Videos on Restoring the Menstrual Period After Menopause

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The short videos below are a collection of doctor, patient, and actor testimonials about the benefits of bioidentical hormone replacement therapies which mimic youthful hormone levels, rhythms, and menstrual periods.  They are available online and I have merely compiled them here for your convenience. Endocrinologist Dr. Diana Schwarzbein explains how hormones should be replaced after menopause, and why a menstrual … Read More

The Postmenopausal Woman’s Declaration of Independence

Shira Miller, M.D.Women

When, in the course of human evolution, women live past their reproductive years and survive past menopause, it becomes necessary for them to decide whether or not to get treated for the permanent estrogen and progesterone hormone deficiencies that result in their bodies because of menopause. Menopausal and “postmenopausal women” need to make this decision because estrogen and progesterone deficiencies have … Read More

Abstract: Estradiol Improves Cognition in Postmenopausal Alzheimer Women

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

J Alzheimers Dis. 2011 Jun 21. Short-term Hormone Therapy with Transdermal Estradiol Improves Cognition for Postmenopausal Women with Alzheimer’s Disease: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Wharton W, Baker LD, Gleason CE, Dowling M, Barnet JH, Johnson S, Carlsson C, Craft S, Asthana S. Source University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, … Read More

Radio Interview: Dr. Shira Miller on Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

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Last month, I was interviewed by Kim McMillon on the Arts in the Valley radio show at 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, California. We discussed: The difference between perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause The short and longterm side-effects of menopause Isn’t menopause natural? How are bio-identical hormones different from Premarin and Prempro? Do hormones increase the risk of breast cancer and heart … Read More

Menopause: It’s Not Just a Phase

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Many women believe that if they just power through menopause, then everything will be okay. Contrary to popular belief, however, menopause is not a temporary phase, and “post-menopause” is a misnomer. Menopause actually lasts forever. Menopause is the time during a woman’s life when her ovaries completely run out of eggs and she effectively ceases to produce two of her most potent … Read More

Abstract: Bioidentical Hormones are Different and Better

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Postgrad Med. 2009 Jan;121(1):73-85. The bioidentical hormone debate: are bioidentical hormones (estradiol, estriol, and progesterone) safer or more efficacious than commonly used synthetic versions in hormone replacement therapy? Holtorf K.  Holtorf Medical Group, Inc., Torrance, CA 90505, USA. BACKGROUND: The use of bioidentical hormones, including progesterone, estradiol, and estriol, in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has sparked intense debate. Of special … Read More

Abstract: Higher Estradiol Levels Associated With Looking Younger

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Lancet. 1999 Jul 17;354(9174):224. Oestrogen and age estimations of perimenopausal women.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Wildt L, Sir-Petermann T. Abstract We estimated the age of perimenopausal women at a first visit and measured the concentrations of oestradiol in serum. The accuracy of estimation of age strongly correlated with oestradiol concentrations: age was overestimated when oestradiol was low and … Read More