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

Ghosts, Goblins, and Hormone Therapy — What are You Scared of?

You SHOULD be Spooked about Hormonal Imbalance by BodyLogicMD Halloween is just around the corner, and for many people, the holiday represents light-hearted fun, costumes, and treats—although there are plenty of reminders of the darker, scarier things in life as well. While Hollywood focuses on sensationalizing fictional fears like monsters, ghosts, or things that go … 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

Vitamin D: Risks Increase With Too Much or Too Little

The Delicate Balance of Vitamin D and Your Health by BodyLogicMD While most people know that vitamin D is vital to health, many don’t know that much about what it actually does—or how to tell if they’re getting too much or too little. Many people also don’t know that this nutrient actually acts like a … Continued

Magnesium May Help Lower Blood Pressure

The Link Between Magnesium and Hypertension by BodyLogicMD High blood pressure—or hypertension—is one of the most common conditions in the United States. Estimates suggest that approximately one third of Americans have hypertension, with millions more at risk. When left untreated, hypertension can have catastrophic health consequences. Over time, hypertension can cause heart damage and fat … Continued

Treating Diabetes with Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Low Testosterone Impact on Type 2 Diabetes by BodyLogicMD Type 2 diabetes can take a massive toll on everyday life. From diet and lifestyle changes to constantly monitoring insulin levels—as well as potentially coping with symptoms like fatigue, frequent infection, and blurred vision—dealing with diabetes can make life incredibly difficult. But a new study offers … Continued

Vitamin A and Reproductive Hormonal Balance

Benefits of Vitamin A in the Body by BodyLogicMD Too much of a good thing can often become a bad thing. And while taking a daily multivitamin is beneficial to the body, many people do not realize that too much of anything—even vitamins—can be unfavorable to other elements of life, such as bone and reproductive … 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