Could Estrogen Therapy Prolong Your Life?

Women Taking Hormone Replacement Had Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Death, Recent Study Shows by BodyLogicMD Middle-aged women the world over know the many discomforts that can arise during menopause. Due to plummeting hormone levels, everything from hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness to depression and other serious health concerns can show up, … Continued

Progesterone, PMS, and Constipation

Tips to Help Avoid PMS-Related Constipation by BodyLogicMD   Do you suffer from “periodic” bouts of constipation―that is, constipation that occurs in the second half of your menstrual cycle? If so, that’s not coincidental. Your hormones likely play an active role in these episodes. After you produce an egg through ovulation, and before your period … Continued

New Study Finds That Hormone Replacement Therapy Is Not Linked to Premature Death

A Follow-Up on the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative Sheds New Light on the Safety of Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women by BodyLogicMD Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, vaginal dryness—the distressing list of menopausal symptoms goes on and on. If you’ve been resisting giving bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) a try for relief because of concerns … Continued

Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to Get Rid of “Man Boobs” by BodyLogicMD If you’ve ever been too embarrassed to take off your shirt at the beach, you’re probably familiar with the term “man boobs.” At least thirty percent of males are affected by gynecomastia—the medical term for male breasts—in their lifetimes. In fact, it’s the most common condition … Continued

BHRT May Provide Relief from Joint Pain

Relieve Knee, Shoulder, and Lower Back Pain by BodyLogicMD Do you enjoy dancing? Hiking? Gardening? Playing with your children or grandchildren? If you have joint pain, especially knee, shoulder, or back pain, some of your favorite activities have probably become painful and arduous, if not impossible. And because regular physical activity is essential for your … Continued

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

Hormones Can Be a Headache… Literally!

Prevention, Treatment, and Causes of Hormonal Headaches by BodyLogicMD Almost everyone has experienced at least one splitting headache in their lifetime. Headaches can take many forms, from tension headaches to migraines. Whether they are short in duration or chronic, mild or severe, headaches can be very disruptive to daily life. Depending on the type of … Continued

Hot Flashes—How Many Years Do They Last?

Duration of Menopause Symptoms Varies From Woman to Woman by BodyLogicMD Most women are familiar with one of the major symptoms of menopause, hot flashes, in which normal body temperature rises and an intense feeling of heat suddenly flushes over the body. Hot flashes are usually accompanied by a red, flushed face and heavy sweating. … Continued

Could You be Suffering from Birth Control-Related Depression?

Depression Among Women on Oral Contraceptives by BodyLogicMD If you’ve been feeling blue lately, you may want to think twice before refilling your birth control prescription. New research published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests that all types of hormonal contraception come with an increased risk of depression. A 14-year, nationwide study looked at one million … Continued

Turn Up Your Sex Life With The WOW Shot™

Enhance Your Libido and Find Sexual Satisfaction by BodyLogicMD Unlocking the mysteries of a woman’s libido continues to be a complicated matter. Take, for example, the launch of the drug Addyi (flibanserin) in 2015. This FDA-approved drug was touted as the “Viagra for women.” It was supposed to increase women’s desire and improve sexual experiences … Continued