15
Dec

Exercise During the Holidays to Lift Depression

The holidays are a time of joy and happiness. But sometimes this time of year can leave you feeling a bit low. You want to do something about it, but what? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 1 in 9 Americans over age 12 take an antidepressant and 60% will be …

22
Aug

Just Revealed…Why Women Are at Greater Risk For Depression and Dementia

There are definitely gender differences when it comes to psychiatric issues and substance abuse. Males are more at risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, Tourette syndrome, oppositional defiant disorder and possibly schizophrenia. Because these often show up early in life, it’s thought they are caused or influenced by androgens and something that happens prenatally.   On …

23
May

Get the Facts on FRAX

Fact: More than half of all bone fractures are in people with osteopenia rather than osteoporosis. May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month and the perfect time to bone up on your potential fracture risk.   If you haven’t heard of FRAX, it stands for Fracture Risk Assessment Tool. It was developed by the …

24
Apr

Painful Sex, Vaginal Dryness Common In Menopause, Rarely Treated – Estrogen Helps

For women in menopause, narrowing and thinning of the vaginal tissues and vaginal dryness, a condition called vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) is one of the most common symptoms.  Though it affects over half of women, only 7% are treated and many are unaware that effective treatments are available. Typical symptoms are vaginal dryness that can lead …

31
Mar

The Newest Estrogen is the Oldest One – Duavee

For millions of women, Premarin® was a household name. Before the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) was published in 2002, Premarin was one of the most widely used medications in the world. But after the WHI suggested that it caused an increase in breast cancer, blood clots, stroke and heart attacks, sales dropped and the medication …

31
Jan

FR*EE 30 Day Heart Tune Up Book Offer

I was with Dr. Steven Masley this past weekend, and I was so excited when he told me about the amazing free gift he has for you to help you tune up your heart. Dr. Steven Masley is a physician, nutritionist, trained-chef, and author of a brand new book called the 30-Day Heart Tune-UP: A …

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 …

29
Oct

Buying Fertility Insurance: Egg Freezing for Later Pregnancy

Hi everyone. I’ve been in Boston, Massachusetts, my own stopping grounds attending the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. There was some really interesting information from researchers around the world and I want to share it with you now. First of all, let me introduce you to S. L. Tan. Dr. Tan, …

8
Jul

Expert on Women’s Health Selected as the Recipient of the 2013 NAMS Media Award

For Immediate Release San Antonio, TX Dr. Mache Seibel, a well-known expert on women’s health and founder of My Menopause Magazine, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 NAMS Media Award on behalf of the North American Menopause Society. He will be awarded during a private awards ceremony on Thursday, October 10, 2013 …

25
Jun

What Causes Menopause? Hint: It Isn't Men.

A recent article in Science Daily suggested men are responsible for menopause. I think it is good press and poor science; the conclusions place a much heavier emphasis on statistics than on sound thinking. Menopause as we know it today has much more to do with the fact that women live longer now than ever …

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