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Hormone imbalances and sleep problems

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Garcia Weight Loss April 19th, 2018

Suffering from lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep can negatively impact many different aspects of your life. Sleep problems can lead to obvious consequences such as drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and lack of energy. Sleep deprivation is also related to stress, anxiety, heart issues, impaired immune system function, and weight gain. If you have difficulty sleeping, changing your sleep habits may help. Relaxing teas and practices such as yoga can also be effective. But in …

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Study: HRT safer than previously thought

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Garcia Weight Loss October 20th, 20170 Comments

Hormone replacement therapy is generally used to boost estrogen and progesterone levels in women going through menopause. Normal levels of estrogen and progesterone help the body function more optimally, and can lower the risk of serious health conditions including osteoporosis, heart disease, and cancer. HRT has been widely used to treat menopause since the 1960s, but gained a negative reputation in 2002 when a study conducted by the Women’s Health Initiative found that HRT increased …

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7 signs you may be experiencing perimenopause

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

If you’re nearing menopause, you may start noticing certain symptoms several years before menopause actually begins. This time leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, is the period when the ovaries start to produce less estrogen. This decline in hormones can cause symptoms such as irregular periods, hot flashes, and emotional changes. For many women, perimenopause begins in their 40s, but for some it can start in their 30s or even earlier. Perimenopause typically lasts …

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Facts about hormone replacement therapy

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been the topic of numerous conflicting reports over the past couple of decades, with some clinical trials suggesting increased risks of certain health conditions, and other studies demonstrating its effectiveness in relieving symptoms associated with menopause and helping to prevent diseases such as osteoporosis and heart disease. If you’re considering hormone replacement therapy, it’s important to understand the facts so that you can make an informed decision. What is hormone …