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May 8, 2018 by Joseph Fermin 0 Comments

How to stay young the first 100 years 5 (4)

How to stay young the first 100 years

Stay Young, I know what you’re thinking, Is impossible — do I need to know how to stay young the first 100 years? It sounds pretty far-fetched and ambitious, doesn’t it? It’s not, and you need to start thinking about what it means for you and your family to live a very long time. Scientists believe the first human life survive over 200 years.

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Today we live longer You, 71 for men and 77 for women. Improved sanitation and lifesaving medicines mean lifespan has increased dramatically in the past century, to stay young.

Recently, scientists thought there was a natural on the human existence of about 120 years, beyond which the body could not cope.

Now that logic is being questioned as researchers break new ground in the search for ways to slow down the aging process. So can you slow down the aging process and boost your chances of a longer, healthier life and stay young?

We analyze some of the scientists’ more realistic suggestions:

HORMONES AND ALZHEIMERS

In men and also women, the hormone testosterone is and plays a crucial role in everything from muscle mass, motivation, osteoporosis to even sex drive, to name a few. testosterone usually peaks in the teens and are in gradual decline from early as 21, when men ages the decline speeds up bone thinning, Sleep disturbance, muscle wasting, memory loss, and more.

For example, the Andropause Society, which argues the male menopause does exist and we believe testosterone therapy can even help protect against from disease, and Alzheimer’s a progressive disease that destroys memory and other essential mental functions.

DEEPER SLEEP AND LIFE

Having a good night’s sleep could be a way of adding more years to your life, Experts at the University of Pennsylvania found that women who averaged 70 minutes more rest a night, compared with just 40 minutes in men, which may explain why they live longer.

They studied 25 men and women in their 20s. For one week each volunteer missed two hours sleep a night. At the end of the experiment, only the men had raised levels of a harmful chemical called tumor necrosis factor-alpha, or TNF, which is thought to increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

The theory is women’s sleeping habits have evolved to help them cope with crying babies and disturbed nights, so although they may get less rest, it is of much, much better quality.

SEX DRIVE AND DISEASE

A study done and published last year, by researchers from Cambridge and Harvard universities found regular sex could add extra two years to the average person’s lifespan. It’s thought frequent orgasms may prolong lifespan.

The release of chemicals into the bloodstream depends on potential damage in stress hormone. A study in Wales in the late Nineties showed men with a high frequency of orgasm several times a week, were up to 50 percent less likely to die from age-related diseases and Sex is one the best stress relievers to prevent heart disease.

GROW NEW ORGANS

Researchers in the U.S have perfected a way of taking worn-out, kidneys, hearts and livers to reconditioning them, so they are as good as new.

The technique involves washing the parts – obtained by organ donation – in detergent to destroy all existing cells and DNA before injecting them with stem cells from the patient who needs a replacement body part.

The new cells grow around the donated organ in the laboratory before it goes into the body. Because the immune system recognizes those cells, it does not try to destroy the new organ, and we hoped the breakthrough could and will save the lives, a significant scientific discovery from being used to combat aging.

SWIMMING AND LIFESTYLE

Swimming a few times a week can help you live longer than, running, jogging or walking, according to recent research and studies. Adults who regularly take to the water every day are less likely to die then runners walkers or jogging.

Researchers following over 40,000 men aged between 20 and 90 years old, for more 30 years and found death rates among swimmers were 53 percent lower than those men who did no exercise and 50 percent lower than among joggers and walkers.

Swimming is known to be one of the best ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle from heart and lungs problems. Some studies even suggest it that swimming can boost bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

MARRIAGE AND LIFESPAN

Fewer people than ever marriage can help you live longer – especially if you’re a man. Research carried out at Warwick University in 2002 showed married men were six percent less likely to die early than single men in the U.S.

Married women were also less likely to go to an early grave, but their risk was only 2.9 percent less than single females.

Experts think men benefit most because marriage promotes healthy behavior. When they fall ill, they have a spouse to care for them.

In 1900, Average lifespan in the U.S. was 49 years.
In 2008, Average lifespan in the U.S. was 78 years.
In 2017, Average lifespan in the U.S. was 81 years.

By 2050, University of Texas scientists suggests that there will be an estimated 800,000 U.S man or more over the age of 100, and many will be live to generation 150 years!

