


"I consulted Dr. Kaye recently and was impressed with his evidence based approach in diagnosis and treatment. The tests he recommended were comprehensive which included parameters not covered by my previous annual medicals. His consultation meeting was also thorough in that he took a holistic approach and provided specific science supported recommendations on diet."

Ajay S.
Wilmington, MA


"I had been suffering for several years with terrible side effects from being on synthetic birth control pills for most of my adult life. My headaches, nausea, dry skin, extremely heavy periods, weight gain, hair loss, depression, intense mood swings, and constipation. You name it I had a negative side effect. I had gone to several traditional gynecologists and was not satisfied with the level of detail that they took when handling my health and well being. Once I found Dr. Kaye my life changed! All of the bioidentical hormones that he placed me on helped with my symptoms. He also found that I had a slight thyroid issue which no other doctor had detected before! His approach to care is very thorough and he left no stone unturned when searching for the answers to my health issues. I feel like a new person with energy and an overall healthy outlook for my future. I suggest that anyone male or female who just doesn't feel right in their own skin give Dr. Kaye a try. He has helped me physically and emotionally. I just wish I had found him years ago."

Shelley T.
Fairhaven, MA


"Thank you Dr. Kaye, I am looking forward to mature this process to healthy living. I appreciate your time and efforts as well. I am excited to get your custom vitamin formulation to meet my requirements. I will do my part to absorb all this knowledge and determine the best lifestyle for healthy living. Thank you again for your efforts."

Bob F.
Dayton, OH


"Cheers and thank you again. (This is such a more comprehensive approach to health care than anything I've experienced previously.)"

Gary C.
Swampscott, MA


"Feel absolutely amazing and in the shape of my life - you are a god among men!"

Kimberly W.
Boston, MA


"It was good to see you Wednesday night and I'm happy that my good friend Beverly Jo is going to get started too. Each day is feeling a bit lighter for me. I think the antidepressants are finally or nearly out of my system. I do still have some ringing in my ears though and have fingers crossed that the whining will fade away.

I have not had even a mouthful of dairy, flours, sugar, soda or anything from a box. Just lean meats, veggies and fruits with great variety of all three. I still am holding onto my two cups of caffeine coffee in the morning. I felt it was a fair trade off for going cold turkey with the rest of my diet.

Gosh it's wonderful to feel like I'm on the right track to feeling my best! Thanks for pursuing this specialty. It's got to make you feel great too!"

Maureen M.
Bedford, NH


"I have been seeing my primary care physician and gynecologist for approximately 14 years (moved from the South to New England in 1997). I presented the same symptoms at each visit -- migraines, hair loss (head, eyebrows), mild depression, loss of libido and unfortunately, weight gain. The typical migraine medications and anti-depressants were prescribed and 2 years ago, testosterone. Needless to say none remedied my symptoms and I just did not feel like myself.

I began reading books, in particular those of Suzanne Somers. She often spoke about many of the symptoms I experienced and their relation to hormones and supplements. About a year and a half ago, I started researching on the internet and came across Optimal Wellness MD. At the time, the closest physician was located in Connecticut (a great distance for me to travel). Getting no real relief from my symptoms, late last summer I again searched the internet and found Dr. Kaye! My first consultation was in September 2010. After following Dr. Kaye's individualized program, my migraines have decreased and I am slowly but surely losing weight and beginning to feel like myself again! I believe I look better and I feel somewhat better emotionally and physically. I'm so appreciative of Dr. Kaye because he actually listens and applies his knowledge to resolve the real issues I have brought to him. I am confident that continuing to follow Dr. Kaye's program will allow me to get to where I want to be in my life."

Cheryl S.
Medway, MA


"Initially, when I came to see Dr. Kaye, I had already been on BHT for several years yet, I was still suffering from a host of ailments. I had Fibromyalgia, dry eyes, dry skin, IBS, chemical sensitivity issues, chronic fatigue, loss of eye lashes and eyebrows, puffy and pale skin, depression, brain fog and weight gain! In essence, I was miserable.

