What is Hormone Balancing?

By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Hormone balancing can often help to relieve a host of unwanted symptoms. But it takes some work to achieve this when they are out of balance. So what does hormone balancing consist of?   The endocrine system consists of various glands throughout the body […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andropause? More like MANopause

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Hold on men—women aren’t the only ones who experience the ups and downs of menopause, men do too. It’s not actually called MANopause, but it might as well be. The actual term for male menopause is andropause and this condition affects nearly 20 to 30 percent of all men. However, […]

Benefits of Compounding Pharmacies for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health Bloomingdale When I prescribe bioidentical hormones for men and women, I often write a prescription that can only be filled through a compounding pharmacy instead of a pharmacy such as Walgreens or CVS. So what’s the difference between the two kinds of pharmacies?   Pharmacy vs Compounding Pharmacy […]

The Cycle of Poor Sleep and Hormone Imbalance Impacting Women’s Health

Why getting quality sleep and having balanced hormones are crucial for women maintaining optimal health throughout their life.   There is nothing like a good-night’s sleep. You know that feeling, refreshed, rested, ready to take on the   day. More than just improving your mood and physical well-being, sleep is essential for many of the body’s […]

Hormones Could Be a Metabolic Block to Weight Loss

by Dr. Wally Taylor, Forum Health Austin For years after I became a physician I used to believe that weight gain was simply due to eating too much and not exercising enough. You know- calories in minus calories out, etc. Goodness was I wrong!    I now understand that our tendency to seemingly gain weight just by […]

Men – “A Pause” About Hormones

by Dr. Connie Casebolt MD When we hear about hormone imbalance we tend to picture menopausal women suffering through hot flashes and mood swings. Although most women do experience hormonal imbalance, men can suffer from it as well. Though not as well known, male hormone imbalance can be just as difficult to treat. In fact, […]

What is a PRP Vaginal Injection?

Many women who have passed their childbearing years believe they have to live with vaginal dryness and urinary incontinence. They may leak urine when they laugh, sneeze or exercise. They may find sexual intercourse painful but think it is normal. Discomfort is seen as part of getting older, and many give up on ever getting […]

7 Signs That You Might Have a Hormonal Imbalance

By Dr. Connie Casebolt of Forum Health Greenville Hormone imbalances can affect women at any stage of life, not just during menopause. An imbalance of hormones can cause symptoms that greatly reduce a woman’s quality of life. While some of these signs can be caused by other health issues, they can also be common signs […]