Hormone Health Breakthrough for an Incredible You

“I got my brain back. When I started taking EMPowerplus Q96, I would stay sharp the whole time and it was amazing. I loved how I felt. I stay present and focused.” ~ Testimonial   Holy Hormones Journal: I have been working with, educating and counseling women about their hormone related anxiety, depressions, PMS, PMDD, Continue Reading …

Mind, Mood, Memory and Menopause

Holy Hormones Journal: Good news for women who experience memory loss during menopause. According to Nichole Fisher – this is a temporary phase and our bodies rebound post-menopause – if we take care of our health. A correlation was also made between moods and memory. Perhaps, women are willing to forget some of the memories Continue Reading …

Natural Estrogen Use for Post-Menopausal Women with Alzheimer’s

University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Medicine and Public Health Natural Estrogen May Improve Cognition for Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Madison, Wisconsin – Post-menopausal women who had mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease and who wore a skin patch with natural estrogen for three months did better on cognitive tests than women who did not wear Continue Reading …

Pfizer Sets Aside $772 Million, Settles One-Third of Prempro Drug Cases

Bloomberg

By Jef Feeley – May 12, 2011 9:01 PM MT

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), which has settled a third of the pending cases over its Prempro menopause drug, said it set aside $772 million to resolve claims the medicine causes breast cancer.

Menopause: A change for the better…or worse?

For some of us it’s all hot flushes and depression; to others it’s liberation and a fresh start. Here women explain how the menopause has affected their lives.

MailOnline

By Rosanna Greenstreet

Last updated at 9:27 PM on 9th April 2011

Whoopi Goldberg, 55, actress, divorced with one child

It really is a shock when it hits. There’s no countdown: it’s just ‘boom’. All those years bitching about my period, and when it stopped I was stunned to realise how much my womanhood was tied into it. You just think, ‘I’m hot, I’m sweating, I don’t like it!’ Nothing is good.

How Do I Boost Progesterone Naturally?

Livestrong.com

February 2011
Overview

Progesterone is a hormone made naturally by the body that plays a role in the menstrual cycle and helps maintain a pregnancy. If you have low progesterone levels, your doctor may recommend medication to help raise the amount of progesterone in your body. Though synthetic progesterone may be given, there are some natural ways to help increase progesterone. Before using supplements for this purpose, consult with your health care provider or gynecologist to see if these are safe and appropriate in your situation.

Brain Research and Progesterone

Virginia Hopkins Health Watch

HORMONES and RESEARCH: Progesterone and the Brain

Now even brain scientists agree that hormone imbalances are all in your head!

Comments: Progesterone is the new darling of those who study brain chemistry. Research is coming out almost weekly showing how important progesterone is to brain function.

Strenuous exercise ‘can damage women’s cognitive function’

oneindianews.com
Saturday, January 8, 2011, 11:00 [IST]

London, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has said that strenuous exercise in women can cause damage to their cognitive skills later in life.

Too much exercise raises the levels of oestrogen in a woman’s body and lead to irregular menstruation cycles, reports New Scientist.

How to Come Off HRT

With the increasing data available on the health hazards of HRT, particularly long-term, many more women are considering coming off it but can be unsure of what is involved.
Dr Tony Coope
January 6, 2011 | 1 comment

Since the Women’s Health Initiative study ending in 2002, there has been an increasing number of studies confirming that bio-identical hormones are safer than, and superior to, their synthetic counterparts. I have found that women respond better to them, with far fewer side effects. Many women have no difficulty in deciding against synthetic hormones, either because of their experience of the contraceptive pill, or because of side effects (very common in women with a degree of ‘estrogen dominance’). Others have had no such problems, but are uneasy about the accumulating evidence.

Menopause and PMDD: Update and new approaches

Bytemed.com
December 2010

Menopausal women can add whiplash to the laundry list of medical issues they face at midlife. The medical profession has done an about-face in their recommendations for hormone replacement therapy (HRT).