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Do Fibroids Cause Heavy Flow in Perimenopause?

In this article, Dr Jerilynn Prior weighs in to clear up some of the popular assumptions and misconceptions about uterine

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Contraceptive Choices—seeking effective, convenient, safe and ovulation-friendly birth control

Our primary goal when choosing a reversible birth control method is that it effectively prevent pregnancy, is without personal unwanted side-effects and is affordable and convenient. CeMCOR believes we should add a second goal—that the effective/safe chosen contraceptive method also preserves normal menstrual cycles and ovulation.

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How can I Tell I am in Perimenopause?

What's going on? Why can't I sleep normally, why am I so grumpy or suddenly anxious, why am I abruptly hot and sweaty? Could I be in

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Articles
Life Phase: 
Perimenopause

Ovarian Hormone Therapy for Women in the 21st Century

This article was prepared in conjunction with a conference presentation in May 2015. It outlines new information and updates to what is known about ovarian hormone therapy.

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When should I have sex to get pregnant?

This is a question from our Ask Us segment with useful answers for anyone trying to conceive

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Articles
Topic: 
Fertility

Depo Provera Use and Bone Health

New science decreases concerns even about use in teenagers

by Drs. Azita Goshtasebi & Jerilynn C. Prior

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Progesterone for Hot Flashes: NAMS eConsult

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Articles
Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause
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Hot flushes

Perimenopause Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior answers FAQ's from Perimenopausal Women

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Life Phase: 
Perimenopause

Science based Natural Remedies for Hot Flushes and Night Sweats

Women may feel there are no effective improvements in hot flushes and night sweats except hormone therapy or perhaps a newer type of anti-depressive medication - they rightly may not want to take either of these kinds of medicines. The reality is that a lot of very sensible and generally healthy strategies have been shown to improve hot flushes.

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Articles
Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause

Progesterone (not Estrogen) for Hot Flushes in Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women

In less than a year, two influential articles reporting on consensus recommendations for therapy of “menopause-associated” and “menopausal” symptoms concluded that estrogen (with or without progestin) is the optimal therapy.
The purposes of this article are to propose that progesterone therapy is an equally or more effective hot flush/night sweat therapy than estrogen and to show that progesterone is safer than estrogen or estrogen with progestin (a synthetic cousin of progesterone) therapy.

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Articles
Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause

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Estrogen’s Storm Season: Stories of Perimenopause

Estrogen's Storm Season

by Dr. Jerilynn C Prior

New second edition available

Estrogen’s Storm Season is now available in BOTH print and eBook (Mobi and ePUB) versions!

All royalties are recieved in our Endowment fund (overseen by UBC) and support CeMCOR's research and future.

It is full of lively, realistic stories with which women can relate and evidence-based, empowering perimenopause information. It was a finalist in 2006 for the Independent Publisher Book Award in Health.

Purchase your ebook copy via our Amazon Kindle or
Google Play storefronts!

Paperback copies (with updated insert) still available here.

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