Periandropause – Perimenopause for Men

Periandropause – Perimenopause for Men

Nowadays, it is also becoming more well-known that men go through their own version of menopause—for them, the midlife change is known as andropause. In andropause, men experience many of the same symptoms women in menopause feel: fatigue, depression, irritability,...
Estrogen—The Power of Three

Estrogen—The Power of Three

Everyone has heard of estrogen, and most people know it as a hormone that plays an important role in a woman’s body. More than just a hormone driving a woman’s romantic interests, estrogen has more than 400 different functions. Among its functions: to regulate body...
The Negative Impact of Estrogen Imbalances

The Negative Impact of Estrogen Imbalances

Hormone replacement therapy is about returning balance to the hormones in your body. When your hormones are out of balance (particularly estrogen imbalances), you will develop a range of uncomfortable symptoms. But those symptoms, when left unattended, can sometimes...
Estrogen: More than Just the Sex Hormone

Estrogen: More than Just the Sex Hormone

If you are a woman entering or in menopause, you no doubt have been dealing with changing levels of the estrogens in your body. Well, welcome to what my patients, staff, and I affectionately call “The Best Me Club.” Entry into “The Best Me Club” means that yes, you...
Progesterone: Helping Carry Pregnancy to Term

Progesterone: Helping Carry Pregnancy to Term

Often, if a woman is able to conceive, but has trouble carrying to term, it’s because of progesterone production. Progesterone is the main female reproductive system hormone and it plays a vital role in fetal development during pregnancy. It prepares the inner lining...