8
Jul

NAMS Publishes New Position Statement on Hormone Therapy

Before the year 2000, estrogen was the #1 prescribed medication in the United States. It was used by over 40% of all women in perimenopause and menopause, seemed safe, and doctors freely prescribed HT because it definitely improved the menopause symptoms it was intended to treat and seemed safe.   Then in 2002 came the Women’s …

6
Jul

When Men Have ‘Volcanic’ Hot Flashes

Hot flashes only occur in women, right?   Not exactly. Up to 75% of men who are treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer have hot flashes. It’s not something most people think about. But it is a common side effect in a very common cancer in men.   If more men did have the …

19
Dec

A Candid Chat on The Latest on Menopause and Sexual Health

I recently had the pleasure of being invited back to The Autoimmune Hour. Host Sharon Saylor explored with me the latest information on menopause, and a deep dive into the issues of vaginal dryness and intimacy that affects so many women in and around menopause. In this episode, we also had a candid discussion about …

1
Oct

Who Needs Hormone Replacement Therapy? The Answer May Surprise You.

Who needs hormone therapy? As a menopause expert, that’s a question I get all the time. It’s why I wrote my best selling books The Estrogen Window and its updated paperback The Estrogen Fix. So when USNew called to interview me for an article I was delighted. It’s information that every woman needs to know …