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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.

Sep 3rd, 2021
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