WHAT ARE BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES?

Bioidentical Hormones  are duplicates of the hormone your body is lacking. As you age, your body slows production of these hormones as in the case of estrogen and menopause. The type of hormones you are probably more familiar with are manufactured from chemicals from ...

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THE FUTURE OF HORMONE REPLACEMENT?

Bioidentical Hormones are extracted from plants. They are duplicates of the hormone your body is lacking. As you age, your body slows production of these hormones as in the case of estrogen and menopause. There is another hormone therapy that is on the horizon however. ...

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WOMEN’S HEALTH

Women’s Health is very complex. Both men and women have many of the same health issues. Often, both sexes experience the same disease differently and have different symptoms, as in the case of heart disease. Some conditions are unique to women like menopause. Some conditions are ...

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WHAT IS MENOPAUSE?

Menopause is the end of a woman’s childbearing years and the end of menstruation, her monthly period. You are born with a finite number of eggs. These form in the ovaries and are normally released monthly. Your ovaries also produce the hormones which control your monthly ...

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LOWER LIBIDO IN WOMEN

Surveys show that one in three sexually active women are dissatisfied with some aspect of their sex life. But unlike their mothers and grandmothers whose sexuality evaporated as they aged, this generation of women isn't willing to let making love become just newly-wed memory. Today’s aging ...

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FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT MENOPAUSE

98% of the female population have 4-8 years of menstrual changes before they reach menopause. Hot flashes are reported in approximately 75% of women in menopause. The average age when menopause occurs in the United States is 51. Smoking has been shown to hasten the onset of ...

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WHAT IS PERIMENOPAUSE?

Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause, when your ovaries gradually begin to produce less estrogen. It usually starts in the 40s, but can start in the 30s as well. Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs, ...

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