Tag - hot flashes

18
Jun

7 Most Common Menopause Symptoms

Many women don’t realize they are having common menopause symptoms. They may see three or more doctors for their symptoms before they figure out that all of them are due to one reason – hormonal changes that occur naturally in every women. One of the reasons it’s so hard to realize the symptoms are due …

21
May

Menopause Sucks!

It seems the verdict is nearly unanimous – Menopause Sucks.   Menopause is such a weighted word that many women don’t even want to say it out loud. In fact, I discovered that one of my new patients developed a speech impediment when she entered menopause…   Me: What brings you here today? Her: I …

15
May

How to Escape Hot Flash Hell

Are hot flashes waking you up at night? Are they embarrassing you at work in front of coworkers? Do they cause you anxiety, distress or loss of focus? You are not alone! Hot flashes are the second most common symptom of menopause (after irregular bleeding). They are caused when your body wants to let off …

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 …

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 …

15
Apr

Eat Your Way out of Hot Flashes – Soy and Flaxseed – My Menopause – My Way

Okay!  Here are the two “foods” you can add to your diet that may affect hot flashes.  These are easily found and may be just the trick if you’re suffering with too much heat due to menopause or peri-menopause.  Remember that it’s important to mention these to your doctor or medical team – even something …

12
Apr

Hot Flashes in Peri-Menopause / Menopause: My Top 5 OTC Supplements

In my previous blog post, Hot flashes: 5 Tips for Considering OTC Supplements, I provided you with tips for taking OTC supplements to improve your hot flashes. Now, I would like to discuss which supplements to take, the appropriate dosage, and the products in which you can find the supplement. Later this week I’ll talk …

10
Apr

Your Questions Answered: Estrogen

Why is estrogen given to women during menopause? How safe is estrogen? Does estrogen lower the risks of strokes and heart attacks? What are the over the counter alternatives to estrogen for hot flashes? Does the ‘kronos early intervention study’ change medical opinion concerning estrogen? Get all of your estrogen questions answered in my video. …

1
Apr

Hot Flashes: 5 Tips for Considering OTC Supplements

If hot flashes are making your life unbearable, OTC remedies may be a solution to consider. Over-the-counter supplements can provide non-estrogen relief for women experiencing premenopausal hot flashes but, like anything worthwhile, it takes some patience and commitment. That’s not something people want to hear especially today when we’ve been conditioned to expect things quickly.  …

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