3
Oct

Breast Cancer Prevention – 5 Essential Tips

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Women are marching around the country to bring awareness and to raise money for breast cancer prevention. It’s no wonder. Breast cancer is scary and with good reason. It can be a lethal disease, the treatment can change a woman’s body, and screening is uncomfortable.   But there is …

29
Sep

Hereditary Breast Cancer: What You Need To Know

This month is very a big one in women’s health.   First of all, it is National Menopause Awareness Month. The second is that it is National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week. So, I thought it would be good to discuss a topic that gets too little attention – the inherited potential risk …

19
Sep

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You? New Book, The Estrogen Fix,Explains

In 2002 a study was published that changed my life and my career. The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study was published to prove the benefits of estrogen. But the headlines were very different when that study was published …   “Medical community shocked!” “Estrogen increases risk of breast cancer!” “Women are angry and feel duped …

15
Aug

It’s About Time…For an Estrogen Fix

Are you confused about hormones? Are they right for you? When do you start them? Stop them? Which one? How much? What kind? Are bioidentical hormones safer?   If any of that sounds like you, you’re not alone!   Not many medications affect so many people and are so misunderstood. We need an Estrogen Fix. …

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 …

1
Jul

When Does Early Menopause Happen? It May Be Sooner Than You Think!

When do you think menopause happens? One common myth that I hear all the time is that menopause happens when you’re older. If you think that menopause happens when you’re older you may may be surprised that the mean age of menopause is 51 years, and the range is 46 to 55. But five to …

12
Dec

Time to Throw Out the Black Box – Vaginal estrogen is safe for most women

The secret is out of the box – half of all menopausal women suffer from vaginal dryness or painful sex. And when women want to use a local estrogen on their private parts to ease the pain and heal the tissue, nothing could be safer. Yet the Federal Government requires the same “black box” warning …

20
Oct

The Breast Archives

Remember the first time you really thought about your breasts?  Remember your emotions? According to filmmaker Meagan Murphy, the majority of women aren’t happy with their breasts. Her documentary film, The Breast Archives, honestly and openly explores this topic–women’s complex relationships with their breasts. In this interview Meagan offered me some background insights into the …

14
Apr

The Estrogen Window on Coffee With America – Dr. Mache Interview

Here’s my interview on Coffee with America. The Estrogen Window is now the #1 national best seller on menopause. Discover why knowing about estrogen is so important for you! Want to know where your symptoms rank? Take the menopause quiz and get your personal score.  

20
Apr

Angelina Jolie, Menopause, Estrogen and Breast Cancer

In this post, I would like to share my thoughts on some important points related to Angelina Jolie, estrogen and breast cancer that are impactful yet have been largely overlooked by most of the coverage. As you likely know, about two years ago Angelina Jolie, who has the BReast CAncer  (BRCA1) gene and a strong …

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