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

Does “Bioidentical Hormones” mean Natural?

The hormones estrogen and progesterone are important to the overall health of women. Hormones are chemicals that are released by your body’s cells, which enable messages to be delivered to different parts of the body. Bioidentical refers to the chemical structure of hormones. Hormones that your body produces and bioidentical hormones have the exact same […] Read More

Social Implications for Osteoporosis Related Fractures is dedicated to helping women educate themselves around important health issues. We would like to share this osteoporosis guide created specifically for women. We’ve put together this ebook to help women of all ages understand the various aspects of osteoporosis management, including preventative measures, diagnosis and treatment options. Osteoporosis can also affect men, but […] Read More

Latest Facts about Menopause:

From the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gyencologists: • Menopause is defined as the time when the ovaries cease functioning and menstrual periods stop, marking the end of the reproductive years. A woman is considered to have reached menopause when she has stopped having a monthly period for 12 consecutive months. The average age of […] Read More


Before you throw out your vitamins, wait until the data has been reviewed and reassessed. This article I found in the Washington Post provides a healthy perspective. Recent studies suggest supplements’ shortcomings: The past few weeks have brought disheartening news about dietary supplements. Early this week the Archives of Internal Medicine ( published research reporting […] Read More

How do we treat Osteoporosis?

Vitamin D, as well as calcium, is essential to preventing osteoporosis and may reduce other health risks such as diabetes and immune system disorders. While exposure to sunlight provides vitamin D, northerners are at risk of seasonal vitamin D deficiency because winter sunlight in northern latitudes does not contain enough ultraviolet B for vitamin D […] Read More

What you eat affects your bones.

How Certain Foods Affect Bone Growth “Got Milk” commercials might have helped you realize how important calcium is to bone health. Include foods rich in calcium in your daily diet. Milk, dairy products and yogurt are very good sources of calcium. Luckily, many juices (orange juice) are calcium fortified to help people who are lactose […] Read More