Men and women can suffer from hair loss for a variety of reasons. Genetics is often to blame for hair loss, and in many cases, it is the root cause.  However, there is a large percentage of the population that experiences hair loss as a side effect of another condition or medication.

Do you have an under-active thyroid? Hot flashes, night sweats, menstrual irregularities, fatigue, depression, constipation, brittle nails, thinning hair, joint pain, constipation, and weight gain may all be signs of an under-active thyroid. Because these symptoms can also mimic menopause and other conditions, it is important to check thyroid labs such as

We see many patients at BodylogicMD of Sacramento who have low thyroid levels. Many of these patients have symptoms of low energy, weight gain or even hair loss. A surprising number have low thyroid conditions because of an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Many patients are untreated or under-treated by their primary

October 11, 2011

Hair Loss

I was driving my daughter to school this morning when she told me she was having hair loss from split ends. I proceeded to tell her that hair loss could be caused by hormone imbalance, thyroid disease, stress, and/or vitamin deficiencies. My daughter’s hair is thick and beautiful and long, and she

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. September 2011 - While hair loss is oftentimes thought of as a problem that only men have to deal with, many women also suffer from

I'd just like to start out by saying that I've been using testosterone pellets for going on 9 months now and I feel better than I did in my 30's! I'm sleeping better, I actually have the energy to go the gym, I'm not as cranky and irritable as I was before starting treatment and I feel healthier than I have in years! One concern that I've had for a while is losing my hair. My father was bald at a very young age and I'm afraid that it's only a matter of time before mine starts falling out. Can bioidentical hormones help with hair loss? What causes hair loss in the first place?

I'm 43 years old and have been noticing that my hair is thinning in certain areas. My father was bald by 48 and I've read that male pattern baldness is typically hereditary. Is this something that can be corrected with treatment , despite the predisposition? I've also heard that hormones play a major role in hair loss and that balancing hormones with HRT could help prevent losing more hair and in some cases help to regrow hair that I've already lost. What would you recommend?

A recent article in the NY Times follows the “Vigor Quest” of baby boomer, John Bellizzi (51), retracing his journey through the male menopause known as andropause and discussing how integrative and functional medicine helped him get his edge back and regain control of his health.

October 9, 2009

You've Got Questions? …Our Bioidentical Hormone Experts Have the Answers!

Attend a local seminar on Biodientical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) in your area!

A recent article on WomenToWomen.com discussed the similarities between the symptoms of lupus and the symptoms of sever cases of menopause.

Learn How Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Can Help You. BodyLogicMD provides targeted and comprehensive seminars focused on natural bioidentical hormone therapy and our customized fitness and nutrition programs – at no cost to our attendees. Our highly trained physicians share their expertise and show how our individualized programs are designed to meet the unique needs of each patient. Plus, guests enjoy the opportunity to speak directly with our physician presenter(s) in a question and answer format following each seminar.

Learn How Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Can Help You. BodyLogicMD provides targeted and comprehensive seminars focused on natural bioidentical hormone therapy and our customized fitness and nutrition programs – at no cost to our attendees. Our highly trained physicians share their expertise and show how our individualized programs are designed to meet the unique needs of each patient. Plus, guests enjoy the opportunity to speak directly with our physician presenter(s) in a question and answer format following each seminar.

Andropause is the male equivalent to menopause and is characterized by the decline of hormone levels. With bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and a customized program including fitness and nutrition, men can find relief for the symptoms of hormonal imbalance, including erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depression, hair losss, muscle loss, night sweats, and urinary problems.

BodyLogicMD – Help!  Ever since I started menopause I seem to be losing an awful lot of hair.  So I assume they are related though I never heard of hair loss as a symptom of menopause.  Is there anything I can do to help stop the hair loss?  I’ve been preparing myself

The information provided on this blog is for reference use only, and does not constitute the rendering of legal, financial or other professional advice or recommendations by the BodyLogicMD affiliated physician. This page is not for the use of diagnosing and/or treating medical issues.