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Osteopause

Estradiol is critical in maintaining bone structure and decreasing osteoclastic activity (pac-man like eating of bone) which destroys bone, but also important, and possibly more important for bone protection is progesterone and testosterone. Multiple studies have shown that synthetic estrogen will reduce bone loss. Bio-identical Estradiol seems to decrease the risks associated with the synthetics, […]

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Thyrodipause

Summary List of Symptoms In general, the symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) are: Weight gain Puffy face Loss or thinning of eyebrows Cold intolerance Low sex drive Depression Abdominal bloating Cold hands or feet Dry or thinning hair Joint or muscle pain Thickening of the skin Thin, brittle fingernails Early Symptoms Many people attribute the […]