What Causes Anxiety in Perimenopause? Anxiety during perimenopause is a very common issue. All too commonly it is treated by primary care doctors, psychiatrists and even gynecologist using SSRI medications like Zoloft or Prozac. But, alas, as I am fond of saying, these women do not have a Zoloft deficiency. It is
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dr. Jen tells the readers of Family Circle magazine all about menopause. Pick up your copy and check out page 157: 18 Things Every Woman should know about Menopause
Get it while it’s hot! Everybody’s favorite sexual health expert, Dr. Jennifer Landa, chatted with Essence magazine to help women ensure their journey through menopause is a smooth ride. Check out the article inside the August 2012 issue of Essence, titled, “Hope for Change.”
I have taken care of breast cancer patients as a surgeon for over 25 years. It is a devastating diagnosis because of the severity of the treatments and because it affects so many young women. As I treat women with hormonal imbalance now, I have a different understanding of the importance of
A lot of female patients in their 30′s and 40′s come into my office complaining of not feeling as well as they used to. They are moody, irritable, not sleeping and tired all the time. They have lost their zing in the bedroom and are tired of other doctors telling them that
I've been searching the web for answers as to why I'm feeling the way I do and everything points to early menopause or "perimenopause." I found your website and I was very impressed with the amount of information available and also the highly qualified physicians within your network. If I were to sign up for your services, what can I expect as a patient of BodyLogicMD?
I’m still getting my period, but I feel like menopause is on the horizon. I used to have an excellent sex life and great sex drive, but now I feel like my libido is just gone. I’m 40 years old and I can care less about having sex. Is this normal for a woman my age? Is there anything I can do to jump-start my libido?
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.</
Today, women accept menopause as a natural part of life. However, in the times of early civilization, women didn’t go through menopause because they didn’t live long enough to experience it. While women today can live well into their 90’s, the average lifespan in the Neolithic era was less than 40. As our species evolved over the next five thousand years, we would see the average lifespan near double, thanks to medical advancements, scientific research and the miracle of evolution.
Studies suggest that women are experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance, namely perimenopause and menopause, much earlier than they have in years past.