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 Randolph, NJ 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 Randolph, NJ 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 growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits. Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Randolph, NJ, 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!973-587-8638
(Bottom row, second from left: Aden Katz; bottom row, fifth from left: Aidan Christopher Jackson) with their parents. Standing behind them are Eagle Scouts at an Honor Event. RANDOLPH, NJ- During the Eagle Scout Court of Honor Event held at the Randolph Community Center this past Sunday, July 24, two Randolph residents received proclamations from Mayor Marie Potter on behalf of the Township Council in recognition of their achievement of the Eagle Scout rank earlier this year: Aidan Christopher Jackson and Aden Katz....
(Bottom row, second from left: Aden Katz; bottom row, fifth from left: Aidan Christopher Jackson) with their parents. Standing behind them are Eagle Scouts at an Honor Event.
RANDOLPH, NJ- During the Eagle Scout Court of Honor Event held at the Randolph Community Center this past Sunday, July 24, two Randolph residents received proclamations from Mayor Marie Potter on behalf of the Township Council in recognition of their achievement of the Eagle Scout rank earlier this year: Aidan Christopher Jackson and Aden Katz.
As Boy Scouts of America with Troop #50, Mr. Jackson had been a member for twelve years before earning the rank of Eagle Scout on January 25, 2022, and Mr. Katz was a member for seven years prior to his promotion to Eagle Scout on January 16, 2022. Both young men earned their ranks through completion of projects that will have lasting impacts for the community.
Mr. Jackson led a project that will benefit the users of the new Veterans Community Park. After discussing several ideas with Randolph Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Russ Newman, they agreed on installing a much-needed bike rack next to the pavilion. After providing management at the Home Depot and Landi Landscaping a description of the proposed work and list of necessary tools and materials, both businesses (along with one customer) contributed monetary donations, store credit and material, and Landi Landscaping delivered everything at no cost. The bike rack project took approximately 148 hours to complete and is a wonderful addition to Veterans Park that will be used by visitors for many years to come.
Mr. Katz earned his Eagle Scout Award by doing a project that will benefit the children of Fernbrook Elementary School. After discussing various project ideas with the school, it was decided that building a sensory walkway running adjacent to the existing walkway to the playground would be a unique and beneficial addition. He approached management at the Home Depot with his description of the project, who generously donated all the material needed for the frame and other materials. Relying on experience he gained by helping other Eagle Scouts with their projects, Mr. Katz then led a volunteer contingent of fellow scouts and family members in constructing an 8-foot by 4-foot walkway complete with divided sections designed to engage the senses. The sensory walkway took two days to construct and is now greatly enjoyed by the students of Fernbrook School.
In achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, Mr. Jackson and Mr. Katz have reached the zenith of Scouting and are a source of pride and inspiration for all of Randolph. Both young men deserve recognition and congratulations for their exceptional achievements!
Get ready for a heavy dose of ‘90s nostalgia.Goo Goo Dolls are bringing all their sing-along hits like “Iris,” “Slide” and “Broadway” to venues ...
Get ready for a heavy dose of ‘90s nostalgia.
Goo Goo Dolls are bringing all their sing-along hits like “Iris,” “Slide” and “Broadway” to venues all over North America on their Summer 2022 Tour.
Plus, first-time Vivid Seats users can save $20 on ticket orders over $200 by tossing in promo code NJ20 at checkout.
You can find a complete calendar featuring all Goo Goo Dolls concert dates, venues, show start times and links to buy tickets here.
In addition to the tour, Goo Goo Dolls are set to release their new album “Chaos In Bloom” in mid-August.
“‘Chaos in Bloom’ reminded us how special this whole thing is and to cherish the relationships that we have together,” said lead singer and producer John Rzeznik in a statement. “Where we’ve been, and where we’re going.”
Alternative rockers Blue October will serve as the opening act for Goo Goo Dolls on select dates.
For folks who wish we were still in a premillennial world, we’ve got good news.
Many of the biggest bands from the dial-up decade are heading to venues all over North America this year.
Here are five of the biggest you can catch live in the next few months.
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COVID-19 has caused financial hardship for Rosie's Trattoria. However, a county small-business grant breathes new life into the company. MORRIS COUNTY, NJ —Rosie's Trattoria in Randolph, like many other small businesses, struggled during the pandemic, but the long-running establishment recently received good news. Morris County officials presented the restaurant owner with a $15,000 check as part of the county's Small Business Grant Program.Rosie Inchiappa and her husband Giuseppe have run Rosie's Trattoria since 2005. ...
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ —Rosie's Trattoria in Randolph, like many other small businesses, struggled during the pandemic, but the long-running establishment recently received good news. Morris County officials presented the restaurant owner with a $15,000 check as part of the county's Small Business Grant Program.
