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There’s No Such Thing as Over-Reacting When It Comes to Your Health – Know When to Get a Second Opinion

2019-01-16T14:20:12-05:00

I am a healthy 42 year old woman. I had one child when I was young. I am not overweight, I have no underlying health issues and take no medication. I only go the doctor once per year for my annual checkup and of course my mammogram. I did everything I was supposed to do. So why out of the clear blue did I start skipping some of my periods, having horrible night sweats, and suddenly gain 8 pounds over the past 9 months? I worked in a BHRT clinic for a couple of years in my early 30’s so I [...]

There’s No Such Thing as Over-Reacting When It Comes to Your Health – Know When to Get a Second Opinion2019-01-16T14:20:12-05:00

Menopause: How it Impacts You and Your Hormones – BHRT Can Help You!

2019-01-09T13:37:58-05:00

Declining hormones due to menopause or peri-menopause are responsible for a host of symptoms and life changing issues. The result is like a chain reaction starting with night sweats, weight gain and lack of sleep to dulled libido and depression. When you begin to experience symptoms of low and/or imbalanced hormones it can feel like you are spinning out of control rather quickly. It is easy to become agitated and unmotivated to fight the fight. There are options to address this transition in your life. The first thing to do is become educated. Education does not mean to take everything for [...]

Menopause: How it Impacts You and Your Hormones – BHRT Can Help You!2019-01-09T13:37:58-05:00

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Dealing with Menopause

2019-01-11T12:33:15-05:00

The symptoms of menopause are a direct response to declining hormones, specifically estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. This can occur naturally or it can occur surgically via oophorectomy (ovary removal). The decrease in hormone levels will likely bring on symptoms like night sweats, palpitations, insomnia, anxiety, weight gain, irritability and hot flashes. Many women notice an increase in vaginal dryness causing painful intercourse as well as dry skin as hormone levels decline. Some cognitive symptoms caused by the onset of menopause are poor memory and difficulty concentrating. Some women describe their minds as “fuzzy” like there are cobwebs affecting their ability [...]

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Dealing with Menopause2019-01-11T12:33:15-05:00