Category Archives: Hormone Replacement Therapy

Why Getting Older and Slowing Down Don’t Go Hand in Hand


Conventional medicine has always held the belief that aging is inevitable and that the progressive deterioration that occurs in our adult years cannot be altered. We have also been led to believe that the diseases of aging, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and senility, are all a part of the normal aging process. This […]

Can Testosterone Help Me Lose Weight?

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A hormone with versatile effects Testosterone exerts complex effects on your body that extend beyond regulating fertility and bone mass. It also plays a role in fat distribution and how much muscle mass you’re able to build and maintain. Low levels negatively impact you in various ways, some of which influence your weight. Testosterone and […]

The Benefits Of Melatonin

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Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland which is located in the center of the brain. It regulates our circadian rhythm and the deep stages of sleep. It is in these deep stages of sleep that our immune system is stimulated and our body heals itself. The pineal gland controls the activities of […]

Do Women Really Need Testosterone?

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Testosterone is also a crucial female sex hormone, not just a male hormone. Total hormone optimization means restoring the natural balance of all hormones to the levels of our physical and mental peaks. For women this includes testosterone. Even though many women take estrogen and progesterone they still may not feel like their youthful selves. […]

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy an Effective Way To Treat Menopause Symptoms?

As women age, hormone production fluctuates in preparation for menopause, the point at which your reproductive life draws to a close and a new phase begins. Of course, aging is a natural process. However, age-related hormone changes can result in troubling symptoms that leave you feeling perplexed, longing for energy and motivation, and wishing for […]

Bioidentical VS Synthetic Hormones

  Treatments for hormonal imbalance can include lifestyle changes and also hormone replacement. There are two types of hormone replacement therapies: bioidentical hormone therapy and synthetic hormones. What’s the Difference Between Bioidentical Hormones and Synthetic Hormones? Bioidentical hormones are hormones made of plant-based estrogens that are the same as the hormones our body naturally produces. […]

How Hormones Affect Energy Levels

  Hormones are heavily involved in maintaining your metabolism, which in turn affects your energy levels. With so many hormones involved in complex interactions, however, it can be difficult to isolate exactly which hormones are responsible for these changes. As one hormone specialist notes, diagnosing hormonal imbalances requires practitioners to act as “medical detectives.” A […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women: Where to Start? Signs and Symptoms

Common symptoms of hormonal imbalance include: Anxiety Decreased sex drive Depression Dry skin/hair Fatigue Hair loss Headaches Hot flashes Night sweats Insomnia Weight gain   Millions of women in the United States are suffering from hormonal imbalance, and don’t even know it!  Even if you are not going through menopause, women of all ages can […]