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Articles posted by Dr Julinda Lee

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

Dr Julinda Lee Mar 26, 2018

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

What is Gluten? It is a protein that is found in wheat, rye and barley. Gliadin is part of this protein and it is gliadin that is responsible for many of the reactions to gluten. Gluten Sensitivity (Non-Celiac) This covers a broad range of disease. Some patients may meet some…
Common FAQs regarding Menopause

Dr Julinda Lee Jan 23, 2018

Common FAQs regarding Menopause

What is Menopause? Menopause occurs a year after a woman experiences her last menstrual period. Therefore, it is only a term that is used in hindsight. The menopause marks the end of a woman’s reproductive lifespan. A woman is born with a fixed number of eggs in her two ovaries…
What is Hormone Replacement Therapy All About?

Dr Julinda Lee Jan 23, 2018

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy All About?

If I see a doctor, does it mean I have to start on Hormone Replacement Therapy? No, seeing a doctor is about understanding your condition and getting accurate information to cope and to ensure you keep healthy as the change in hormones may affect your risk of other diseases such…
The “What”, “When” and “How” of Andropause

Dr Julinda Lee Jan 23, 2018

The “What”, “When” and “How” of Andropause

What is Andropause? Andropause is a term used to define the period in a man’s life where there are symptoms related to a decline in active testosterone. These symptoms may include fatigue, increasing weight especially around the middle, mood swings and depression, decrease in exercise tolerance, decline in sexual interest…
3 Things to Know about Testosterone Replacement

Dr Julinda Lee Jan 23, 2018

3 Things to Know about Testosterone Replacement

How is Testosterone Replaced? In very mild cases of andropause, exercise and changing your diet along with supplements may help to increase testosterone levels. In others, testosterone replacement may be considered. Testosterone may be replaced via different methods including injections, creams, troches or suppositories. Oral testosterone is not usually advised…
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