Why does a woman with menopause or a hysterectomy need hormones?

It is a proven scientific fact that menopause or hysterectomy can cause hormonal imbalance in women. As per the reports of National Women’s health Information Centre, USA, one out of three women by the age of 60 has a hysterectomy done which also amount to 600,000 per annum. If you count the women in 40 plus age group with pre-menopause/menopause symptoms with this statistic you will know that a sizable women population of the country is suffering from hormonal constraint.

What is menopause?

Menopause is a stage where your ovaries lose the ability to produce higher levels of hormones that include estrogen, testosterone and progesterone.  Ovaries as you know are reproductive glands designated to store and release eggs into fallopian tubes. Menopause […]

Male Weight Gain: Why Your Hormones May Be to Blame

enhance jawline in menYou’re entering your golden years, and you’re ready for all the wisdom, fun, and rounds of golf that come with them.  Unfortunately, you’re not exactly prepared for your expanding waistline – and it seems like no matter how much exercise you do, you just can’t seem to lose that weight.

It turns out, male weight gain could be blamed on your fluctuating hormone levels.  As you age, your cortisol levels start to increase, while your testosterone levels start to dip.  When this occurs, your body fat begins to increase, which is usually most evident around your midsection.

To make things even more complicated, the increase in body fat […]

Surprising Causes of Low Libido In Women

Low LibidoWhen it comes to getting older, many people focus on the fact that men start to lose their libido (after all, there’s an entire pharmacological industry based around it).   But very little spotlight is shed on a woman’s libido, particularly in her golden years.  No matter what the reasons why this might be, it’s important for women of all ages to know that a low libido doesn’t always have to be an inevitable consequence of getting older…

In fact, it can often be boiled down to hormonal fluctuations.

Low libido and sex drive are often seen in premenopausal, menopausal, and postmenopausal […]

Discover a Personalized Low Testosterone Hormone Therapy

treat low testosterone corpus christiIf you’ve been feeling fatigued, sluggish, and devoid of any sexual drive recently – and you’re just chalking it up to getting older – you may be mistaken in your efforts to place the blame.  Sure, getting older means experiencing a dip in the energy and sexual appetite you had as a younger man.  But that doesn’t mean it should impact your personal life, or keep you from enjoying the activities and hobbies you love.

It’s possible that you may be suffering from low testosterone levels, especially if you’re displaying the following symptoms:

  • Decreased appetite for sexual activity
  • Fewer erections
  • Increased body fat
  • Fatigue or lack of energy/interest
  • Hot flashes
  • Decrease in muscle mass
  • Disturbances in […]

The Many Benefits of Testosterone

At the Fountain of Youth Med Spa we’re all about helping people look and feel young. It’s no secret that good nutrition and exercise are important for staying healthy. However, research has shown that hormones, both bio-identical and replacement hormones help fight Father Time. One of these hormones is testosterone.

Most people are familiar with testosterone. It’s a hormone that many professional sports leagues, and the Olympic, committee test their athletes for abnormally high levels of. Testosterone can help increase libido, control weight, increase energy and improve muscle growth.

Too much testosterone can have negative effects on the human body, much like steroids, but this is usually only a problem among […]