Hormone Replacement

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BHRT – Update on My Progress

2019-08-09T11:28:17-05:00

I went back in to review my blood work with the nurse practitioner. She walked in the room and said you must feel awful. I immediately started to cry. What she was not aware of was the intensity of my hot flashes over the past week caused so much exhaustion that I was impossible to be around. I was in a terrible fight with my husband, and we were not talking. I got into an argument with a co-worker. I realized that I was the problem; I could not control my moodiness or anger. I wasn’t sleeping and was generally miserable. [...]

BHRT – Update on My Progress2019-08-09T11:28:17-05:00

What is BHRT?

2019-01-16T14:33:28-05:00

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy addresses treatment options to alleviate the symptoms caused by imbalanced hormones or a natural drop in hormone production due to aging. Treatments are often called “bioidentical” or sometimes “natural” because the types of hormones used are biologically identical on a molecular level to those produced in the body. Some of the hormones that BHRT works to balance include those associated with youth and fertility, such as estrogen, progesterone, and sometimes testosterone. The years prior to menopause, women typically produce less of these hormones. This can lead to symptoms of vaginal dryness, tiredness, hot flashes and night sweats just to name [...]

What is BHRT?2019-01-16T14:33:28-05:00

5 Ways to Get Better Sleep

2018-09-18T15:39:52-05:00

Sleep plays a critical role in everyday function, from making decisions to interacting with people. You may know that getting a good night's sleep can help you feel better about life, but did you know that not getting enough sleep is linked to physical and mental problems over time? In 2015, the National Sleep Foundation updated its sleep recommendations based on age. Adults up to age 65 need between seven and nine hours a night, and it drops to about seven or eight hours for older adults. If you're not getting restful sleep, then here are five ways to improve your [...]

5 Ways to Get Better Sleep2018-09-18T15:39:52-05:00