Good news about Calcium and Vitamin D

Based on a recent study published in the Journal of Women’s health, it would appear that taking Vitamin D and Calcium does reduce the incidence of vertebral and hip fractures in post menopausal women. Dr. JoAnn Manson, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts states in Medscape: […] Read More

Conditions to Look out for after Menopause:

Osteoporosis: Bone metabolism is a complex topic with many components. Estrogen helps to prevent bone breakdown and promotes bone formation. As a result, decreased estrogen levels can cause reduced bone mass leading to bone fragility and increased risk for fracture. Other factors which increase a woman’s risk for osteoporosis during menopause, include; family history of […] Read More


Home Treatments Feeling a loss of control? Menopause stress bringing you down? Never fear! There are plenty of home treatments and cautions that can return your sense of normalcy. Using these clever tricks, you’ll be able to take your life back. Hot flashes may occur in the most unexpected time, so it is important to […] Read More


Trick or Treat: Management for menopause Menopause is unavoidable, but you can find solace in the fact that it is treatable. Hormonal replacement therapy is also known as HRT. Combined estrogen and progestin are given if the woman still has a uterus. Progestin is given to prevent hyperplasia and the proliferation of the uterine lining […] Read More

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer Menopause can be managed effectively with a positive outlook, but it is also wise to understand the realistic possibilities of diseases and conditions associated with this time period. The likelihood of several cancers increases during menopause. In terms of developing breast cancer, it is important to know first that […] Read More


FIVE MENOPAUSE MYTHS Many myths regarding menopause circle through families as old wives tales or congest internet content with their foreboding warnings. The truth is, menopause can affect a range of women and to varying degrees with respect to their symptoms. The following are some myths that deserve attention. EVERYONE GETS DEPRESSED: Did you ever […] Read More

Hot News Flash! Hormone basics you should know.

THE ROLE OF WOMEN’S HORMONES: Welcome to HORMONES 101. This is an introductory discussion of women’s hormones and how their changing levels can signal the onset of menopause. Let’s begin. There are three major hormones involved in the normal menstrual cycle: estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Yes, women have testosterone. Each of these hormones has a […] Read More