Tag - HRT

9
Aug

Estrogen Cream, Patches and Pellets: What You Need To Know

Are you currently using topical estrogen, or thinking of using a topical estrogen cream, patch or pellets? These forms of estrogen are becoming more commonly used and something I’m often asked about by my patients and by women whose doctors are less familiar with menopause treatments and who work with me from a distance at MenopauseCoaching.com. …

19
Sep

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You? New Book, The Estrogen Fix,Explains

In 2002 a study was published that changed my life and my career. The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study was published to prove the benefits of estrogen. But the headlines were very different when that study was published …   “Medical community shocked!” “Estrogen increases risk of breast cancer!” “Women are angry and feel duped …

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 …

6
Aug

A Brief Primer on Estrogen Therapy

Some women can’t live without it; others won’t come near it. Some love it; others hate it. But no matter how you fell about estrogen, it’s still the only government approved drug therapy in the United States and Canada for treating menopause-related symptoms. Before 2002 and the publishing of the Women’s Health Initiative study, a …

14
Jul

Estrogen Still Best Treatment for Hot Flashes

Ten years after the Women’s Health Initiative caused millions of women to throw away their estrogen, continued research shows estrogen is still the best way to stop hot flashes…and it’s not as unsafe as the original study suggested. Read more. Get FREE eBook on How to Take Estrogen.

14
Mar

Chinese Herbs Lower Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are never pleasant and HRT is not always an acceptable choice. So what other options are there when those sudden feelings of heat with sweating and rapid heartbeat happen to women in perimenopause and menopause. A group of researchers in China randomly assigned 72 women between the ages of 45 and 55 who …

5
Mar

Macular Degeneration and Menopause

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is not rare. According to the National Institutes of Health, it is the leading cause of vision loss for people over 60. The macula of the eye is the part that lets you see the central portion of what or who you are looking at. Imagine looking at someone and not …

16
Dec

Benefits of Flaxseed for Hot Flashes

Since HRT carries hormone side effects, I’m constantly looking for the best alternative treatment to use for low estrogen in menopause. This is particularly true for women with breast cancer. The results seem to always be mixed for alternative treatments and the benefits of flaxseed is no exception. Flaxseeds contain a plant estrogen or phytoestrogen. …