May 14, 2013 in Sexual Health
A physician specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy has offered some tips to deal with dyspareunia, the technical term for pain during sexual intercourse, which can be related to mental or physical causes.
Dr. Jennifer Landa, Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD that specializes in bioidentical hormone therapy, noted that women might experience painful intercourse at some point in their lives, the daily reported.
If you experience pain during intercourse, she suggests consulting physicians to determine the root cause and devise an effective treatment plan.
December 5, 2012 in Menopause, Women's Health
What Causes Anxiety in Perimenopause?
Anxiety during perimenopause is a very common issue. All too commonly it is treated by primary care doctors, psychiatrists and even gynecologist using SSRI medications like Zoloft or Prozac. But, alas, as I am fond of saying, these women do not have a Zoloft deficiency. It is more likely that they have a progesterone deficiency.
October 26, 2012 in Hormone Health, Menopause
In results published in the journal, Neurology, researchers uncovered significant evidence that hormone therapy treatments in early menopause reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 30 percent.
Researchers of a population based in Cache County in Utah found that women who began hormone replacement therapy within five years of menopause had a 30 percent decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, especially when use persisted in excess of ten years. However, women who started hormone replacement therapy five years or more after menopause did not have a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
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