6 Ways to Fuller, Healthier Hair

Millions of men and women suffer from hair loss each year. Your hair health affects your self-esteem and it is very distressing to find clumps of hair falling out, to notice your part is getting wider, or even worse, to see bald spots emerging.   There are numerous factors that can cause hair loss. And […]

Estrogen Dominance Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Estrogen Dominance is a condition that occurs when the ratio between estrogen and progesterone is imbalanced. Normally, these two hormones perform a delicate dance together, with estrogen being the “builder” or “initiator” and progesterone being the “balancer” or “protector.”   For example, during the […]

Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Women

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Low testosterone in women is much more common than most people realize. Generally, when people think of testosterone they associate it with men. But for women, waning levels can be equally distressing. Testosterone is one of the three sex hormones along with Estrogen and […]

Could Your Depression Be Linked to Hormone Imbalance?

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Depression Can Be A Symptom of Hormone Imbalances Imbalances in your hormones and depression are interrelated. Conventional medical providers are quick to prescribe antidepressants when their patients present with symptoms of depression, however hormones could actually be the cause. Depression is a disease in […]

Perimenopause and Menopause: Symptoms, Hormones and Treatment Options

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott M.D., A Forum Health Provider Wish you could hit the “pause” button on perimenopause and menopause? It’s no coincidence that these occur around the time that midlife starts. We have all heard the term, “midlife crisis,” which can seem to happen as our bodies begin to go through the […]

The Importance of Testosterone Hormone Balance for Women

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Testosterone is normally thought of as a “male hormone,” but women have testosterone too. And having a normal testosterone level is vital for a woman’s overall health and well-being.   Testosterone is one of the three sex hormones, along with estrogen and progesterone. And […]

Women’s Health and Vitality Top Concerns and Best Treatments

By Staff of Forum Health West Bloomfield It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman—everyone wants to feel their best. However, women, in particular, can face a unique set of challenges that inhibit them from doing so as they age and hit certain milestones in life.    When we say vitality, we’re specifically […]

Thermography: A Mammogram Alternative

By Staff of Forum Health Knoxville Early detection saves lives. This 15-minute non-invasive test is a valuable procedure and designed to improve detection of breast disease. There is no contact with the body of any kind, no radiation, and the procedure is painless. It uses Thermography, a process of infrared technology to spot abnormalities in your […]

Easing Anxiety During Menopause

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills When you hear people talk about menopause symptoms, physical issues often get the lion’s share of attention. But as you begin to experience the changes of menopause, you might notice more than just hot flashes and night sweats—one of the most common menopause symptoms is anxiety, which can […]

Handling Hot Flashes During Menopause

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills A wave of heat spreads across your chest until your skin feels like it’s burning. You start to perspire as the sensation creeps into your neck and then your head, and your clothes feel stifling against your body. Within a few minutes, the feeling has passed, but you’re […]