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 Somerset, 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 Somerset, 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 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 Somerset, 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!866-793-9933
New Jersey American Water crews are beginning to install the new pipe on Saturday night. See when you could see some relief:|Updated Sat, Jul 1, 2023 at 8:02 pm ET(New Jersey American Water)New Jersey American Water crews are working to fix a major 36-inch water main break in Somerville impacting residents all over the surrounding area. (New Jersey American Water)SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — The damaged pipe of the 36-inch water main break in Somerville has been removed as of Saturday night and New Jersey America...
|Updated Sat, Jul 1, 2023 at 8:02 pm ET
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New Jersey American Water crews are working to fix a major 36-inch water main break in Somerville impacting residents all over the surrounding area. (New Jersey American Water)
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — The damaged pipe of the 36-inch water main break in Somerville has been removed as of Saturday night and New Jersey American Water crews are working to install a new pipe.
"We anticipate completing the repairs on Sunday, July 2, at which time we expect water pressure to begin to return to normal for customers," said Carmen Tierno, Senior Director of Central Operations, New Jersey American Water.
Tierno added that while pressures should begin to return the mandatory boil water advisory that was issued on June 30 for customers residing in Bridgewater Hillsborough, Raritan Borough and Somerville will remain in effect until bacteriological samples taken show that water meets standards.
This testing process takes at least an additional 24 hours or more from when the system is fully pressurized. Customers should continue to boil their water or use bottled water until they are notified that the water quality is satisfactory.
There are still a few neighborhoods in Bridgewater and Raritan Borough that are completely without water and New Jersey American Water said it is continuing to work with Somerset County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and town officials to provide bottled water to these customers.
Customers who have no water will receive information about the bottled water distribution being offered to them on Sunday, July 2, through New Jersey American Water’s emergency notification system this evening.
Those who do not have water, or have other issues are asked to report to NJ American Water, using this link to report it.
The major water main break continues to impact around 30,000 customers in Bridgewater, Hillsborough, Raritan Borough, and Somerville who either have no service or are experiencing reduced service since Friday, June 30 around 4 p.m.
See the video of the break below courtesy of David Pakenham (note some profanity in the video):
A mandatory boiled water advisory also remains in place for all four towns on Saturday.
"A potential or actual threat to the quality of water being provided to the above area currently exists. As a precaution, we are implementing a limited Boil Water Advisory until testing of the water supply is deemed satisfactory. New Jersey American Water will provide information as to when the advisory is lifted," said NJ American Water.
Residents in those areas are told to bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow cooling before using or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking; preparing foods; mixing baby formula, food, juices or drinks; washing vegetables and fruit; cooking; making ice; brushing teeth; and washing dishes until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water.
A mandatory outdoor conservation ban remains in effect on Saturday for residential customers in Hunterdon and Somerset County.
"We are issuing this mandatory outdoor conservation ban to help us preserve our water supplies while we work to fix this very large diameter main," said Tierno on Friday. "We appreciate our customers cooperation and patience as our crews work diligently to restore regular water service to the area."
Residential customers in Hunterdon and Somerset County should refrain from outdoor irrigation and other nonessential outdoor water use, such as washing cars and topping off swimming pools. Customers are being notified of this outdoor conservation notice via the company’s emergency notification system.
Showers and bathrooms are being offered by local YMCAs to all residents impacted by the water main break on Route 206 in Somerville. Read More: Showers, Bathrooms Offered To Somerset County Residents Impacted By Water Main Break
"All impacted residents (Y members or not) are invited to visit Bridgewater YMCA, Hillsborough YMCA, Somerset Hills YMCA & Princeton YMCA for shower and restroom," said Bridgewater YMCA.
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Franklin High School Commencement Ceremony in SomersetStudents wave to family at the Franklin High School Commencement Ceremony in Somerset on Friday morning. 06/23/2023. Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance Media...
