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BHRT for Men Dealing With Hormonal Imbalance

2020-05-28T13:36:34-05:00

BHRT for Men Dealing With Hormonal Imbalance   My wife starting going through ‘the change’ two years ago. Needless to say, it changed our lives. We had always had a very close relationship and fought rarely. We were always considered to be ‘that couple’ that other people wanted to mirror. We are married for over 30 years, two kids, a house with a fence. We are pretty simple people. We mind our own business and just live our lives as best we can. We are both hard workers and really enjoy our vacation each year. Our vacation is something that we [...]

BHRT for Men Dealing With Hormonal Imbalance2020-05-28T13:36:34-05:00

Our Hormones and Immune System

2020-04-27T12:39:31-05:00

As we grow older, our immune system does not work as diligently as it did when we were younger. There have been numerous studies on sex hormones and immune system function. Many factors affect how the immune system functions. Females are more likely to become victims of autoimmune diseases like Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn’s Disease, Lupus, and other thyroid disorders. There has been a significant rise in autoimmune diseases in women over the past 30 years. This trend is not only very concerning; there is no simple explanation as to why this is happening in women more than men. Some theories are [...]

Our Hormones and Immune System2020-04-27T12:39:31-05:00

Be Proactive!

2020-04-27T12:44:04-05:00

The average age for menopause in the United States is 51, according to the Mayo Clinic. But menopause can happen to women throughout their 40's and 50's, too. However, it is possible for perimenopause to start in the late 30s (early or premature menopause) and early 40's. The symptoms of menopause vary from woman to woman. The symptoms range from hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, loss of libido, insomnia, and mood changes. However, some women may experience no symptoms while going through menopause. Menopause is triggered by the lack of estrogen produced by the ovaries. The primary indicator of menopause is [...]

Be Proactive!2020-04-27T12:44:04-05:00

Menopause – Facts, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

2020-04-27T12:56:23-05:00

It's that time in life when women are taught to dread menopause. Menopause often presents itself in stages;  perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause. Menopause means that you can no longer reproduce. Your body no longer releases an egg at ovulation, allowing for pregnancy. The effect of menopause is different from woman to woman. Some women feel debilitated by the symptoms of menopause, while others feel that it is merely a minor hindrance. Menopause can occur naturally as the body ages or from an oophorectomy. There is no guaranteed age of menopause; some women begin the process in their thirties, while others won’t [...]

Menopause – Facts, Symptoms, and Treatment Options2020-04-27T12:56:23-05:00

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

2020-04-29T11:49:56-05:00

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 Opinion2020-04-29T11:49:56-05:00

BHRT for women-The Basics

2020-05-01T11:53:54-05:00

One thing is inevitable, we are all aging. We all age at the exact same pace, and there is no stopping it. As a woman continues to age, she will likely start having symptoms of hormonal imbalances indicative of menopause. Estrogen, progesterone and testosterone are the reproductive hormones that when imbalanced can cause a plethora of symptoms. A hormonal imbalance is ultimately when your hormones are not where they should be, meaning your body could be producing not enough of a hormone or even too much of one. These imbalances can cause someone to notice fatigue, loss of libido, night sweats, [...]

BHRT for women-The Basics2020-05-01T11:53:54-05:00

Not Just for Kids: Adults Need Vaccines, Too

2020-05-01T13:40:39-05:00

If you're a parent, then you know that your kids need routine vaccines throughout their childhood to protect against specific diseases and illnesses. Did you know that adults need vaccines, too? Aside from an annual flu shot, adults need a series of vaccines as they age to ward off viruses, diseases and deadly illnesses. Not only will you need boosters for immunizations you received as a child, but you'll also need new shots for new and different threats. Protection as You Age Research is clear: Vaccines save lives. There has been no medical link between vaccinations and autism in children, and [...]

Not Just for Kids: Adults Need Vaccines, Too2020-05-01T13:40:39-05:00

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn

2020-05-01T13:35:46-05:00

When it comes to physical fitness, your mind may be willing, but your body can protest to the point of holding you back. From weak knees to aching joints, aging bodies keep millions of people stuck in a rut. Instead of letting your sore joints and muscles stand in your way, let them lead the workout. Low-impact activities can be just as beneficial as all-out cardio burns with the added benefit of not destroying your body. Here are tips for getting a great workout while taking it easy on your joints. Try a New Routine Walking is commonly recommended among low-impact [...]

Low-impact Activities for High-impact Calorie Burn2020-05-01T13:35:46-05:00

How Much Caffeine Should You Have?

2020-05-01T13:31:05-05:00

Your daily jolt of java keeps you functioning as you work, drop the kids off at school and hit the gym. Unfortunately, there's a limit to how much caffeine you should consume each day, and exceeding that limit can negatively impact your health. Caffeine is found naturally in tea, coffee and chocolate, but it's also an added ingredient in sodas and energy drinks. The more you consume, the higher your chances are of developing problems. How much caffeine should you have each day? The answer depends on you. Healthy Daily Dose Caffeine energizes most people, it's safe in moderation and it [...]

How Much Caffeine Should You Have?2020-05-01T13:31:05-05:00

Got a Bug Bite? When to See a Doctor

2020-05-01T13:26:53-05:00

As the weather heats up for spring and summer, you'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Unfortunately, April showers also bring showers of bugs. From spiders to mosquitoes, these tiny critters can ruin a good picnic and derail your plans for adventure if you let them. You may be tempted to ignore the occasional bite or sting, but there are reasons to get your insect bite checked out by a doctor. How can you tell what warrants a doctor's visit? Here are few tips for keeping that sting in check. Proactive Measures In the U.S., common insects and [...]

Got a Bug Bite? When to See a Doctor2020-05-01T13:26:53-05:00