After following Dr. Kaye's individualized program for 4 months I am virtually symptom free! I still have some weight to lose and more healing to do but, I feel better than I have felt in 20 years. As corny as that sounds, it is true. I look better and I feel better emotionally and physically. I am no longer eating foods that I was allergic to and my cravings for "bad" foods have diminished considerably. Because Dr. Kaye took the time and effort to find out what was really wrong, I am now healing from conditions that aren't supposed to be curable! Thank you Dr. Kaye."

Eleanor W
Peavody, MA


"I wanted nothing more than to have better control of my health. One day I decided to see what I could do to help me make this a reality. After much debate, I decided to search for a new Dr. In doing so, I came across the website of Optimal Wellness and downloaded the information about bio-identical hormones. I was so impressed that I called the office right away. I went to Dr. Kaye's presentation at the World Trade Center in Woburn Mass. Throughout his presentation I immediately acknowledged that according to my symptoms he was the right Dr. to treat all my health issues. It was a long journey for me looking for a way to secure my health; I began to take control of the situation by attempting treatment with Dr. Kaye. In addition, I was getting treatment previously with another Dr. due to a hormone in-balance, but the treatment was not successful. I have been vegan all my life. I consider myself as a very healthy person. I do exercise every two days and eat very healthy. I'm very conscious of listening to my symptoms such as waking up to pain in my ovaries in the middle of the night etc. Another reason I had two operations in my ovaries due to an endometriosis diseases and hormone in-balance. Unfortunately my sister died with breast cancer when she was 39 years old. Since my sister died I did a research how patients develop cancer, and hormones imbalance was one of the issues discussed. It was devastating for me, but at the same time was an awakening call. After much effort, I decided to make it as easy as possible for my health and Dr. Kaye really made a difference in my life. My hormones are in balance I do have more energy. I do not suffer from any endometriosis anymore. In conclusion Dr. Kaye''s Bio-identical hormone treatment has been a great solution for my symptoms. Dr. Kaye your treatment is great and has changed my life."

Vilma M.
Boston, MA


"I am a 62 year old male and for years, I have attempted to work with several primary care physicians to delay and/or prevent the onset of any degenerative diseases associated with aging. However, as time passed, I could see and feel the telltale signs of aging slowly affecting my mind and body (lower libido and decreased sex drive, loss of muscle mass and increased body fat, joint pains, higher LDL cholesterol, trouble sleeping, and all leading to lower self-esteem and mild depression). The conventional medical doctors I dealt with were not concerned with addressing preventative care measures because they regarded me in relatively good health and simply experiencing the 'normal signs of aging'. So I set my goals to be extremely proactive in my pursuit of a longer, healthier and happier life. My efforts led me to discover Optimal Wellness MD where I was introduced to Doctor Kaye.

It is now one year since my initial consultation with Doctor Kaye. Over that period, he has prescribed various testing to establish my base for hormones, cholesterol, PSA, thyroid, heavy metal toxins, and more. The results indicated I was out of range in several of these areas. We developed a course of action as a team covering hormonal balancing, supplementation, exercise, diet and detoxification. He monitored my progress in quarterly intervals and recommended periodic testing to determine my status. The doctor was very helpful in regularly communicating and collaborating on any new supplements or adjustments to my action plan.

Today, I am proud to say I am in the best condition of my life and getting better everyday. My hormones are balanced and my libido can attest to it. My cholesterol is no longer a concern, the toxic heavy metals have been lowered to very safe levels, and my joints are moving freely and without pain. Combining all these internal changes with my normal exercise program and diet regimen, I now have the physical appearance I always dreamed of - lean muscle mass with very little body fat. The end result is a much happier and healthier mental state. This is the way the medical profession needs to operate. Doctor Kaye, I will never be able to thank you enough for this life altering experience. "

Lee G
Marlboro, MA


"I have been reading about bioidentical hormones for a few years and could not find anyone in my area (R.I) that knew what I was talking about. Finally searching on the internet, calling compounding pharmacies, and reading more books- I finally found Optimal Wellness MD. There I found Dr. Kaye. I could not believe there was someone who knew what I was talking about and what I needed.