LIVING LONGER IN lIFE

Long lifespan can reveal that we will have some significant health concerns after the age of 50 years if we do not do something before we reach age 50 years to prevent those problems in the long run.

We have confronted with this dilemma or devastation of mental diseases like Alzheimer’s. The virus didn’t just start; we see it a lot more because dementia, and other conditions don’t usually begin until age 70 or older. Now that we realize that the chances are much higher that we will reach this age someday and we need to take some precautions and consideration to make sure we are ok when we get close to this age-related problem.

 

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November 14, 2017 by Joseph Fermin 0 Comments

The Danger of Low Testosterone in Women 5 (2)

LOW TESTOSTERONE IN WOMEN’S HEALTH

Low Testosterone in Women’s are full with Television ads, internet ads, magazine ads and radio ads they are all targeting men with products that addressing low testosterone that occurs as we age, but nothing is directing or teaching women about low testosterone, despite being classified as a male hormone, women also produce testosterone.

Testosterone therapy in women has become a hot-button problem issue as women begin to realize the risk of low testosterone levels drop with age for women as well as men. testosterone therapy is used to treat the symptoms of testosterone deficiency in perimenopause, premenopause and postmenopausal in women, as research continues to show that healthy testosterone levels are essential for the physical and mental health of both in women and men as well.

Low Testosterone in Women

Which Women’s Can Be at Risk for Low Testosterone

The ovaries are responsible for producing both testosterone and estrogen, as the ovaries age, they produce less estrogen and testosterone. As women enter peri-menopause and pre-menopause, testosterone will be diminished by the age of 30’s, and once a women reach full menopause, it’s common for them to produce 75% less testosterone than they did in the there 21’s. Every woman becomes at risk of low testosterone as she ages, and women who go through hysterectomy or oophorectomy have an even higher chance of dealing or having with low testosterone levels.

What are the Symptoms of Peri-Menopause?

Peri-menopause occurs when a woman’s hormonal cycle transitions toward pre-menopause and infertility begin. It often starts in women in their late-30’s and can last for up to 11 years; the average duration is ~4 years. During the peri-menopause, menses become less frequent, and the symptoms typically associated with menopause.

The most common symptoms of peri-menopause are:

  • Hot flashes and Reduced sex drive
  • Discomfort and dryness during sex
  • Fatigue and Problems sleeping
  • Mood swings and Migraines
  • Severe premenstrual syndrome
  • Irregular periods and Breast tenderness
  • An urgent need to urinate
  • Urine leakage, particularly when sneezing or coughing

Dangers of Testosterone Deficiencies in Women as we Age

Women who begin experiencing low testosterone may notice many of the same symptoms that men deal with.
With Low levels of testosterone in women often lead to an increased risk of :

  • Reduced fertility
  • Increased risk of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Psoriasisosteoporosis, since low T levels can leach away strength from the skeleton.

Low levels can also lead to an increased risk of gaining weight since low testosterone has linked to control the fat mass in women.

A report published in the Journal for Women’s Health even showed that low testosterone in women’s could be a risk factor for heart disease. Since the number one killer is a cardiovascular disease in women and men, this is the importance of balanced your hormones, including testosterone, progesterone, and estrogen,

What’re The Benefits of Progesterone, Estrogen, and Testosterone Therapy?
Women With Low Progesterone May Experience Symptoms As:

  • Insomnia, trouble sleeping, waking up in the middle of the night
  • Fuzzy Thinking” ­ is misplacing keys, forgetting where the car is parked, feeling overwhelmed.
  • Worsening PMS with more substantial, more painful periods
  • Headaches are increasing in frequency, new onset migraines.

Testosterone is an essential as a woman’s testosterone level declines in peri­menopause.
Women may experience symptoms such as;

  • Decreased libido
  • Inability to orgasm
  • Reduced the sense of well­being, energy, and sex drive
  • Dysphoria and much more

The final hormone is perimenopause is estrogen. This will occurs late in perimenopause, signaling the transition into early premenopause or menopause.
Symptoms of low estrogen can include:

  • Hot Flashes
  • Night Sweats
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Thinning, drooping skin
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections

Testosterone has the potential to relieve these symptoms. Studies show that treating women with testosterone can significantly improve their sex drive.

