Hormones

natural testosterone treatment
When you hear the term “testosterone,” most people generally associate it with hormonal health in men. Although testosterone belongs to a group of male sex hormones called androgens, it is also produced in smaller quantities in the ovaries and plays a significant role in a woman’s overall heal... Read More
Everyone knows someone cancer. Breast cancer is still one of the most common cancers that affect women. Also, much of what can be done to prevent breast cancer can also prevent prostate cancer and cancer in general.  This is a huge subject and in this article, I will cover dietary factors. Genetics... Read More
hormones & weight gain
Regulating your hormones is a slippery slope to navigate, especially with so many age, environment and diet-related factors that could throw your hormone levels off balance. While you might not necessarily feel any different when your hormones are fluctuating, an unexpected weight gain could be one ... Read More
hormone therapy for menopause
You would be hard pressed to find any woman who welcomes the onset of menopause with open arms. After all, night sweats, mood swings and a lowered libido don’t exactly conjure up the image of aging gracefully. Although menopause itself cannot be avoided, the dreaded symptoms that come with it can ... Read More
hormonal balance
Every hormone has a counter hormone. Some build your organs and tissues up and others break them down. We are always remodeling and rebuilding. If you are out of hormonal balance, you will experience side effects of too much or too little. The hormones I will highlight in this article are the steroi... Read More
Just about everyone suffers from fatigue, muscle pain and weight fluxuations at some point in their lifetime, especially as they age. However, these seemingly inconspicuous symptoms could actually be a sign of something more serious: a thyroid issue. It’s estimated that 20 million Americans have s... Read More
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SUMMIT, March 2, 2018 - Dr. Lorraine Maita is thrilled to announce she has been featured in Life Extension Magazine Online. Dr. Maita was selected from a competitive pool of health and wellness professionals to discuss the benefits of replacement hormone therapy for women approaching menopause. ... Read More
anti aging doctor nj
Dr. Lorraine Maita was featured in "What Every Woman Needs to Know About Hormone Replacement" in Life Extension Magazine: Many women fear the onset of menopause. They find the changes in their minds and bodies to be depressing. Most women gain weight and lose bone, hair, and memory, and ... Read More
natural low testosterone treatment
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