Hormone imbalance does not discriminate – women and men often notice similar symptoms of imbalance and aging as early as their 30s, including loss of hair, memory, muscle mass and libido, along with behavioral changes that have more commonly been linked to a "Midlife Crisis." Fortunately, we can test hormone levels to help determine if bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and a combination of customized nutrition and fitness programs are the answer.

According to an article recently published on WorldHealth.net, chronic stress can lead to cognitive decline in type II diabetics. Produced by the adrenal glands, the “stress hormone” known as cortisol is produced as the body’s natural “fight or flight” response to elevated stress levels; however, scientists have found that diabetics with high morning cortisol levels demonstrate lower mental acuity.

Dr. Landa will host a bioidentical hormone therapy seminar to teach women and men how hormones affect our overall health. Dr. Landa will also discuss some of the symptoms of hormonal imbalances such as perimenoapuse, menopause and andropause (the male menoapsue) and will offer insight as to what steps can be taken to overcome hormonal imbalance.

BodyLogicMD Medical Director Jennifer Landa, M.D. weighs in on the recent NY Times article that accounted the experiences of middle-aged John Bellizzi (51) during andropause. The article demonstrated how integrative therapies can help men overcome symptoms of the male menopause, known as andropause.

According to a recent article published on EndocrineToday.com, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) now advocates the use of the HbA1c assay for diagnosing diabetes. Although the HbA1c assay was not previously endorsed by the ADA, due to a lack of standardization, many physicians specializing in integrative and functional medicine have been using the assessment to screen for and diagnose diabetes for years.

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