Entries by Tanya

A HOT FLASH ON PERIMENOPAUSE AND MENOPAUSE

Of course, you know about menopause…the dreaded “M” word. But before we get into menopause, we should talk about its precursor; perimenopause. Many women haven’t even heard of it. Perimenopause refers to the years of hormonal upheaval that precede a woman’s final period. Usually, around age 35, progesterone, estrogen and testosterone (yes, you’ve got it) […]

THE THYROID GLAND; HEARD OF IT, NOT SURE WHAT IT IS?

There are 14 major glands in the human body essential for conducting a wide range of key biological processes. The thyroid gland is one of them. Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland situated at the base of the front of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple, which although not noticeable, is in women, too. […]

LOW TESTOSTERONE IN MEN

Here’s a topic long considered a thorn in any man’s side. (“Side is a little high for the real area we’re talking about.) Low testosterone. Or Low T as it’s often called. What causes Low T? Can I get it in my 20’s? What are the symptoms? What are treatments for it? Are there any […]