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 …

7
Jul

Lessons Learned From Moana and Wonder Woman

I’ve recently seen two movies – Moana and Wonder Woman. These very different movies are amazingly similar and I believe, do a lot to bolster women. {Click Here to listen to Dr. Mache narrate this post over an original musical background}   Moana is a young Polynesian princess who lives on an island that is …

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 …

8
Jun

6 Estrogen Hormone Therapy Options Explained

Get the pros and cons of each delivery system Adapted from The Estrogen Window Once you understand the estrogen window, you’ll possess a powerful concept that can transform your life for the better, and it is incredibly simple to understand. Once you do, you can begin taking advantage of your estrogen window to reduce your anxiety about …

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 …

30
May

Walking Meditation

If  you want to do a meditation but don’t think sitting is the best way to go about it, try this walking meditation. You can walk anywhere while you do it. Put out a yoga mat and just walk back and forth on this seemingly small space. Find a safe area like a hallway with …

29
May

Remember the Fallen – Memorial Day Music Video honoring those who sacrificed for our country

Memorial Day is a fun day at the beach or park. But it’s basis is to remember those men and women who gave so much, even their lives, to protect our country. This original music is dedicated to them with gratitude. My dad was a marine in WWII and I appreciate the sacrifices he and …

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 …

12
May

Relief for Menopause Mood Swings

Q: I’ve just started perimenopause, and my mood swings are driving me crazy! I’m happy as a lark one minute…mad at the world the next…and then so sad that I’m weeping over cat-food commercials. How can I stay on a more even keel? A: Mood swings are one of the top complaints from women who …

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