TikTok helped start the conversation about Bio Identical Hormones and Maze wants to continue it with our new partnership with Marcella Hill.Continue Reading
Menopausal Relief Options – It’s About Time!
If you’re one of the 60%-80% of women worldwide who suffer from symptoms like hot flashes and nights sweats, there may be a new medication…Continue Reading
Is Hormone Therapy For You?
Have you noticed a decrease in your libido? Are you experiencing hot flashes, insomnia, or anxiety? Are your periods changing: cycles becoming irregular or have they stopped altogether?Continue Reading
Menopause Management for Beginners.
The truth is that menopause is not a one size fits all experience. In fact, there are more than 34 symptoms of menopause that can pop up…Continue Reading
Hormone Replacement Therapy – What are the REAL risks?
Before we dive into one of the most hotly debated topics related to hormone therapy, its important to understand – what exactly is HRT? During the menopausal transition, the production of two female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) begin to fluctuate and eventually decline. HRT is the act of supplementing these hormones (one or both) to …Continue Reading
Put A Ring On It
There is a new kind of birth control on the market, and it’s called Annovera. Annovera is a silicone ring, containing two female hormones, an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) a progestin (segesterone acetate). Like other rings on the market, it’s meant to be inserted into the vagina, and kept in place for 21 days. Then removed …Continue Reading
The Secret Is Out
“In a study by the Melpomene Institute for Women’s Health Research, they found that 52% of girls with a poor body image almost always compare their appearance to others.” I recently read that Victoria’s Secret is saying goodbye to its “Angels” and will be rebranding. It’s high time we rebrand what is “sexy”. At Maze …Continue Reading
Defining Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
If you are a woman of reproductive age, chances are you have heard of PCOS. This stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. We will get more into the defining characteristics of PCOS in a moment. But, for now, consider this: According to the Centers for Disease Control, PCOS is one of the most common causes of …Continue Reading
Migraines and Menopause…What’s the connection?
Migraine headaches are a gender specific healthcare issue, especially since many migraines are hormonally triggered. As such, providers in the field of gynecology need to be inclusive of this issue in treating the “whole” woman. Currently, we as healthcare providers do a very poor job of diagnosing and properly treating migraines early. When we fail …Continue Reading
It’s Not All In Your Head, It’s In Your Brain! (Literally)
Testosterone Testosterone, the hormone of desire, has mistakenly been called “the male hormone”. Women’s ovaries and adrenal glands make lots of testosterone, we just have a lot less of it than men. Testosterone is the fuel that gets “the brain’s sexual engine” revving. When there’s a sufficient amount of testosterone, it accelerates the hypothalamus, activating …Continue Reading