Rosie Inchiappa and her husband Giuseppe have run Rosie's Trattoria since 2005. During the state's coronavirus lockdown, the Randolph restaurant, like all restaurants in New Jersey, had to learn to be creative, flexible and work long hours.
The restaurant's struggle to stay open during and after the pandemic illustrates what the entire restaurant industry in New Jersey endured, with many not surviving, officials said.
"Our customers, they kept coming and we could not have done it without them. This is a family restaurant, we have always been a family restaurant and we are so thankful," said Inchiappa.
The pandemic struck while Rosie's, located on Sussex Turnpike in Randolph, was remodeling and expanding. When the lock-down orders were finally lifted, the restaurant quickly adjusted with a take-out business and an expanded outdoor seating area.
The cost of doing business continues to rise, and the restaurant was eligible for the full $15,000 grant under the Morris County Small Business Grant Program.
"This town was very supportive, everyone was supportive," said Giuseppe.
Rosie's has been providing Sicilian and Neapolitan cuisine to the greater Morris County community for over 11 years. While Rosie brings her name and sparkling personality to the front of the house, Giuseppe serves as head chef, according to the restaurant's website.
Pasta dishes on the menu include Calamari Fra Diavolo, sautéed calamari in a spicy garlic-plum tomato sauce over linguini, and homemade fettuccine in Alfredo sauce. Rosie's also offers a wide variety of protein options such as chicken, seafood, and beef.
Morris County Commissioners committed $10 million in federal funding to its small-business grant program, which will assist small businesses and nonprofits in recovering from pandemic setbacks.
The funding comes from the county's share of American Rescue Plan Act monies. The county continues to review applications, but the program remains open to new applications at no cost to apply. Click here for more info.
The Small Business Grant Program eligibility requirements include, but are not limited to:
RANDOLPH, NJ- Both residents and the Township showed some frustration over a lack of communication by New Jersey Natural Gas, which has started work on a gas pipeline on one of the town’s major roads.According to Brad Swenson of Soulshine Farm, 54 Park, residents of Park Avenue received word last week of a gas pipeline project set to start July 7, cutting Park Avenue to a one-lane road. Parts of Dover-Chester Road have also been closed due to the same project. Work on the pipeline did indeed start July 7.“We don&rsq...
RANDOLPH, NJ- Both residents and the Township showed some frustration over a lack of communication by New Jersey Natural Gas, which has started work on a gas pipeline on one of the town’s major roads.
According to Brad Swenson of Soulshine Farm, 54 Park, residents of Park Avenue received word last week of a gas pipeline project set to start July 7, cutting Park Avenue to a one-lane road. Parts of Dover-Chester Road have also been closed due to the same project. Work on the pipeline did indeed start July 7.
“We don’t know what’s coming next”, said Swenson, “We don’t know how much disruption we anticipate seeing. We’re right on Park Avenue…and we don’t seem to be able to get an answer to that”. Christina Lavin of 57 Park also showed some concern, wondering if workers were simply going to “show up and dig holes in our property”.
According to new Township Manager Greg Poff, this project was initiated by New Jersey Natural Gas, which has “spotty at best” communication and a tendency to send only basic plans to towns before showing up.. He said he received word of the project no more than 48 hours before the Council Meeting, and that Randolph’s Engineering Department was aware but had little information. Poff added that he plans on inquiring for more details from New Jersey Natural Gas, but that the township has little control over “what New Jersey Natural Gas will do”, and that he was frustrated with the short notice. Poff did not blame the contractor New Jersey Natural Gas hired - Gray Supply - saying that according to a former employee the contractor is very communicative.
Poff also specified that the pipeline work will continue on Park Avenue for the next four months, though New Jersey Natural Gas expects work on the pipeline at Dover-Chester Road to be complete by the end of the summer. He said he will ensure residents are made aware of large-scale projects like this earlier in the future, if possible.
Jonathan Gold, the owner of Tamarack Day Camp, was also present at the meeting to discuss a new lease with the town. Gold gave some history about the camp, and the Council later entered an executive session to discuss lease specifics. He did not speak directly about the road closure.
Patch has compiled a list of spray parks and splash pads that are available all throughout the Garden State this summer.NEW JERSEY — Summer is in full effect and New Jersey may see some scorching days very soon.Running through a spray park on a steamy July or August day is a great way to cool off this summer. Patch rounded up a list of spray parks and splash pads that are available throughout the 21 counties in New Jersey.Atlantic County- Island Aqua Park, MargateThis water park is perfect...
NEW JERSEY — Summer is in full effect and New Jersey may see some scorching days very soon.
Running through a spray park on a steamy July or August day is a great way to cool off this summer. Patch rounded up a list of spray parks and splash pads that are available throughout the 21 counties in New Jersey.
