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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...

We have discussed many different aspects of hormones on this blog, and the reader is most likely aware that hormones function as signaling molecules. They are secreted from one part of the body, travel through the bloodstream, and arrive at a target tissue to transmit...

Migraine headaches disproportionately affect women. According to the American Migraine Foundation, females experience more symptoms, and the migraine lasts longer than it does in men with the issue. Women experience migraines at a rate 3x higher than their male counterparts. Prepubescent rates of migraines are...

The hormones that a woman’s body makes are very powerful. Most of us don’t know that these hormones affect the health of your mouth, gums, and teeth.  There are both positive and negative effects depending on which hormone and the relative amounts of those hormones.   The first...

The term “Irritable Male Syndrome” is defined as unusual levels of low mood and irritability occurring in men as they age and thus have constantly declining testosterone levels. Of course, some men are just born to be grumpy old men, but for others, hormone issues...