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At Woodlands OBGYN Associates in The Woodlands, TX, women can obtain quality care from our team. One aspect of care we provide for women is hormone replacement therapy. Hormones play a vital role in our reproductive health, and when levels of hormones such as estrogen are low, it can impact an individual greatly. Estrogen replacement ...read more
Hormones do not take holidays; instead, they naturally cycle and decrease as we age, especially for women reaching menopause. So, they never take a holiday, which means they are always working to cope with natural physical changes. As these levels decrease in a woman’s body, symptoms of aging appear and begin to persist. Physicians recognize ...read more
Believe it or not, hormone pellets have been readily available in the US since the 1930’s. Moreover, they have been proven to perform in the body far better today because they are bio-identical hormones.
Hormone pellets are tiny time-released pills that are inserted directly underneath skin fat, so that they are slowly absorbed into the ...read more
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
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
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