12
May

Relief for Menopause Mood Swings

Q: I’ve just started perimenopause, and my mood swings are driving me crazy! I’m happy as a lark one minute…mad at the world the next…and then so sad that I’m weeping over cat-food commercials. How can I stay on a more even keel? A: Mood swings are one of the top complaints from women who …

14
Nov

8 Travel Tips to Help Your Menopausal Journey

I asked my friend Ellen Dolgen to contribute a post for my blog.  She’s a great writer and here are her thoughts and wisdom. Enjoy! I’m in the menopause business. No, this was not my major in college. This is my encore career – menopause education is my mission Spurred by my own experience struggling …

26
Feb

Stem Cells Repair Heart Disease – Dr. Mache Interviews Dr. Doris Taylor

Every year about 715,000 Americans have heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and for the first time, more women are dying of heart disease than men.   Having a heart attack can have a very major affect on your life …

7
Feb

Does High Cholesterol Cause Breast Cancer?

You know that estrogen plays a role in some breast cancers. You may also know that the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone originally are created in the ovary, testis and adrenal gland by metabolizing cholesterol. You may not know that an intermediate of cholesterol metabolism occurs in a type of blood cell called macrophages. It’s …

26
Jan

Sleep Does Knit The Raveled Sleeve of Care

If you live to be 90 you will have slept about 30 years of it. Was it a waste of time? Why would we evolve this way if it were totally unproductive?   But fear not. You are not squandering 1/3 of your life. Au contraire.   According to new evidence, sleep is actually ensuring …

9
Jan

7 Tips to Control Stress Incontinence

If you’ve ever worried you wouldn’t find a bathroom in time or worried about wetting your pants each time you sneeze, read on to understand the problem and find tips on what to do. Shhhhh. Most women don’t want to talk about it. In fact most wait 5-7 years to discuss it with their doctor. …

9
Dec

Silent Heart Attacks in Women

Today, I want to talk to you about something I discuss with my menopausal patients routinely and that you may not be aware of. As a woman, you are more at risk of dying of a heart attack than your male counterpart. Can you imagine? Most people think that heart disease is the picture of the guy …

2
Dec

Estrogen and its Effects on Breast Cancer

I recently returned from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine where I had the opportunity to interview Richard Santen, one of the leading authorities on estrogen and breast cancer. Today I’d like to share with you information on estrogen’s impact on breast cancer. When asked to talk about whether or not …

25
Nov

Estrogen Improves Memory and Cognition in Perimenopause and Menopause

At a recent meeting of North American Menopause Society I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Pauline Maki, a professor of Psychiatry/Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She talked to me about how women can improve their memory and cognition in perimenopause and menopause with the use of estrogen. Dr. Maki discussed how …

15
Nov

New Female Condom Offers Safe, Pleaurable Sex in Perimenopause – Mache Seibel, MD and Condax Featured in Wired Magazine

  THIS IS THE COVER   WIRED MAGAZINE COVER ARTICLE TITLE “Bill Gates and President Bill Clinton on the NSA, Safe Sex, and American Exceptionalism” BY STEVEN LEVY 11.12.13 6:30 AM   and this is OUR TEAM’S RESEARCH IN THE SAME ISSUE PLEASURABLE PROTECTOR Condax’s Air-Infused Female Condom BY MARK YARM In the developing world, it’s …

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