14
Sep

Hormone Replacement Therapy Gains Support

Ever since a 2002 study called the Women’s Health Initiative or WHI reported that estrogen and hormone replacement therapy caused breast cancer, heart disease and more, millions of women have stopped taking it and millions more never start using it…   And doctors have largely stopped prescribing it.   As a result, estrogen went from …

8
Sep

Forget The Bucket List…

I’m always hearing people talk about their bucket list.   Climb Mount Everest. Bowl a perfect 300 score. Visit Tahiti. Parachute out of an airplane.   The Bucket lists go on and on.   Maybe you have a bucket list of things you want to do.   There’s nothing wrong with a bucket list. Lots …

29
Aug

Moody, Foggy, Forgetful? You Need an Estrogen Fix!

I know that many women are concerned about the effects of estrogen on their breasts. How could they not be? So much has been written and discussed about estrogen, especially since many of the medications for breast cancer have been created to inhibit estrogen production. While understanding estrogen’s role on the breasts is important, estrogen …

22
Aug

Solar Eclipse and Bone Health

Wasn’t the solar eclipse amazing? Once in our lifetime the USA could see the moon came between the earth and the sun… and slowly the sun (or part of it depending on where you stood) disappeared. You might not have known about the solar eclipse if it weren’t for the news. And you learned that …

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 …

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