For women going through perimenopause, and premenopause or menopause, testosterone therapy often provides symptom relief. Studies show that testosterone therapy in women can relieve the symptoms of menopause, including:

  • Urinary urgency
  • Incontinence
  • Vaginal dryness
  • and hot flashes

An increasing number of women are being diagnosed with low testosterone in women’s. Although men make and need a lot more testosterone than women, it is still very important for a normal androgen response in women.

Even though many of the risks of low testosterone in women’s are similar in men, there are several female-specific risks:

  • Reduced fertility
  • Increased risk of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Psoriasis

Because low testosterone in women’s generally occurs around middle age, it is often accompanied by low estrogen at the pre-menopausal period. This combination of two low hormones leads to a high rate of heart disease, bone fractures, and vaginal atrophy.

November 8, 2016 by Joseph Fermin 6 Comments

What are the Symptoms of Peri-menopause 5 (1)

What is the Peri-menopause?

As women, our bodies go through dramatic changes as we age, and these changes are caused by our hormones. Perimenopause is the time of a woman’s life when her hormonal cycle slows, her fertility reduces, and periods become less common as she heads toward menopause. It can be a very stressful time because it affects her physical and emotional state.

To understand what causes the peri-menopause and how to best reduce the symptoms, it is important to appreciate the changes that occur in the female body during aging. There are four main stages in a woman’s hormonal life:

Puberty

Puberty is the process of sexual maturation; it normally begins around the age of 11 and lasts for several years. Generally, it begins with breast development, followed by the growth of pubic hair and finally menstruation.

The Reproductive Years

The reproductive years begin with the onset of menstruation and persist until peri-menopause. They are characterized by the menstrual cycle, which controls a woman’s fertility. The menstrual cycle is primarily governed by fluctuations in the levels of the hormones that control ovulation and regulate the thickness of the uterine lining to prepare for the implantation of a possible fertilized egg.

  • The hypothalamus secretes gonadotropin hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH), which stimulates the pituitary gland to release follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
  • FSH stimulates follicles in the ovaries to prepare an egg for maturation and release, which includes the secretion of estrogen to prepare the uterus for implantation.
  • LH triggers ovulation, or the release of an egg from the ovaries, which results in the production and release of progesterone and additional estrogen to prepare the body for fertilization and pregnancy [1].

Menopause

Perimenopause

Perimenopause occurs when a woman’s hormonal cycle transitions toward menopause and infertility begin. It often starts in women in their late-40’s and can last for up to 11 years; the average duration is ~4 years. During the peri-menopause, menses become less common and the symptoms typically associated with menopause (discussed below) begin.

The changes that occur during menopause are caused by altered hormone levels. A woman remains fertile only as long as her ovaries produce and secrete eggs via a process known as ovulation. Since there are a finite number of eggs, female fertility essentially has an expiration date. The production of estrogen and progesterone relies upon ovulation, which means that hormone production is diminished significantly once eggs are no longer released.

Hormonally, the peri-menopause is defined by persistently increased LH and FSH levels and very low estrogen and progesterone levels. Testosterone secretion can also decline by approximately 50% during peri-menopause [2].

Menopause

Menopause officially starts one year after a woman’s last period. Menopausal women produce very high levels of FSH but low levels of estrogen and progesterone. They are no longer fertile and are at a higher risk of diseases such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease because of the reduced hormone concentrations [3].perimenopause

What are the Symptoms of Peri-Menopause?

The most common symptoms of peri-menopause (http://www.webmd.com/menopause/guide-perimenopause#2) are:

  • Hot flashes
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Discomfort and dryness during sex
  • Fatigue
  • Problems sleeping
  • Mood swings
  • Migraines
  • Severe premenstrual syndrome
  • Irregular periods
  • Breast tenderness
  • An urgent need to urinate
  • Urine leakage, particularly when sneezing or coughing

Because some of these symptoms can be caused by other hormone-related conditions, we always recommend getting your hormone levels checked to ensure that you receive an accurate diagnosis. If you visit AAI Rejuvenation Clinic with the above symptoms, we will measure the levels of your sex hormones as part of our work up. This will allow us to develop a specific program to make you feel like your old self.

