Reasons Not to Put Off Hormone Treatment

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All men and women experience changes in sexual hormones as they age, and often the symptoms of hormone changes are ignored. You may feel as though these symptoms are a normal part of life and something that you just have to cope with. However, there are a number of reasons not to put off getting hormone replacement therapy. Here are a few.

Heart Disease and Stroke

Your risk for heart disease and stroke are increased when estrogen levels begin to drop. Until menopause, women are at a lower risk of these than men. However, with dropping estrogen levels, your risk increases dramatically.

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Chemical Peels Vs. Microneedling: Choosing the Best Option for You

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When you want to pamper yourself and your skin, there are many options from which to choose. From facials to chemical peels to more aggressive anti-aging treatments, there is something out there for everyone. Both chemical peels and microneedling help to clear the skin and refresh its health and youth. Here is what you need to know about these two procedures to choose the right one for you.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are one way to exfoliate the skin, which cleans it and also gives it a fresh new look. The chemicals are painted onto the face for a brief time. Afterwards, within a day or two your skin will start peeling. This cleans the pores very well. The peeling also clears away dead and dull skin and triggers the body’s natural healing response so that a new, fresh, youthful layer of skin takes form. Chemical peels are great for reducing the signs of aging and giving your skin a new lease on life. (more…)

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Why One Weight Loss Program Doesn’t Work for Everyone

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Have you tried a lot of different diet programs without success? Maybe you were able to lose weight, but gained it back within the first year. This happens to a lot of people, and the reason is simple. Every person is different. And because of that, what works for one person may not work for another. The fad diets that are out there may not work for everyone. Instead, lasting weight loss requires a more personal approach.

Health Conditions

You may have some health conditions that affect your ability to lose weight. When you have diabetes, thyroid disorders, or other metabolic disorders, it can make it very difficult to lose weight. You will need a weight loss plan that takes these factors into consideration and counteracts them so that you can lose weight slowly and gradually. (more…)

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What about DHEA?

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DHEA is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands and a precursor to testosterone and estrogen. Similar with the lifecycle production of testosterone, DHEA levels reach highest levels in women…

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