Non-Hormonal Therapy for Women

Non-Hormonal Therapy for Women

Written by: Ashland Arey PharmD. Candidate   Alright ladies, let’s talk menopause. As we age, we start to experience “the change” because our bodies are not producing hormones like they used to. It sucks, I know! The good news is that there are options available to...
What is Somatopause?

What is Somatopause?

Much like menopause and andropause, somatopause refers to a transitional period (most common among older women and men) characterized by a decline, or pause, in the production of important hormones, specifically growth hormones. Growth hormones are not only important...
Hormones and Cancer Prevention

Hormones and Cancer Prevention

Certain types of breast cancer are strongly connected to hormones found in the blood. Specifically, breast cancer cells that have estrogen receptors (ER+) or progesterone receptors (PR+) are directly affected by the release of estrogen. Estrogen will attach to these...
The Thyroid Hormones

The Thyroid Hormones

The thyroid gland affects the function of just about every organ system in the body and is an essential component in the balance between female hormones and the adrenal gland. For the other hormones to work together, the thyroid hormones must first be balanced. The...