February 29, 2016

Saralyn Mark, MD Feedback from TappMD Expert
Saralyn Mark, MD
Hormones impact every system in the body.
They fluctuate throughout the day which is why it is challenging to measure some of them accurately. For more information about menopausal hormone therapy, check out my book Stellar Health: A Journey Through the Universe of Women's Health.

When it comes to female behavior, hormones often get the lion’s share of the blame (or credit, depending). They’re the reason why she snaps and bites people’s heads off for no apparent reason, but also why she cries while watching that sappy movie that she’s already seen dozens of times. Hormones are why men are supposed to know to bring her flowers and chocolate during “that time of the month.” They’re why women need to be romanced in order to feel like getting romantic. And they’re why she gets hot flashes and night sweats later in life.

Those are the accepted truths when it comes to women’s hormones, but not all of those things are true of every woman. And even if you think that you’re really in touch with a woman, you might still be clueless in some areas. Knowing about women’s hormones is important because they not only affect behavior, they also figure prominently in women’s overall health (and not just sexual health, either)…

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Saralyn Mark, MD

Saralyn Mark, MD, an endocrinologist, geriatrician and women's health specialist, was the first Senior Medical Advisor to the Office on Women's Health within the Department of Health and Human Services for 11 years and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). As Senior Medical Advisor, Dr. Mark was responsible for the development and analysis of initiatives and programs on emerging technologies, public health preparedness, physician workforce issues, sex and gender-based medicine and women's health on Earth and in Space.