Alleviate Your Symptoms with Hormone-Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Unfortunately, the transition from fertility to menopause is part of natural aging and it happens to all women. Although the symptoms of perimenopause can be severe, it is possible to reduce their severity and be able to function fully.

For many years, HRT was used to alleviate the symptoms of peri-menopause and reduce the risk of mortality, dementia, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis in aging women. Although a now-revised link to an increased risk of breast cancer led to a temporary decline in the use of HRT, it is again the number one treatment and disease-prevention strategy used in peri-menopausal and menopausal women [4].

As the name suggests, the aim of HRT is to replace the hormones no longer being produced naturally. The hormones are often delivered in tablet form, although transdermal Testosterone Patches, creams, Testosterone Gels, and implants can also be used. There are four major forms of HRT:

  • Estrogen alone
  • Estrogen and progesterone
  • Gonadomimetics, which contain estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone; an example is a tibolone
  • SERMs (selective estrogen receptor modulators)

Because HRT can restore your hormone levels to those you experienced when you were young, it can relieve your symptoms and also reduce the risk of diseases associated with low hormone levels such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Although some studies have suggested that HRT could protect against stroke, diabetes, cognitive aging, and mood, these effects are more controversial [5]. Nevertheless, the clinical evidence supporting the beneficial effects of HRT in cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis is convincing:

  • HRT reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. An evidence-based study investigated the evidence from randomized clinical trials and concluded that HRT could reduce the risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease in women within 10 years of the menopause aged <60 years [5]. However, there is evidence that HRT should be avoided in older women because it might increase the risk of coronary events [6].
  • HRT reduces the risk of osteoporosis. One of the best-known benefits of HRT is its ability to inhibit bone loss and reduce the incidence of fractures in perimenopausal women; estrogen therapy might be more effective than combined estrogen-progesterone treatment [7].

In addition to these clinical effects, HRT alleviates the symptoms of peri-menopause including skin and hair complaints and sexual symptoms [8], as well as hot flashes [9].

Measure your hormone levels today and find out if HRT could improve your day-to-day life.

References

  • [1] R.E. Jones, K.H. Lopez, Human reproductive biology, Academic Press2006.
  • [2] S.J. Richardson, The biological basis of the menopause, Bailliere’s clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 7 (1993) 1-16.
  • [3] L. Jia, H. Jin, J. Zhou, L. Chen, Y. Lu, Y. Ming, Y. Yu, A potential anti-tumor herbal medicine, Corilagin, inhibits ovarian cancer cell growth through blocking the TGF-beta signaling pathways, BMC complementary, and alternative medicine, 13 (2013) 33.
  • [4] R.A. Lobo, J.H. Pickar, J.C. Stevenson, W.J. Mack, H.N. Hodis, Back to the future: Hormone replacement therapy as part of a prevention strategy for women at the onset of menopause, Atherosclerosis, 254 (2016) 282-290.
  • [5] R. Sood, S.S. Faubion, C.L. Kuhle, J.M. Thielen, L.T. Shuster, Prescribing menopausal hormone therapy: an evidence-based approach, International Journal of Women’s Health, 6 (2014) 47-57.
  • [6] R.A. Lobo, Where are we 10 years after the Women’s Health Initiative?, The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 98 (2013) 1771-1780.
  • [7] The 2012 hormone therapy position statement of The North American Menopause Society, Menopause (New York, N.Y.), 19 (2012) 257-271.
  • [8] D. Rouskova, K. Mittmann, U. Schumacher, H. Dietrich, T. Zimmermann, Effectiveness, tolerability and acceptance of an oral estradiol/levonorgestrel formulation for the treatment of menopausal complaints: a non-interventional observational study over six cycles of 28 days, Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, 30 (2014) 712-716.
  • [9] N. Santoro, C.N. Epperson, S.B. Mathews, Menopausal Symptoms and Their Management, Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America, 44 (2015) 497-515.

July 11, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Testosterone Affects Women’s Libido and nervous system 5 (1)

Testosterone Affects Womens Libido Too.

Testosterone affects on women's libidoTestosterone affects womens libido in a positive way. However, low testosterone is women significantly overlooked as a treatment to help stimulate a depleting sexual desire in women. Most of the time we think about testosterone injections, we mainly think about men. Every facet we understand of testosterone therapy seems to be a fitting adjective for describing a typical, popularly-socially accepted man. The truth of the matter is, testosterone affects women’s libido in much the same way that it does men. In fact, testosterone as a whole serves as a natural, sexual motivator in all species.

