Hormones

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
executive health exam
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
dht sex drive
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