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Progesterone Jul 30th, 2021

What is progesterone? Progesterone is the ‘other female hormone’ produced in the ovaries.  It is often overshadowed or forgotten due to the superstar status of estrogen, but it is equally as important!  Progesterone is made primarily during the second half of a pre-menopausal woman’s cycle, and is necessary for ovulation.  Its name also...

Oxytocin Mar 19th, 2021

Welcome to March 2021! With spring just around the corner, hopes are high as we look towards sunnier days, beautiful flowers, and improved health. We all know 2020 was a tough year, and caused increased levels of anxiety and depression for many. Anti-anxiety and anti-depressant prescriptions rose sharply in 2020,...

Estrogen Part 2 Feb 4th, 2021

Last time, in part 1, we briefly talked about estrogen during the different phases of life.  But now, let’s focus on the post-menopausal period.  That stage of life when the ovaries no longer produce adequate amounts of estrogen, OR an individual has entered menopause surgically after total hysterectomy with oophorectomy...

DiamondTome Microdermabrasion for Healthy and Vibrant Skin Dec 3rd, 2020

Did you know that our skin is actually the largest organ of our body?  It is designed to protect and shield us from various exposures in our environment such as potential injury or infection.  As our first line of defense, it often sustains the most damage.  The cells located at...

Hormone Highlights Part 1- Estrogen Jan 16th, 2020

WHAT IS ESTROGEN? Estrogen is a hormone that is primarily secreted by the ovaries. It has many functions in the body, and is most well known for its effects on vaginal, uterine, and breast tissues. Interestingly, estrogen also helps to protect the cardiovascular system from cardiovascular disease and stroke, bones...

Balancing Hormones & Intro into Bio-Identical Hormones Jan 2nd, 2020

The key to understanding how and why we age is hormones. Hormone levels peak in our twenties and begin to decline gradually after the age of 30, with most noticeable changes occurring during peri-menopause when levels fluctuate irregularly, and in menopause when our body nearly shuts down from producing some...

Health & Hormone Consultation at Ageless Beauty Rx Dec 19th, 2019

Have you ever wondered if your health issues were due to a thyroid issue?  The thyroid gland in many ways has been considered the Conductor in our symphony of hormones.  There isn’t a biological system that the thyroid doesn’t effect!  That’s why the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction are so diverse....

Fun Fact Friday - Vitamin C Dec 19th, 2019

Impressive benefits & facts about Vitamin C: Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Unlike most mammals, humans are not able to synthesize their own vitamin C and must obtain it from their diet. Vitamin C is known for helping with things like the common cold,...