Menopause Awareness Signals Opportunity for Disease Prevention

By BodyLogicMD Admin More than one-third of a woman’s life is spent in her postmenopausal years. It is during this time that most women are at-risk or affected by a number of chronic diseases and conditions, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, cognitive decline, dementia, depression, and cancer. What many women do … Continued

Testosterone: The Hormone of Desire for Middle-Aged Women

By BodyLogicMD Admin It is estimated that 40 percent of women are affected by some form of sexual dysfunction with 1 in 10 citing little to no interest in sex as a central issue. Sexual health woes do not discriminate, affecting women of all ages. And unfortunately, most women suffer in silence believing that a … Continued

Do You Know What is Really Causing You to be Tired All the Time?

By BodyLogicMD Admin An estimated four million people in the U.S. feel “tired all the time” and more than three million have no idea why. Approximately 2.5 percent of the population suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a condition characterized by dysfunctional adrenal glands and hormone imbalance. This condition can be treated with hormone therapy … Continued

Living Better for Longer, Is it Really Possible?

By BodyLogicMD Admin Very few people actually want to live forever. The anti-aging movement isn’t just about having a longer life, it’s about prolonging a healthy, higher quality of life. And, recent research has shown that Americans are not so good at harnessing a higher quality of life. In fact, a 23-year study published in … Continued

DHEA Viable Alternative to Estrogen for Vaginal Distress with Menopause

By BodyLogicMD Admin DHEA vaginal suppositories offer new hope for women who can’t supplement estrogen For millions of women, vaginal dryness is just one of the many undesirable side effects of the hormonal changes that occur with menopause. According to a recent survey, 56 percent of menopausal women experience vaginal dryness with 83 percent stating … Continued

New Stats Reveal More Physicians Prescribe Bioidentical Hormones over Conventional HRT

By BodyLogicMD Admin According to a recent survey conducted by The North American Menopause Society and presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting, 60 percent of clinicians are prescribing bioidentical (compounded) hormones for the treatment of menopause. The results don’t come as surprising news considering that patient demand for bioidentical hormone … Continued

Smoking Linked to Early Onset Menopause

By BodyLogicMD Admin Menopause not a welcome experience for many women. It is a life transition that is often associated with uncomfortable symptoms, undesirable physical changes, and marks the end of a woman’s fertile years, thus marking a line in the sand in the aging process. However unwelcome the experience, it is inevitable, which means … Continued

Is Your Lifestyle Putting You At-Risk for Hot Flashes During Menopause?

By BodyLogicMD Admin A comprehensive and recent study conducted by Lisa Gallicchio, Ph.D. and her team with the Midlife Women’s Health Study organization was published in late 2015 by The North American Menopause Society. Its focus and discussion centered on the lifestyle habits or behaviors that can put women at greater risk for hot flashes … Continued

BMI Linked to Sexual Function of Middle-Aged Women

By BodyLogicMD Admin The prestigious organization dedicated to providing scientific data on middle aged women, Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation, which is co-sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Research on Women’s Health, published a study in 2015 exploring the link between a woman’s sexual function and her body … Continued

Numerous 2015 Studies Tout Benefits of Hormone Therapy for Better Health

By BodyLogicMD Admin Do you struggle to achieve your New Year’s resolutions because you are too tired or feel that enjoying better sleep, more energy, and freedom from aches and pains is just impossible at your age? It’s not impossible, in fact, in 2015, a number of landmark studies made headlines, finding that hormone replacement … Continued