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 …

hrt risks

HRT risks have been largely overstated

Have you wondered about hormone replacement theory, but had concerns about the associated risks you’ve heard about through the grapevine? Are you worried about trading one health issue for another — one that might even be worse? If you’re suffering from symptoms of menopause, it’s important to understand what the research says about hormone replacement therapy. Confusion surrounding some of …

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 …

hormone replacement therapy

What you need to know about hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy is a subject not without controversy. Tinkering with hormones is a tricky thing. Hormones affect so much — your quality of sleep, libido (or lack thereof), stress response, emotional well-being, and much more. So, we want to be careful and deliberate when treating hormonal imbalances as we age. What’s more, every woman responds differently to various treatments. …