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

Really? How Many Menopause Symptoms Are There??

Menopause Symptoms: Your Body’s Way of Telling You to Increase Self Care by BodyLogicMD Many women look to the onset of menopause with dread, having heard horror stories from other women about all the different symptoms that can plague them during this major life transition. But it doesn’t have to be this way—the more you … 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

Weight Loss Due to Exercise May Decrease Breast Cancer Risk

Trim Your Breast Cancer Risk by Losing Weight by BodyLogicMD Breast cancer is a topic that personally impacts many people, from those directly battling the disease to friends and family members. As the second most common type of cancer in women, with one in eight women at risk during their lifetimes, the importance of recognizing … Continued

Is Menopause Making You Old?

Menopause and the Effects of Aging by BodyLogicMD As if going through menopause wasn’t taxing enough, according to new research from UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, menopause might in fact actually age you. Maybe not the most surprising news if you’ve already gone through the process—going through menopause can make many women feel that … Continued

10 Tips for Healthy Aging Month

It’s Never Too Late to Reinvent Yourself! by BodyLogicMD It’s never too late to focus on the positive aspects of growing older. Age is just a number. And while it’s important to monitor your overall health throughout the year, September brings unique awareness to the best ways to maintain excellent health as you age. As … Continued

Three Fibromyalgia Treatments You Need to Know About

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief for Joint, Muscles, and Tendons by BodyLogicMD People living with fibromyalgia face almost unbearable symptoms—chief among them is chronic, widespread pain. It is estimated that 10 million Americans are living with chronic pain, insomnia, and fatigue caused by fibromyalgia, and that is only half the battle. Fibromyalgia can also cause emotional distress, … Continued