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Hormone Replacement Therapy

Menopausal Baggage

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.16.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Reaching out is IN. Suffering in silence is OUT!

Menopause and Estrogen: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) 10 Years Later

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's been 10 years since one of the most significant papers in women's health was published -- a study on the risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women.

Bone Density May Predict Cognitive Decline

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

If a woman has low bone density, the new study results suggest that discussing estrogen treatment with their physician may be a useful option, especially if she is relatively early in the postmenopausal stage.

WATCH: Hormone Therapy After A Hysterectomy, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I met with health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman to discuss hormone replacement therapy after a hysterectomy. Is it really necessary? Check out more u...

Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I was young, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm and singing voices. When I entered perimenopause, I started to envy them for a different reason.

Menopause? There's A 'Map' For That

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Hot flashes, uncomfortable dryness, insomnia -- we all know the myriad symptoms associated with menopause. But a surprising number of women aren’t ...

Take the 'Bite' Out of HRT

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.10.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Menopause is the great equalizer. It doesn't care which political party you identify with, what your religious background is or whether you're a member of the 1 or 99 percent.

HRT and Breast Cancer: A Brief Primer

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The recent Pfizer jury award is sure to scare many women. Whether or not to take estrogen and or progesterone is a very personal decision that needs to be individualized.

HRT Questioned Again -- Really?

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

Once again we are returning to the question of whether menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases breast cancer risk.

Budgeting Your Energy in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When women enter menopause, several of their symptoms can work together to create a menopause monster. Weight gain and insomnia can partner with depression to make a tornado of negative thoughts and feelings that seems impossible to diffuse.

Age of Gregarious

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.29.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Now, I'm not saying you should go out and buy some coveralls and start braiding your hair again with a soggy stuffed animal in hand, but if you're going to focus on any one resolution, resolve to value yourself, not a number.

Hormone Replacement Therapies Are Hot Again

The Huffington Post | Laura Paull | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

They're back: Estrogen supplements and hormone replacement therapies that women rejected en masse a decade ago when a major study reported significant...

A Menopause Carol

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

If, as the saying goes, this is the most wonderful time of the year, why are you feeling like Scrooge? Don't let your menopause chain you down!

Menopause Holiday Survival Guide

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Holidays are not about stress -- they are about being thankful and happy. Remember to breathe and repeat your mantra, and you might just hypnotize yourself to sleep.

Can Hormones Keep You Young?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

I've been prescribing bioidentical hormones for years and can tell you miracles on both sides of the fence. For many of my patients, taking hormones is the answer to their prayers.

What Science Stories Can You Really Believe?

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

Be careful when you read headlines about new miracle cures and the wondrous effects of supplements. Study results can be manipulated readily, even when people are trying to do very honest, scientific work.

A Brief History of Hormone-Replacement Follies

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Hormone replacement therapy at menopause is not good for all, nor bad for all. It clearly can confer benefit, but it depends how it is done, and for whom.

Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer: More Bad News

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Yarberry Allen

The Million Women Study is a British observational study that began in May 1996 and ended in December 2001.

A Screening 3 Times Better Than Mammograms?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

If you are at high risk for breast cancer due to high breast density, you need to do more than have a mammogram to accomplish early breast cancer detection.

Clearing Up The Facts About Hormone Replacement

Ricki Pollycove, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ricki Pollycove, M.D.

With a steady stream of intelligent, clear, organized and useful evidence-based good information, a sense of a working knowledge of their basic biology and body science, women can understand their options.

Why Hormone Therapy Could Save Your Life, Not Threaten It

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

If you're among the one in four women with menopausal symptoms, talk to your doc. Good bet the new hormones (plus aspirin) will bring you relief and you'll net hormone therapy's other benefits.

Hot Flash Help Is on the Way...

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

Heidi Houston, the executive producer of the movie, "Hot Flash Havoc" wants you (yes, all of you) to understand menopause.

Can Supplements Ease Menopause Symptoms?

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

An HT alternative? Hot flashes, insomnia, mood swings, and the other symptoms of menopause can be unpleasant and difficult to manage. Hormone therap...

Menopause Survival Guide: 7 TIPS to Keep Your Sanity Intact

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

I went into menopause early. Although I believe that everything happens in life for our advancement, I'd really like to give the Almighty a piece of my mind for the challenges of the big "M."

New Study Confirms HRT Helps Ward Off Colon Cancer On Yahoo! Health

health.yahoo.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) cuts a woman's risk of developing colon cancer, new research confirms....