Hormones

My patients often ask me: “What are the benefits of testosterone and is it safe?” There have been several articles that state testosterone is not beneficial and is not useful for preventing heart disease, memory or as an anti aging supplement. The bottom line is you have to look at the study and... Read More
early menopause doctor nj
Hot flashes. Moodiness. Difficulty sleeping. Most people would write these symptoms off as something as simple as stress, but for women approaching age 50 these could be signs of the dreaded Big M: Menopause. Menopause will inevitably happen to women as they age, but what about when it happens too s... Read More
Testosterone is a feel good hormone. It gives men and women a sense of motivation, self confidence, empowerment and wellbeing, Many men and women come to me because they don’t feel like themselves. They lack energy, endurance and have  decreased muscle mass and waning strength. Some have low test... Read More
How to Increase Progesterone
Imagine a well-oiled machine, made up of just the right combination of gears, nuts and bolts to perfectly align and operate as one harmonious unit. What would happen if one of these nuts rusted and broke apart? The bolt would have nothing to hold it in place, the gears would fall off their track, an... Read More
Can Testosterone Cause Cancer? | Dr. Lorraine Maita
Commercials tout all of the benefits of testosterone, yet the question I get asked most often is can testosterone cause cancer? Testosterone is used in men and women to enhance energy, strength, endurance and libido. The latest studies show protection against heart disease in men. There is, however,... Read More
Perimenopause Treatment - Signs, Symptoms, and Relief
Menopause is a natural stage that all women eventually enter in their lifetime. It is the official end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Many are familiar with menopause and what it means for the female body. However, women do not just wake up suddenly to menopause. There is actually a transitional... Read More
Got Hormone Havoc? Anti-Age through Adrenal Health
Did you know that your adrenal glands are necessary for survival but if over or under active can age you prematurely and contribute to being fat, flabby, flaky, foggy, fatigued or forgetful? These tiny glands on top of the kidneys make many hormones and neurotransmitters that communicate with all pa... Read More
Foods that Affect Hormone Levels and Health
Many people forget that the foods we eat affect more than our energy levels or heart health. For centuries, food was our major source of medicine. Our bodies are designed to extract everything possible from our diet. These days, with more reliable healthcare, many forget the full impact of what we p... Read More
Naturally Raise Testosterone With Exercise
Around the age of 30, a male’s natural testosterone production begins to decline. Regardless of whether your testosterone levels are dramatically low, or only slightly, there are a variety of things you can do to help raise them naturally. Along with taking a few key vitamins and supplements, redu... Read More
low dht symptoms
DHT is a hormone found in all of us, although it has become known as a “male hormone” because it’s derived from testosterone, and therefore found in greater quantities in males. With that being the case, low DHT symptoms are most prevalent in men because DHT is responsible for regulating a... Read More