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What is Andropause?

  • March 3rd, 2018
  • greenwichgyne
  • Andropause

Women go through menopause, ending their reproductive years. Andropause is not exactly equivalent to menopause, as men never truly lose their reproductive abilities, but there is a similarity. Many men just attribute the signs of andropause to aging, but treatment can bring back the vigor of a more youthful you. An andropause doctor will fully […]

What is Vaginal Atrophy?

  • March 3rd, 2018
  • greenwichgyne
  • Hormone Replacement Menopause

As women age, their estrogen levels drop. All sorts of symptoms may appear when this occurs, including hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and insomnia. Another common and uncomfortable side effect of estrogen loss, whether through menopause or because of an ovariohysterectomy, is vaginal atrophy. Fortunately, a gynecologist can help women suffering from this problem […]

How Do I Know If I am Experiencing Menopause?

  • February 28th, 2018
  • greenwichgyne
  • Menopause

Technically, a woman enters menopause when she has not had her period for at least a year. However, menopause is a process and can take years to complete. While the average woman enters menopause in her early 50s, there is a wide age range in which menopause occurs. If your mother or sisters went through […]

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?

  • February 28th, 2018
  • greenwichgyne
  • Hormone Replacement

Hormone replacement therapy can turn back the clock and make a woman feel the way she did before menopause. It can relieve menopausal symptoms, restore libido, and help keep skin firm and smooth. While that is all well and good, many women are reluctant to try hormone replacement therapy because they worry it could lead […]

The Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy During Menopause

  • February 28th, 2018
  • greenwichgyne
  • Hormone Replacement Menopause

Some women sail through menopause, without hot flashes and night sweats ever disrupting their lives. Other women are not so lucky. For them, menopause brings daily reminders of how much better they felt when their ovaries were still producing sufficient amounts of estrogen to keep their bodies on an even keel. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, […]