Welcome To My Blog

The purpose of this blog is to shed my personal and professional experiences on the topics of Estrogen, Menstrual Cycle Preservation & Restoration, Perimenopause, Menopause, Hormone Balancing, and Female Hormone Replacement Therapies.  

Thank you in advance for sharing my articles.

Too Young For Perimenopause?

I'm 38, my partner rolls his eyes and says I'm too young to go through perimenopause. Is this true?

He may be right that 38 is too young for perimenopause however over the past 20 years as a clinical hormone coach, I've seen the median age for perimenopause go down to where it is not unusual for women to experience Stage I symptoms in their late twenties and early thirties. (There are three stages of perimenopause.)

So what is the cause of this age decline? You will have to first address it...

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When Will My Hormones Be Balanced?

 

I received this question from a 43 year old woman clearly suffering from perimenopause. Read on and see if you can relate.

When Will My Hormones Be Balanced?

I’ve been seeing my doctor for about three years now and she recently did about $1800 worth of testing. How will I know when my hormones are balanced? I hate the night sweats, hot flashes that make my entire head sweat like crazy, and the stupid emotions that like to be on a roller coaster. 

Does your doctor have any...

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What Is The Best Form Of HRT?

This question was sent to me by Kelly L. who is 40 years old suffering from perimenopause.

What is the best form of HRT?

It depends on your clinical goals. If your goal is to manage the symptoms of your hormone deficiencies, then you can take a patch or a low-dose compounded cream. This method also requires pharmaceutical drugs to assist the hormones in managing the side effects of hormone deficiencies, aka, hormonal imbalances. The reason drugs are needed with this approach is because the...

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Coronavirus and Workplace Wellness

 

I often get asked questions about hormones, menopause, and estrogen and how these topics relate to current events.  Here is one of those questions that pertain to our current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic and the effects it will have on the female workplace environment.

How do you think the world of workplace wellness for women will change as a result of the Coronavirus?

The Coronavirus will impact women (and men) in significant ways of which no one can really predict the...

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