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

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

Study Reveals Hormone Therapy Reduces Cognitive Decline

In results published in the journal, Neurology, researchers uncovered significant evidence that hormone therapy treatments in early menopause reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 30 percent. Researchers of a population based in Cache County in Utah … Continue reading

Dr. Jen Featured on HealthTalk on FoxNews.com

The hormonal decline that occurs with menopause causes uncomfortable symptoms that lead many women to seek relief. Relief is rumored to exist with a steady soy diet or acupuncture, but hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is known as the most effective. … Continue reading