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Class President Aastha Patel speaks to classmates at the Franklin High School Commencement Ceremony in Somerset on Friday morning. 06/23/2023. Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance MediaGet Photo
OverviewSomerset Hills is another marvelous A.W. Tillinghast design, one of the few that has remained virtually unchanged since it opened in 1918. So it may be the most authentic Tillinghast course on the 100 Greatest. It’s a charming, laid-back design that works through seemingly undisturbed rolling terrain, past rock outcroppings and around small-but-distinctive water...
Somerset Hills is another marvelous A.W. Tillinghast design, one of the few that has remained virtually unchanged since it opened in 1918. So it may be the most authentic Tillinghast course on the 100 Greatest. It’s a charming, laid-back design that works through seemingly undisturbed rolling terrain, past rock outcroppings and around small-but-distinctive water hazards. Tilly designed this with a spoonful of whimsy, with “dolomite” mounds edging one green and startling knobs within another putting surface. Like Baltusrol Upper, Somerset Hills has a Tillinghast version of a Redan par 3.
Facility Type Private
Year Opened 1918
Designer A.W. Tillinghast
100 Greatest: Ranked since 1985.2023-'24 ranking: 57th.Previous Ranking: 50th. Highest Ranking: 41st, 2013-2014.
Best in State: Ranked in Top 5 in New Jersey from 1981-2009 & since 2013; Top 10 from 2011-2012. Current ranking (and previously): 3rd.
Ratings from our panel of 1,900 course-ranking panelists
“A tough tee time to get, but one that is definitely worth the effort, Somerset Hills is your ideal member's course with amazing conditions, wonderful variety, and just enough challenge to keep good players engaged without alienating weaker players. The whole club is understated and the course itself features several world class holes such as the par 3 2nd Redan, par 4 boomerang 11th, and par 4 14th. These greens feature incredible variety and are a real highlight of the course. This is a golf course you immediately want to go back out and replay after finishing and is one of the best in the Northeast."
“Absolutely stunning golf course. Great property and use of the land. Perhaps the most diverse routing I have played. I used 13/14 clubs in the bag. Great walk that should not be passed up if you get an invite. Smaller membership that wants to keep the family feel of the club. Flies under the radar in the northeast."
“This is one spectacular golfing experience and my new favorite course I've had the privilege to evaluate. Two very different nines makes this such a fun and challenging overall experience. The first two holes are spectacular with a long par 4 start to a downhill approach and large undulated and fast green. The #2 hole Redan and #8 are two of the best par 3's I've played anywhere. Natural beauty abounds everywhere on this very private and special course only to be outdone by the warm and gracious hospitality and classic style facilities and old charm locker room. The conditions were fantastic and greens rolled very true and fast. Wow."
“This place is special and one of my favorite Tillinghast courses. If you haven't seen Somerset, you must go! The recent bunker and tee work looks great as does the restoration of long range views and back drops. The course is not "over conditioned" and plays great. Could set the standard for classic designs. One of Tillinghast’s best."
“The way it should be, from the creativity of the design, the originality of the greens, the understated locker room, pro shop and clubhouse...even to the fact that members can carry their own bag whenever they want."
“Not one of my favorites, too many blind tee shots. Other quirks include 10 fairway littered with range balls and the inability to hit one in the fairway on 17 due to the severity of the left to right slope. Great greens and good conditioning."
“My favorite course in America. Tough but playable, great experience."
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A house in Warren that sold for $2.4 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Somerset County in the past week.In total, 96 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $622,021, $321 per square foot.The prices in the list below concern real estate sales where the title was recorded during the week of Sep. 11 even if the property may have been sold earlier.10. $999,999, single-family residence at 12 Cobble LaneThe prope...
A house in Warren that sold for $2.4 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Somerset County in the past week.
In total, 96 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $622,021, $321 per square foot.
The prices in the list below concern real estate sales where the title was recorded during the week of Sep. 11 even if the property may have been sold earlier.
The property at 12 Cobble Lane in Bedminster has new owners. The price was $999,999. The house was built in 1987 and has a living area of 2,630 square feet. The price per square foot is $380. The deal was finalized on Aug. 31.
The sale of the single-family residence at 47 Durham Road, Skillman, has been finalized. The price was $1,055,000, and the house changed hands in September. The house was built in 1995 and has a living area of 3,016 square feet. The price per square foot was $350. The deal was finalized on Sep. 7.
