Salt is Bad, and so is the Salt Shaker

Eating too much salt can be bad for your health.   It increases the water stored in your body, which can raise your blood pressure. And the higher your blood pressure, the more strain there is on your heart, arteries, kidneys and brain. The American Heart Association recommends limiting salt to 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day, and if you have heart disease …


Your Belly Fat a Clue to Metabolic Syndrome

Are you struggling with midlife belly fat? Belly fat can mean much more more than how you look or your jeans or dress size. Your jelly belly may be a clue you’ve got metabolic syndrome. I’m discussing metabolic syndrome in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month. In the U.S., 114 million people either have diabetes or …


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 …


Silent Heart Attacks in Women

  Today, I want to talk to you about something I discuss with many of my menopausal patients 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 …


New Drug For Painful Sex

Tuesday February 26th the FDA approved a new drug for painful sex. It’s called Osphena and it is a selective estrogen receptor modulator or SERM. This medication is similar to other medications iof this type such as Tamoxifen and Raloxifene. SERMs activate some tissues that are sensitive to estrogen such as in this case, the …


Long Term Life Insurance – What You Need to Know

Long term life insurance is one of those things that many people wish they had purchased if and when they need it; but many of my patients really don’t understand what it is, why they need it or when to buy it. For that reason, I created a video that answers those question so you …


Heart Attacks in Women – What You Need To Know

I want to share this interview I did with Puja Mehta, a cardiologist at the Barbara Streisand Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Here she discusses heart attacks in women and what you need to know. Men and women have such different symptoms that many women don’t realize that symptoms like nausea or neck pain or indigestion could …


New Kronos KEEPS Study Finds Estrogen Safe for Menopause

Ten years ago the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study changed our view of how to treat low estrogen. The study of 161,880 postmenopausal women questioned the safety of estrogen. The study found that there was a higher risk of breast cancer, stroke, heart attack and blood clots among women who took estrogen compared to women …


Americans Don't Know What To Do In A Medical Emergency

Would you know what to do in a medical emergency? What about some type of disaster? If you’re like half of Americans recently surveyed by Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation and reported by Mary Elizabeth Dallas, you don’t have a first-aid kit (44% don’t) or emergency supplies in case of a catastrophe (48%). That …


Eating Fish is Good For The Menopause Brain

Fish not only travel in schools. Eating them helps keep your brain smart. Some of the earlier studies on the omega-3 fatty acids didn’t always find that fish oil was good for your brain because they depended on asking people to fill out questionnaires and people often forget what they ate (especially if they weren’t …

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