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A Positive View of Women’s Exercise, Menstrual Cycles and Ovulation

I believe that “athletic amenorrhea” is a myth! There are no negative effects related to exercise if women start exercising when their cycles are mature and Read more...

Adolescence

What's Normal?

This is the time from the first period, called menarche, until about age 20. This is a time of maximal physical growth and maturation but also of the social Read more...

Beyond “Estrogen Deficiency”—news from Women’s Health Initiative

The USA’s National Institutes of Health just announced that the Estrogen arm of the Women’s Health Initiative was stopped early (1). Estrogen treatment in Read more...

Can women tell if they're cycling "egg-lessly"?

A new study, the "Menstruation and Ovulation Study", or MOS for short, is investigating whether women can tell if they ovulate or not. Read more...

Choices for Effective Contraception in 2006

One of the remarkable advances for women in the last 50 years has been the development, scientific testing and availability of effective hormonal Read more...

Cyclic Progesterone Therapy

Why Might I Need To Take Cyclic Progesterone Therapy? Read more...

Estrogen Deficiency: The Wrong Idea About Menopause

The largest and best-controlled trial testing whether hormone “replacement” therapy prevented heart disease was stopped three years early in July 2002. The Read more...

Manipulating Menstruation with Hormonal Contraception — what does the Science say?

The flood of recent articles and magazine reports and even books (1) about so-called “menstrual suppression” describe taking the Read more...

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