Of course, women do not need nearly as much testosterone as men do:

  • • A healthy man’s testosterone levels typically range between 500 ng/dl and 900 ng/dl.
  • • A womans testosterone levels, when she usually feels most comfortable, should range between 9 ng/dl and 41 ng/dl.

A sizable difference. We must remember, though; hormones are not “drugs.” They do not affect the central nervous system. There must be a balance. Over excessive dosages do not inspire a higher sexual appetite. In fact, the biological retribution may be to lower the need for sex even further. A specialized hormone doctor should be the one to organize a testosterone program for any man or woman feeling that their need for sexual stimulation has reduced to some bothersome level.

Well, let us discuss this in further detail. How testosterone affects womens libido is important to understand before considering it as an alternative.

A recently published thesis inspired at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, in an attempt to better understand how testosterone affects women’s libido, determined testosterone inspires both a physiological and a psychological effect on women’s sexuality.

Part of the study, inspired by gynecologist Angelique Flöter Rådestad has a short dissertation by her. There she considered the effects of combined testosterone and estrogen therapy. She focused on sexuality, overall well-being, and the rigidity and actual molecular consistency of the skeletal system in the body in women who have had their uterus and ovaries removed.

Introspectively, there have been various past studies that have positively indicated that hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone, have valuable benefits to bettering one’s quality of life after menopause. However, a minimal amount is understood about the role of testosterone and what affect low testosterone insufficiency has on a woman. As you can already determine, it was necessary to understand how testosterone affects womens libido. In fact, this needed to be considered and studied a long time ago.

  • • When a woman has to have both ovaries removed, her production of testosterone is reduced by half, which can affect her sexual desire, function and overall health and well-being.

The Swedish study validates that women who participate in a combination treatment, which would include estrogen and testosterone for a consecutive 6 months, benefited from a measurably significant improvement in certain aspects of their sexual function. The study also denoted that endogenous testosterone played a very active role in arousal, sexual desire, and satisfaction.

  • • Properly administered testosterone protocols demonstrated to increased women’s interest and joy in sex. Improvements in these areas of sexual function help with a womens overall level of satisfaction, which in turn adds to maximizing a positive quality of life.
  • • Combined testosterone/estrogen treatment and placebo/estrogen improved psychological well-being just as much.

Further delving into the research, the study’s involved physicians were able to determine that supplemental testosterone promoted an advantageous effect on musculature and bone metabolism. Conversely, a bit of a negative effect was seen relative to blood fats. Side effects that included any hair growth or acne were rare. These usually only surface when patients misappropriate their treatment. Following the doctor’s orders and following up during the course of the therapy is the safest way to ensure keeping away any side effects.

Summing-up, the above study determined conclusively that importance of testosterone in womens sexuality. The positive effects on the bones and body structure can also be of significant consideration for women who have had their ovaries removed.

Now that you better understand how testosterone affects womens libido and sexual function, do you think it is time to check your testosterone levels? We can help. Take the first step with us. We help you intelligently

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March 20, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Stabilizing Male Hormones | AAI Smoothie Healing and Optimizing 5 (1)

Stabilizing Male Hormones

guy-sitting-down-finalStabilizing male hormones does not have to be difficult or costly but, it should be at the top of the priority list of every man. It doesn’t matter if you are exercising and eating well if your hormones are not where they should be you are suffering in one way or another. Sadly, sometimes the damage is not palpable and the sufferer ignores it until it has been going on for so long that something significantly impactful happens (physiological, emotional, mental).

Yes, there are options like what we do here at AAI Rejuvenation Clinic where you can obtain a prescription for bio-identical hormones but, before anyone jumps into a Testosterone Therapy or an HGH therapy they should above all attempt to increase their endocrine production naturally. See, once you start participating in hormone therapy, your body’s endocrine system has to work less, since your doing all the work for it. You only want to get to that point once your body is no longer able to produce ample amounts on its own. This happens to the great majority of us around the age of 30. Unfortunately, as toxins and pollutants continue to bombard our society, that age number continues to drop. This is where the importance of stabilizing male hormones comes in.

