Gender medicine and brain aging

Gender medicine and brain aging

The woman has a brain that is structurally and physiologically different from the male; it is smaller and has a different distribution of neurons, has a functional organization more symmetric than male. So the aging brain is completely different, in the man the executive functions are impaired, overall the ability to do things. In the woman is the anterograde memory impairment (for recent events) that is gradually lost. In women besides memory loss there is  a estrogen deficiency after menopause. It is essential to have a supplementary estrogen before their final break, otherwise the brain receptors responsible for dementia are no longer responsive to estrogen. The best choice will fall not on estrogen synthesis, but on treatment with bio-identical hormones derived from the plant kingdom and are very similar to our natural hormones. Moreover, the lower brain mass of women with men leads to an increased frequency of Alzheimer’s in...

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BHRT: bioidentical hormone therapy in menopause and perimenopause

BHRT: bioidentical hormone therapy in menopause and perimenopause

The change in hormonal milieu associated with perimenopause and menopause can lead to a variety of symptoms that can affect a woman’s quality of life. Postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) is an effective, well-tolerated treatment for these symptoms. However, combined HT consisting of conjugated equine estrogen and medroxyprogesterone acetate has been associated with an increased number of health risks when compared with conjugated equine estrogen alone or placebo. As a result, some women are turning to alternative hormonal formulations known as compounded bioidentical HT because they perceive them to be a safer...

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Hormonal pauses

Hormonal pauses

The hormonal pauses with slow morphological transformations with loss of adipose deposits in facial aesthetics and gravitational falling of many structures with slow accentuation of nasolabial folds, dark circles, bags, accentuation of the so-called puppet: folds lateral to the lips that outline the...

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