My Menopause Flowers

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...

To Mammo or Not to Mammo

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....

How Come My Doctor Doesn’t Know All This?

“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,...

What’s Your Menopause Plan?

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...