Tag: fatigue

Sleep Disturbance and Menopause

Sleep disturbances may be an issue with menopause. Estrogen deficiencies contribute directly and indirectly to sleep disturbances. Estrogen replacement therapy has been shown to improve sleep in symptomatic menopausal women. Estrogen deficiency also affects sleep indirectly as night sweats can make it impossible to sleep through the night. Supplementation with progesterone particularly oral progesterone can ...

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT)

BHRT refers to the therapeutic use of hormones that are identical in every way to the hormone produced naturally in the body. Diagnostic testing (salivary testing) identifies hormonal imbalances that are then addressed with the use of BHRT. Bio-identical hormones used in BHRT include estradiol, estrone, estriol, progesterone and testosterone. Cortisol may be supplemented in ...

Occupations with the Highest Risk of Exposure to Toxic Metals

Occupations with the Highest Risk of Exposure to Toxic Metals 1. Plumbers 2. Construction Workers and Refinery Workers 3. Hair Dressers 4. Dentist and Dental Assistants 5. Farmers 6. Painters 7. Welders According to a Brown University Study (click here to read more), 56% of women exceed the accepted blood levels of lead, mercury, and ...