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May 21, 2020
COVID-19, Female Sex Hormones, and Immunity: What We Know (So Far)

Women are faring better with COVID-19 infections than men, and a few new studies are exploring whether this is related to female sex hormones. The results of these studies could have important implications for both...

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Apr 15, 2020
Differences Between Thyroid Issues And Menopause

Anyone who has tried to diagnose herself on the internet knows that many symptoms overlap. Search for hot flashes, palpitations (rapid, strong or irregular heartbeats), and weight gain, and you could just as easily diagnose...

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Mar 12, 2020
Are Menopausal Women More Susceptible to New Coronavirus (Covid-19)?

Are Menopausal Women More Susceptible to the New Coronavirus? “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” -...

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Mar 04, 2020
Telemedicine Leads to Better Patient Outcomes

Researchers have found that “telehealth is increasingly used in nearly every aspect of women’s health care,” from virtual patient consults to monitoring post-partum blood pressure using wi-fi devices and smartphone apps. Many aspects of the patient...

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Nov 08, 2019
Why Are Hormones "Ok" Now?

This was a very honest and straightforward question I was asked a couple of weeks ago. The simple answer is that menopausal hormone therapy was never unsafe. The preponderance of data reveals that menopausal hormone therapy...

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Nov 01, 2019
Estrogen: The Telomere Anti-aging Hero

What are the causes of aging and disease? The nitty gritty causes of aging are systemic inflammation, telomere shortening, mitochondrial impairment, and an accelerated epigenetic clock. Today we’re going to talk about telomeres. Telomeres are...

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Oct 25, 2019
The Estrogen Window - What Is It, and Why Should You Care?

If you’ve ever looked into hormone replacement therapy, you may have come across something called “the critical window hypothesis”, or “the opportunity window for estrogen”. The Estrogen Window, as we like to call it, is...

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Oct 18, 2019
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Menopause

We know that talking about menopause (or even recognizing its symptoms) is not easy, so we've  compiled a list of helpful questions to ask and recommend that you  print this list and bring with you...

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Oct 08, 2019
Why Estradiol?

One of the most frequent questions we have received is why we the only type of estrogen we recommend is estradiol even though there are 3 forms of estrogen - estrone (E1), estradiol (E2) and...

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Sep 27, 2019
The Benefits of Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy

NAMS (the North American Menopause Society) is an organization of physicians, researchers and experts whose mission is “to promote women’s health at midlife and beyond.” To this end, they periodically create a“position statement” summarizing the...

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