Tag Archives for " women’s hormones "

More preventative ways to lower your risk of breast cancer

Common ​Lifestyle Factors To Help Prevent CancerFollowing my last article on cancer preventative measures I thought I’d give you more suggestions on how to reduce and possibly even erase your risk for breast cancer.  ​Many of these recommendations you’ve probably heard before, but they bear repeating because they are so important in maintaining not only healthy […]

Learn More

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT): Long term risks & How to avoid them

Common Signs of Menopause: Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, Anxiety… In the next few posts I will discuss the possible side effects and the long –term risks of HRT—Hormone Replacement Therapy.(If you are unsure about your condition you can take this self-quiz to verify if you are experiencing menopause.) HRT has been a confusing and sensitive issue for […]

Learn More

Preventative therapies to lower your risk of breast cancer.

Cancer promoting factors you can control Breast Cancer Prevention   While breast cancer can affect any woman, the risk of developing it is significantly higher if you have one or more risk factors that are out of your control, such as being genetically predisposed or having dense breast tissue.  But there are plenty of contributing factors you can […]

Learn More

Menopause: Hormone strategy and natural alternatives to managing hot flashes

Natural Menopause Treatments: Your AnswerDear Friend, Today, I’m going to continue the menopause discussion from two additional angles.  First, we’ll look at mind/body therapies that are powerfully effective at relieving menopause symptoms. Then I’ll give you an up-to-date look at potent new phytoestrogens and the improvements in bioidentical hormone replacement.  I’ll start by sharing a dramatic […]

Learn More

The Many Non-Reproductive Roles of the Uterus and Ovaries

How to make sure your ovaries and uterus are performing at peak health.In another article I wrote about how to restore hormonal balance after a hysterectomy. In the process of researching and writing, I realized that most women probably have no idea about the incredibly crucial roles that their uterus and ovaries play in their […]

Learn More

Restore Balance & Health After a Hysterectomy

Harmful effects of hysterectomyAs I was reading through one of my recent medical journals, one article in particular really caught my eye.  According to the medical researcher, women who underwent a hysterectomy are fraught with concerns about the harmful effects of this procedure.  While these findings are not “news” to me, I was impressed that the journal […]

Learn More

What it means when your mammogram shows breast calcifications

Q and A: Should Breast Calcifications Be Biopsied?Dear Dr. Susan, In my latest routine mammogram, they found calcifications. The doctor said I should get another mammogram in six months, but I am wondering if I should have a biopsy sooner than that. What do you think? —Maria Dear Maria, As my longtime readers know, I’m generally not a […]

Learn More
>