This occurs when the ovaries aren’t working properly and so few, or no, hormones are being produced by the body, but women could benefit from taking bioidentical hormones.
Prevention is the best option, so tackling oestrogen dominance is the first step because fibroids are produced by excess oestrogen and their growth is stimulated by it.
A study undertaken at Stanford University in California found that women who take HRT for more than five years double their risk of suffering breast cancer for every 12 months they spend taking it.
At menopause bone density can drop rapidly. We take a look at these two conditions associated with bone loss, how they differ and what you can do to guard against them.
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I will be passing on information each week that will be helpful. The first piece comes from a noted researcher into natural progesterone, Dr David Zava who has written an informed response to criticism from doctors that natural progesterone has the same effects as the synthetic progestins [...]
Paroxetine may be given under the trade names of Seroxat or Paxil and if taken at the same time as Tamoxifen has an increased risk of death according to a study published on the British Medical Journal website.
Hot flashes are the most common complaint for women going through menopause. Find out what’s behind them and why they occur.
With osteoporosis your bones become fragile and brittle and so are easily broken. As more severe bone loss occurs, then even minor accidents can result in fractures, most frequently in the spine, wrist, hip and pelvis.