Atlantic County- Island Aqua Park, Margate
This water park is perfect for the whole family on a hot day. Right on the Bay at Amherst Avenue, people can slip and slides on the inflatable water park in Margate. You can check out the water park's July and August schedules on their website.
Bergen County - Splash pad at Van Saun County Park, Paramus
Van Saun Park recently added a pond-themed, ADA-accessible water sprinkler feature to its Harmony Playground, complete with gigantic lily pads, water creates and cattail misters.
The 150-acre park also boasts walking trails, grills, picnic tables, biking paths, gardens, pony rides, a carousel and the popular Bergen County Zoo.
Lear more about it on Bergen County's website.
Burlington County - Splash pad at Johnson's Corner Farm, Medford
Johnson's Corner Farm in Medford offers lots of summertime fun activities for children — from blueberry, peaches and sweet corn picking to summer hayrides. They also have small spray park to cool down after working up a sweat toiling in the fields.
Cape May County- Splash Zone Waterpark, Wildwood
Cape May County does not have many spray parks or splash pads, but Splash Zone Waterpark is a great way to spend a steamy summer day, besides going to the beach, of course.
The waterpark offers multiple slides and a lazy river around the various attractions.
You can also get a 2022 Season Pass for $99.99.
Cumberland County - Bridgeton Splash Pad, Cumberland County
If you're in the Vineland/Bridgeton/Cumberland County area, the city has opened as plash pad, with everything from buckets and fountains to water wheels and cannons all designed to shoot, spray and mist water on hot bathers.
It's also situated right next to the Cohanzick Zoo, so you could make a whole family day trip out of it. The splash pad has a concession stand, outdoor showers, picnic tables and a seated area in the shade.
Essex County- Watsessing Park, East Orange
This splash park in East Orange is sea-life themed and features colorful, fish-shaped buckets that tip showers on the kids below. It also boasts sprinkler tunnels and geysers that send water sky-high.
The spray park is open daily from 11a.m. – 7 p.m
Gloucester County - Fasola Park, Deptford
This bustling park in Deptford Township includes a playground, splash pad, workout stations and a pond.
Hudson County- Newport Green spray park and beach, Jersey City
This spray park overlooks the Hudson River in the Newport waterfront section of Jersey City. There is also a carousel and large playground nearby.
Plenty of restaurants, cafes and ice cream shops are within walking distance, as well.
Mercer County - Mercer County Park Commission marina and spray park, West Windsor
This recently opened spray park includes a colorful water park, along with shade structures and tables underneath. It also includes a variation of in-ground sprays, cascading mists of water and colorful sprayers and sprinklers.
Middlesex County- Veteran's Park and spray park, Monroe Township
Veteran's Park in Monroe offers a playground, as well as a spray park for kids to cool down on those hot summer days.
Monmouth County - Aberdeen Spray Park, Veterans Memorial Park in Aberdeen
Aberdeen Spray Park sits right on the Cliffwood Beach waterfront, and the kids can take a swim in Raritan Bay after splashing around in the spray park. The Aberdeen Spray Park is located in Veterans Memorial Park in Aberdeen.
Morris County - Spray park at Randolph Lake Beach, Randolph
This spray park is on the smaller side, but it's next to a large swimming lake. Randolph Park Beach has a beach house with changing rooms, paddle boat and canoe rentals, a refreshment stand, trained lifeguards, a separate lane area for lap swimming and a volleyball court.
The park is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. conditions permitting.
Ocean County- Berkeley Island County Park spray park, located in the John C. Bartlett, Jr. County Park in Berkeley
This spray park sits on a pier that juts out into Barnegat Bay. While parents can sit an relax or go fishing on the pier, the kids cab enjoy the splash pad. In addition to the crabbing and fishing, there are also horseshoe pits, bocce courts, a playground, covered picnic areas with grills and restrooms.
Passaic County- Weasel Brook Park, Clifton
This neighborhood park has a large, circular splash pad with an arch of rainbow-colored sprinklers surrounded by four tall sprayers.
The park is also home to regulation horseshoe pits and is often the site of professional horseshoe tournaments and championships. There are also basketball courts and softball fields, plus a nicely shaded playground with plenty of benches.
Somerset County- Michael Lepp Park, Somerville
The spray park at Michael Lepp Park offers a variety of water features, including dueling canons and buckets. It's also near basketball courts and a regular playground, so kids have plenty of options to keep them entertained.
Union County - Wheeler Spray Park, Linden
This large spray park, at 11,000 square feet, is centrally located and has a secure rubber surface area to prevent kids from slipping.
This is the McDaddy of New Jersey spray parks, with a dragon, a pirate ship, a dumping bucket, waterfalls the kids can hide under and even two water slides. There are also picnic gazebos and clean bathrooms on site.
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