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The Link Between Hormones and Sleep

The Link Between Hormones and Sleep

When you experience sleep difficulties without a clear cause, it may be due to hormone imbalances. Learn more about how your hormones can affect your ability to get the rest you need and what you can do to sleep well at night.
May 2nd, 2024
Why Is Osteoporosis More Common in Women Than Men?

Why Is Osteoporosis More Common in Women Than Men?

For both women and men, the risk of osteoporosis increases as you age. But why is that risk higher for females? Let’s take a look at some of the factors that increase the likelihood of bone loss in women, and what you can do to prevent it.
Apr 2nd, 2024
The Secret to Revving Up Your Energy Levels

The Secret to Revving Up Your Energy Levels

Do you feel tired all the time? A medical reason could explain your fatigue, and it might be easier to solve than you think. Read on to find out more about common causes of fatigue.
Mar 13th, 2024

5 Hormone Imbalance Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

An imbalance in your hormone levels can trigger a cascade of symptoms, which can be life-altering for some. Learn about five unusual symptoms of a hormone imbalance and why hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be the solution you need.
Feb 2nd, 2024
How Hormones Can Breed Anxiety

How Hormones Can Breed Anxiety

Hormones are crucial for biological functioning. Nearly every system in your body requires hormones to work properly, so it should be no surprise to learn that problems with your hormones can lead to psychological issues, too.
Jan 19th, 2024
When to Worry about Low Libido

When to Worry about Low Libido

A low libido is nothing short of frustrating, especially when you don’t know why it’s low. Read on to learn more about what causes low libido in both men and women, and what you can do to help boost it back up.
Dec 29th, 2023
A Closer Look at Your Metabolism Postpartum

A Closer Look at Your Metabolism Postpartum

Millions of women struggle with losing weight after giving birth and don’t realize their metabolism is to blame. Keep reading to get ahead of the curve and take control of your new health needs. 
Nov 2nd, 2023
Brain Fog? It Could Be Your Hormones

Brain Fog? It Could Be Your Hormones

If you're struggling with brain fog and aren't sure why, imbalanced hormones could be to blame. Please keep reading to discover the connection between hormonal imbalance and mental disruptions and how our team can help.
Oct 1st, 2023
3 Ways Hormone Issues Affect Men and Women Differently

3 Ways Hormone Issues Affect Men and Women Differently

Your hormones make a big difference when it comes to your health and wellness. Male and female hormones, and hormone levels, differ, so hormone imbalances impact men and women a little differently. Here’s what you need to know about hormone health.
Sep 1st, 2023
How Pregnancy and Childbirth Affect Your Hormones

How Pregnancy and Childbirth Affect Your Hormones

Whether you’re pregnant or have just had a baby, you’re probably feeling a shift in your hormones, causing various symptoms. Keep reading for insight on why you’re experiencing these changes.
Aug 8th, 2023
5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

Navigating through the seemingly endless waves of mood swings, fatigue, and weight changes may feel like a maze. Unmasking the silent culprit — hormonal imbalance — is the first step towards finding relief.
Jul 3rd, 2023
I Suddenly Feel So Tired — Could I Be in Menopause?

I Suddenly Feel So Tired — Could I Be in Menopause?

Menopause causes a lot of symptoms, including pervasive feelings of fatigue. Hormone testing can determine if menopause is to blame, while hormone replacement therapy can help restore your energy levels. Here’s how it works.
May 9th, 2023

How to Lower Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a health condition that can increase your risk of bone fractures. We discuss more information about this condition and how you can lower your risk of developing it here.
Apr 1st, 2023
Have a Low Libido? We Can Help

Have a Low Libido? We Can Help

It’s not easy talking about changes in your libido, especially if you notice your sex drive diminishing. But this is a common issue with numerous solutions. However, the first step is asking for help so you can find answers.
Mar 6th, 2023
5 Telltale Signs You’re Coping with Anxiety

5 Telltale Signs You’re Coping with Anxiety

You’re struggling with feelings of constant worry, feelings of impending doom, and a tendency to catastrophize every potential future event. Could you be coping with anxiety?
Jan 6th, 2023
Which Hormones Affect the Aging Process?

Which Hormones Affect the Aging Process?

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.
Nov 1st, 2022
Low Libido: Reasons You May Have a Low Sex Drive

Low Libido: Reasons You May Have a Low Sex Drive

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.
Oct 1st, 2022
  Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

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.
Sep 1st, 2022
5 Telltale Signs You're Dealing with Anxiety

5 Telltale Signs You're Dealing with Anxiety

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.
Aug 1st, 2022
I Think I’m Depressed: Can You Help?

I Think I’m Depressed: Can You Help?

