CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘Menopause’ Category


Menopause Causes Insomnia and Sleep Apnea, if you don’t replace Testosterone and Estradiol

The importance of replacing your testosterone and estradiol after menopause. My of my patients who are listing their symptoms of menopause and low testosterone invariably check the box next to INSOMNIA. In addition to insomnia, they tell me that it[...]
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Estrogen Replacement Therapy Update – The Truth

BioBalance Health only uses bio-identical estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone in pellet form. I answer many questions about Estrogen Replacement Therapy ERT every day.  Many of these questions are based on outdated information that women, and even doctors have not updated[...]
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Painful Intercourse is a Common Problem for Women

Most causes of painful intercourse are not “in your head” or psychological. Painful intercourse is a common problem that OBGYNs diagnose and treat every day, but it is often a very upsetting problem that women don’t like to talk about[...]
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Women’s Voice and Testosterone Pellets. Not what you think.

Can testosterone replacement cause the female voice to change? The Hormones called the “sex-hormones”, estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone all have effects on the female voice throughout a woman’s lifespan.  We have all seen this effect in ourselves and others as[...]
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The Apple iPhone Health Heart can save your life!

This may save more lives than anything we have talked about in our 500 Healthcasts. During this time of quarantine we all need something to do that is positive and protective, right? I think one of the best things you[...]
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Robotic Hysterectomy, an Interview with Dr. Gigi Streiff, MD

Discussion of the DaVinci Hysterectomy (also known as Robotic Hysterectomy). Dr. Streiff is an expert OBGYN who has been in practice for over 29 years in St. Louis. She has received specialized training in a type of hysterectomy called a[...]
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Hysterectomy: What do you need to know?

There are three types of hysterectomies, vaginal, laparoscopic, and abdominal. Many factors must be considered to determine the best method. The word hysterectomy means removal of the womb. It means the uterus is taken out. Sometimes the cervix is also[...]
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Could Mood Disorders be Caused by Hormonal Decline?

20% of women are affected by depression as they advance through menopause. The focus of this conversation is on a topic that was presented in November 2019 by Dr. Jill Stocker at the AMMG conference in Tucson, Az. Dr. Stocker[...]
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Clinical Treatment for Post-Menopausal Bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding is defined as uterine bleeding after a woman has been menopausal for a year or more. Before menopause women have periods every 21-30 days, or monthly.  Most women can anticipate when they are going to have a period[...]
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These are the Factors Leading to Heart Disease

Cardiac disease is not the only thing that results from plaque formation There are many factors that affect the development of cardiac disease, including: ObesityAdult onset DiabetesLow thyroidLack of exerciseInflammationSmokingDrinkingLow TMenopauseInsulin resistanceHeredity In my practice I begin by normalizing the[...]
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