1
Feb

Cardiovascular Disease Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Adults

This press release from the AMA is one you should look at. It also has a terrific video in the USA link provided below. You’ve got two ears, two lungs, two kidneys….and one heart. That’s why I want to share this press release with you. USA Today (1/31, Molina) reports that “nearly half of U.S. …

10
Jan

What Causes a Woman to Enter Menopause?

Menopause happens to every woman. But why? And When? There are many reasons a women enters menopause. The most common is that her ovaries naturally stop working, which typically happens at a mean age of 51. Although the range is 45 to 55 years of age. But for up to ten percent of women, menopause …

10
Dec

The Hot Years Magazine: Free Christmas Holiday Issue

How do you get your health information?   It’s a fact: 75% of women given a list of menopause symptoms don’t realize those symptoms are associated with menopause.   In today’s ever changing health information world, the most important thing you can do to stay well is to be informed so you can make good …

27
Sep

Why Women Fear Menopause Symptoms

Do you fear menopause symptoms? If you do, you are not alone! Most women do.   But why?   After helping thousands of women as they transition from trying to have babies (or trying not to) into trying not to be sidelined by symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause, there seems to be one overarching …

14
Aug

The Estrogen Fix – Best Selling Book Podcast Book Summary

If you’re like most women and many doctors, understanding estrogen and hormone therapy is confusing. And even though we now know that estrogen is safe and beneficial for the vast majority of women, a lot of women are left afraid and avoiding estrogen because of all that has been written about it saying it may …

9
Aug

Estrogen Cream, Patches and Pellets: What You Need To Know

Are you currently using topical estrogen, or thinking of using a topical estrogen cream, patch or pellets? These forms of estrogen are becoming more commonly used and something I’m often asked about by my patients and by women whose doctors are less familiar with menopause treatments and who work with me from a distance at MenopauseCoaching.com. …

1
Aug

Natural And Surgical Menopause: How They Differ

Is menopause the same for natural and surgical menopause? In a word, “No.” These are two very different experiences. As I write in my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix:   Natural or spontaneous menopause: When a woman’s ovaries naturally stop making enough estrogen to produce a menstrual cycle.   Surgical menopause: When a woman’s …

16
Jul

Why Women Shouldn’t Wait To Have Kids

You want to start a family and you’re 30 something years old. No problem. Right? You’ve got years and years of childbearing ahead of you, so what’s the rush?   During the first part of my career as a leading fertility expert, I saw thousands of women who thought this or who were told this.  …

6
May

New BRCA Genetic Test for Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer: Risks and Benefits

Do you have a strong family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer? Are you thinking of doing a BRCA genetic test to find out if your genes put you at increased risk for those cancers? Would you visit your doctor or healthcare provider to get tested, or would you do as an increasing number …

30
Apr

Hot Flashes Increased by Summer Heat

It’s almost summer. For most, summer equals fun. But for the millions of women in perimenopause or already in menopause, the heat of summer means increased hot flashes.   Hot flashes are caused by a sudden release of heat accompanied by sweating. Blood vessels under the skin dilate suddenly to let off heat. That causes …

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