Most women are familiar with menopause and all the changes that come with it. However, few understand what happens in the years leading up to it. Perimenopause is a transitional phase that occurs before the ovaries officially stop releasing eggs …
Whether you prefer to catch some Z’s or hit the hay, sleep plays a prominent role in our well-being. In addition to helping us recharge, sleep also allows us to retain information that we’ve acquired throughout the day. With a good night’s rest, you can also synthesize hormones, grow muscle …..
Women are at increased risk of depression during perimenopausal transition due to hormonal changes in this period so close to menopause. This syndrome is called perimenopausal depressive disorder or PMDD. Researchers hypothesis that during
“Do i need hormones?” “Are all hormones the same?” “what is the safest and the best hormones and when should i start?”These are the most common questions I am asked from women transitioning through perimenopause or in menopause. Women concerned about changes they see in themselves, friends …
‘Menopause-related cognitive impairment happens to women in their 40s and 50s, women in the prime of life who suddenly have the rug pulled out from under them,’ an expert says. Dr. Gayatri Devi’s patient, a 55-year-old former headmistress,
As the level of estrogen in women decreases in perimenopause and menopause, shrinkage and dryness of the vaginal and urinary organs occur. The tissues thin out and the blood flow to the genitalia decreases. These changes can …..
Adrenal fatigue is one of the most common hormonal abnormalities in our society. The day to day stress from work, family and society, added to the changes that we and nature inflict on our bodies causes the overproduction and eventual depletion of cortisol, an adrenal hormone. The overuse and …….