The FDA recently approved Brisdelle, the first non-hormonal medication for hot flashes associated with menopause. This may be exciting news for women wishing to avoid hormonal options for their hot flashes. But, before you take on a new medication, consider the side effects and other options (including bio-identical hormone replacement) to see

Hormone treatments for men and women are increasingly popular among the Baby Boomers and others seeking the fountain of youth in a pill, pellet, patch or gel. These treatments are touted by anti-aging centers and some doctors as a way to battle the bulge and loss of muscle, strength, sex drive and

It’s been one month since Mindy took her first steps toward “living better, longer” with BodyLogicMD and The Wellness Project. In early November, Mindy had her first appointment with Dr. Stephen Center of BodyLogicMD of San Diego. Before Mindy went to see Dr. Center, she had been experiencing many of the discomforts

Testosterone is classically associated with all that is male – big, bulging muscles to hairy chests – testosterone has quite a reputation. A more  in-depth look into testosterone, however, would tell you that it does so much more for men and women, and it has little to do with big manly features. Dr.

This is a topic that causes a great deal of confusion.  I wish I could answer this question with a simple yes or no, but like many things in medicine, the answer is much more complex than this.  Unfortunately, the medical community often wants the answer to be easy, so you get

The hormonal decline that occurs with menopause causes uncomfortable symptoms that lead many women to seek relief. Relief is rumored to exist with a steady soy diet or acupuncture, but hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is known as the most effective. Many women, however, live in fear of hormone therapy, questioning its safety

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Turning back the hands of time—it’s a quest for many women who simply refuse to age gracefully. And with all that’s available aesthetically (Botox, wrinkle creams, etc.), the visible signs of aging can be erased altogether. But what about on the inside? Are there ways we can beat the clock for life when it

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Yes, testosterone is the male dominant hormone, but women need it too!  When I first started as a Bioidentical Hormone Specialist, women would be somewhat taken aback when I recommended testosterone therapy for them.  I would often receive a response like “Testosterone?  Isn’t that for men?  Why do I need that?”   As

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) issued the following revised position statement, which is in favor of hormone therapy for women in menopause: http://www.menopause.org/psht12.pdf This may seem like an earth shattering statement based on new information, but I feel this is a long overdue statement.  The practice of Hormone Therapy was essentially

Weight gain and menopause seem to go together.  Many of my female patients describe rapid weight gain as they approached and entered menopause.  I hear them say,”I don’t know what happened.  I eat the same and exercise same, but I don’t dress the same because I can’t fit into my clothes any

Osteoporosis is an insidious disease.  You cannot feel it as it gradually approaches.  One day, your doctor orders a bone density test for you, and you find out that your bones have lost density and you have osteoporosis.  I see many women and even some men in this situation and they are

A patient of mine brought to my attention, a series of articles that appear in the “Ask Amy” advice column that appears in the Chicago Tribune.  A male follower of “Ask Amy” wrote in to ask her about “Sexless Marriages”.  He referred to previous “Ask Amy” articles where she blamed a lack

There are many symptoms associated with menopause, but the symptom that epitomizes menopause is the Hot Flash.  About 85% of women will experience Hot Flashes as they approach and enter menopause. Some women will have intense, frequent Hot Flashes, while others have mild, infrequent Hot Flashes.   Often, Hot Flashes decrease in frequency

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