Depression Treated with Hormone Therapy

Feeling a little blue? Before you ask your doctor about the latest antidepressant on the market, consider your hormone levels. More and more research is finding that among both men and women, declines in hormone levels associated with aging may result in depression or other forms of mental distress, such as anxiety and irritability. While … Continued

Men Who Treat ED Enjoy Happier Lives?

Recent headlines riveted millions of men around the world— the famous little blue pill has been linked to skin cancer. But, is the little blue pill really the cause or is there something more? In June 2014, the Journal of the American Medical Association published data suggesting that men who took PDE5A inhibitors (the class … Continued

Progesterone Linked to Mid Life Sleep Disturbances in Women

Can’t sleep? It might be menopause. New research is finding that women approaching the earliest stages of menopause, also known as perimenopause, experience sleep disturbances in a certain phase of their cycle. The recent study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, examined the sleep patterns of perimenopausal women. Fifty-five percent of subjects experienced … Continued

The Little Pink Pill: Real Hope or All Hype?

The “little pink pill” is continuing to stir up controversy. The FDA is struggling with the decision of whether or not to give the pill—designed to boost a woman’s libido—its stamp of approval. Recent reports have found that flibanserin, the female equivalent of the “little blue pill”, could lead to an increased risk of fainting, … Continued

Low T Treatment is High Reward, Low Risk

Testosterone therapy has rapidly become one of the most popular forms of hormone replacement therapy – changing the lives of both men and women across the globe. The popularity of the treatment hinges on the quality of life benefits it offers, including more energy, enhanced sex drive and increased lean body mass—just to name a … Continued

Did cavewomen go through menopause?

Today, women accept menopause as a natural part of life. However, in the times of early civilization, women didn’t go through menopause because they didn’t live long enough to experience it. While women today can live well into their 90’s, the average lifespan in the Neolithic era was less than 40. As our species evolved … Continued

Dealing with Perimenopause

You don’t feel as great as you used to. You’re moody, irritable and you can’t keep the weight off. You’re tired all the time and can’t seem to get enough sleep. Your family may be treading on eggshells around you. It’s almost like you’re living in a perpetual state of PMS – and that’s not … Continued

The Angelina Effect: Oophorectomies, Menopause & BHRT

Menopause is a taboo subject in Hollywood. But now that actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, who is widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful women, has undergone a preventive oophorectomy at age 39, the media has taken notice. Jolie made this decision due to genetic testing that revealed a 50 percent chance of … Continued

Understanding Testosterone Decline in Men

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) isn’t just for women. Men experience a more gradual loss of hormones, mainly testosterone. The highly trained experts at BodyLogicMD compiled studies to create this interactive online experience, that aims to help inform men about this critical hormone. Click here to view and explore these studies in our new online … Continued

Xenoestrogens Increase the Risk of Endometriosis

If you have never heard of xenoestrogens, you’re not alone. Most people are unaware of this manufactured chemical that mimics the effects of estrogen once it enters the human body. Xenoestrogens are hormone disrupters, which means that they interfere with the natural estrogen in your body and can cause numerous reproductive health problems. Some of the … Continued