Definition Andropause, often referred to as male menopause, is a practically normal phase in a man’s life characterized by a gradual decline in testosterone levels. This slow but consistent reduction typically starts around the age of 30 and continues throughout a man’s life. Primary symptoms may include fatigue, depression, irritability, reduced libido, insomnia, and various … Read more


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Antipyretics are medicines used to reduce or prevent fever by lowering the body’s temperature. They function by acting on the hypothalamus (the part of the brain that controls body temperature) to dilate blood vessels and stimulate sweat glands, facilitating heat loss. Common examples of antipyretics include over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol) and NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory … Read more

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders represent a group of mental health conditions characterized by excessive, persistent feelings of worry, fear, or unease. These disorders can be disabling, interfering significantly with a person’s daily life. Examples of anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. Relationship to Night Sweats Anxiety disorders, particularly panic … Read more

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh is a plant native to North America, traditionally used by Native Americans to treat a variety of health issues. Its scientific name is Actaea racemosa. The plant is also known commonly as “black snakeroot,” “bugbane,” “rattleweed,” and “fairy candle.” In modern times, its extract is widely used for women’s health, particularly to combat … Read more


Estrogen is a hormone found in both men and women, although it is significantly more abundant in women. Responsible crucially for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system, estrogen also influences bone health, skin health, metabolism, and mood. In women, it is produced in the ovaries, adrenal glands, and fat cells. There are … Read more

Hormonal Disorders

Hormonal Disorders encompass a broad spectrum of health conditions that occur due to the malfunctioning of the body’s endocrine glands. These glands, including the pituitary gland, adrenal gland, and thyroid gland, amongst others, produce hormones that regulate multiple functions of the body such as metabolism, growth, and reproduction. In these disorders, the glands may produce … Read more

Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment often used for managing symptoms of menopause in women. It involves supplementing the body’s declining levels of hormones, particularly estrogen and progesterone, to alleviate menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness. This treatment is available in various forms such as tablets, skin … Read more

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a common symptom experienced by women going through menopause, although they can affect individuals of any gender and at any age due to various health conditions or medications. They are characterized by a sudden, intense feeling of heat spreading through the upper body and face, often accompanied by a flushed appearance and … Read more


Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition characterized by excessive sweating, which is not necessarily related to heat or physical exercise.


Hypogonadism is a medical condition characterized by the insufficient production of sex hormones: testosterone in men and estrogen and progesterone in women. Primary hypogonadism manifests when the gonads (testes or ovaries) don’t produce the right amount of hormones. Secondary hypogonadism is when the hypothalamus or pituitary gland in the brain is dysfunctioning, leading to inadequate … Read more