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Menopause

Menopause

What's Normal?

Women who are menopausal are often more clear about their purpose in life and are less willing to please others ahead of themselves. The first two letters of Read more...

Do I need an Endometrial Biopsy?

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My doctor is insistent that I have to have surgery-I guess a D & C or an endometrial biopsy. Read more...

What should I expect after early surgical menopause?

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I'm 47 and had my ovaries but not my uterus removed. However, following surgery I wasn't told what to expect, if I needed to take hormones, or what I might experience. Read more...

Menstrual Cycle Diary Instructional Videos

In this four-part series, Dr. Jerilynn Prior, founder of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research, and a diverse panel of women discuss the importance of the menstrual cycle to a woman's overall health and Read more...

What's in a name?

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I'm all confused. Am I in menopause or not? If I am, how come I have regular periods? Read more...

Now Available! The Estrogen Errors: Why Progesterone Is Better for Women's Health

In this revealing work, Dr. Jerilynn Prior teams up with Susan Baxter, a medical writer, to explain the controversy over medicine prescribing estrogen for perimenopausal women in the United States, and to detail why progesterone is actually a far more effective, and a far less risk-ridden, approach. Read more...

Bewildered by Bio-Identical Hormones

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Are bio-identical hormones safe for treatment in menopause? I have no symptoms but did have a blood clot in my calf years ago when I was first pregnant. I was told then to never take estrogen. Read more...

Should I stop checking my own breasts?

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I'm confused and more than a bit bothered! I'm a menopausal woman with a family history of breast cancer. For years I've been told (ordered would be more accurate!) to check my breasts each month. Read more...

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