If you think you might be living with depression, your hormones could be to blame. Read on to learn the link between your hormone levels and the way you feel — and find out what you can do about it.
Jun 1st, 2022
Understanding Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for Anti-Aging

Understanding Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for Anti-Aging

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.
Apr 1st, 2022
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Many women experience hot flashes and night sweats during menopause. But the hormonal changes that happen during this major life stage also affect your mental health. Click here to learn more.
Feb 1st, 2022
What’s Causing My Lack of Interest in Sex?

What’s Causing My Lack of Interest in Sex?

Sometimes it’s a challenge to keep the spark alive. What if it’s gone and you can’t figure out why? Learn about hormone imbalance and what you can do to enjoy sex again.
Jan 1st, 2022
Your Hormones Could Be Keeping You From Losing Weight

Your Hormones Could Be Keeping You From Losing Weight

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.
Nov 1st, 2021
What Happens When Your Hormones Are Unbalanced

What Happens When Your Hormones Are Unbalanced

Even the slightest imbalance in your hormones can throw your body into a tailspin. Learn more about the signs of an imbalance to look out for and how hormone replacement therapy can help.
Sep 15th, 2021

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

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.
Feb 20th, 2024

Aging And Hormones

The elusive Fountain of Youth has been sought after for centuries. Its healing waters were thought to preserve life and halt the aging process. Beginning with the Greeks in the 5th century B.C.,...
May 10th, 2021

Are Your Hormones Causing Brain Fog?

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?
Apr 26th, 2021

Stress And Bioidentical Hormone Treatment

If you are feeling the stress of work deadlines, family obligations, relationship challenges, or health troubles then you are not alone. April is National Stress Awareness month.
Apr 22nd, 2021

Moods And Hormones

How many times have you heard an emotional woman say that they are “just feeling hormonal”? While it is true that hormones can affect everyone’s moods, it seems to be more significant in women.
Mar 23rd, 2021

Sleep Awareness Week

As hormone specialists, we stress the importance of balanced hormones for your overall health. What many people don’t realize is just how important your hormones are in your day-to-day life.
Mar 8th, 2021

Heart Health In Women And Men

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.
Feb 26th, 2021

Night Sweats And Hot Flashes

If you are approaching menopause (perimenopause) or going through menopause then there is a good chance you are experiencing night sweats and hot flashes.
Feb 11th, 2021

Understanding Your Hormone Imbalance

A hormone is a chemical that delivers messages throughout your body through your bloodstream. They are sent to various tissues and organs in your body with signals that tell them what to do.
Jan 26th, 2021

Menopause: What It Is & What You Need To Know

Menopause is a natural process that women go through in their 40’s or 50’s. It is the natural decline in a woman’s reproductive organs and is the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles.
Jan 18th, 2021

Love And Your Hormones

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;...
Jan 13th, 2021

How Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Can Help Men

estosterone in men is the hormone needed for male sexual development and reproductive function. In addition to building muscle mass and maintaining healthy bone density levels.
Dec 30th, 2020

Understanding Your Anxiety

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.
Dec 23rd, 2020

Boost Your Immune System

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...
Sep 3rd, 2020

Bone Strength And Hormones

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.
Jul 29th, 2020

Sleep Pattern And Hormones

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.
Jul 27th, 2020

Increased Energy With Hormone Therapy

Feeling tired, drained, or exhausted on a daily basis? This might have something to do with your hormone levels. As we start to get older our hormones can begin to become unbalanced.
Jul 13th, 2020

Why Do I Have Low Libido?

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.
Jul 7th, 2020

Weight Loss And Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

“If you just eat less and exercise more you will lose weight – it’s simple math.” How many times have you heard that and argued back that you ARE eating less and you ARE exercising more?
Jun 29th, 2020

Unusual Signs For Hormonal Imbalances

Random acne at 40, vaginal dryness, breast tenderness, constipation, heavy/painful periods, night sweats; these are just some of the unusual signs for hormonal imbalances in women.
May 5th, 2020

Virtual Hormone Therapy

In a world where you can order almost anything on-line, The Riegel Center has made it so you can also order your hormones on-line with a virtual consultation with Dr. Riegel.
Apr 23rd, 2020

Hormones And Your Vision

Mood, weight, complexion and energy-levels are all at the mercy of your hormones during pregnancy, puberty, and menopause. However, did you know that your vision can be affected as well?
Mar 9th, 2020

Healthy Aging With Hormone Replacement Therapy

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,...
Nov 21st, 2019

“The Animal Juice”

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.”
Nov 21st, 2019

Low Estradiol And Depression In Women

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.
Nov 21st, 2019

What Is Human Growth Hormone?

For those of you who have heard about HGH, I want to set the record straight. For full disclosure, I make zero money from prescribing HGH and have zero financial interest in others using it.
Nov 21st, 2019

Human Growth Hormone Results By Dr. Riegel

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.
Nov 21st, 2019

The Reason Marriages Fall Apart

I have watched as two generations of families have fallen apart, when the kids are in high school or college. I believe I have an answer why this occurs.
Nov 18th, 2019