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The relationship between estrogen and menopause means HRT may be the best treatment.

Estrogen and Menopause: Why Hormone Replacement Therapy Helps

Most people know estrogen as the female hormone most closely associated with menopause, as menopause results from decreasing estrogen levels. What people don’t often realize is that estrogens (including estrone, estradiol, and estriol) are multi-function molecules that exist in women, men, and animals and impact all systems of the body. Estrogen does facilitate major functions within the reproductive and endocrine systems, but this powerful hormone carries many more far-reaching implications for overall health.

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Are You Gluten Intolerant? | BodylogicMD

Are You Gluten Intolerant?

Gluten-free foods have outlasted fad status and are just about everywhere these days. More and more restaurants are even catching on, which is fortunate for the many people who find that going gluten-free makes them feel better than they have in a very long time.

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Find out how to treat hypothyroidism.

How to Treat Hypothyroidism With Hormone Replacement Therapy in 5 Steps

Sarah was used to dealing with minor health issues. She’d gained a bit of weight in recent years and figured the occasional muscle and joint pain she felt was somehow related. She grew familiar with constant, nagging fatigue. She’d always assumed it came from the minor depression that seemed to run in her family. She didn’t realize anything was really wrong until she received word after her yearly physical that her cholesterol levels were off balance. Sarah’s doctor ran more tests over the following weeks and they discovered that all of her symptoms were indeed related—to hypothyroidism.

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Woman wondering what the best treatment is for hot flashes.

BHRT: The Best Treatment for Hot Flashes and Other Menopause Symptoms

Watching women go through menopause, you understand immediately why hot flashes are such a big deal. The rush of heat, flushing and blotchy skin, and perspiration can be distressing and embarrassing at the best of times—and when these moments occur at night, they may be even worse. Menopausal women often deal with the rapid heartbeat and uncomfortable flushing multiple times per day (or per hour) and can experience chronic insomnia as a result. Depending on the woman, this perfect storm of discomfort can last anywhere from five to ten years or more. Combine hot flashes with the mood swings, vaginal discomfort, and other widely varied symptoms of menopause, and it’s no wonder women are seeking relief.

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Doctor explaining the benefits of testosterone pellet therapy.

What Are the Benefits of Testosterone Pellet Therapy?

As men grow older, their testosterone levels progressively become lower and lower. This may leave them feeling tired, irritable, and alarmed by the way their bodies are changing. But aging men aren’t the only ones who can experience hormonal issues; primary hypogonadism, pituitary gland and hypothalamus dysfunction, and even obesity can all have a profound impact on testosterone production and affect men who are young and otherwise healthy.

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Hormone replacement therapy after hysterectomy can help you protect your emotional and physical health.

Hormone Replacement Therapy After Hysterectomy Can Help You Restore Balance

Billie struggled with painful periods throughout her adult years. She felt at the mercy of her monthly cycles, which were irregular, heavy, and came with crippling cramps. At age 23 her doctor finally put a name on her discomfort: endometriosis. But even with an accurate diagnosis, she struggled for years to find the right treatment. Relief only came after her second pregnancy when doctors urged her toward surgery to finally address her painful symptoms; thanks to a radical hysterectomy, Billie’s life changed forever. But while the hysterectomy brought welcome relief from her pain, it also introduced new complications.

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What is adrenal fatigue?

What Is Adrenal Fatigue and How Can You Recover?

If you’re like many people, you lead a high-stress life. Between family obligations and long hours at work, it can seem like you never catch a break. You’re tired. And even if you try your best to take care of yourself, you may find that you simply can’t get back to the way that you felt before life became so overwhelming.

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Recognizing hormonal imbalance symptoms in men can help you start to heal.

The 5 Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms in Men You Should Know About

Despite sticking to his tried-and-true jogging and weight lifting routine, Mark noticed that he seemed to be losing muscle mass. Where his triceps once held his skin taut, flabbiness was starting to take over. But the real wake-up call came when he saw an older picture of himself. In the two years since the picture was taken, his pectoral areas had grown substantially—but it was all fat. When increasing his workouts didn’t help, Mark began to wonder if he had a health issue that he wasn’t aware of.

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