The most common reason for menopause is the natural decline in a female's reproductive hormones. However, menopause can also result from the following situations:
Oophorectomy: This surgery, which removes a woman's ovaries, causes immediate menopause. Symptoms and signs of menopause in this situation can be severe, as the hormonal changes happen abruptly.
Chemotherapy: Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can induce menopause quickly, causing symptoms to appear shortly after or even during treatment.
Ovarian Insufficiency: Also called premature ovarian failure, this condition is essentially premature menopause. It happens when a woman's ovaries quit functioning before the age of 40 and can stem from genetic factors and disease. Only 1% of women suffer from premature menopause, but HRT can help protect the heart, brain, and bones.
If you're a woman going through menopause and find that you have become increasingly depressed, you're not alone. It's estimated that 15% of women experience depression to some degree while going through menopause. What many women don't know is that depression can start during perimenopause, or the years leading up to menopause.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, especially during perimenopause and menopause. However, if you notice the following signs, it might be time to speak with a physician:
Remember, if you're experiencing depression, you're not weak or broken - you're going through a very regular emotional experience. The good news is that with proper treatment from your doctor, depression isn't a death sentence. And with HRT and anti-aging treatment for women, depression could be the catalyst you need to enjoy a new lease on life.
Hot flashes - they're one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are intense, sudden feelings of heat across a woman's upper body. Some last second, while others last minutes, making them incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable for most women.
Symptoms of hot flashes include:
Typically, hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen. Low estrogen levels negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls body temperature and appetite. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to incorrectly assume the body is too hot, dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow. Luckily, most women don't have to settle for the uncomfortable feelings that hot flashes cause. HRT treatments for women often stabilize hormones, lessening the effects of hot flashes and menopause in general.
Mood swings are common occurrences for most people - quick shifts from happy to angry and back again, triggered by a specific event. And while many people experience mood swings, they are particularly common for women going through menopause. That's because, during menopause, the female's hormones are often imbalanced. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go hand-in-hand, resulting in frequent mood changes and even symptoms like insomnia.
The rate of production of estrogen, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, largely determines the rate of production the hormone serotonin, which regulates mood, causing mood swings.
Luckily, HRT and anti-aging treatments in Miami Gardens, FL for women work wonders for mood swings by regulating hormone levels like estrogen. With normal hormone levels, women around the world are now learning that they don't have to settle for mood swings during menopause.
Staying fit and healthy is hard for anyone living in modern America. However, for women with hormone imbalances during perimenopause or menopause, weight gain is even more serious. Luckily, HRT treatments for women coupled with a physician-led diet can help keep weight in check. But which hormones need to be regulated?
Lowered sexual desire - three words most men and women hate to hear. Unfortunately, for many women in perimenopausal and menopausal states, it's just a reality of life. Thankfully, today, HRT and anti-aging treatments Miami Gardens, FL can help women maintain a normal, healthy sex drive. But what causes low libido in women, especially as they get older?
The hormones responsible for low libido in women are progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, causing low sex drive in women. Lower progesterone production can also cause chronic fatigue, weight gain, and other symptoms. On the other hand, lower estrogen levels during menopause lead to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy or loss of muscle tension.
Lastly, testosterone plays a role in lowered libido. And while testosterone is often grouped as a male hormone, it contributes to important health and regulatory functionality in women. A woman's testosterone serves to heighten sexual responses and enhances orgasms. When the ovaries are unable to produce sufficient levels of testosterone, it often results in a lowered sex drive.
Often uncomfortable and even painful, vaginal dryness is a serious problem for sexually active women. However, like hair loss in males, vaginal dryness is very common - almost 50% of women suffer from it during menopause.
Getting older is just a part of life, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the side effects. HRT and anti-aging treatments for women correct vaginal dryness by re-balancing estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When supplemented with diet and healthy living, your vagina's secretions are normalized, causing discomfort to recede.
Uterine fibroids - they're perhaps the least-known symptom of menopause and hormone imbalances in women. That's because these growths on the uterus are often symptom-free. Unfortunately, these growths can be cancerous, presenting a danger for women as they age.
