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 North American Menopause Society, the number of questions about menopause also increases.
Most women can name five or six of the best-known menopause symptoms but very few are aware that there are officially 35 symptoms. Additionally, these symptoms are often experienced during the perimenopause phase as hormone levels start to change and decrease.
At our Clearwater clinic the practitioners understand that menopause can be a time of agony for women. The first step in treatment is to offer a number of tests which provide your healthcare practitioner with a full analysis of your hormone levels.
When the results of the tests have been reviewed, your practitioner will make recommendations for treatment. LifeWorks has been helping Tampa Bay women improve their health and resolve the symptoms of menopause since 1997 with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy – natural hormone replacement therapy, and other natural solutions. We can help you too. Call 727-466-6789 for an appointment.
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...Perimenopause
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...
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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...
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