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19
Jul

Does the Coronavirus Vaccination Affect Periods, Postmenopausal Bleeding or Fertility?

Over 12 billion people have safely taken the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine First the facts! There have been more than 12.2 billion doses of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccination given across 184 countries. That’s roughly 10.6 million doses a day. US citizens have been given almost 600 million doses so far, which is a daily average rate of 96,733 dosages.   …

8
Jul

NAMS Publishes New Position Statement on Hormone Therapy

Before the year 2000, estrogen was the #1 prescribed medication in the United States. It was used by over 40% of all women in perimenopause and menopause, seemed safe, and doctors freely prescribed HT because it definitely improved the menopause symptoms it was intended to treat and seemed safe.   Then in 2002 came the Women’s …

6
Jul

When Men Have ‘Volcanic’ Hot Flashes

Hot flashes only occur in women, right?   Not exactly. Up to 75% of men who are treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer have hot flashes. It’s not something most people think about. But it is a common side effect in a very common cancer in men.   If more men did have the …

1
Jul

Menopause Survey Reveals Women Want and Need More Information

By 2025, 1.2 billion women will be in menopause      Even though menopause is a natural transition that will happen to every women who lives long enough, women know much more about their first period than they do about their last one, a new survey reveals.    As a menopause expert and menopause coach …

20
Jun

My Old Man: Original Father’s Day Song

Happy Father’s Day! Every year at this time I think of my Dad. After he passed, I wrote this tribute to him. I hope you enjoy it! It’s called My Old Man. You can find more of my music at https://healthrock.bandcamp.com/music

15
Jun

British Member of Parliament Menopause Symptom Misdiagnosed 12 Years

An article in the British Publication Mirror describes a Member of Parliament (MP) treated with antidepressants for 12 years before she was finally diagnosed as having menopause. After all that time, MP Carolyn Harris is  finally weaning herself off of the antidepressants. According to her interview, she mood was so low that she wasn’t able …

30
May

The New Memorial Day Meaning

This weekend my oldest daughter and her husband went to a wedding of one of their best friends. His wedding was postponed three times due to the pandemic and it was finally going to happen. Understandably, they really wanted to attend. So my wife and I agreed to babysit.   Our grandson is 20 months …

27
May

A New Look at Treating Menopause Symptoms

Whether or not to take estrogen is a huge decision every woman must make as she faces her symptom of menopause. Most of the fears about estrogen began with the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) when they falsely claimed that estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer and heart disease. I explained how the WHI got …

29
Apr

Happy BD2Me

I’ve orbited the sun once more Rotated its axis times 365 Had some good times and some bad But I’m healthy and alive   Had some losses and some gains Had some pleasures and some pains Explored, expanded, learned a lot Grateful for some things I forgot   Zoomed the world through my computer  Had …

21
Apr

How to Get Rid of Anxiety

Feeling anxious? Anxiety seems to be our new normal state.   Watching the news for more than a few minutes ends up being a real adrenaline rush. Coronavirus, wildfires, inflation, shootings, Ukraine. Who can feel calm?   Self-help author Wayne Dyer wrote, “You can’t always control what goes on outside you; but you can control …

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