Pre-menopause, usually thought to start in one's 40's, now often starts in one's late 30's. This phase is marked by decreased production of estrogen and progesterone and irregular periods. A popular misconception is that menopause symptoms don't start until a woman has no periods. In reality, the hormonal changes that begin in pre-menopause can result in menopause symptoms like hot flashes, weight gain, insomnia, fatigue and mood swings, occurring in this phase.
How we treat Pre-menopause at LifeWorks
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (also called natural hormone replacement therapy) offers a solution to perimenopause symptoms and can be very helpful in relieving symptoms during this transition phase.
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Menopause is the time when periods stops permanently either due to gradual natural processes or abruptly when induced by artificial means (surgery or radiation). Prior to the final menstrual period there is a transitional time, perimenopause, lasting up to eight years. During this time most women begin missing periods and their menstrual cycles lengthen. A...
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Very often the only facts that a woman knows about menopause in advance is that one day her menstrual cycle will cease, her child bearing years will be over and she may get some ”hot flashes”. As the number of women entering menopause increases, about 4000 new women entering menopause each day, according to the ...Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement
Does this describe how you mostly feel? Too moody, too tired, too bitchy, too foggy, too anxious, too fat, too stopped up, too little libido? It’s not a mystery. It’s not a mental disorder. It’s your hormones. We can fix them. We have helped thousands of Tampa Bay women become normal and happy, and return...Hormone Tests
At LifeWorks Wellness Center we offer a number of tests which provide your healthcare practitioner with a full analysis of your hormone levels. Flexitest A saliva test that allows us to customize your specific hormonal testing. It includes a complete adrenal (cortisol and DHEA) profile with the hormone evaluation. The Estronex 2/16 Test The Estronex...
Watch the video below where Dr. George Springer explains about perimenopause and menopause.
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