The Endocrine System: 101

Before we get into the art of stabilizing male hormones through smoothies, it’s important to have some basic understanding of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of a collection of glands. These include the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid and adrenal glands as well as the pancreas. Several tissues of the other organ systems also contain hormone-secreting glands and function as part of the endocrine system. These include the:

  • stomach
  • liver
  • heart
  • bone marrow
  • adipose (fat) tissue
  • testicles
  • ovaries
  • skin

The Problem with Problems of the Endocrine System

The effects of hormone disruption in the body can range from bothersome to deadly. While hormonal changes can result from birth or genetic defects, others can be caused by:

  • age
  • stress
  • injury
  • infection
  • illness

Endocrine Disorders

Any overproduction, underproduction or shift in the balance of hormone levels can interfere with normal physical function. Issues in the endocrine glands are often responsible for hormonal imbalances, and because hormones work along with other body systems, endocrine disorders often surface in other organs. On the other hand, hormonal problems can also be a symptom of non-endocrine diseases. You can understand why it’s so important to check your hormones to ensure that they are where they are supposed to be. Stabilizing male hormones is more than just about sex, it has to do with your whole quality of life.

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 Best Nutriment for Men

There are a lot of wonderful foods that not only taste delicious but are actually extremely beneficial to us men in particular due to the fact that they are rich in specific nutrients our bodies need in order to optimize some specific tissues and functionalities.

  1. Tomatoes, watermelon, and grapefruit

These foods contain large amounts of lycopene – an antioxidant known to protect against prostate cancer.

  • Know that there is very little bioavailability to raw tomatoes. You will get the most nutritional compounds out of cooked tomatoes. Try a real, authentic tomato soup for maximum nutrient absorption.
  1. Pumpkin seeds, spinach, sunflowers

These all contain high levels of zinc, the mineral known to boost immunity, especially in the prostate region. Zinc is also known to raise testosterone levels in men, which improves the sex drive.

  1. Hazelnuts, dark leafy greens (kale, chard, spinach), sweet potatoes

All contain large amounts of various B vitamins, which are known to boost testosterone levels.

  1. Lean Meats

Lean cuts of beef and pork are packed with protein and have only a little more fat than chicken breast. Red meat is also a good source of leucine, an amino acid that helps build muscle.

  1. Fatty Fish

They are packed with omega-3 fatty acids. These protect against heart disease, the top killer of men in America.

  1. Oysters

Oysters contain more zinc per serving than any other food. Zinc is an essential micronutrient for prostate health: Low levels of zinc are associated with fertility issues and prostate disease.

  1. Maca Powder

Maca is rich in vitamin B, vitamin C, and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids. It works very well to help level out hormones and as such, it promotes sexual function. Helps with mood, energy, and assists with restoring red blood cells.

  • Maca Powder should not be taken in excess. Too much can negatively impact your hormones levels.
    ~ 1x to 2x tbsp. will suffice. 
  • Be very cautious if you have cancer-related to hormones like testicular and ovarian, among others.
  • If you have liver issues or high blood pressure, you should ask your doctor before taking maca.

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February 16, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

Perimenopause in Women 5 (1)

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Perimenopause: Hormone Imbalance in Women; discussing the three main hormones and their impact.

Perimenopause can easily sneak up on the unsuspecting woman. It’s a difficult truth but, our reality. It had been 2 years since I had last seen Suzy in my office. A pretty, vicarious mother of two teenage boys, I noticed, as I entered the room that she had added some weight to her midsection, and she was not her usual bubbly self. “Dr. Kauffman, I don’t know what is wrong with me! I am eating the same and exercising every day, but I keep gaining weight! She continued “ But that is the least of it, for the first time in my life, I have insomnia! And my poor husband, I have no sex drive!”.

I suggested to Suzy, that at 45, these symptoms suggested perimenopause. “But doctor, my periods are regular, they have even gotten a lot heavier lately.

I explained to Suzy that women have 3 main hormones that decrease during the transition into menopause; estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone. The first hormones that decrease are progesterone and testosterone, while estrogen levels remain fairly stable. This decrease typically starts in the early to mid forties, on setting the beginning stages of perimenopause.

With progesterone decreasing while estrogen remains the same, this creates a relative excess of estrogen sometimes referred to as “Estrogen Dominance”. This frequently is the reason for increasingly heavy periods experienced by women in their forties.

