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Thyroid disease is one of the most common and most misunderstood medical conditions present in the general population.  At least 12 percent of us will develop a thyroid condition of some type during our lifetimes. About 60 percent of these people are undiagnosed. Thyroid imbalance...

When women consider hormone replacement, one of the factors they need to consider is the potential for weight gain. Weight gain can result from low levels (not doing hormone replacement) as well as high doses of hormones. If replacement is not done with knowledge of...

For men with erectile dysfunction who are not able to use the oral drugs for ED like sildenafil, tadalafil, and other phosphodiesterase Type 5 inhibitors, another option is the penile injection most commonly known as Tri-Mix. Tri-Mix is, as the name implies, a combination of...

Hormone imbalances occur throughout a person’s life because of normal processes, diseases, stress and dietary deficiencies.  As in many conditions a change in one area of the body affects other areas as well.  When discussing the subject of vitamins it is important to know that the best...

Is your skin looking or feeling differently these days? The skin is our body’s largest organ and is a great indication of our overall health. Everything that you do contributes positively or negatively with the quality and physiology of our skin. Our skin is responsible...

Hormones are one of the primary ways the body controls its myriad functions. Most of the hormones our bodies produce are controlled at least in part by the brain, but those hormones also affect the brain itself.  In fact, the brain relies on these hormones to...

There are multiple types of headaches which are caused or influenced by hormones. Migraine headaches, of which there are several subtypes associated with the menstrual cycle are the most common. Tension type headaches are also affected by hormones.  Also, cluster headaches have a hormonal component.  The first...

Hormones are the messenger part of a very powerful system in the body called the endocrine system. These hormones exert control over many functions of the body, including regulation of your blood sugar. Several hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and cortisol have some relationship with...

Vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats are the most common symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. According to a study, hot flashes occur in approximately 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women (Freedman, 2005). The process of a hot flash starts at the hypothalamus,...

Studies show us that women have many more issues with sleep than men. While there are multiple reasons for this, the sporadic changes in hormones common to women are a major cause of sleep problems. These fluctuations in hormone levels such as in the menstrual...