Testosterone Therapy Does Not Cause Heart Attacks

The media was again splattered with bad news about testosterone therapy this week. On Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, Finkle and colleagues published a study in the journalPlos One that exhibited an increased risk of heart attacks in testosterone users in the first … Continue reading

Got PMS? Did You Eat Your Cruciferous Veggies Today?

If you suffer from heavy, painful periods, bloating, and mood swings around your period, you may have a condition called estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance is more common than you would think, and it’s part of the reason that young women … Continue reading

50,000 Women Could Have Been Saved

The Benefits of Estrogen Therapy in Women Post-Hysterectomy  In 2002, a Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study in menopausal women ages 50-79 showed that combined estrogen/progestin therapy (Prempro) was linked to the increase of blood clots, breast cancer risk, heart disease … Continue reading

Antidepressant Gets FDA Approval for Hot Flashes

The FDA recently approved Brisdelle, the first non-hormonal medication for hot flashes associated with menopause. This may be exciting news for women wishing to avoid hormonal options for their hot flashes. But, before you take on a new medication, consider … Continue reading