One of the delights of my job is hearing from experts in the field of bioidentical hormones. Dame Dr Shirley is one of the most experienced practitioners worldwide and comments on a new report in The Times.
It can be a killer disease but you ‘can’t tell by looking’ as many people believe. Do you know if you are at risk?
There are a number of suggestions for helping bones to heal including bioidentical natural hormones, herbs and supplements, but this one from scientists at the University of Florida could be the strangest yet.
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.
A nice cup of tea can help with all kinds of things, but could it actually help you with the bone loss that has no visible symptoms?
Bone renewal and building requires both progesterone and oestrogen, but soy is not the only answer.
A link has been made between a diet high in animal protein and a loss in bone density in older women. so could changing your diet reduce your risk of osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis can be deadly, it is not known as the ’silent killer’ for nothing, and at menopause as hormone levels change the bone building benefits of progesterone can be lost. Heart disease is also a major health threat at menopause and they have more in common than you would think.
Most women naturally put on a few pounds at menopause, but new research says its highly important just where it lands or you could be increasing your risk for osteoporosis.
Antidepressants have previously been linked to an increased risk for miscarriage, stroke and reduced effectiveness of breast cancer drugs. A new report shows they can also affect your osteoporosis risk.