Dr. Mache Blog

15
Jun

Vaginal Estrogen to Treat Urinary Symptoms

Shortly after my mother turned 90, she moved from her condominium into an assisted living facility. In the months after that move, she suddenly started having problems. She got disoriented and confused. She wasn’t acting like herself. Just before she moved, she had prepared a meal for a dozen people and was discussing the entire …

9
Jun

The Menopause Transition and Work: A Roundtable

Based on my work in menopause in the workplace, and recent book written with my wife Sharon called Working Through Menopause: The Impact on Women, Businesses and the Bottom Line,  I’ve been asked to join a very dynamic group of speakers for a roundtable on The Menopause Transition and Work. If this is a topic …

27
May

Remember the Fallen: A Music Video Memorial Day Tribute

Memorial Day is much more than the holiday that finally kicks off summer. It’s a reminder to honor those who have died in service to their country. It is America’s most solemn holiday. I wrote the music for this Memorial Day tribute several years ago and turned it into a musical video tribute to the …

1
May

New Hot Flash Medication for Menopause Symptom

One of the most bothersome menopause symptoms is hot flashes. Hormone therapy is by far the best treatment for hot flashes. But due to concerns about safety, many women and their doctors are reluctant to prescribe hormone therapy even though new studies clearly show estrogen is both safe and effective for the majority of women …

21
Feb

Change Your Diet, Lower Your Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are one of the most bothersome menopause symptoms.   Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could lower the hot flashes by just changing what you eat?   That’s what a new study in the journal Menopause evaluated — the difference that food makes on lowering hot flashes.   The study included 84 postmenopausal …

16
Feb

Overweight? It’s Not Your Fault!

If you are overweight, it is not your fault.    And if you are carrying too much weight, you are not alone — it is one of  our nation’s biggest health issues.    According to World Population Review, over one in three adults in the United States is obese. Two out of three US adults …

7
Jan

One Simple Food Swap to Weight Loss

The holiday season is tough if you’re trying to lose weight. Most people will gain a few pounds with just a nibble here and bite or two over there. And losing weight isn’t easy, even in when the holidays are far behind us. But a recent study in the Lancet came up with one simple …