FDA Wants to Take Away Your Bioidentical Hormones

FDA initiating new regulations to limit Compounding Pharmacies and Bio-Identical Hormones   Big Drug Companies want to limit your access to natural, Bio-Identical Hormones, so that the only options you have left are the drugs that only they make, i.e. the synthetic copies of your hormones that they can patent and sell for billions of […]

Deena's Story: Menopause and Memory

This is the story of my patient Deena. When she first came to see me she was 51 years old and was suffering from hot flashes, night sweats, sleeplessness, fatigue, irritability, memory loss, and weight gain. She felt like she was suddenly aging very rapidly. These symptoms are more than mere nuisances; they are indicators […]

Chemical in Cosmetics Causing Early Menopause

A group of chemicals known as Pthalates have been found to increase the risk of cancer, diabetes, obesity. and now new research from Washington University, Missouri, indicates they may also cause early Menopause. Pthalates are found in plastics, cosmetics (including make-up and hairspray), household products and food packaging. Women exposed to higher levels have been found to […]

Feeling Fantastic at Fifty-six: Lorna's Story

This is the story of my patient who I will call Lorna. When she came to see me she was 56 years old and had been experiencing menopause symptoms for 8 years. She was having 8-10 hot flashes every night. The hot sweats began soon after falling asleep and continued all night. Needless to say […]