A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.


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December 19, 2018

Growth hormone is powerful, critical for health, important for longevity, and not simple to boost. Supplements should always be monitored by a health care provider. Growth hormone may be a supplement you want but in fact it may have metabolic consequences that are not well worked out and some experts argue that this suppl...

December 1, 2018

A healthy uterus is one with it's hormones intact...wait, does that statement take you by surprise?! We always refer to the ovary as being an endocrine organ meaning that it produces substances that can affect other organs. In the case of the ovary, there are the two most important hormones (out of dozens) that this organ...

November 5, 2018

Hormones control the amount of muscle vs adipose (fat) tissue we have and it's the reason hormones are intimately linked to your waistline. Ever feel like you are extra thin when you lay down on the mat for your relaxation phase? Well, hold on, you need to measure in this position to really know

Have you noticed that you a...

October 26, 2018

When underarm glowing moisture becomes bothersome and beyond physiologic needs for cooling we say that it is excessive and apply the term hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) occurs in women and men, it’s common. Hyperhidrosis may be an idiopathic condition with no specific cause, it could be due to a medical...

October 22, 2018

1. Excess body hair is not uncommon, if defined as male-patterned hair on the body of a women it occurs in about 10% of all women.

2. The excess body hair may be the first sign in teen years that a young woman's male hormone levels are excessive, but of the medical causes it's usually due to chronic lack of ovulation.


October 13, 2018

Aging is mostly a subtle process, and so is the lack of hormones, until the female menopause, which is more dramatic of course. Research has begun to show that the hormone DHEA produced by the adrenal gland is more linked to age related diseases than we thought. Here are a few facts.

1. The signs of DHEA lack are subtle,...

October 4, 2018

What is brain fog anyway? Well, it isn't a real medical dignosis, but pretty much everyone has had it before. Most of us would say we have brain fog if we are unfocused, forgetful, not clarifying thoughts but almost like our thinking is cloudy. A bad day of fog, or a hangover, or just not being on your game, that's ok. Bu...

September 13, 2018

Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

1. If you suffer from PMS you are likely suffering from sleep disorders and possibly bad dreams as well. Many women with hormone imbalance have both poor sleep and bad dreams. there's hardly an aliment of PMS that isn't cured by the pro...

September 6, 2018

The newest study of how healthy a woman's ovaries are after hysterectomy concluded that hysterectomy may lead to ovarian damage. The PROOF study showed using the AMH level that hormone levels do decline from the ovaries after a hysterectomy. They used AMH to determine this as it it is a blood test and can help watch your...

September 3, 2018

  • Your cycles and your actual blood levels may determine whether you have PCOS even in your teens, so be sure to track your cycles and bring that information to your gyno

  • Consultations are needed over time! Adolescents may have cystic appearing ovaries that will resolve, and it's important not to have the diagnosi...

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