When women step into my office, there’s a lot we talk about—and it can get personal. From how to get pregnant to managing hot flashes at inopportune times (come to think of it, are they ever opportune?), we get into the big stuff, the kind of stuff fraught with mystery and, often, anxiety.
But in my OB/GYN practice, the one question I probably hear most often is “Why do I generally feel … off?”
When a woman comes to me with a sixth sense that her health is a little funky—and not in a good way—the first thing I want to rule out is a hormone imbalance. Here are the four questions I ask: