Why Should We Care About Menopause? Part 2

Women's Health |

It’s going to be difficult for an 80-year-old woman to defy her age for one-third of her life, regardless of genetics and plastic surgery. It should not be an impossible goal to have 80-year-old women take pride in their appearance, enjoy their favorite hobbies that may include dancing, swimming, hiking, etc., and continue to expand their minds. (more…)

Why Should We Care About Menopause? Part 1

Women's Health |

Too often, women have symptoms associated with menopause but don’t know what causes them and what may make them better. I find it maddening when women go to their healthcare providers and describe their symptoms only to be given a prescription for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) without a thorough explanation of risks, benefits and alternatives. (more…)