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Women’s Health

Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Women — It’s Not Just for Men Anymore

When we mention testosterone replacement therapy for women, many people do a double-take — it’s as though we’ve said something contradictory. Of course, estrogen and progesterone are drastically affected by age-related menopausal change, so they are most often associated with women’s hormone imbalances — rightly so, since every woman will eventually go through that physical…

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What Age Does Perimenopause Start?

We’re often asked this seemingly simple question:  What age does perimenopause start? But, like so many questions related to your body’s hormones and endocrine system, the answer is not so clear. What Is Perimenopause? In order to answer the question of when, it’s important to understand what perimenopause is. Perimenopause is the transitional period when…

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Perimenopause and Weight Gain — 5 Ways to Fight Back

Low libido in young women. Young woman looking vexed

How are perimenopause and weight gain connected? Is there anything that can be done about weight gain in perimenopause? Is it even possible to lose weight, or even to fight weight gain, during perimenopause? Answers to these questions are important to women entering a period of hormonal and physical change that often dampens their feelings…

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Treatment for Perimenopause — Not Just Estrogen?

Are you wondering if you may need treatment for perimenopause? Perimenopause is the slow transition into full menopause. Estrogen production by the ovaries begins to fluctuate and slow, and, eventually, levels fall sharply. Those notorious hot flashes, mood swings, and irritability may begin to make more frequent appearances. There is no single event or sudden…

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How to Decrease Testosterone in Females

Let’s discuss how to decrease testosterone in females. If you’re worried that your testosterone is too high, you’re probably wondering how to decrease your testosterone. In females, only 1/10th of the testosterone of the average man is produced, but you can still experience high testosterone levels — levels that are above normal for your sex…

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The Signs of Low Testosterone in Women

The signs of low testosterone in women are often overlooked for a couple of reasons. First, many people confuse the signs of low testosterone, in women especially, with the common symptoms of aging. Second, as alluded to above, low testosterone is often associated with men, so many women just don’t think to look for it.…

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Does Low Estrogen Make You Gain Weight? — More Than a Number

“Does low estrogen make you gain weight?” is a simple question. The answer is also simple, “Yes, particularly in women.” If you’re suffering from an imbalance of female hormones, weight loss is something you’re probably going to struggle with — the literature provides plenty of scientific support for that conclusion. So let’s discuss some other…

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