Hormones

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Many women fear hormone replacement therapy due to the risk of breast cancer. They don’t realize that women who are not on hormones get breast cancer and that some studies indicate the risk of breast cancer is much lower than what was reported in the Women’s Health Initiative Study. Subsequent s... Read More
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The pandemic lockdown, the uncertainty, and the change of life as we knew it has taken its toll on people physically and mentally. A sex drive in reverse has been a common complaint during the pandemic and a lot of this applies to men and women, however, I will focus mostly on women. Hypoactive Sexu... Read More
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Have you just had it with the anxiety, irritably, lack of sleep, brain fog and weight gain due to hormone imbalances but are afraid to seek treatment? Hormone imbalances can drastically affect the quality of your life. What if the benefits outweighed the risks? If so, is hormone replacement somethin... Read More
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Excess stress affects mental health and can give rise to anxiety and depression. Anxiety and depressive disorders are the most common of all psychological disorders and both have been much more prevalent due to the pandemic. Hormones affect the brain and neurotransmitters. Hormones and neurotrans... Read More
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Lack of sleep, difficulty sleeping, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back asleep are common symptoms my menopausal and perimenopausal women complain about. It’s not in your head, it has to do with your hormones. There are strategies you can implement to get better, m... Read More
Many women are at their breaking points. They can’t sleep, they are gaining weight, their memory is not as good as it used to and they are stressed, tired and irritable. Many of their symptoms are related to their hormones being out of balance. Regardless of what stage of life you are in, balancin... Read More
When people think of hormones for the heart many women recognize that there may be beneficial effects from estrogen and men recognize the benefits of testosterone, However, progesterone plays a pivotal role in cardiovascular disease and the type matters. It was thought that only a woman with a ut... Read More
Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause and in Western societies. They occur in about 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. The symptoms can be sweating on the face, neck, and chest, as well as flushing and the feeling of heat. They can come and go in a flash going from hot to... Read More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]According to the Alzheimer’s Association, almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's are women and women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s than to develop breast cancer. That is a sobering fact and while we are searching for a cure... Read More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the summer we show more skin and after months of hibernation many are not happy with what they see. Diet, sunblock, and exercise play a major role in making the skin healthier and more resilient, yet many skin functions are under hormonal control.

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