Menopause is a normal biological process. Unfortunately, the hormonal changes that occur with menopause increases rate of bone loss, putting you at risk for osteoporosis. Click here to learn more about hormones and bone health.
Hormones are chemicals that help control an array of bodily functions. As we age, declining hormones can take a toll on health and wellness. Here’s which hormones are most involved in aging and how hormone replacement therapy can help.
The definition of low libido is a personal one. Everyone has their own idea about “enough.” When you’re dissatisfied with the current state of affairs, there could be any number of contributing factors. Fortunately, there are also treatment options.
It’s important to nurture your bone health throughout your life to prevent osteoporosis, especially as you age. Take a moment to learn some ways you can promote the growth and strength of your bones, and protect them from weakening.
It’s normal to feel anxious every once in a while. If certain symptoms persist, though, it could be a sign you’re living with a diagnosable and treatable anxiety disorder. Learn what to watch for and when to get help.
Is it boredom? Relationship problems? Could there be something wrong with you? Men and women alike wonder and worry when their sex life loses its zing. But the answer is often as simple as rebalancing your hormones. Here’s what you need to know.
Hormone therapy can be an important part of your anti-aging treatment plan, since both women and men can experience drops in the levels of their primary gender hormones. Bioidentical hormones may provide a safer and more effective alternative.
The good news is hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is an effective treatment for many conditions. The bad news is you can’t believe everything you read or hear, since many myths exist about HRT. Keep reading to separate fact from fiction!
Sometimes, it’s not genetics, a fluctuating metabolism, or lack of activity that adds pounds as you get older. Weight gain might have a connection with hormonal imbalance, a common part of getting older. Hormone therapy may be the answer.
Your hormone levels decline as you reach adulthood and with this comes many unwelcome changes. Do you never feel rested? Are you experiencing low libido? Hormone replacement therapy is a safe way to replenish your hormones to peak levels.
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Have you ever been looking for your cell phone and then realized you are talking to your friend on it at that very moment? Have you walked into a room in your home and then can’t remember what you were searching for when you got there?
With February being American Heart Health month, it’s important we discuss the importance of heart health in women and men. When a woman is going through perimenopause and menopause, her body is experiencing many different changes in her hormone levels.
As Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, there is more and more talk about sex, love and your hormones. What many don’t know is that they go hand-in-hand. At The Riegel Center our clients frequently ask why their love life isn’t what it used to be;...
Increased heart rate, rapid breathing, constant worry, and sweating are all common symptoms of an anxiety disorder. According to ADAA, 40 million adults in the United States over the age of 18 suffer from anxiety disorders.
With flu season just around the corner and other viruses going around, it’s important to keep an eye on your health and immune system. During such busy times of the year, it’s always a hassle when you get sick and have to take off work...
Being told to “break a leg” may not always mean “good luck” – especially if a small cough or stepping off a small curb causes you to break a bone. Bones are living tissues that need to be constantly repaired due to daily activities.
Sleep plays a very important in your overall physical and mental health. What’s even more important is good sleep. Often, we will fall asleep and end up tossing and turning most of the night and then wake up feeling restless and even more exhausted.
The World Health Organization recognizes the importance of libido, or sex drive, as being a key indicator in your health and quality of life. Sex drive in both men and women is linked to androgen hormones, specifically testosterone.
It seems to happen quite often, but don’t worry – the shifting of your hormone levels is completely normal! During menopause, before and after periods, during a pregnancy – these are all completely reasonable times to feel like your hormones are...
have personal and professional reasons to learn as much as I can about aging healthy. My specialty is hormone replacement and age management medicine. Through my thirty years of middle of the night pages and delivering babies,...
One of my long term patients was in today. She encouraged me to write a post about a product I developed. Usually I don’t tell my patients about my Juvanesse unless they tell me they are having a problem. This patient told me “every woman needs to know.”
Here are some interesting things you may never have thought of. There were some puzzling things for me during my career as an OBGYN. They were curiosities for me. Research in recent years has revealed the answers.
My trek through the world of finding ways to age healthy and share those with my patients has had a few twists and turns. I was on Testosterone and Human Growth Hormone (HGH) from 2006 to 2014, when the FDA made HGH very difficult to get.