The Amazing Benefits of HRT, And Some Side Effects

With over 40 million women in the US over the age of 50, hormone replacement therapy is widely used and continually growing. Hormone replacement therapy made its debut in the 1940s, though it wasn’t widely used until the 1960s. Since then, it has been used as a way to regulate some of the more troublesome side effects…

What Are Bioidentical Hormones and How Are They Used?

Maintaining an optimal hormonal balance is vital to your health. Hormones influence your metabolism, body composition, organ function, libido, and more. Even the slightest dysfunction can affect how you look and feel. Menopause, thyroid disease, and certain drugs may lead to hormonal imbalances. For instance, more than two million American women go into menopause each year. Approximately 75…

6 Benefits of Increasing Your Testosterone Levels

Have you noticed that you feel “off your game?” Do you have trouble sleeping? Have you noticed a change in your libido? A man’s testosterone declines by about 1% every year after the age of 30 and signs of low testosterone might be hard to detect at first. We’ll go through the common indicators of Low T…

Is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Covered By Insurance?

Are you looking into bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)? If you are, you want to know how much it will cost. A myriad of factors determines the cost. If your healthcare provider prescribes BHRT, your insurance will likely cover the costs. Did you select an alternative specialist outside of your insurance network? If so, much…

9 Factors That Contribute to Imbalanced Hormones

These Fact ors Cause an Imbalance in Human Hormones Sometimes we forget how important hormones are to our body functions and well being. If you’ve been experiencing a hormonal imbalance, then you know how taxing it can be on your body. Unfortunately, hormone imbalances are caused by a variety of factors. Read on to learn…

8 Signs of Low Testosterone Levels

According to the Urology Care Foundation, 2 out of every 100 men have low levels of testosterone. Women also experience a drop in testosterone as they age. Read on to discover how testosterone benefits your health. Hormone replacement therapy can help you feel stronger and more vibrant. What Is Testosterone? In men, testosterone is a hormone…

Can Stress Lead to Autoimmune Disease?

As many as 50 million Americans are living with autoimmune disease—and at least 50 percent of cases are triggered by unknown factors. Now, a growing body of research reveals that stress may be the driving force behind autoimmune disease—and practices to reduce stress can be an important part of managing these chronic conditions. Autoimmune Disorders: When the…

Are Night Sweats Waking You up at Night?

The Many Causes of Night Sweats Waking up drenched in sweat can be unpleasant, but there is often an easily identifiable cause, like a bad dream, too warm a temperature setting, or too heavy a blanket. But sometimes hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, continues to occur despite the lack of these factors. Night sweats can have…