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hormone treatment for depression
Aug 09 2022

Hormone Treatment For Depression

Can Hormone Therapy Help with Depression? Depression is among the most common psychiatric disorder in the U.S that affects more women than men. Approximately 20% of women experience depression during their menopausal stage, caused by reduced estrogen levels. Women who have been previously diagnosed with depression are more likely to experience menopausal depression.Fortunately, help is available. If you have experienced various symptoms of depression during menopause, hormone replacement therapy can help. Estrogen replacement can increase serotonin levels in the body, which boosts mood and reduces risks for depression. How Menopause Causes Depression...

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How Hormones Affect Your Memory
Jul 27 2022

How Hormones Affect Your Memory

Hormone Balance and Memory Loss  Hormonal changes can affect nearly every body system. The “brain fog” description is commonly used to explain memory symptoms resulting from hormone changes. Read on to learn about how hormones can affect your memory. What are hormones? Hormones are chemicals your body makes and then sends through your bloodstream to give instructions for body functions. Hormones affect Growth and development Metabolism Sexual function and reproduction Mood Cognitive function and memory Hormones are produced by your body’s endocrine glands, which include the Pituitary Pineal Thymus Adrenals Pancreas Testes OvariesHow do...

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can hormone imbalance cause depression and anxiety - hormone imbalances
Feb 07 2022

Can Hormone Imbalance Cause Depression and Anxiety?

Hormone Imbalances and Depression Have you ever wondered if hormone imbalances contribute to feelings of depression and anxiety? Many factors that can impact depression and anxiety, and hormone imbalance may be a cause. An imbalance in cortisol, thyroid, estrogen, progesterone, or testosterone can be a problem, especially if your depression or anxiety is new or suddenly worse than usual. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder that affects how you think, feel, and act. Depression can vary from mild to severe. Symptoms of depression include: Feeling sad Loss of interest in activities...

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Mar 25 2021

Does Smoking Hasten the Onset of Menopause?

Does Smoking Cause Early Menopause? The adverse health effects of smoking are well documented. But women can now add one more reason to the list of why they should stop smoking. Researchers have found that women who smoke are more likely to experience an earlier onset of menopause. Let’s discuss how smoking contributes to earlier menopause, what menopausal symptoms you may encounter, and how to experience a smoother menopause transition. What is Menopause? Menopause is the point in a woman’s life when she stops having menstrual cycles or periods. A woman that has...

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Feb 14 2021

Does Menopause Affect Your Libido?

Menopause and Libido and the Effects on Sex Drive As we age, our bodies undergo many natural changes. For women, menopause is a time when hormone levels are altered, which results in various effects on our bodies. One consequence is a change in libido and sexual function. For many women, libido is decreased. Women may find they are not as easily aroused and not as sexually responsive as they once were. Fortunately, with bioidentical hormone therapy, these effects can be reversed, restoring or even improving your prior level of sexual function...

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May 22 2020

How to Tell the Time is Right for Bioidentical Hormones

Are Bioidentical Hormones right for you? When should you start? The human body gradually slows as a result of the aging process. This slowdown is true for both men and women. The changes in one's hormones are not always obvious and more often than not overlooked. As many studies have been conducted, unbalanced hormones cause different symptoms in every human body and some last longer than others. However, you are not powerless in the battle against father time. Bioidentical hormones are available for both women and men, providing an affordable and...

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womens-testosterone-levels
Feb 17 2020

Are Women’s Testosterone Levels Important?

How Women's Testosterone Levels can have Revitalizing Effects Day and night. Young or old. Testosterone versus estrogen… At face value, these comparisons may feel inherently oppositional to each other. As much as these examples feel like natural opposites, and as easy as it is to think of these comparisons as existing counter to each other, the fact remains that these aren't hard-coded binary absolutes. It may feel natural to hold these comparisons in one hand against the other to highlight their differences, but then we lose sight of their similarities. Women's...

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Dec 26 2019

Menopause Vs Perimenopause

The differences between perimenopause and menopause Perimenopause, or menopause-transition, and menopause are two different stages that signify the end of menstruation and egg proliferation in a woman’s life. Symptoms and treatments can be very similar. The main difference between the two is the timeline. When does Perimenopause/Menopause Begin and End? Perimenopause can begin several years before menopause takes place when the ovaries are slowly creating less estrogen. Perimenopause can start anywhere from early-to-mid 40s, or even late 30s, and can last for an average of 4 years, but the timeline could vary for...

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Apr 03 2019

What is BHRT?

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for me? Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is considered to be one of the most effective treatments for symptoms of sleeplessness, hot flashes, night sweats and other menopausal symptoms. But, what exactly is it, and is it right for me? As we age our hormone levels decline causing significant changes in our body for both men and women. BHRT can reduce the risk of many diseases associated with aging and alleviate many symptoms that come with loss of hormones. Let’s break down what it is, and...

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