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What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy? (BHRT)

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What is BHRT? Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, is a treatment for hormoneimbalance that restores your deficient hormone levels. Women with hormone imbalance suffer from symptoms such as: Men with hormone imbalance experience symptoms such as: What Hormones Are Replaced with BHRT? The hormones typically replaced with BHRT are estrogen, progesterone, testosterone,and DHEA. Why […]

Hormone Imbalance: Estrogen Dominance

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What is “estrogen dominance”? Estrogen dominance does not necessarily mean that the body produces too much estrogen (although that can happen too); it means that your body’s estrogen production is not in balance with your progesterone production. Estrogen dominance occurs when your ovaries produce a relatively consistent amount of estrogen while producing significantly less and […]

Men’s Hormone Life Cycles: Andropause

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What is Andropause A man’s hormone levels are typically what you would expect during early and middle age. Unless underlying medical issues or significant environmental health impacts exist, a man’s hormone production is predictable and steady. However, when age and other environmental or lifestyle influences begin to affect a man’s health, he may experience symptoms […]

Women’s Hormone Life Cycles: Artificial Menopause

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What is Artificial Menopause due to Hysterectomy? Complete Hysterectomy One in every four American women will artificially enter menopause at a young age, due to a complete hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries). Hysterectomy is most often recommended for women with fibroid tumors, severe endometriosis, cancer, or constant, heavy bleeding. A […]

Women’s Hormone Life Cycles: Post-Menopause

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What is Post-Menopause? Post-menopause is the lifecycle that starts after menopause is complete. It can be further divided into three stages: Post-menopausal women continue to have hormone health issues because some hormones are still circulating within their bodies. Since there is no longer any ovulation, progesterone production drops to zero. The ovaries may not be […]

Women’s Hormone Life Cycles: Menopause

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What is Menopause? Menopause, famously known as the change marks the end of the reproductive years. A woman is officially in menopause when: The average age of women entering their Menopause phase in the United States is 51. The pituitary gland and the hypothalamus continue to produce hormones during menopause, but the ovaries are no […]

Women’s Hormone Life Cycles: Perimenopause 

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What is Perimenopause?  The perimenopause or, around menopause life cycle is a transitional phase in a woman’s life that typically occurs in her forties to fifties, usually lasting anywhere from two to eight years. Your ovaries are still producing eggs, although ovulation may be occurring irregularly. Since this is also called your late reproductive stage, conceiving is still possible. Occasionally, you […]

Women’s Hormone Lifecycles: Pre-Menopause

What is Pre-Menopause Many women (and most medical professionals) are unaware that hormone imbalances typically begin during a woman’s early 30s. Often, symptoms of Pre-Menopause, or pre-menopause, are misdiagnosed and mistreated. Progesterone, sometimes called the feel-good hormone, is usually the first to decline. As progesterone begins to decline and estrogen becomes more dominant, symptoms such as […]

Women’s Hormone Lifecycles

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What are Hormone Lifecycles? Throughout your lifetime, your hormones have your body on remote control. Hormones act as chemical messengers communicating to all the tissues in your body, including your brain, bone, heart, skin, and more. When hormone production is optimal, and levels are balanced, you feel great, have plenty of energy, easily maintain a […]

4 Truths About Hormone Balance that Everyone Should Know

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If you are suffering from fatigue, depression, low sex drive, weight gain, or any type of PMS or menopause symptoms, you know that hormone imbalance can turn your world upside down. Feeling better may seem impossible! Your hormones are your body’s most potent chemical messengers, so when they are out of whack, your whole system […]