hormones

When Would a Woman Consider Hormone Replacement Therapy?

When should a woman consider hormone replacement therapy, and what are the different kinds of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)? Keep reading to find out. When Should I Consider Hormone Therapy? During menopause, your estrogen levels fall. Common menopause symptoms...

What Are the Signs I’m Starting Menopause?

Are you headed for menopause? Keep reading to learn the stages and signs menopause is starting. Stages and Signs Menopause is Starting Just as puberty is marked as the start of your first period, menopause is the milestone of your last period. The time frame is...

My Birth Control Makes Me Feel Crappy: What Can I Do?

Birth control shouldn’t make you feel sick or uncomfortable. Thankfully, there are many different types of hormonal birth control, so you have options. If you have side effects after using the pill for three months, talk with your health care provider about trying...

Understanding Hormone Imbalances and the Symptoms

Hormones. While some women hardly notice them, others dread how hormone imbalances can wreak havoc on their weight, mood, food cravings, and desire for sex. Some women feel as if they have lost control of their life for a time, but hormones don’t have to overwhelm...

Understanding the Role Hormones Play in Women’s Health

Hormones play a huge role in regulating several body systems. If even one of your hormones is lacking, it can throw your body, mind, or emotions out of balance. The Role Hormones Play We've all heard about PMS, and the role hormones play in a woman's cycle that can...

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...

Pros and Cons of a Hormonal Intrauterine Device (IUD) Birth Control

Birth control is a personal choice for a woman. It can be challenging to choose the option that’s right for your body. The best thing to do is to research each option and discuss with your health care provider what is best for you. The most effective methods are the...

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...

Metabolic Syndrome – Know Your Risks

Most women know that lack of exercise and unhealthy diets lead to heart disease, diabetes and strokes. But as women make the transition from regular cycles to menopause and after, it becomes more difficult to maintain a healthy weight because of hormonal changes,...

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