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

Menopause Doctor Changes Perspective of 10,000 Facebook Fans

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Shira Miller, M.D. educates her baby boomer Facebook fans about aging, menopause, and bioidentical hormones – and debunks the idea that women ‘go through’ menopause. Los Angeles, CA – February 28, 2012 Anti-aging doctor, Shira Miller, M.D., now reaches over 10,000 fans on Facebook, confirming that baby boomers are looking for an alternative solution when their doctor says, “There’s nothing we … Read More

Dr. Shira Miller Knocks on Golden Door

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January was a rewarding month! Many new and motivated patients joined my concierge menopause and anti-aging practice, my patients doing the new HCG fat loss program lost an average of 15 pounds (!) in 26 days, my husband and I attended childbirth classes, and I won an awesome award at Toastmasters. However, one of the most exciting events of the month was presenting … Read More

Radio Interview: Dr. Shira Miller on Holy Hormones, Honey!

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Last month I was interviewed by Leslie Botha on the Holy Hormones, Honey! radio show at KRFC 88.9 FM, Ft. Collins, Colorado. We discussed: Why did I decide to become a menopause doctor? Is menopause a chronic disease? Is there really such a thing as post-menopause? What is the best way to replace bio-identical hormones after menopause? How do estrogen … Read More

Dr. Shira Miller WOWs Women on HRT Alternative

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I recently presented my seminar “How to Have a Luxurious Menopause & Postmenopause” to Wonderful Online Women (WOW).  What a wonderful audience they were!  The ladies were respectful, curious, and asked great questions.  Ellen, the group’s leader and host, reviewed my talk, which is reposted below and also available on their website (click here). Another Thursday night, another wonderful Wow … Read More

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

How Do I Know If My Wife Is Going Through Menopause?

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A couple of weeks ago I started taking questions from my Facebook fans and then answering them on video. Below is the first Q&A video. Please let me know what you think. My husband was my camera man, editor, voice over artist, and made sure I smiled (at least at the beginning) while discussing this very serious topic! CLICK PICTURE … 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: Estrogen Better Than Drug for Urinary Leakage

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Menopause. 2011 Apr 26. Randomized trial of estradiol vaginal ring versus oral oxybutynin for the treatment of overactive bladder. Nelken RS, Ozel BZ, Leegant AR, Felix JC, Mishell DR Jr. From the Departments of 1Obstetrics and Gynecology and 2Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of the ultralow-dose estradiol … Read More

Abstract: Estrogens May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Exp Neurol. 2011 Apr;228(2):298-302. Epub 2011 Jan 31. Effects of sex hormones on Alzheimer’s disease-associated β-amyloid oligomer formation in vitro. Morinaga A, Ono K, Takasaki J, Ikeda T, Hirohata M, Yamada M. Source Department of Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa 920-8640, Japan. Abstract The folding of amyloid β-protein (Aβ) into oligomeric, protofibrillar, and fibrillar assemblies is hypothesized to … Read More