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Managing Perimenopause: The Cortisol Connection for Northern Virginia Women

Managing Perimenopause: The Cortisol Connection for Northern Virginia Women​ ​​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Managing Perimenopause: The Cortisol Connection for Northern Virginia Women Perimenopause is a challenging time, marked by significant hormonal shifts. Understanding cortisol’s role in this transition is crucial. As estrogen and progesterone levels decline, cortisol, the body’s stress hormone, can surge, leading to fatigue, weight gain, and heart issues. Here’s how to manage cortisol effectively: Prioritize […]

Finding a Black Menopause Specialist Near You: Your Journey with DiscovHER Health

Finding a Black Menopause Specialist ​​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Finding a Black Menopause Specialist Near You: Your Journey with DiscovHER Health Navigating menopause is a journey, one that many women feel unprepared for and overwhelmed by. For Black women, this journey can come with additional challenges and unique experiences. At DiscovHER Health, we understand these nuances deeply, which is why our founder, Jenna Perkins, […]

Managing the Side Effects of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: Expert Insights from Alexandria

Bioidentital Hormone Replacement Therapy Side Effects in Women ​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Managing the Side Effects of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: Expert Insights from Alexandria As a healthcare professional deeply invested in the wellness of women, especially during menopause, I’ve observed the remarkable benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). This therapy uses hormones that mirror those our bodies naturally produce, and can greatly ease menopause-related symptoms […]

Breaking Through Weight Loss Plateaus: A Guide to Hormonal Balance and Adrenal Health

Guide to weight loss plateaus ​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Breaking Through Weight Loss Plateaus: A Guide to Hormonal Balance and Adrenal Health​ At DiscovHER Health in Alexandria, VA, I’ve supported countless women through their weight loss journeys. It’s not uncommon to hit a plateau even when you’re doing everything right—adhering to a healthy diet, exercising, staying hydrated, and getting enough sleep. If this sounds […]

Navigating the Waves of Your Menstrual Cycle: A DiscovHER Health Guide

Navigating the Waves of Your Menstrual Cycle: A DiscovHER Health Guide ​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Navigating the Waves of Your Menstrual Cycle: A DiscovHER Health Guide Welcome to the DiscovHER Health blog, your trusted source for insights into women’s health and well-being. Our practice, nestled in the heart of Alexandria, VA, is committed to enlightening and empowering women through every stage of their lives. Today, we’re diving into an essential […]

Exploring Hormone Therapy Delivery Methods in Alexandria, VA

Exploring Hormone Therapy Delivery Methods in Alexandria, VA​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Exploring Hormone Therapy Delivery Methods in Alexandria, VA In Alexandria, VA, the approach to hormone therapy is as diverse as the conditions it aims to manage, including menopause, testosterone deficiency and thyroid disorders present significant health challenges. Consequently, understanding the array of delivery methods available is crucial for tailoring treatment to each individual’s needs, preferences, […]

Exposing the Hidden Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors in Alexandria, VA

Exposing the Hidden Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors in Alexandria, VA​| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Exposing the Hidden Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors in Alexandria, VA In the intricate dance of bodily functions, hormones lead the way in preserving our health and vitality. Today, we are shining a light on a critical issue facing the women of Alexandria, VA, and beyond: namely, the pervasive influence of endocrine disruptors on hormonal health, […]

Navigating the Fog: Menopause, HRT, and Thriving in Alexandria, VA

Navigating the Fog: Menopause, HRT, and Thriving in Alexandria, VA| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Navigating the Fog: Menopause, HRT, and Thriving in Alexandria, VA Menopause marks a significant transition in a woman’s life, often accompanied by a host of symptoms that can affect physical health, emotional well-being, and cognitive function. At DiscovHER Health in Alexandria, VA, we specialize in the care of menopausal and perimenopausal women, offering expert guidance […]

Menopause, HRT, and Medical Weight Loss: A New Horizon for Women in Alexandria, VA

Menopause, HRT, and Medical Weight Loss: A New Horizon for Women in Alexandria, VA| DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Menopause, HRT, and Medical Weight Loss: A New Horizon for Women in Alexandria, VA Introduction to Menopause Challenges and Solutions As women transition through menopause, they often notice unwelcome changes in their weight and overall health. In Alexandria, Virginia, DiscovHER Health is pioneering a holistic approach to this universal challenge, integrating hormone replacement therapy (HRT) […]

Hormones and Harmony: Navigating Alcohol’s Impact in Alexandria, VA

Hormones and Harmony: Navigating Alcohol's Impact in Alexandria, VA | DiscovHER Health | Complex GYN and Sexual Health Specialist serving Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Virtual and In-person appointments available!

Hormones and Harmony: Navigating Alcohol’s Impact in Alexandria, VA In Alexandria, VA and the metro DC area, where the hustle never stops, it’s not uncommon for many of us to relish the end of a long day with a refreshing glass of wine or a crafted cocktail. Yet, have you ever paused to consider how […]