Tag - estrogen

1
Oct

Who Needs Hormone Replacement Therapy? The Answer May Surprise You.

Who needs hormone therapy? As a menopause expert, that’s a question I get all the time. It’s why I wrote my best selling books The Estrogen Window and its updated paperback The Estrogen Fix. So when USNew called to interview me for an article I was delighted. It’s information that every woman needs to know …

6
Mar

Estrogen and Belly Fat – Discover estrogen’s role in Jelly belly

Do you think estrogen causes belly fat? Are you worried jelly belly in inevitable. Belly fat and menopause go hand in hand for many women – but it doesn’t have to be that way.   And the confusion about the impact of estrogen on weight adds to the reluctance that many women have about taking …

16
Jan

Hormones and Your Skin – Want to keep your skin looking young? Read on!

Everyone wants to keep their skin look beautiful. It’s the first thing people see when they look at you. So here are some “Top Tips” for glowing skin and graceful aging by my friend and colleague, Dr. Trevor Cates.(www.TheSpaDr.com) Did you know that signs of hormonal imbalances show up on your skin? One of the …

12
Dec

Time to Throw Out the Black Box – Vaginal estrogen is safe for most women

The secret is out of the box – half of all menopausal women suffer from vaginal dryness or painful sex. And when women want to use a local estrogen on their private parts to ease the pain and heal the tissue, nothing could be safer. Yet the Federal Government requires the same “black box” warning …

24
Oct

Estrogen Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

At a national meeting of the North American Menopause Society I did an interview with Dr. James Liu on the risks and benefits of using estrogen after a hysterectomy. It’s one of many interviews I did in preparation for writing my book, The Estrogen Window. If you’re thinking about taking estrogen after a hysterectomy, or …

16
Feb

Estrogen and Dementia – Dr. Mache Seibel interviewed on Radio MD

Are you worried your brain fog is early demntia, an overall term used to describe a decline in your brain health. This can include the loss of your mental ability to think, remember and/or learn. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60-80 percent of all cases. In fact, according to …

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 …

14
Nov

Bioidentical Estrogen: What is it and is it safe?

Today I want to talk to you about something you probably have heard a lot about, and that’s bioidentical estrogens. You may be wondering what bioidentical estrogens are, and you may be wondering if they are really safe. Are they safer than the regular ones you get in a drug store? What is it you …

10
Jul

Other Hormones (besides Estrogen) That Change With Menopause

Mention the word ovaries and most people think reproduction. But the ovaries are much more than two tip-of-your-thumb-sized oval egg containers. Of course reproduction is one of their primary functions. But the ovaries are also highly specialized endocrine glands – organs that produce hormones affecting nearly every organ in a woman’s body throughout her lifetime. …

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