Many women will have fibroids at some point. Because they're symptomless, they're usually found during routine doctor exams. Some women only get one or two, while others may have large clusters of fibroids. Because fibroids are usually caused by hormone imbalances, hysterectomies have been used as a solution, forcing women into early menopause.
Advances in HRT and anti-aging medicine for women give females a safer, non-surgical option without having to experience menopause early. At Global Life Rejuvenation, our expert physicians will implement a customized HRT program to stabilize your hormones and reduce the risk of cancerous fibroid growth.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS, and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Xenoestrogen is a hormone that is very similar to estrogen. Too much xenoestrogen is thought to stimulate endometrial tissue growth. HRT for women helps balance these hormones and, when used with a custom nutrition program, can provide relief for women across the U.S.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies. Ipamorelin can boost a patient's overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life.
When there is an increased concentration of growth hormone by the pituitary gland, there are positive benefits to the body. Some benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Miami Gardens, FL, we are here to help. The first step to reclaiming your life begins by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation. Our friendly, knowledgeable HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!866-793-9933
Harbor Group International (HGI) is back on the prowl in South Florida, scooping up yet another multifamily asset after a string of purchases last year.The Norfolk, Va.-based real estate investor paid $113 million for Oak Enclave Miami, a 420-unit property in Miami Gardens, Fla.SEE ALSO: ...
Harbor Group International (HGI) is back on the prowl in South Florida, scooping up yet another multifamily asset after a string of purchases last year.
The Norfolk, Va.-based real estate investor paid $113 million for Oak Enclave Miami, a 420-unit property in Miami Gardens, Fla.
In June, the seller, Resia, formerly known as AHS Residential, completed the development at 2301 Northwest 167th Street, which faces the Palmetto Expressway. The community features five residential buildings, as well as an amenity center, across 14 acres.
“As the Miami MSA continues to experience strong in-migration, both outside of and within Florida, we see opportunity in submarkets such as Miami Gardens as residents seek well-located housing at an affordable price point,” Richard Litton, president of HGI, said in a statement.
Resia, an affiliate of Brazilian homebuilding company MRV, had bought the site for $9.5 million in 2019 and secured a $52.5 million construction loan from Bank of America in 2021, per property records. The property is now 75 percent leased and 69.5 percent occupied.
The sale netted Resia $47.6 million in net proceeds and $26.7 million in gross profit, according to MRV, which, as a publicly traded company, also disclosed the sale price. A representative for HGI declined to comment about the price.
HGI assumed Resia’s $64.9 million loan that Wells Fargo issued last year. The trade — which Cushman & Wakefield’s Robert Given and Troy Ballard brokered — equates to $269,000 per apartment.
The acquisition brings HGI’s Miami-Dade County portfolio to eight properties, comprising nearly 2,000 units. Last year, it paid over $400 million for Parkline Miami, a 816-unit complex in Downtown Miami, in one of South Florida’s largest deals of 2022. In another 2022 notable deal, it bought a 372-unit property in Brickell for $185 million.
Julia Echikson can be reached at [email protected].
MIAMI -- Beyoncé brings her concert tour to South Florida Friday night during a performance at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens and a group of lucky fans will get to attend her show for free.Thanks to the singer's BeyGOOD Foundation, which has partnered with Women of Tomorrow, a group that works to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women, nearly four dozen recipients will get to see the global superstar in person. The organization is providing free tickets to current and previous members to attend h...
MIAMI -- Beyoncé brings her concert tour to South Florida Friday night during a performance at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens and a group of lucky fans will get to attend her show for free.
Thanks to the singer's BeyGOOD Foundation, which has partnered with Women of Tomorrow, a group that works to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women, nearly four dozen recipients will get to see the global superstar in person. The organization is providing free tickets to current and previous members to attend her Renaissance World Tour.
"It's like a dream," said Sashi Cayard, an alumnus of the group that works to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women. "You know when you have a dream and you don't really like gas yourself up or kick yourself for not being able to go so just like having this it really put a spin on my entire month."
Cayard said she always wanted to see the global superstar perform live but ticket prices were a hindrance.
"I'm a Beyonce fan -- do not get me wrong," she said. "Originally, I saw the ticket prices and I was like, 'Oh my gosh, no this is way too much!' I would love to go but this is a lot and then I saw the opportunity on social media."
