• How can menopause affect my skin?

    How can menopause affect my skin?

    Dr. Sharolyn Dihigo, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC,FNP-C // Feb 01, 2020
    The transition into menopause can affect your skin. Most woman do not realize the hormone fluctuations associated perimenopause can cause a variety of skin issues. Women are well aware of the internal changes such as hot flashes, night sweats, changes in sleep patterns, and low libido; however, hormonal fluctuations can also occur on the skin.

  • Your Number One New Year's Resolution: Relieve Those Symptoms of Perimenopause!

    Your Number One New Year's Resolution: Relieve Those Symptoms of Perimenopause!

    Laura Jones // Jan 12, 2020
    What is your New Year’s Resolution? Did you even make one? I’ve made many over the years that I have not stuck to. However, there is one resolution, which is mostly just a goal I made for myself a few years ago that I make every year. 

  • What is vitamin K2 MK-7 and why is it important during the menopause years?

    What is vitamin K2 MK-7 and why is it important during the menopause years?

    Laura Jones // Jul 22, 2019

    During menopause as estrogen declines it can affect the production of certain vitamins and nutrients the body naturally produces. Along with vitamin D declining, vitamin K2 is also affected. The importance...

  • Is Vitamin D good for menopause? Sure it is and so much more!

    Is Vitamin D good for menopause? Sure it is and so much more!

    Laura Jones // Jul 13, 2019

    Did you know that Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin? It is a prohormone. A prohormone is produced by the body and converted to a hormone. While Vitamin D...

  • 10 Tips For Reducing Hot Flashes In the Summer

    10 Tips For Reducing Hot Flashes In the Summer

    Dr. Sharolyn Dihigo, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC,FNP-C // Jun 27, 2019

    These days just watching the local weather report can induce hot flashes!  I’m sure we’re in for another hot summer meaning 100°+ in many states. Smooth Transition is a Texas based company...

  • Menopause and Weight Gain

    Menopause and Weight Gain

    Dr. Sharolyn Dihigo, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC,FNP-C // Jun 07, 2019
    We’ve all heard hormone fluctuations cause weight gain, and it certainly gets harder to lose weight as we age, but why? Estrogen becomes a key player in this equation.  First of all, women have more estrogen receptors than men.  Have you ever gone on a diet at the same time as a man only to find that he lost twice as much weight as you?