Menopause

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 sex hormones are slowly disappearing. It begins very insidiously with feeling warmish, first at night, then all the time. [...]

The Change2018-10-15T14:01:29+00:00

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 symptom that drives women to their doctor is the hot flash. “I was showing a million dollar property and suddenly [...]

Menopause2018-10-15T14:02:53+00:00

Andropause: Yes, Men Have Their Version of Menopause

Men’s testosterone gradually declines, usually about 1% per year after age 40. New research has revealed that men need estradiol, too, for their bones and brain health. Recently, I treated a man who had been prescribed estradiol lowering drugs along with an incorrect (low) amount of testosterone—his main problem? He could not think clearly, felt [...]

Andropause: Yes, Men Have Their Version of Menopause2018-10-15T13:55:42+00:00

Am I In Perimenopause, Or Just Crazy/Too Stressed/Overworked/Depressed?

Severe cases have even warranted a psychiatric diagnosis: PMDD or premenstrual dysphoric disorder. The suggested treatment? An antidepressant. The true cure for this hormonal problem has been known since 1954, when the brilliant British physician, Dr. Katharina Dalton, wrote about giving progesterone injections in oil. Over 50 years later, we have oral micronized (ground very [...]

Am I In Perimenopause, Or Just Crazy/Too Stressed/Overworked/Depressed?2018-10-15T13:55:18+00:00