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July 9, 2014

What exactly is happening with hormones during menopause?

Estrogen is a very important hormone in women since it carries out so many different functions throughout the female body. During menopause, female estrogen levels produced by the ovaries fluctuate wildly and eventually drop to a very low level. This estrogen deficiency can cause a […]
July 1, 2014

Is Estrogen Replacement Treatment Safe?

For the past 70 years, women have been turning to hormone replacement to reverse aging and combat menopausal symptoms. At the turn of the century, it was common for medical professionals to prescribe drugs containing compounds that were either synthetic or derived from horse urine […]
June 24, 2014

Hormones and Migraines

One common symptom associated with hormonal changes in the body is headaches or migraines. In women, these migraines are often associated with fluctuations in estrogen – especially before a menstrual period. Other common triggers which may disrupt hormones include: stress, birth control pills, lack of […]
June 23, 2014

Side Effects of Artificial Hormones

Many individuals experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance turn to hormone treatment in order to restore their hormones back to normal levels. Too often, these men and women turn to synthetic hormones as treatment in an attempt to counteract their symptoms of having too much or […]