From weight gain, food sensitivities, menopause symptoms (hot flashes, sleeping problems, brain fog, fatigue, hair loss, etc) and just feeling old-Dr. Kaye helped me.

From the first time I met Dr. Kaye, I knew I was in the right place. Not only, did he take the time to explain everything and exactly what was going on with my body, but just how toxic our lives are.

In the past five months that I have seen Dr. Kaye, I have energy, less aches and pains, weight loss, hair growth, better sleep- I feel like a new person. With his knowledge of diet, exercise, supplements, and hormonal balancing, Dr Kaye has changed my life.

I still have more to do, but I know I am on the right road with Dr. Kaye by my side. I may just live to 100!!"

Sharon M.
Smithfield, RI


"About 7 years ago I read an eye opening book called, "The Sexy years" by Suzanne Somers about Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and menopause. I had not yet gone through menopause but I knew it was inevitable and I wanted to be armed and ready for "the change." After reading the book about Bio identical hormones I said, "I want that!" .........5 years later....... I had my first signs of hormonal imbalance. I had sugar cravings, cold hands and feet, night sweats, hot flashes, mood swings, mild depression, feelings of being overwhelmed, low libido, and MOST of all waking up ALL night long. I actually got more sleep when I had 3 crying babies under 3 years old. My sleeping was a disaster. (I had always been an excellent sound sleeper.) That was it! I knew it was time to get help, natural help. I started working with Dr. Kaye last March 2010. Dr. Kaye, unlike other physicians, took his time to thoroughly and properly diagnose my condition. I never felt rushed and always felt as if all the focus was on me. I am thrilled to report that it has been 11 months and I have reached optimal health with Dr. Kaye! I am sleeping soundly and deeply. I am balanced, happy, calm, thin and muscular at 48 years old. Every single symptom of menopause has virtually disappeared thanks to Dr. Kaye and his expertise on hormones. I actually feel better now than when I was in my thirties. I tell my husband all the time, "Thank goodness for Dr. Kaye, I feel so balanced!" Dr Kaye helps you reach your optimal health through BHRT, supplementation, healthy eating, exercise and lots of good advice. I feel passionate about this subject and I am so thankful for Dr. Kaye and his wonderful practice! Thank you! Here is to good health!"

Virginia K.
Norwell, mA


"The first time I met with Dr. Kaye, I did not have any energy. I could barely get through the day and this had been going on for a good 20 years. I have been to numerous physicians as well as worked for a number of physicians and not one of them could figure out what to do with me. For the first time in years I have energy because he treated my nutritional and hormonal deficiencies. He stands out in the medical community because he has a holistic approach. Thank you, Dr. Kaye."

Michele M.
Salem, MA


"I have been a patient of Dr. Kaye and boy does he know what he is talking about. I have found him to be so responsive to all my crazy questions (menopause can do that to you, you know) and he has been as patient as Job with me. I now have no night sweats. These have plagued me for years. Thank you Dr. Kaye."

Rosalind F.
Newfane, VT


"My response to Dr. Kaye's treatment measures has lead to both emotional and physical well-being. After recovering from a stroke a number of years ago I was left with multiple residuals, one of which was significant chronic pain. After years of suffering, I associated ongoing depression, diminished libido and low energy as a response to my chronic pain. Clinical trials of medication were utilized for over a decade with little response. With my overall health deteriorating blood work finally revealed low testosterone which Dr. Kaye indicated was probably a result of long term use of one of my medications. The testosterone pellets once implanted significantly enhanced my quality of life. A return of libido with more energy and a new found zest for life are all attributed to Dr. Kaye's expertise with hormonal replacement and holistic treatment measures. As a past treating physician I can fully appreciate and attest to the dedication and overall quality of care that Dr. Kaye offers his patients to enhance their quality of life. I would further recommend that every man approaching thirty years of age and older monitor their testosterone level."

Dr. Robert D.
Plum Island, MA


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