Dr. Mache Blog

12
Aug

Tired of Talking about Vaccinations? Read On.

With all the talk about vaccinations to stop the current pandemic, a lot of people are forgetting that there are some very important other vaccines… and they are the ones that help keep them well for a number of serious illnesses.   The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in the United States and the National …

5
Aug

Menopause Timing: It’s All In Your Genes

You know it’s coming; the “M” word!  Yup, menopause happens to everyone who lives long enough. But when??? How long will my periods last? How long can I wait to have my kids before it’s too late? Aren’t I too young for menopause? Although most women enter menopause between the ages of 45-55, up to …

30
Jul

Time to Dust Off Your Dancing Shoes

When Rudolf Nureyev said, “You Live As Long As You Dance,” he didn’t know how prophetic he was.    A new study published online (July 28, 2021) in Menopause, the Journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), suggests that dancing improves cholesterol levels, physical fitness, and self-esteem in postmenopausal women.   A total of …

20
Jul

Music Monday: Unicazoonica Unicorn

Several years ago I was asked to write the music for a children’s animation about a unicorn. It was a fun, lively story about the magical animal and this song was the theme song for it. I called it Unicazoonica Unicorn. It features Ben Schwendener on piano, Bridget Kearney on bass, Mike Calabrese on drums …

16
Jul

Lipid and Cholesterol Levels in Women – What You Should Know

Most women worry about breast cancer. Many don’t realize that they are ten times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer. I talk about this in great detail in my best selling book The Estrogen Fix. Here is some of what I talk about in the book. Lipids and Cholesterol and Your …

8
Jul

Protecting Your Bone Health in Menopause – Sometimes More Isn’t Better

Why should you test your bone health? If you’re a healthy 50 years old woman, your risk of dying from a complication of osteoporosis or thinning of the bones is just as great as your risk of dying from breast cancer. That’s why if you are a 50 year old woman, or even younger if …