Category - Estrogens

31
Oct

The Latest Scoop on Estrogen and Diabetes

Confused about the risks and benefits of estrogen?  Join the club. Many women are suffering from menopausal symptoms and are worried about the safety of estrogen yet do not realize that timing is key. My new book called The Estrogen Window will give you new insight into the estrogen story and the facts you need …

24
Oct

Estrogen Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

At a national meeting of the North American Menopause Society I did an interview with Dr. James Liu on the risks and benefits of using estrogen after a hysterectomy. It’s one of many interviews I did in preparation for writing my book, The Estrogen Window. If you’re thinking about taking estrogen after a hysterectomy, or …

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.  

13
Apr

The Estrogen Window Prevents Breast Cancer – WHI Got it Wrong

Estrogen is without a doubt the best treatment for the symptoms of menopause. For the first half of 2002, estrogen was the number 1 prescribed pill in the United States. But after the infamous 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study erroneously reported that women who take estrogen plus a synthetic progesterone called Provera have a …

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 …

16
Feb

Estrogen and Dementia – Dr. Mache Seibel interviewed on Radio MD

Are you worried your brain fog is early demntia, an overall term used to describe a decline in your brain health. This can include the loss of your mental ability to think, remember and/or learn. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60-80 percent of all cases. In fact, according to …

3
Feb

Early Menopause Caused by Plastics and Cosmetics?

A new study found that certain chemicals in plastic and some cosmetics are linked to earlier menopause, causing menopause to appear  2-4 years sooner than women who had lower levels of the substances. Because the study in the journal PLOS ONE only associated the chemicals from plastic and certain cosmetics with early menopause, it only …

30
Jan

Free Menopause eBook

People are always asking me what to expect as they enter into and go through menopause. They are trying to make sense of and come to peace with the symptoms they are struggling with. Of course there can be many symptoms, but some are clearly more common than others. For that reason, I’ve put together …

16
Dec

What Type of Menopause Experience Do YOU Want?

Many women think hot flashes, mood swings and weight gain are inevitable when they hit menopause. But with today’s available treatments, you can reduce – and even eliminate – menopause symptoms. Research has shown that you may even be able to protect yourself from breast cancer, heart disease and dementia. To maximize your protection and …

30
Oct

What You've Never Been Told About Menopause

About 6000 women enter menopause every day and millions more are in the ten-year window around menopause called perimenopause. During my nearly 20 years at Harvard where I ran the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital, and more recently as Director of the Complicated Menopause Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical …

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