Articles for topic: hormones
Hormone fluctuations may be among the trigger factors for migraines in women.
If you know anything about progesterone you know about the long-running confusion about taking yam cream instead of progesterone so let’s try to clear it up.
There are three major health risks for women, and some simple changes will help reduce that and improve your health.
Many women at menopause can suffer from an under-active thyroid and it often goes undiagnosed. Progesterone supports thyroid function and can help you lose weight.
Dropping hormone levels at menopause affect your whole digestive system, and can worsen or trigger IBS symptoms. Here are 10 simple ways to help yourself.
Confusing synthetic progestins found in HRT with bioidentical progesterone has led to some wrong assumptions about the effectiveness and safety of the hormone and hidden its real benefits to women.
The New York Times reported on how best to tackle menopausal symptoms, and transdermal progesterone gets a thumbs up. If you want to know why applying to the skin is more effective than other methods read on ..
If you are postmenopausal, for example after a hysterectomy, and trying to lose weight, then you need to proceed with caution as you may also be running the risk of anaemia.
Many women at menopause use the contraceptive Pill or Coil to help control heavy bleeding. The synthetic hormones these contain are not the same as the natural hormones and have very different effects.
If you are starting to be concerned about changes you are noticing in your body at menopause, one particular area is one you are least likely to get help for, or mention to your doctor.