18
Sep

11 Health Optimizers to Fine Tune Your Body: Part I

Many people know the things they need to do to keep healthy, but they just don’t do them. Remember, it is only by preparing and actively taking control of your health that you can stay well; believe me, it’s better to stay well than to get well. Today I want to share with you part …

9
Jul

4-Part Webinar Series – Menopause: Changes During the Change

I’m thrilled to tell you about my four-part webinar “Optimizing Menopause” webinar series.  You can still sign up on my website at: https://www.drmache.com/store/optimizing-menopause-a-four-webinar-series/ The introductory webinar to this series was so well received that it was full within 12 minutes. (The good news is I’ve found another platform so that won’t happen again!) What will I …

24
Jun

Testing For Genetic Causes of Cancer – Should You Be Tested?

At this year’s Annual Meeting of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology I interviewed Dr. Noah Kauff, Director of Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, to discuss who should receive genetic cancer screening for My Menopause Magazine. I know you will find this information helpful. Dr. Mache Seibel: Which women …

29
May

Part I: Twelve Essential Tests for Menopausal Women

So many things are changing during perimenopause and perimenopause that it can be difficult to know what is normal and what is not. Every day can be a new experience – not necessarily a bad one. That is why it is so important to keep a close eye on your health. With so many years …

21
May

Do you have a BRCA gene mutation? P.S. The risk is not just breast and ovarian cancer!

Hi Folks, Today, I want to cover something that is very important to me. This week, BRCA gene mutation has been a hot topic in the news. As most of you know, Angelina Jolie made the difficult decision to get a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer. Jolie did a great …

16
Mar

Hypnosis To Lower Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are never easy to treat, especially if you decide not to take estrogen and progesterone. And two recent possiblities for non-estrogen prescriptions failed to get FDA approval. Now a new study suggests that maybe all you need to do to lower hot flashes is just get hypnotized. A study in the March 2013 …

14
Mar

Breast Cancer and Risk of Radiation on Your Heart

A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine that came out today showed that women who receive radiotherapy for breast cancer have a higher risk of ischemic heart disease. The authors studied 2168 women who had radiotherapy for breast cancer between 1958 and 2001 in Sweden and Denmark. Within 5 years of receiving …

7
Nov

Sharon Osborne Has Double Mastectomy Due To BRCA Gene Mutation

Sharon Osborn, judge on America’s Got Talent, recently had a bilateral mastectomy due to her having a gene known to increase breast cancer  – the BReast CAncer or BRCA gene. The gene is also associated with an increase in ovarian and colon cancer. Many people don’t realize that the BRCA gene is also associated with …

31
Oct

5 Tips For a Better Mammogram

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends women get a mammogram each year after age 40. Here are 5 tips the ACS recommends to make your experience better. 1. LOCATION: Find a center that specializes in mammograms and certified by the US Food and Drug Administration. You can ask to see that certificate when you register …

30
Oct

Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

The breast cancer risk assessment tool, also called the Gail Model, is intended for doctors and not the general public, but you should definitely know about to talk with your doctor. It estimates a woman’s risk of developing invasive breast cancer.   Invasive breast cancer is cancer that has spread from where it started in …

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