Estrogen Side Effects vs. Estrogen Benefits

Estrogen is actually a class of hormones with three different subgroups: estrone, estriol and estradiol. This group of sex hormones is produced primarily by the ovaries in premenopausal women. Following menopause, estrogens are produced to […]

Seeing Too Much Scalp?

We have all heard horror stories about the side effects of menopause: hot flashes, weight gain, rapid mood swings that take you from Princess to Evil Witch in 2.2 seconds. What about thinning hair or […]

What Is Surgical Menopause?

By Cathy Yeatts A natural part of the aging process, menopause typically occurs for women in their 40s and 50s. Menopause marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years. Sometimes women will experience menopause earlier […]

Acne After Menopause

By Cathy Yeatts While women know it is common to have acne outbreaks during pregnancy or right before their periods, it is not common knowledge that acne after menopause can also occur. Hormone changes are […]

Hypothyroidism and Menopause Hormone Changes

It’s not your imagination. Menopause and thyroid problems often occur together. Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid, is fairly common in menopausal and middle-aged women. Fluctuating hormone levels at menopause appear to be a significant trigger for […]

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