Ana Castillo is an alum of the group who now works with Women of Tomorrow, and said it's an honor to be chosen.
"Women of Tomorrow is a mentor and scholarship program," she said. "We are in Tri-County, Miami, Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. We mentor girls that are at risk and the word at risk really encompasses so much because you could be at risk from so many things."
Tatiyana Brown is also a previous member who is planning on going to the concert.
She says the organization changed her life.
Brown owns a salon in South Miami that helps women feel flawless... and it helps her pay her bills bills bills... it's all thanks in part to the opportunities the group exposed her to.
"I am a person that gives as well and I'm excited and I'm really glad that she thought about Women of Tomorrow and I am a part of that," Brown said. "That makes me feel special."
"It's just wonderful and the two organizations coming together, you know, to do what they do," Castillo said.
Tania Francois returned to CBS News Miami in November 2022 as the Executive Producer Impacting Communities or EPIC.
MIAMI -- Experts say remaining active, both physically and socially, is one way to keep aging brains healthy and alert.July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when caregivers hope to raise awareness about topics like aging and how it affects one's mental functioning.Patricia Love-Williams says she's been visiting the Senior Family Center since it opened two years ago."I was home, you couldn't go nowhere, and I started getting really really depressed and kind of lost," sh...
MIAMI -- Experts say remaining active, both physically and socially, is one way to keep aging brains healthy and alert.
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when caregivers hope to raise awareness about topics like aging and how it affects one's mental functioning.
Patricia Love-Williams says she's been visiting the Senior Family Center since it opened two years ago.
"I was home, you couldn't go nowhere, and I started getting really really depressed and kind of lost," she said. "And then I heard they were opening this center."
The retired nurse felt there was more that she wanted out of life.
"One of the things that really, really impressed me about coming, the educational programs, the health programs, financial programs and fun," Love-Williams said. "They have a lot of classes that stimulate our brain."
All of this is by design.
The Miami Gardens Senior Family Center is operated by the Parks Department in Miami Gardens.
The facility offers a host of events, ranging from exercise to gardening to art activities. They are all in place in order to keep seniors busy, engaged and happy.
Derek Holas likes coming.
"Yoga, I love the weight room. I love the silver sneakers," he said. "I participate in almost everything. I love the painting, but I can't paint."
The goal is to keep their minds and bodies alert while also providing an outlet for socializing.
Holas said it's working.
"It helped me physically, mentally (and) emotionally because you know they don't have much men," he said. "And so much women and I'm single."
"That whole mental health component is so important because a lot of them are grieving the loss of a spouse, grieving the loss of a son or a daughter (or) close friend," said Misti Barber, manager of the center. "And they need that safe haven; a place where they can go and connect with other people."
Miami Gardens Mayor Rodney Harris says the 38,000-square-foot center was built using a $60 million bond.
The response has been tremendous, he said, so tremendous that the brand-new facility is already too small.
"We're bursting at the seams," Harris said. "They come here and they have a chance to meet with people their own age and people that's in their demographics."
The Senior Family Center is currently providing services to about 1,100 people, most of whom are from Miami Gardens. The center is open, however, to anyone who lives in Miami-Dade County.
It's free to sign up and residents can call the Miami Gardens Parks Department for more information.
Tania Francois returned to CBS News Miami in November 2022 as the Executive Producer Impacting Communities or EPIC.
The city of Miami Gardens is considering a deal to sell a property 15 blocks south of Hard Rock Stadium to a developer.The City Council will consider an item on June 14 that would give City Manager Cameron Benson authority to negotiate a deal with Legacy Development Alliance LLC, managed by William Green in Miramar and Luigi Blasi in Miami. The developer is looking to purchase the 4.93-acre site at 2775 N.W. 183rd St., although no price was disclosed in the city memo.Legacy Development told the city it hopes to develop Promenad...
The city of Miami Gardens is considering a deal to sell a property 15 blocks south of Hard Rock Stadium to a developer.
The City Council will consider an item on June 14 that would give City Manager Cameron Benson authority to negotiate a deal with Legacy Development Alliance LLC, managed by William Green in Miramar and Luigi Blasi in Miami. The developer is looking to purchase the 4.93-acre site at 2775 N.W. 183rd St., although no price was disclosed in the city memo.
