From the time they are little girls gleefully clipping barrettes into pig tails, hair is a major part of most women’s daily grooming routine, their appearance, and often, their general self confidence. So panic, embarrassment and anxiety is a natural reaction when a woman starts to find that she is losing clumps of her hair, which is far more common than you may have realized. While countless products, services and sources of support target the 30 million American men who …Read more
Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones. While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many have about your body during menopause, it is essential that you talk about your questions and concerns in order to make the transition through menopause as pleasant as possible.
Before we address some of the most …Read more
As we age our body changes a lot and scientists are only beginning to understand what causes these changes. It was only in the 1940’s that gerontology; the study of aging, became a specific branch of medicine. Today gerontologists believe hormones play an important role in the way we age and say we shouldn’t fret about it.
Hormones are among the most important chemical messengers in the human body. Men and women need the testosterone …Read more
Menopause represents the end of the reproductive phase of a female and is typically characterized by the termination of the release of eggs from the ovaries. From the point of view of an older woman, menopause simply equates to the loss of the menstrual period, plus a few additional features that are strongly associated with the changes in the female reproductive system.
Estrogen and Menopausal Weight Gain
Menopause is also associated with the stoppage of production of specific hormones, including …Read more