Help for that Misbehaving bladder

| August 29, 2013

Many women suffer from bladder issues that range from urgency and the need to empty their bladder frequently; many times this is helped by bio-identical hormone replacement.   However, many other women suffer the embarrassment of a falling bladder that leaks with a laugh, a sneeze or a cough, and bio-identical hormone isn’t enough.  Now there is […]

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A new test for Estrogen metabolism and patients with higher risk of breast cancer

| August 15, 2013

Estrogen has multiple positive effects on every organ system in the body from head to toe, allowing women to maintain their cognitive skills, ability to sleep, controlling hot flashes/night sweats, muscular strength, bladder function, libido, emotional evenness, migraine prophylaxis, GI tract motility and function as well as helping control hair loss from our head, excess […]

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New studies seek causes of early onset dementia

| August 15, 2013

An online JAMA Internal Medicine study published Monday, 8/12/13 looked at 2 new studies that utilize the population base of approx 500,000 Swedish men from their late teens to middle age to discern possible triggers of early-onset Alzheimer’s (prior to age 65).  Researchers found that patients with high systolic blood pressure, low cognitive function and […]

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Whole-grain, fiberand disease prevention

| August 11, 2013

A local article in the Milwaukee Journal sentinel Sunday, Aug 11,2013 discusses the truth behind ‘whole grain’.  Many foods are marketed as whole grain and told that they have an 18% to 40% lower risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease.  However, it’s important to realize that whole grains + fiber achieve these protective results […]

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New HRT Guidelines from the British Menopause Society

| August 10, 2013

The British Menopause Society (BMS) and Women’s Health Concern has issued updated guidelines on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to clarify its use, benefits and risks.  The new recommendations were published online May 24 and in the June print issue of Menopause International. Lead author Nick Panay, BMS chair states  “Our aim is to provide helpful […]

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Dietary Guidelines Aim to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

| August 10, 2013

New guidelines have been developed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM).  PRCM is a nonprofit organization that advocates preventive medicine and good nutrition with clinical research seeking higher ethical standard in research.  The new guidelines were released mid July at the International Conference on nutrition and the Brain in Washington, DC. PCRM president […]

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