5 Bad Habits That May Be Disrupting Your Sleep… and Your Health

Sleep Better, Quicker, and Longer by BodyLogicMD If you frequently “borrow” hours from the sleep department in order to get more done, you’re not alone: more than a third of Americans aren’t getting the minimum of seven hours a night recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS). … Continued

Could You Have Hypothyroidism and Not Even Know It?

Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid May Mimic Other Conditions by BodyLogicMD Many of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) coincide with other conditions, allowing hypothyroidism to go undetected for quite some time. Changes in the menstrual cycle, constipation, depression, dry skin, hair loss, fatigue, and difficulty losing weight could be attributed to everything from menopause to … Continued

Warning Signs of Andropause… and What to Do About It

Pay Attention to These Symptoms of “Male Menopause” by BodyLogicMD It’s common knowledge that at or near middle age, all women experience a process called menopause, where their hormone production slows, their ovaries eventually stop producing eggs, and they stop menstruating. This process comes with a wide variety of side effects, including weight fluctuation, mood … Continued

Give Yourself the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

Benefits of Hormone Therapy in Men and Women by BodyLogicMD While it may not fit in your stocking, you can give yourself one gift this holiday season that will last long past the time you take down the tree and put away the decorations… the gift of health. As you age, your body is less … Continued

How BHRT Can Improve Arthritic Joint Pain

Arthritis Symptoms Linked to Decrease in Estrogen by BodyLogicMD Of the many symptoms of aging, joint pain can be one of the worst. Joint pain, especially related to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, is significantly more common in women than in men, but it can be quite debilitating for both. If you have joint pain or … Continued

Exploring Your Options: Alternatives to Hysterectomy

Pros, Cons, and Options by BodyLogicMD It’s a startling fact, but an estimated one in three women in the United States will have a hysterectomy by the age of 60. The operation, which involves surgical removal of all or part of the uterus, can lead to serious complications. Urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse, fistula formation, and chronic … Continued

Early Estrogen Replacement Achieves Glowing Skin in Women

By Jen Landa, M.D. The hot new news from the summer meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology is that estrogen has an anti-aging function for your face.  New data from the KEEPS trial shows that estrogen supplementation can increase type 3 collagen by 50% within a few years of menopause.  I have been watching the … Continued

FDA Approves ‘Female Viagra’: Does Flibanserin Work?

After being shunned twice by the FDA and put on trial before a panel—supported by testimonies from women whose relationship and esteem lay in pieces due to low libido—flibanserin has been approved. Flibanserin, freshly branded as Addyi, is that “little pink pill” that has everyone talking. Rumored to be the solution to female sexual desire … Continued