Hormone Imbalance Checklist for Symptoms

Both women and men experience hormone imbalance. It happens at any age and stage. But, symptoms of hormone imbalance often mask as other issues. A hormone imbalance checklist is helpful to know what’s normal and what needs addressing. Hormone imbalance goes way beyond mood. It’s also linked to serious diseases like diabetes, heart disease and…

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HRT not Associated with VTE


New Research on Hormone Replacement Therapy and Blood Clots  A recent study in the British Medical Journal shows new findings in the association between hormone replacement therapy and blood clots. Some forms of HRT are not causing VTE (Venous Thromboembolism). Specifically, subdermal HRT is now shown to have no risk for VTE. This is great…

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How long before hormone pellets take effect?

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With so much interest in BioTE® bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, we get asked a lot of questions. One of the most common is “how long before hormone pellets take effect?” Of course, men and women with hormone imbalance want to feel better. Be their best selves. As soon as possible! Thousands of people choose BioTE®…

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What to expect in menopause: onset, symptoms and treatment


Menopause symptoms are some of the most disruptive women will experience. But, knowing what to expect will help you to be prepared. Maybe you’ve heard of common menopause symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, weight fluctuations and vaginal health changes. These top the list of troublesome menopause symptoms. The onset of menopause, symptoms experienced and…

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause


Menopause is a multi-system change for women. From skin to memory and all areas in between, menopause and the symptoms it brings frequently cause lower quality of life. However, only 7% of women seek treatment for their menopausal symptoms due to lack of information and education. Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause, or GSM, is a relatively…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Menopause, estrogen and breast cancer risk

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Menopause, Estrogen and Breast Cancer Risk Breast cancer risk factors vary greatly. When you consider age, family history and your own health history it can be hard to be clear where you stand with your risk. But, one breast cancer risk factor that’s crystal clear is traditional oral hormone replacement therapy after menopause. Traditional oral…

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What type of incontinence do I have?


Types of Incontinence Incontinence is a real issue. Putting your finger on the kind you have is tricky. Types of incontinence vary. Changes in anatomy. Hormone changes. Stress and trauma. Prostate health. All of these factors play a part in types of incontinence. Knowing what you’re dealing with is the first step to getting the…

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Does V-Tight Gel Work?

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V-Tight Gel is another vaginal tightening remedy many women are asking about. Does V-Tight Gel work? A loose vagina is a top complaint of women from their 20s on up. It makes sex less pleasurable and causes relationship problems. It’s tempting to try a quick fix. Gels. Creams. Pills. V-Tight Gel is one such remedy…

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What are vaginal tightening pills and are they safe?


Are you looking to tighten your vaginal walls? This is no joke but some of the remedies you find may make you laugh. We’re in what some call a “vagina renaissance.” Miss V has never been more in the limelight! With that, there are a multitude of products available to tighten vaginal walls. Of those,…

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What are Side Effects of Hormone Therapy in Women?

Hormone therapy side effects in women are varied. If you are on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or looking into starting it, you’ll definitely want to be aware of possible side effects. Of course, every woman is different. Your system is unique. And your response will be, too. Make a note of this list of hormone…

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