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Jan

5 Menopause Lessons Learned From The New England Patriots

Even if you’re not a football fan, there is a good chance you have heard that the New England Patriots win a lot of their games and their quarterback, Tom Brady, is very, very good.   On January 20, 2019, the Patriots won their third in a row trip to the Super Bowl, the Holy …

18
Jan

How Do I Know It’s Menopause

Are you wondering, “Am I in menopause?”   Are you asking yourself, “Why is my body acting so strange? Doesn’t even seem like me!”   The truth is, many women who are entering menopause don’t have any idea it’s menopause that is happening to them.   That’s especially true for about 5 to 10 percent …

2
Oct

Mammogram Song by Dr. Mache October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And to emphasize how important it is to get a mammogram, I’ve written this song called Get A Mammogram. I’ve turned the song into a music video. I hope you enjoy it, share it, and most importantly, get a mammogram. The key to cure is early detection.   Words …

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 …

22
Jul

Is Perimenopause Sneaking Up On You?

Is perimenopause sneaking up on you? Perimenopause causes infertility and for many women, the first sign of perimenopause is difficulty getting pregnant. But for others, symptoms start happening that at first are hard to explain.   Its not uncommon for women to find themselves going from one specialist to another trying to get an answer …

10
Jul

Yoga and Menopause and Aging Chinese Farmers

We all know the proverb, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”   But elderly farmers in a remote section of China are doing their part to change this old-age adage to, “Yoga each day keeps the doctor away.”   A recent story covered in the NY Times (Sui-Lee Wee and Elsie Chen, June …

5
Jul

5 Essentials To Remain Independent

I hope you had a wonderful July 4th! What did Independence Day mean to you? Our country’s independence began on July 2nd, 1776 when the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from England. On July 4th, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the document drafted by Thomas Jefferson as the Declaration of Independence. Since …

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