Posts Tagged ‘ Hormone Therapy ’

What Happens To Your Body During Menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life that signals the end of her childbearing years. Yet, if you are a woman who maintains general good health and a positive outlook, you can still have many wonderful years ahead. What You Need To Know About Menopause As each person is unique, menopause is not exactly… Read More »


3 Myths of Hormone Therapy

HRT or hormone replacement therapy is a medical treatment used to replace lost hormones resulting from menopause.  Additionally, HRT assists in protecting certain women from osteoporosis, which is a bone-degenerating, age-related disease.  Below are three myths about hormone replacement therapy: Estrogen is Required for Orgasms This is definitely false.  Even with very low estrogen levels,… Read More »


What You Need To Know: Hormone Replacement Therapy & Menopause

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a treatment option for women who are experiencing problems during menopause, or after completing menopause. Why You Should Consider HRT? Throughout the menopausal stage of your life, your body produces less and less of its natural hormones. After you have completed menopause, your body no longer produces the hormones at… Read More »


NonHRT Methods For Managing Menopause

Although we have found HRT to be beneficial to many, some women rely on alternative methods of treating and managing their menopausal symptoms. Typical menopausal symptoms include vaginal dryness, problems sleeping, hot flashes (also called hot flushes), mood swings, and depression. Here is an overview of 5 non-hormonal therapies which a woman can employ to… Read More »


Another Plus for Hormones

A recent study was released from Finland designed to evaluate the risk of death due to heart disease, stroke, or any disease among users of an estrogen-based hormone therapy. Almost 500,000 women were followed from 1994 to 2009 (a total of 3.3 million years of hormone exposure). A total of 28,734 women using hormones died… Read More »