A sale has been finalized for the detached house at 60 Cherry Lane in Basking Ridge. The price was $1,085,000 and the new owners took over the house in September. The house was built in 1953 and the living area totals 2,974 square feet. The price per square foot ended up at $365. The deal was finalized on Sep. 6.
The 3,456 square-foot single-family house at 24 Wilderness Trail in Warren has been sold. The transfer of ownership was settled in September and the total purchase price was $1,100,000, $318 per square foot. The house was built in 1974. The deal was finalized on Sep. 5.
The sale of the single family residence at 67 E. Lewis Street in Basking Ridge has been finalized. The price was $1,100,000, and the new owners took over the house in September. The house was built in 1920 and has a living area of 2,116 square feet. The price per square foot was $520. The deal was finalized on Sep. 5.
The 4,021 square-foot single-family home at 54 Planters Row, Skillman, has been sold. The transfer of ownership was settled in September and the total purchase price was $1,347,500, $335 per square foot. The house was built in 1990. The deal was finalized on Sep. 5.
The property at 10 Scotsmans Way in Basking Ridge has new owners. The price was $1,360,000. The house was built in 1997 and has a living area of 3,587 square feet. The price per square foot is $379. The deal was finalized on Sep. 1.
A sale has been finalized for the single-family house at 9 Ponds Edge Lane in Warren. The price was $1,510,000 and the new owners took over the house in September. The house was built in 1993 and the living area totals 4,261 square feet. The price per square foot ended up at $354. The deal was finalized on Sep. 6.
The sale of the single-family house at 12 Kensington Court, Warren, has been finalized. The price was $2,200,000, and the new owners took over the house in September. The house was built in 2000 and has a living area of 8,040 square feet. The price per square foot was $274. The deal was finalized on Sep. 7.
The 6,784 square-foot single-family home at 5 Willow Woods Trail in Warren has been sold. The transfer of ownership was settled in September and the total purchase price was $2,400,000, $354 per square foot. The house was built in 1992. The deal was finalized on Sep. 5.
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A New Jersey man convicted in June of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Middlesex County has admitted he committed two other sexual assaults at parks in Somerset County.Rogelio Calyeca Postrero pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of aggravated sexual assault for attacking a woman July 2021 in Bridgewater and another in May 2022 in Franklin, the ...
A New Jersey man convicted in June of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Middlesex County has admitted he committed two other sexual assaults at parks in Somerset County.
Rogelio Calyeca Postrero pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of aggravated sexual assault for attacking a woman July 2021 in Bridgewater and another in May 2022 in Franklin, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office said.
Postrero, 38, is expected to receive 16 years in state prison at his scheduled Dec. 8 sentencing. He will have to serve at least 13 1/2 years before he is eligible for parole.
Postrero was arrested in August 2022 on a lewdness charge after authorities said he was caught masturbating near a bridge in Raritan Borough. That arrest led investigators to link him to the sexual assaults in parks, authorities said.
He was charged in Somerset County with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, lewdness and knowingly exhibiting false government documents in connection with separate attacks that occurred in Bridgewater on July 18, 2021, and Franklin Township on May 16, 2022.
During the Bridgewater assault at Duke Island Park, he held a knife to a woman’s throat after she briefly stopped while riding her bicycle around 8:45 p.m., the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office previously said. Postrero took the woman’s money and sexually assaulted her in nearby bushes before fleeing on a bike, authorities said.
In the Franklin Township assault, he is accused of tackling a woman while she was running around 6 p.m. on a park trail near Blackwells Mills Road and Canal Road.
The woman fought off Postrero as he tried to sexually assault her in bushes before he rode off on a bicycle, authorities said.
When Postrero was arrested on the lewdness charge, investigators searched his home and found a bicycle that matched a description provided by the woman in the Franklin attack, authorities said.
He was charged with the aggravated sexual assaults the next day.
Postrero was convicted in June of sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint in Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park on the border of Plainsboro and South Brunswick in September 2021. He dragged a woman into the woods at knifepoint, demanded money and sexually assaulted her, authorities said.
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