Women with low progesterone may experience symptoms such as;

*Insomnia _ trouble sleeping, waking up in the middle of the night

*Fuzzy Thinking” ­ misplacing keys, forgetting where the car is parked, feeling overwhelmed.

*Worsening PMS with heavier, more painful periods

*Headaches increasing in frequency, new onset migraines.

Testosterone is an important hormone for women as well as men. As a woman’s testosterone level declines in peri­menopause, she may experience symptoms such as;

Decreased libido

● Inability to orgasm

● decreased sense of well­being, energy, and sex drive

● dysphoria

The final hormone to decrease in perimenopause is estrogen. this occurs late in perimenopause, signaling the transition into early menopause. Symptoms of low estrogen can include:

● Hot Flashes

● Night Sweats

● Pain during intercourse

● Thinning, drooping skin

● Recurrent urinary tract infections

Women are grossly underrated in perimenopause. It is not uncommon for women to suffer for years. Left untreated, these hormonal imbalances can cause a great deal of stress to a woman’s life. It can damage one’s life emotionally, physically and mentally.

Fortunately, it is possible to replace the hormones that decrease during perimenopause and menopause. Just like someone suffering from hypothyroidism, women who are suffering from low estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone can have these hormones replaced. The first step is to schedule blood work so that you can be evaluated for hormonal deficiencies.

By Dr. Deborah Kauffman

 

August 27, 2015 by Joseph Fermin 0 Comments

Do you Know You Hormone Levels? Weight Gain 5 (2)

Do you Know You Hormone Levels? Weight Gain

Once we hit age 30, it’s all downhill for the body’s hormone levels. The lean body mass (LBM) of our organs starts to decrease, while the adipose mass, or fat mass, increases. Between the ages of 30 thru 75, the liver, kidneys, brain and pancreas atrophy by 30% on average. In men between the ages of 40 thru 80, the LBM declines about 5% per decade and in women by 2.5% per decade. Meanwhile, during this same period, the body fat in both sexes is increasing. By the late 30s, men are starting to gain fat in the abdomen. Men between the ages of 30 thru 70 don’t gain weight, but women’s mass shrinks by 30% and the fat expand by 50%. Women, as they age mainly, accumulate fat on their hips and as menopause starts, the belly rolls begin.

These changes aren’t part of the aging process, but a threat to health and longevity, according to gerontologist. First, the amount of aerobic power is directly connected to the amount of LBM. Second, this shrinkage of the vital organs means that they cannot do their jobs as well, whether it is the heart pumping, the muscles lifting, or the kidneys clearing metabolic wastes from the blood. Third, as the abdominal fat rises, so does the risk for heart attack, hypertension, and diabetes.

In one study by St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, of 24 adults with Human Growth Hormone (HGH) deficiency, half the group was put on Human Growth Hormone Levels and the other half was given a placebo. At the end of the six-month period, the hormone treated group had no change in weight. But they had lost an average of 12.5 pounds of fat and gained an average of 12.1 pounds of lean body mass, which is mostly muscle. The increase in their lean body mass was 10.8%. The bodies became sleeker and more tapered, as shown by the significant decrease in their waist to hip ratio. Although this study was conducted on patients with pituitary diseases, the researchers note that recombinant Human Growth Hormone Levels reduces fat mass by about 20%, which suggests that growth hormone has a regulatory effect on fat mass in normal adults.

The fact that Human Growth Hormone was the reason for these changes could clearly be seen when this clinical research stopped giving the Human Growth Hormone. The men’s bodies fast forwarded to old-age. And if that weren’t proof enough, consider the fate of the untreated controls. At the same time that the treated man was morphing into younger versions of themselves, the untreated control group was careening downhill, their lean body mass and organs shrinking by an average of 2.5 – 4.5% a year.

HGH therapy does have a shapeshifting effect on the body. Here at AAI Rejuvenation Clinic, our intention is to structure comprehensive blood panel testing, to help create a personalized program to fit your specific body and its needs. Please fill out our medical history form or contact us directly to speak with one of our wellness advisors who is knowledgeable on hormone replacement therapies. Call today! Begin to take charge of your life and make sure that you are enjoying this existence to the fullest.

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