THE HORMONE CODE. Hormonal imbalances are one of the more common health concerns we see at the clinic. It is important that we investigate whether the symptoms experienced – such as migraine headaches, acne, changes with mood and anxiety – are the result of suboptimal hormone functioning. In most cases, starting with the fundamentals of […]
The Health Over All Approach to Fertility
The Health Over All Approach to Fertility. When thinking about becoming pregnant, for many of us, there are a mixed set of emotions – excitement, nervousness, self-doubt, joy, among many others. Out of all the emotions and thoughts that may be arising, let’s make sure confusion is not one of them. By working with us, […]
Night Sweats: Stop Losing Sleep Over Soaking Wet Sheets
Night Sweats: Stop Losing Sleep Over Soaking Wet Sheets Dr. Jordin Wiggins Night sweats are very common. They affect women of all ages, not just women in menopause. There are many causes of night sweats and it can be difficult to figure out the underlying source […]
How Do You Know if Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy is Right for You?
How Do You Know if Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy is Right for You? By Dr. Lisa Maddalena What is a Bio-identical Hormone Therapy (BHRT) Bioidentical hormone therapy refers to hormone replacement using hormones that are made to be identical to those produced naturally in the human body. Since they are identical to what […]
Digestive Issues in Peri-menopause and Menopause
Digestive Issues in Peri-menopause and Menopause. By: Dr. Lisa Maddalena, ND Have you been noticing that as you age you have developed digestive issues that you have never had in the past? Bowel discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation (or both)? Did you know that this could be directly related to changes in your sex […]
What are hormones? Are they affecting my health?
What are hormones? We all know that they can do funny things to our behaviour at times in our lives (puberty, pregnancy, menopause), but what else do you really know about your hormones? I can promise you that they are responsible for more than just being a convenient excuse for a teenager’s meltdown. Have you […]