April 18, 2018

Once you and your doctor decide that hormone replacement therapy is indicated for you, the mode of delivery has to be decided.

The options are oral (a pill by mouth), transdermal (medicine delivered by patch or via a cream or lotion) or vaginal estrogen (in the form of...

April 17, 2018

ANYTHING NATURAL THAT I CAN USE FOR HOT FLASHES?

Relizen is a flower pollen that can be used for hot flashes. It is over the counter and ordered on line. Take two tablets daily by mouth on an empty stomach. Many women find this to be useful. It has no hormonal effects.

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March 24, 2018

If a condom breaks or if you have unprotected sex, you should take the morning after pill to decrease the chance of getting pregnant. It should not be used as a method of birth control. It is used as emergency contraception. 

Plan B one step is a progesterone only...

March 20, 2018

Bioidentical hormones are those hormones that your ovary used to make before you went through menopause. 

There are FDA approved bioidentical hormones such as 17B estradiol and progesterone.  Then there are compounded bioidentical hormones which are done by special phar...

March 19, 2018

1- WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF THE BIRTH CONTROL PILL?

Birth control pills are commonly used in women from the teenage years through perimenopause and are usually very safe and well tolerated. There is no medication that is completely without side effects, and the pill is no...

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