Hormone Pellets: A Safe Treatment for Hormone Imbalance

Women at any age may experience hormone imbalance. Hormone levels decline or fluctuate contributing to severe PMS, hot flashes, night sweats, postpartum depression, headaches, fatigue, low libido, and sleeping disorders. Birth control pills can also cause hormone...

Hyperprolactinemia – What is it?

When you have too much of prolactin in your blood, you can develop hyperprolactinemia. Prolactin is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, an organ the size of a pencil eraser at the base of the brain. The hormone plays a crucial role in breast development during...

Hormone Replacement Therapy: What is it and is it Right For Me?

What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Hot flashes. Insomnia. Vaginal dryness. Incontinence. Are you looking for relief from these common menopause symptoms? During menopause, your estrogen levels fall. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)—which is also known...

Hormone Blues: How to Reclaim your Life

Hormones…While some women hardly notice them, others dread the havoc hormones wreak on their weight, mood, food cravings, and desire for sex. Some women feel as if for a time they have lost control of their life. But hormones don’t have to overwhelm you. First, what...

2014 Interesting Developments in Obstetrics & Gynecology Part 2

Here is the second installment of interesting studies that effected OBGYN and women’s health in 2014. See our blog post for Dec. 8, 2014 to read part 1. Long-acting reversible contraception for adolescents – The etonogestrel implant and intrauterine device (IUD)...

Blame It On The Hormones

Hormones, or the lack of them, have a monumental effect on men and women alike. If even one of your hormones are lacking, it can throw your body, mind, or emotions out of whack. We have all heard about PMS and how hormones during the time around a women’s cycle can...