Could I Benefit From Male Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Many people are familiar with hormone replacement therapy, or HRT because it is a common treatment used to manage menopause symptoms in women. But HRT is not just for women. Men with hormonal imbalances can also benefit from hormone replacement.  Male Hormonal Imbalance Men with hormonal imbalances are candidates for HRT. The most common type [...]

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Can You Prevent Early Menopause?

Women experience menopause at varying ages, usually in their late 40s or 50s. The national average in the US is age 52, however, some women reach menopause early. This can increase the chance of complications like osteoporosis and heart disease. It also means that a woman’s fertile period is shortened and she can no longer [...]

By |2019-12-13T14:38:40-05:00December 30th, 2019|Menopause|Comments Off on Can You Prevent Early Menopause?

8 Tips for Managing Menopause During the Holidays

If you’re managing menopause, you’re probably all too familiar with the way it can disrupt daily life. During the holidays it can be worse because there are more social and family commitments and logistics to work out. To avoid hot flashes and mood swings that can ruin the festive season, take these tips for managing [...]

By |2019-12-13T14:39:41-05:00December 16th, 2019|Menopause|Comments Off on 8 Tips for Managing Menopause During the Holidays

10 Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

Hormonal issues are often primarily associated with women, but men can experience imbalances as well. One of the most common hormone problem men face is low testosterone. When testosterone levels are low and out of balance with the other hormones in the body, it is called Testosterone Deficiency (TD) or Low Testosterone (Low T).  Testosterone [...]

By |2019-11-13T23:25:56-05:00November 25th, 2019|Hormone Imbalance, Hormone Replacement Therapy|Comments Off on 10 Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

How Long Does Menopause Last?

While all women are unique, most go through the same life stages even if they happen at slightly different times. One stage that women go through is menopause. In most women, menopause happens naturally as they age, but for others, it will be caused prematurely by other medical conditions. But, the big question is, how [...]

By |2019-11-13T23:18:12-05:00November 15th, 2019|Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause|Comments Off on How Long Does Menopause Last?

Stages of Menopause

Women are born with a finite amount of eggs stored in their ovaries. Ovaries are responsible for both storing the eggs and producing hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, which help control and regulate ovulation and menstruation. When the ovaries stop releasing an egg every month, menopause arises. Menopause marks the end of a woman’s [...]

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What is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Hormones in your body control and regulate a majority of your bodily functions such as digestion, growth, mood, libido, and immune function. If your hormone levels become out of balance, you may notice negative changes to your overall health and bodily functions. Hormone replacement therapies are a common treatment method for hormone imbalances. Bioidentical hormone [...]

By |2019-10-15T15:05:50-04:00October 18th, 2019|Hormone Replacement Therapy, Treatment|Comments Off on What is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Effects of Menopause on Your Body

As a woman ages, her body will go through changes. Most women go through menopause after age 45, but some will experience it early. Symptoms associated with menopause can also occur in the period before the actual onset, known as perimenopause. Whether you have started the transition to menopause or not, knowing that it is [...]

By |2019-09-12T23:47:20-04:00September 30th, 2019|Menopause|Comments Off on Effects of Menopause on Your Body

7 Tips for Dealing with Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a well-known sign of menopause, though often once a woman experiences them, she’s probably already had other symptoms of onset without knowing it.  What Causes Hot Flashes? Hot flashes are recurrent episodes of flushing and the feeling of heat, mostly in the upper body and face. Hot flashes can vary in intensity [...]

By |2019-09-12T23:42:24-04:00September 16th, 2019|Hot flashes|Comments Off on 7 Tips for Dealing with Hot Flashes