Legacy Development told the city it hopes to develop Promenade in the Gardens, featuring 216 apartments, 40 two-bedroom vacation rental units, 10 townhouses and 25,000 square feet of retail/commercial space, including a jazz club.
Benson couldn’t be reached for comment. If he reaches a deal with Legacy Development, it would require final approval from the City Commission.
The proposal comes after the city held a workshop on April 26 considering offers for the property from both Legacy Development and Eden Acquisitions, according to the staff memo. City staff elected to recommend the deal with Legacy Development to the council.
There’s been more development lately in Miami Gardens as more people seek less expensive apartments. Cymbal DLT Cos. is currently building apartments in the city, and a mixed-use project called Miami Gardens Town Center is also in the works.
Sign up here for the Business Journal’s free morning and afternoon daily newsletters to receive the latest business news impacting South Florida. For more business intelligence, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
S. Fla. engineers
|Rank||Prior Rank||Company / Prior (*Not ranked in 2022) / URL|
|1||1||Stantec Consulting Services|
|2||2||Kimley-Horn and Associates|
Along with essential programming and public safety, an important aspect of any City is its appearance — how it looks. So much so that according to MIT researchers, there is even a connection between a City’s beauty, economic growth, and an enhanced quality of life for its residents. This is the mission of the “Keep Miami Gardens Beautiful” initiative.Keep Miami Gardens Beautiful (KMGB) was started with the goal of instilling pride in the community, combating litter, developing environmental stewardship, and ult...
Along with essential programming and public safety, an important aspect of any City is its appearance — how it looks. So much so that according to MIT researchers, there is even a connection between a City’s beauty, economic growth, and an enhanced quality of life for its residents. This is the mission of the “Keep Miami Gardens Beautiful” initiative.
Keep Miami Gardens Beautiful (KMGB) was started with the goal of instilling pride in the community, combating litter, developing environmental stewardship, and ultimately beautifying the City. “The mission is to envision a country where every community is a clean, green, and beautiful place to live,” said Program Coordinator Angela Blaine. “We want to inspire and educate people daily to improve and beautify our community.”
In the last quarter alone, KMGB held four events, including two community cleanups and two “Adopt a Road” events, with a combined total of more than 120 volunteers and nearly 400 pounds of trash and debris collected. KMGB has also partnered with other Departments to get its message out. A fan favorite from the last quarter was wrapping two public works vehicles in brightly colored signage to promote the initiative and mission to residents.
As the City of Miami Gardens crosses its 20-year milestone, it is also approaching 17 years with a Tree City USA designation, maintained by adhering to strict arbor guidelines, like having a public tree care ordinance and urban forestry work funded in the City. To celebrate, KMGB distributed more than 300 trees to residents at the annual Tree Giveaway event celebrating Earth Day in late April. “This is to encourage homeowners to plant trees in their yards and improve and increase the overall tree canopy in Miami Gardens, Miami-Dade County, and surrounding areas,” said Blaine.
In addition to community events, KMGB continuously works on landscape projects and tree plantings. These projects are even more special because KMGB takes care of planting native species that have a history within the area. “The use of native plants is typically incorporated into the landscape palette to educate the public of Florida’s unique natural flora that was once abundant and should be restored where possible,” Blaine said. “Planting with purpose is to plant good!”
To inquire about quarterly cleanups, future events, and volunteer opportunities, contact Angela Blaine – KMGB Program Coordinator at City of Miami Gardens Public Works, at (786) 279-1261 or [email protected].
For more Miami community news, look no further than Miami Community Newspapers. This Miami online group of newspapers covers a variety of topics about the local community and beyond. Miami’s Community Newspapers offers daily news, online resources, podcasts and other multimedia content to keep readers informed. With topics ranging from local news to community events, Miami’s Community Newspapers is the ideal source for staying up to date with the latest news and happenings in the area. Additionally, the newspaper has exclusive Miami community podcasts, providing listeners with an in-depth look into Miami’s culture. Whether you’re looking for local Miami news, or podcasts about the community, Miami’s Community Newspapers has you covered.