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

In The News…

In Today’s News: Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are taking a break. Douglas has been battling a form of throat cancer that has been linked to HPV, and the press has been focusing in on the couple’s troubles. What they … 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

Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance is a hormone imbalance that affects younger and older women, alike. Young girls are entering puberty as young as age seven, young women in their twenties are experiencing perimenopause, women in their 30s and 40s are reaching menopause … Continue reading