How Long Can Post Menopausal Women Use Hormones?

Are you post menopausal and suffering from unbearable hot flashes or mood swings? Treatments for symptoms are available. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) helps to the body replace hormones it no longer produces. But HRT has been controversial for many years. How long can post menopausal women safely take them to reduce their symptoms? Read further…

What You Need to Know About Female Hormone Imbalance

Blame it on the hormones. Moody, achy, sleep concerns, your menstrual cycle is off, can’t stop eating chocolate, teary and weepy, weight fluctuations, or perhaps you just can’t concentrate. These can all be symptoms of hormone imbalance. These symptoms can be anywhere from mild to severe and can cause not only discomfort in our lives but…

Could Estrogen Therapy Prolong Your Life?

Women Taking Hormone Replacement Had Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Death, Recent Study Shows Middle-aged women the world over know the many discomforts that can arise during menopause. Due to plummeting hormone levels, everything from hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness to depression and other serious health concerns can show up, making life…

Could You be Suffering from Birth Control-Related Depression?

Depression Among Women on Oral Contraceptives If you’ve been feeling blue lately, you may want to think twice before refilling your birth control prescription. New research published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests that all types of hormonal contraception come with an increased risk of depression. A 14-year, nationwide study looked at one million women between the ages…

How Many Menopause Symptoms Are There?

Menopause Symptoms: Your Body’s Way of Telling You to Increase Self Care Many women look to the onset of menopause with dread, having heard horror stories from other women about all the different symptoms that can plague them during this major life transition. But it doesn’t have to be this way—the more you support your…