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    Could Low Estrogen Put Your Heart At Risk?

    Approximately 290,000 women die each year in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease. This makes cardiovascular disease the leading killer of women. What most don’t realize is that low estrogen could play a role in your risk for cardiovascular diseases. Women have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease during and after menopause, which may be due […]

    Hormone Replacement Treatment May Reduce Bloating

    Hormone replacement treatment can help with many symptoms of menopause. For example, many women seek hormone care for hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. However, another common issue you may experience during menopause is bloating. Women who experienced bloating symptoms during PMS in their pre-menopausal years are more likely to notice these symptoms during […]

    What are Bioidentical Hormones?

    With so much marketing out there, it can be difficult to understand the different hormone options out there. Bioidentical hormones are identical to the hormones your body naturally produces. They come from natural sources like plants. Bioidenticals can help reduce symptoms of menopause and hormone imbalances by helping bring your hormone levels into healthy ranges. There […]

    Estrogen Hormone Replacement & Cortisol Levels

    Hormone replacement during menopause can help reduce unwanted symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, and other symptoms that can disrupt your life. However, studies show that estrogen may also play a key role in reducing cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Keeping your cortisol levels in balance offers many benefits for your overall health. […]

    Hormone Therapy & COVID-19 in Women

    Recent studies show that men are more likely to suffer severe symptoms of COVID-19 compared to women. They are also three times more likely to die from the disease. Some researchers are looking at estrogen to help solve this mystery. In addition to differences between men and women with COVID-19, there are some other differences […]

    Benefits of Hormone Imbalance Treatment During Menopause

    By Raymond Westbrook, D.O. National Medical Director at HerKare Hormone imbalance treatment helps many women feel better during menopause. Menopause is a normal part of aging but can come with uncomfortable symptoms. Because of this, many women notice their quality of life decreases and their mental, emotional, physical, and sexual health may suffer. If you’re […]

    How Hormone Replacement Treatment Affects Your Hair

    Most of us have heard about hot flashes and mood changes during menopause, but what about hair thinning? Many women experience hair loss during menopause, but hormone replacement treatment may be able to help. Thinning hair during menopause can seriously affect your sense of well-being and your self-esteem. However, you’re not alone with menopausal hair […]

    Short, Irregular Cycle? Talk to Your Hormone Doctor

    When you notice changes in your period, a hormone doctor may be able to help. Short, irregular periods may indicate hormone imbalances, like low progesterone. A simple blood test can help your hormone doctor determine if you have low progesterone levels. If this is the case, they may recommend a personalized treatment option to help […]

    When Sex Hurts: Low Estrogen Could Make Intimacy Painful

    Low estrogen during menopause can cause many undesirable symptoms. For example, many women notice that sex becomes painful after menopause due to low estrogen levels. Between 17-45% of postmenopausal women say that sex is painful for them. If you’ve noticed this change in your own life, you are not alone and there are treatments available […]

    Ask Your Hormone Doctor About Your Progesterone Levels

    While a lot of discussions about menopause focus on estrogen levels, you should also talk to your hormone doctor about your progesterone levels. Estrogen and progesterone work together to perform some vital functions in your body and help keep you healthy. While progesterone is typically associated with pregnancy, your hormone doctor should also monitor your […]