Progesterone: What Is It & How Does It Affect Me?

Progesterone is a hormone produced in women during the second half/luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and also by the placenta during pregnancy. (NB it …

Six Nutrients That Boost Progesterone

Progesterone is one of the key hormones in our bodies, playing an essential role in the everyday function of our bodies, yet many women experiencing …

What Signals the End of Menopause?

A significant stage in the life of every woman; during the menopause a woman’s hormone levels decrease and their periods stop, marking the end of …

Mental Health and Menopause: How BHRT Can Help

It’s no secret that the thought of menopause can be anxiety-inducing for women nearing their forties and fifties. The many symptoms and changes that can …

“Do I Have Endometriosis?” – Advice From An Expert

In the UK alone, 1.5 million women struggle with the symptoms of endometriosis. From debilitating pain, to potential fertility issues, the impact on women’s lives …

What Are the Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance to look for in 2024?

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” December is upon us and 2024 is just around the corner. While the festive season is one …

World Menopause Month: Debunking Menopause Misinformation

When it comes to the menopause there is a lot of misinformation to be found out there on the internet, in publications, and beyond. This …

BHRT Explainer: A Comprehensive Guide to Bioidentical Hormones

Hormones have become a hot-seat subject in recent years. From calls for increased workplace support for women going through menopause, to the current ‘hormone balancing’ …

Breastfeeding And Hormones.

Breastfeeding is widely regarded as one of the most complex and impressive feats that the body manages to pull off. Not only have you managed …

Hormones In The Heat: How The Weather Can Affect You And Your Hormones.

  A summer body is one thing. But have you been remembering to keep an eye on your hormone health? There’s no denying that hormones …

How do your hormones affect your anxiety?

Your hormones influence all areas of your body – from your brain and mental health to your monthly cycle to your digestive system, they’re chemical …

5 Surprising Facts About Hormone Replacement Therapy.

  Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is frequently effective in resolving and reducing symptoms that are caused by hormonal imbalances. A hormonal imbalance can take …

An Interview with Elena Caraman

  If you’ve been wanting to know slightly more about the Marion Gluck Clinic – how it operates, how the treatment might affect your life, …

Hormones And Mental Health – What’s The Connection?

The human mind is extremely complex, evidenced by our emotional intelligence (how we are able to be aware of, control and communicate our emotions, and …

Testosterone For Women – Do We Need It?

Testosterone has vital roles in both men and women. The main differences are the amount of testosterone that men and women produce and the production …

7 Surprising Symptoms Of Endometriosis

Contrary to what some people may believe, endometriosis is not simply characterised by heavier-than-usual periods. This condition, which affects 1 in 10 women globally, is …

Menopause & Sex: What Women Really Say Behind Closed Doors

It’s a common misconception that your sex life ends after the menopause. In reality, although your periods have stopped, you can still enjoy an active …

Stress & Hormone Imbalance – How To Prevent Stress From Impacting Your Hormones

What’s the link between stress and hormone imbalance? When in a stressful situation, the body releases cortisol and other stress hormones as part of its …

How Does Food Affect Your Hormones?

We have all heard the phrase ‘food is fuel’ – but what does that mean? A bit like a car, we need fuel in order …

The Fountain Of Youth? Can Bioidentical HRT Make You Look (And Feel) Younger?

Ageing is a natural part of life, and with it comes a change in our appearance. As we age, we may begin to spot grey …

Have You Noticed These Psychological Effects Of Low Testosterone In Your Partner?

Witnessing your partner struggle with their health is never an easy experience, and this is made even worse when you are both unsure of what …

How To Increase Testosterone Naturally

Testosterone is a vital hormone that is responsible for a number of functions in both men and women. Like other sex hormones, it can decline …

Hormone Balancing For The Treatment Of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common condition that affects 1 in 10 women worldwide. The condition causes cells similar to those in the lining of the uterus …

Blood Tests For Hormone Levels – Q&A

Here at the Marion Gluck Clinic, we place a focus on giving you the very best experience and precise, personalised care. We are often asked …

Is A Hormonal Imbalance Causing Your Depression?

