CBS 2 News Los Angeles – The Benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Rhythms in Menopause

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Shira Miller, M.D. was featured on CBS 2 News Los Angeles on Thursday, June 13th, 2017, at 5PM. The story is called “Doctors Weigh In On Period Wars,” and explains that Dr. Miller recommends restoring youthful hormone levels and rhythms in menopausal women, which relieves the symptoms and side-effects of menopause and postmenopause and–if they have a uterus–also restores their … Read More

Ventura Blvd Magazine – Testosterone Hormone Treatment Options

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Dr. Shira Miller is featured in the May/June 2017 Men’s Issue of Ventura Blvd Magazine, regarding testosterone hormone treatment options for men. In the article, “What you need to know about testosterone hormone treatments,” she explains that the first step prior to any testosterone treatment is determining if the suboptimal or low testosterone (Low T) is due to primary or secondary … Read More

CBS 2 News Los Angeles – Restoring Periods In Menopause

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Shira Miller, M.D. was featured on CBS 2 News Los Angeles at 11PM, on Friday, May 19th, 2017. The story is called “Turning Back the Clock on Menopause.” We are so grateful to have had the opportunity to get the message out about optimizing hormone levels in menopause and beyond. CLICK HERE to watch the 90 second clip.

Can High Dose Estrogen Treat Breast Cancer? Yes!

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Did you know that in the 1960s high-dose estrogen (HDE) was THE standard of care treatment for advanced breast cancer cases? Most oncologists know this, and the "estrogen paradox" has been known since the 1940s, when researchers first showed that estrogen is effective in the treatment of breast cancer...even though estrogen can also stimulate breast cancer growth, hence the paradox. Unfortunately, however, many women only hear about ... Read More

My Menopause Flowers

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I was recently shopping for disability insurance when the sales lady made sure to let me know that women “my age” (40-50 years old) have a disability payment rate 44% higher than their male counterparts. I was surprised…but then not surprised. I see it in many of my new female patients: brain fog, body aches, irritability, weight gain, urine leakage, vaginal dryness, night sweats, … Read More

To Mammo or Not to Mammo

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I want to share with you the Cochrane 2012 leaflet on mammography, so you can better think about and decide whether to get a screening mammogram or not. It is shocking information. Please discuss the leaflet with your doctor, otherwise he/she may never learn about it. “Screening for breast cancer with mammography What are the benefits and harms of attending a screening programme? How many will … Read More

Vaccine Mandates Can Be Contagious

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Why Everyone Should Help Repeal SB 277, the New Forced Vaccination Law in California I don’t recommend the flu vaccine, because there’s no significant benefit, and most formulations contain mercury. When patients ask me about the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for their children, I explain that there is a 0.0% chance of their daughters getting or dying from cervical cancer before … Read More

How Come My Doctor Doesn’t Know All This?

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“How Come My Doctor Doesn’t Know All This?” My journey to becoming an integrative medicine doctor. I remember the first time a patient asked me if she could take a multivitamin. She handed me the small white bottle with a conflicted look on her face, and I concernedly stared at the ingredients. I didn’t know the answer, and I remember … Read More

What’s Your Menopause Plan?

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How to Prepare for Menopause in 3 Easy Steps So You Won’t  Have to Suffer for Even One Day Contrary to popular belief, menopause is not a phase but rather a permanent shut down of ovarian function.  The average age a woman goes into menopause is 52, though it could occur as early as your mid-40s or as late as … Read More

Staying Healthy After 50: Why It’s Harder for Women and How to Level the Playing Field

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As a young medical student, I couldn’t wait for menopause. I couldn’t wait for the day when my monthly cycles would end and real freedom, on multiple levels, would finally begin. Then, during my training in integrative medicine, I learned what menopause really means, and my heart sank–for my mother, for my patients, and for myself. Most women know that … Read More