11
Aug

How to Navigate the 7 Cs of Menopause

You’ve probably heard the term “Seven Seas.” It refers to the world’s seven largest bodies of water: the North and South Pacific Oceans, the Southern Pacific or Antarctic Ocean, the North and South Atlantic Oceans, the Indian Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. It implied a great journey, challenging navigation and an element of adventure.   …

27
Jul

What You Don’t Know Can Harm You – The Scary World of Bioidentical Hormones

What do you know about bioidentical hormones? Read on. Most people know less than they think they do – including your friends, your pharmacist and maybe your doctor.   A new article in the August 2017 issue of the journal Menopause of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) concludes there needs to be way more …

13
Jul

Glucosamine, Exercise and Menopause Symptoms

Are you suffering from arthritis? Worried about diabetes? In or around menopause? The June issue of Menopause had new information about glucosamine, a common over-the-counter supplement.   First of all, arthritis and arthritic pain is extremely common. It affects over 40 million people in the United States and over 350 million people worldwide. Most people …

19
Jun

An Effective Strategy to Manage Menopause

Today I want with you a common menopause myth. I call it a “myth-understanding” or “myth-conception,” because it’s a total myth based on partial truths. The myth is that nothing is both safe and effective for treating the symptoms of menopause. I want to tell you a story about Susan. Susan is a woman who …

14
Jun

My Old Man (Lyric Video). Original Father’s Day Song in Honor of My Dad

Father’s Day makes me realize how much I miss my dad. I wrote “My Old Man” in honor of him. I’ve posted the words below and music video I filmed of me playing the song. Happy Father’s Day!   My Old Man – Original Father’s Day Song   Since I was a kid I looked …

5
Jun

Three Tips For Midlife Hormone Balance

As your reproductive years are starting to wind down, your hormones move into transition mode. And that means hormones out of balance. It’s natural and it’s inevitable, and the severity of  your symptoms depends on your overall health and your knowledge of what is going on in your body and so you can do something …

5
Jun

5 Tips That Add Sizzle to Your Sex Life

Is your mojo is a no-show? You’re not alone. Decrease in desire is the most common sexual problem women report, and it can begin as early as the 30s. One fairly recent solution for women with low libido is a little pink pill called Addyi (flibanserin). The good news is women the FDA finally approved …

24
May

This Body – How Well Do You Take Care of Your Body/

My philosophy is to take care of the SUM of you and not just SOME of you. It’s important to be able to offer the latest medical information and treatments, but it’s also important to offer a holistic approach. That’s my philosophy. For this blog post, I decided to say this another way. Let me …

22
May

Ladies, Help Prevent a HUGE Disservice to Women

Estrogen may be the most misunderstood medication on the planet. Here is the latest example…and this time you can do something about it and prevent a huge disservice to women. Have you heard of the USPSTF or the US Preventive Services Task Force? They recommend standards for treating chronic conditions. For the next few weeks …

21
May

Menopause Sucks!

It seems the verdict is nearly unanimous – Menopause Sucks.   Menopause is such a weighted word that many women don’t even want to say it out loud. In fact, I discovered that one of my new patients developed a speech impediment when she entered menopause…   Me: What brings you here today? Her: I …

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