Depression is a multifactorial mental health condition. It can manifest for a number of reasons, including neuroinflammation caused by poor diet or certain lifestyle choices, …

HRT And Breast Cancer Risk: We Answer Your Questions

When women come to us for hormone balancing therapy, we are often asked about HRT and breast cancer risk – it’s definitely a concern in …

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

18th October marks World Menopause Day 2020. In its 16th year, the day aims to raise awareness of the different conditions and challenges related to …

Alternatives to HRT

We see many women in the clinic requesting alternatives to conventional HRT for symptoms of the menopause. When we first see patients, there are a …

Changing The Face Of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) has been a hot topic in the media recently after 4,000 women shared their experiences of the condition with BBC Research. …

Legals

Statement of Data Consent Background At the Marion Gluck Clinic, we take your privacy and the security of your personal data extremely seriously. In order to …

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) – An Alternative To HRT

Our hormones influence all areas of the body, from the brain to the heart. And the balance of these hormones is vitally important to maintaining …

New Research Confirms Compounded Bioidentical HRT Improves Quality Of Life And Reduces Menopausal Symptoms

New research on the benefits of BHRT from the Marion Gluck Clinic has been published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Prescribing Practice. Read the full …

How To Boost Immunity

We think it’s fair to say that nobody likes to get ill, and it’s the job of the immune system to keep us safe by …

Skincare that’s more than ‘skin deep’

      Personalised Prescription Skincare Dr Marion Gluck has been prescribing hormone face creams for some 20 years. We are now happy to announce …

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Menopause

Many women describe experiencing ‘brain fog’ during menopause and think that symptoms such as forgetfulness and increased anxiety are signs of them getting old or …

De-stress with lemon balm

Since we are focusing on mental health and well-being this month, I thought it would be a good time to introduce lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), …

STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE LANCET HRT/ BREAST CANCER RISK REVIEW

Date: September 2019 The recent publication in The Lancet reports an increased risk of breast cancer with longer duration of HRT use, especially with combined …

Staying Cool this Summer

Hot flushes can be difficult to manage at the best of times, but for some, even more so during summer months or when on holiday. …

“Too tired to enjoy life!” Have you checked your thyroid?

Many of us have busy, fulfilling lives packed with family activities, meet-ups with friends, demanding work schedules and hobby or two squeezed in just for …

Balance your hormones and sync your cycle with seed cycling

Balance your hormones and sync your cycle with seed cycling Hormones are a woman’s best friend, helping to control mood, emotions, reproduction, sleep, energy, libido, …

Tackling loss of sex drive during perimenopause

Loss of libido is a common problem affecting up to one in five men and even more women at some point in their life. It’s …

Treatment schedule

While each patient and treatment plan is unique, below we have outlined some useful information to help you understand different parts of your journey with …

Adult female acne: how can hormones help?

Adult female acne: how can hormones help? The incidence of adult female acne is on the rise and this chronic condition has an underestimated negative …

Cacao and Cocoa, same same but different

Spring is on the way bringing us blossoming flowers, longer days and more sunshine to warm up our lives. It is also time to celebrate …

BHRT specifically for skin and hair

It certainly isn’t news that hormones are involved in skin and hair health. Therefore the physiological decline in hormones with aging (menopause in women and …

Estrogen dominance and weight gain

As you get older, it is not unusual that maintaining your weight becomes more difficult. Weight gain during menopause is one particularly common issue that …

The Truth about Menopause – our hormones dance together

The biology of menopause from a functional medicine perspective Last month I watched with bated breath the BBC One documentary ‘The Truth about menopause’. Mariella …

Personal Story: “Utter exhaustion” – have you checked your thyroid?

At this time of the year we tend to feel the effects of the long year behind us as well as the busyness of the …

Case study: Could cheese or wine be causing you sleepless nights?

Rosie, aged 45, came to see us complaining of insomnia, nightmares and disturbed sleep patterns. She also had severe headaches that she thought might be …

Causes of Weight Gain During Menopause

As you get older, it is not unusual that maintaining your weight becomes more difficult. Weight gain during menopause is one particularly common issue that …

Reading Your Thyroid Profile Results

Following any blood tests at the Marion Gluck Clinic, your doctor will go through your results with you in a follow-up appointment. However, to provide …

Reading Your Male Hormone Profile Results

Following any blood tests at the Marion Gluck Clinic, your doctor will go through your results with you in a follow-up appointment. However, to provide …

Reading Your Female Hormone Profile Results

Following any blood tests at the Marion Gluck Clinic, your doctor will go through your results with you in a follow-up appointment. However, to provide …

All About Hormones

Understanding your hormonal health begins with a knowledge of the different hormones in your body. There are a number of key hormones to take into …

GLI ESTROGENI: COSA SONO E QUALE RUOLO SVOLGONO NEL MIO CORPO

Cosa sono gli estrogeni? Gli estrogeni sono tra i più importanti ormoni presenti nel corpo umano. Esistono tre tipi di estrogeni che, lavorando insieme al …

Perimenopause

The transition to menopause can feel like an emotional and physical rollercoaster, with perimenopause symptoms causing significant distress for many women. But there is no …

Estrogen: What Is It & How Does It Affect Me

What is Estrogen? Estrogen is one of the most commonly known and most essential hormones in the human body. There are three types of estrogens, …

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle

As a woman, periods are a part of life, although certain hormonal conditions impact their regularity or even whether they come at all. Understanding your …

Estrogen Dominance and Hypothyroidism

If you want to fully understand the link between estrogen dominance and hypothyroidism, then you’ll need to understand the individual elements first!

Menopause Signs & Symptoms To Expect

What Is Menopause? Menopause is a natural transition and happens to every woman. The term is generally used to encompass the entire long-lasting process that …

Signs & Symptoms of Perimenopause

The term “perimenopause” is also called ‘premenopause’ and refers to the time when the effects of hormonal change start to become evident. These terms are …

A new study reveals the low awareness about hormones amongst women

A newly published study has demonstrated that that women are not very aware about how their hormones impact health, wellbeing and menopause. To find out …

A Silent Epidemic

Hormones regulate every function in our body from building bone strength to helping us cope with stress. From puberty to menopause hormones are constantly fluctuating, …

WHAT TO EXPECT

We want you to feel confident that you know exactly what to expect from your experience with the Marion Gluck Clinic. Although your treatment path …

A true story: Bio-identical hormones

Mary*, a mother of 3 adolescent children, shared her story on menopause. At the peak of menopause in her late 40s, she experienced hot flushes, …

One-size-does-not-fit-all

The pioneer in bio-identical hormones, Dr Marion Gluck, aims to treat each individual separately. Bio-identical hormones, made from plant derivatives, have a similar molecular structure …

Hormone balance and Beauty

Is your hormone balance impacting weight gain, irritability and headaches? A decline in progesterone with increasing age may cause an imbalance which can be corrected …

The Hormone Doctor

  An Interview with Dr Marion Gluck: The Results In an interview with Dr Marion Gluck, who first encountered bio-identical hormones in Australia, decided to …

Male Moods

Responsible for everything from teenage tantrums to PMS, hormones can make or break a relationship, and it is not just women that are affected. So …

BHRT and ovarian cancer

Due to the recent news on HRT and ovarian cancer we have asked one of our BHRT specialists, Doctor Jan Toledano, to shine some light …

Thyroid Dysfunction

Thyroid hormones (thyroxine and T3) are produced by the thyroid gland. They have diverse actions and they act on nearly every cell in the body …

Depression

Whilst it is completely normal that everyone has moments that they feel low or down, especially if they are dealing with difficult circumstances or events, …

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterised by low bone mass, otherwise referred to as BMD, structural deterioration and porous bones which are at increased risk …

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder where endometrial cells like those found in the lining of the uterus are found elsewhere in the body, usually …

Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a condition which results from a hormonal imbalance associated with irregular ovulation and menstruation, infertility, obesity and hirsutism. It is a condition which …

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Pre-menstrual syndrome which is commonly referred to as PMS is extremely common and is the term to describe the physical and emotional symptoms that occur …

Menopause

Menopause may be a natural part of ageing but that doesn’t mean that it has to affect your quality of life. At Marion Gluck Clinic …

Prescriptions

How do I renew my prescription?     Your doctor will indicate whether they have issued any repeats on your medication, these will be sent electronically …

Who do A-listers see to beat the menopause?

Yes the word menopause will become redundant in the future, but it’s not only about fertility and having babies at 60,” hormone specialist Dr Marion Gluck …