hormonal-imbalances

Everything you need to know about hormonal imbalances

Changes in hormones can wreak havoc on your health. Hormones are complicated, and they require a delicate balance to keep you looking and feeling great. Hormonal imbalances happen to us all. In fact, they’re a natural part of the aging process. But this doesn’t make the experience any less frustrating. Depending upon the severity of a hormonal imbalance, the experience …

low estrogen

10 symptoms of low estrogen and how to treat it

Estrogen is the primary hormone that sets women apart from men. While men have it in small amounts, women have far more. To stay healthy and feeling good, it’s important to have adequate amounts of estrogen. When we’re low in this particular hormone, a host of irritating symptoms typically occurs. Let’s take a look at 10 symptoms of low estrogen …

perimenopause

Understanding perimenopause: symptoms and treatment

For many women, perimenopause can be complex and confusing. When does it begin? When will it end? Are my symptoms normal? What’s going on with my hormones? These are common questions that beg sound answers. If you’re entering into the period of perimenopause, or are in the throes of it as we speak, read on to gain a better understanding …

is HRT right for you?

Is HRT right for you? 20 questions to ask

Are you curious about hormone replacement therapy? Maybe you’re suffering some of the more extreme symptoms of menopause and desperate to find relief. Hormone replacement therapy, also known as HRT, brings to mind a myriad of questions from women in the throes of menopause. It’s a confusing topic, with acronyms galore — HT (hormone therapy), ERT (estrogen replacement therapy), ET …

menopause insomnia

Symptoms of menopause: insomnia

Menopause can cause a host of symptoms for women, some of which may begin earlier than others. Early signs that you’re approaching menopause may include hot flashes and irregular periods. Your periods may become lighter or heavier than before. Night sweats are also common, and may be so severe that they interfere with sleep. You may be moody or forgetful …