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
This is the third of my six part series on Getting the Most from your Doctor. In part two of this series, I talked about inflammation and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and gave you tips on how to decrease inflammation in your body. In this third installment, I’ll share with you the numbers you want … Continued
The statement “you are what you eat” is only partially true. The statement should be “you are what you Absorb”. This statement can reflect those substances which are harmful or helpful to the body. When assessing a patient for disease states, it is essential to consider one’s diet as well as the ability to adequately … Continued
Progesterone is a critical ovarian produced steroid hormone that plays specific roles throughout a woman’s life. For women who are premenopausal, progesterone production begins around mid-cycle, rises to a peak @ day 21 of the typical cycle, and then plummets in the absence of pregnancy, triggering a period @ 2-5 days later. Low progesterone during … Continued
I see many patients who struggle with mood disorder. Many have dealt with it their entire life. Others say it has only bothered them in recent times. It is often associated with weight issues. Without a doubt…..hormone deficiencies can contribute to and even cause depression and anxiety. Often just balancing hormones resolves the affective disorder. … Continued
Do you start to get depressed in the fall around day light savings time? Perhaps you are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D can prevent depression, over 17 types of cancers ( such as breast, colon), heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, auto immune diseases like multiple sclerosis, diabetes, osteoporosis, infectious disease, colds and viruses, … Continued
What do depression, heart disease and erectile dysfunction (E.D.) have in common? Well for starters, if you suffer from any one of these conditions, the other two might be just around the corner. According to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, E.D. can be an early indicator of heart disease in some men. … Continued
When a woman is in her 20’s and 30’s, she relies on a delicate balance of hormones to maintain her youthful curves and physique. When these hormones begin to decline, as they do in the months and years leading up to menopause, it’s common for women to notice some changes, such as fluctuations in weight and changes in skin texture. And as if being blindsided by hot flashes and night sweats wasn’t enough, in addition to the physical changes taking place, psychological and emotional factors are also at work.
It’s estimated that about 19 million American adults suffer from depression. Clinical depression is a serious medical condition that, if left untreated, can cause a wide range of health challenges and interfere with your everyday life. According to Pittsburgh bioidentical hormones expert Keith Wharton, M.D., Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Pittsburgh, the key to effectively treating the depression is identifying where the problem is stemming from in the first place.
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