Jul 17 2013
Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness: A Preview
I received a complimentary copy of the book, Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness: The Riddle of Illness, by Dr. Steven F. Hotze, M.D., in the mail yesterday – one of the perks of my job. I told you I would be reviewing it, and I will. Once I...
Jul 15 2013
S.959: What is it and Why Should You Care?
If you are a faithful reader of my blogs – and if you’re not you should be – then you might remember a few posts I did last year on a certain brouhaha surrounding compounding pharmacies. One of the first posts I wrote (which you can find he...
Jul 10 2013
Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness
Just when I thought it was safe to move onto another topic, one of my favorite go-to physicians for women’s health issues published another book on the subject of hypothyroidism. Dr. Steven F. Hotze, MD, author of Hormones, Health, and Hap...
Jul 05 2013
Menopause: The Promised Land
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been transfixed the past week over the military coup d’état which took place in Egypt. I was equally impressed during 2009 and 2010, when the Iranian election results were protested by millions in the streets of ...
Jul 02 2013
Brisdelle Approved by FDA for Hot Flashes in Women
Back in March of this year, a medical report was published stating an FDA advisory panel had determined that antidepressants (namely a drug called gabapentin) and anti-anxiety medications were not an effective treatment for women suffering with...
Jun 28 2013
Mood Swings in Perimenopause: It’s Not About Control
I told you in my last post that I had a phone conversation recently with an old acquaintance. We talked at length about perimenopause, how it affects women, and many of the symptoms. During the course of the conversation, the symptom of mood sw...
Jun 27 2013
Perimenopause: The Problems are Obvious, but the Answers Aren’t
I had the good pleasure of connecting with an old acquaintance recently, someone I’ve known for close to 40 years. He is an entrepreneur who has a coaching business and website, among many other business ventures he’s been involved in for many ...
Jun 24 2013
Why I Think Diet and Exercise is Important in Menopause
I am always reluctant to discuss the topic of diet and exercise in menopause. Not because I don’t think it’s important. But because it’s spoken of so often as a remedy for pretty much everything which ails us, I think we tune it out. I’ll be...
Jun 21 2013
Men Cause Menopause and Are Bad for Your Health
This is a story I’ve been trying to ignore. I first ran across it a few days ago and could only scoff. It’s so absurd and ridiculous, I felt certain it would blow on by pretty quickly. But, alas, I ran across it again on the front page of the m...
Jun 19 2013
What Are Some Benefits of Estrogen Therapy?
I never anticipated at the end of 2012 that 2013 would become what I have now dubbed, “The Year of Estrogen.” I actually had other plans for my blogging topics in 2013. But, as Fox News anchor, Shepard Smith always says at the beginning of his ...