How Rosie O’Donnell Saved my Mom’s Life

fda_heart-healthMy mom recently called with the news that she had gone to the hospital in the middle of the night. She had had chest pain and thought she was having a heart attack. By the next morning, she felt better and anticipated going home. At the end of my work day, she called and said they still hadn’t let her leave. It turns out they decided they should do an angiogram (cardiac catheterization) because my mom does have several risk factors for a heart problem, including age over 55yo, high blood pressure and diabetes.

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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