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Menopause

What’s Happening to Your Hormones

drjulinda May 10, 2018

What’s Happening to Your Hormones

Menopause represents the end of a woman’s reproductive life. Girls are born with a fixed number of immature egg cells in each ovary. Over the course of the reproductive lifespan the brain, or more accurately pituitary gland, communicates with the ovaries. Hormones are released from the pituitary gland which stimulate…
Common FAQs regarding Menopause

drjulinda Jan 23, 2018

Common FAQs regarding Menopause

What is Menopause? Menopause occurs a year after a woman experiences her last menstrual period. Therefore, it is only a term that is used in hindsight. The menopause marks the end of a woman’s reproductive lifespan. A woman is born with a fixed number of eggs in her two ovaries…
What is Hormone Replacement Therapy All About?

drjulinda Jan 23, 2018

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy All About?

If I see a doctor, does it mean I have to start on Hormone Replacement Therapy? No, seeing a doctor is about understanding your condition and getting accurate information to cope and to ensure you keep healthy as the change in hormones may affect your risk of other diseases such…