Archive for the ‘Hormones’ Category

Hur livet kan se ut när östrogentanken är tom

För några veckor sedan kontaktade jag en vän som jag inte sett på länge för att ses på en fika.  När vi träffades tyckte jag inte att  jag kände igen henne. Hon såg annorlunda ut och betedde sig lite konstigt. Jag blev lite orolig men jag sa ingenting. Nån vecka senare fick jag ett... Read More

Perimenopause and the Emotional Rollercoaster

Very often when women are in perimenopause they are bewildered and mystified by what appears to be a sudden and unexpected onset of symptoms.  Night sweats, hot flashes, raging mood swings, uncontrollable crying, depression and anxiety seem to come out of nowhere. That is because despite the... Read More

Understanding Your Hormonal Phases

During her years of menses a woman will experience hormonal phases which correlate directly with her menstrual cycle. Over her lifetime, she will experience not only this normal ebb and flow of monthly hormonal changes, but, as her ovarian function begins to wane and her body produces fewer... Read More

How are Bio-identical Hormones and Synthetic Hormones Different?

Ever since the now infamous World Health Initiative study came to a grinding halt in 2002, skittish physicians, fearful of putting their patients at an increased risk for breast cancer, coronary heart disease or stroke, have been reluctant to prescribe hormone replacement therapy for their... Read More