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

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 …

CBS 2 News Los Angeles – Restoring Periods In Menopause

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.

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 it in many of my new female patients: brain fog, body aches, irritability, weight gain, urine leakage, vaginal dryness, night sweats, …

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. “Screening for breast cancer with mammography What are the benefits and harms of attending a screening programme? How many will …

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, and I concernedly stared at the ingredients. I didn’t know the answer, and I remember …

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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 could occur as early as your mid-40s or as late as …

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

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 …

Dr. Shira Miller Joins Suzanne Somers’ Forever Health Doctor Network

Forever Health Doctor, Los Angeles, California – August 1, 2013. Dr. Shira Miller, a longtime supporter of Suzanne Somers, joins Suzanne Somers’ Forever Health Doctor Network – a group of selected physicians specializing in bioidentical hormones, menopause, and anti-aging medicine. The Forever Health Doctor Network will be featured in Suzanne Somers’ new book, I’m Too Young For This!: The Natural …

How to Save Money on Health Insurance and Get Healthy at the Same Time

Many parents are used to the idea of paying out-of-pocket for private schools to provide a better education for their children, even though they are already taxed to pay for public schools. Most people, however, are not yet used to the idea of paying out-of-pocket for better medicine. Just like all my patients, I regularly pay out-of-pocket for services which …

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The Single Most Important Blood Test For You & Your Family

Question: What’s the single most important blood test you should do, even if you think you are very healthy? Answer: 25-OH Vitamin D (Your Vitamin D Level) Vitamin D deficiency is an epidemic and everyone is at risk–from infants to the elderly. As most people work indoors and put on sunscreen whenever they go outside there is little opportunity for the sun’s …