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What is Vaginal Atrophy?

  • March 3rd, 2018
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  • 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 […]

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?

  • February 28th, 2018
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  • 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
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  • 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, […]

Signs You Could Benefit from Hormone Therapy

  • February 28th, 2018
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  • Hormone Replacement

Although hormone therapy for women gets more attention, men can also benefit from hormone replacement therapy. Men go through a male equivalent of menopause known as andropause, which is not as dramatic but just as real. Male testosterone levels begin dropping once a man reaches age 30, with levels falling about 10 percent per decade. […]

Two Ways to Take Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • November 16th, 2016
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  • Hormone Replacement

The first, or short-term goal, is to address menopausal symptoms of estrogen deficiency such as hot flushes, night sweats, disturbed sleep patterns and vaginal dryness. These symptoms can be treated with a commercially available topical or skin application of estrogen as a cream, gel, patch or spray, in combination with oral natural progesterone to protect […]