hormone replacement therapy side effects

The 4 Hormone Replacement Therapy Side Effects to Consult Your Doctor About

When you begin taking a new medication, it is common to become acutely aware of unexpected changes in your body. After all, many medications have profound physiological effects that can cause everything from temporary discomfort to dangerous side effects. And despite the efforts of doctors and pharmacists to educate their patients on the side effects…

hrt and weight gain

HRT and Weight Gain: Is It the Hormones, or Is It Menopause?

If you’ve stepped on a scale recently and been unpleasantly surprised by the numbers, you may be searching for a reason behind your unintentional weight gain. If you’ve recently started taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause, you might suspect your new hormone regimen is the culprit. Or is it menopause itself? Both menopause and…

benefits of bioidentical hormones

3 Big Benefits of Using Bioidentical Hormones to Treat an Imbalance

If you’re trying to learn more about what to expect when you’re undergoing treatment to correct a hormonal imbalance, you’ve probably read that not all hormone therapies are created equal. More importantly, you’ve likely realized that many of the traditional treatments available to you can carry significant side effects and long-term risks. However, traditional hormones…

alternative to hormone replacement therapy

BHRT: A Better Alternative to Traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy

The hormonal changes you experience during menopause, andropause, or in the presence of a hormonal imbalance can bring on a host of physical and emotional symptoms that profoundly interfere with quality of life. Today, however, there are a number of hormonal treatments available to help alleviate these symptoms by compensating for such changes. These treatments,…