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

New Evidence Suggest Testosterone Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Over the years testosterone therapy has been a controversial subject. However, a new study published by the Mayo Clinic found no evidence to support claims that testosterone therapy increases cardiovascular risk in men. In fact, there have actually been several studies that suggest testosterone therapy may help to reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and heart … Continued

Kick Start Your Sex Drive with Balanced Hormones

Low libido, or having a low sex drive, is a common problem for both men and women. According to the results of a recent survey published on Everyday Health, 31 percent of men and 43 percent of women admitted to experiencing some form of sexual dysfunction during the past year. Not surprisingly, low libido was the … Continued

Are your supplements making you sick?

Popular health supplements available at big-box retailers have been under recent scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration for not containing the ingredients they claim, and in some cases containing dangerous filler compounds. According to an article published by the New York Times, authorities tested store-brand supplements at several national retailers, including Target, GNC, and Walmart. … Continued

What’s In Our Water? [Infographic]

Endocrine-distrupting compounds (EDCs) are chemicals that are known to interfere with the body’s endocrine system and affect hormonal balance as well as the reproductive, neurological, and immune systems of both humans and wildlife. Recent studies have highlighted both the presence of these chemicals in the water and their propensity to accumulate over time. We created … Continued

Safe, Effective Hypothyroid Treatments

The thyroid gland is a small gland in the neck that has an important job: producing the thyroid hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic function. These hormones also help to maintain a variety of physiological functions throughout the body. A Sluggish Thyroid: Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is the most common type of thyroid imbalance. It occurs when the … Continued