Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

3 factors that dramatically increase women’s blood clot risk

There are blood clot risks that both men and women face that can change everything in an instant. But every woman should be aware of the intersection of three factors that, for them, can ramp that danger anywhere from double to eight times the risk.

Dr. Elizabeth Klodas MD, FACC

Women and heart disease: The menopause years

I remember when I experienced my first night sweat. I knew it signalled menopause, but also knew there wasn’t much to do about it. After all, hormone therapy was dangerous. But did a flawed study scare women away from a therapy that could lessen thier heart disease risk?

Margaret Cantwell

The hormone imbalance that sets you up for Alzheimer’s

Hormone treatment therapies of the past have many of us too scared to consider HRT. But there is an urgent reason why you should consider your options… That menopause ‘brain fog’ may not end with the last hot flash. In fact, it could be the reason two-thirds of Alzheimer’s victims are women…

Dr. Michael Cutler

7 reasons to consider bio-identical hormone replacement therapy

Some studies indicate that women who take synthetic, chemically modified prescription hormones for extended periods of time have an increased incidence of breast cancer, heart attack and stroke, and pulmonary embolism. So lets’ talk about bio-identical therapy…

Joyce Hollman

If your heartburn is worse, estrogen could be to blame

If you’re a post-menopausal woman, you may be taking hormones to help slow bone loss and prevent osteoporosis. HRT carries some risks. But one hormone in particular could put you at risk for another condition that has nothing to do with your bones…

Dr. Michael Cutler

HRT myths and breakthroughs for women

Last week, I wrote about ways for men to enhance testosterone levels. Now let’s focus on testosterone and oxytocin hormone replacement for women. But first, let’s review the most common symptoms women can experience as a result of low testosterone…