There's been a lot of talk about hormones in the media lately and the bioidentical hormone experts compiled a list of some recent articles that you might find interesting.

There's been a lot of talk about hormones in the media lately and the bioidentical hormone experts compiled a list of some recent articles that you might find interesting.

The only real symptoms I have is an irregular menstrual cycle and fatigue that get progressively worsens throughout the day. I work with menopausal women that say I am about to go through the change. I am only 42. No night sweats, hot flashes or changes in libido. How do I know for sure if I'm going through perimenopause?

I'm 28 years old and I feel like I'm losing it. I know it sounds ridiculous, but all the symptoms seem to point to menopause. My doctor tells me that I'm too young and when I asked to have my hormones evaluated, he said that it wasn't necessary and that nothing was wrong with me. I'm always feel like I'm running on empty. Given my age, is it possible that I'm feeling the way that I am is because of my hormones.</

30-year old Cassie Chapple (UK) entered early menopause - or perimenopause - nearly a decade ago. At age 21, following her first pregnancy, doctors told Cassie that she was experiencing premature menopause and would require hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to boost estrogen levels. Although the HRT would help to reduce Cassie’s risk of osteoporosis and heart disease, she was told on three separate occasions, all by different physicians that she had “next to no chance” of having children again in her lifetime.

Studies suggest that women are experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance, namely perimenopause and menopause, much earlier than they have in years past.

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