How Long Should You Take Hormones?

The obvious answer: “As long as you want to feel good, look good, and think”. I have heard women say, “I want to get through menopause”. But menopause means that the ovaries are not [...]

The Case for Hormone Replacement Therapy

The most important reason to maintain your hormone levels is to keep your true self alive. People say this to me, very commonly:  “I don’t feel like myself”  The person’s heart is still beating, [...]

Your Brain on Estrogen

Estrogen stimulates the growth of neurons, and even repairs damaged neurons. Some of the well documented effects of estrogen on the human brain include: protection from amyloid protein (Alzheimer’s) and injury due to loss [...]

The Change

Change is inevitable, and everyone’s hormones slowly dry up. Bones begin to crumble in the urine, skin thins and wrinkles, and many other signs unpleasantly appear which signal that the life giving [...]

Progesterone

The Unknown Natural Tranquilizer and Sleep Enhancer “So amazing”, said the 38 y/o woman, “that my depression and crying stopped after the progesterone prescription!”  She also slept more soundly and so was less tired.  [...]

Menopause

A DEFICIENCY OF HORMONES WITH MULTI-SYSTEM EFFECTS Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, memory loss, bone loss, tooth loss, skin wrinkling, irregular heart beat, mood changes—menopause impacts the entire body. But the number one [...]

Vitamin B12 – Cyanocobalamin Versus Methylcobalamin

Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for the body, and is needed to protect DNA and RNA, support energy, protect nerve and brain cells, stimulate serotonin production, contribute to red blood cell formation, support immune [...]

My Body is Changing

In my free, 15 minute consultation, women usually tell me about the subtle and not-so-subtle changes they can feel and see in their bodies, usually beginning in their 30s. They come to see me because [...]