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Women’s Health

6 Nutrition Tips to Regulate Women’s Hormones

A variety of healthy foods that could help regulate women's hormones, including an egg, strawberries, blueberries, and coffee with milk.

Assuming you don’t have a disease or disorder that’s causing hypogonadism (low testosterone or low estrogen), you can still experience the effects of low testosterone or low estrogen if your diet and exercise regime isn’t exactly where you’d like it to be. Women’s hormones can be positively or adversely affected by their diet, which leads…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women — Testosterone for Hormone Balance

Close up portrait of a beautiful older woman smiling with sweater on blue background — hormone replacement therapy women

When we mention the term hormone replacement therapy, women think “estrogen.” That’s not surprising because, when it comes to hormone replacement therapy for women, almost all the publicity surrounding symptoms and treatment of female hormone imbalance is focused there. A lot is written about the female sex hormones — estrogen and progesterone — because their fluctuations…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Women — Why Estrogen Isn’t Always Responsible for the Way You Feel

side effects of testosterone injections in women

Testosterone replacement therapy for women is a novel concept for many. In fact, testosterone is often ignored in the publicity around hormone therapy for women — female low testosterone is frequently overlooked, or it may be misdiagnosed as some other issue altogether. Women’s bodies have 3 major sex hormones, but the primary focus when dealing…

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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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