Feeling 10 years younger, and it feels great!

| September 28, 2012

M.O. is 57 yo female who arrived in office for help with her multiple menopausal symptoms.  Pt had been on Prempro initially, then stopped in 2005 with the Women’s Health Initiative information showing increased risk of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke on Prempro.  Pt seen by our office and with non-protective blood levels for […]

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MI in younger women: less pain; higher mortality

| March 12, 2012

The observational study, in more than 1 million men and women represented in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction, also found that women hospitalized for heart attacks are more likely to die in the hospital. With increasing age, however, the gender differences declined and nearly disappeared.

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insurance coverage

| March 5, 2012

Just to set the record straight; we are indeed still in United Healthcare despite a computer glitch not in sync with recredentialling. United Healthcare sent letters to patients stating that we were no longer going to be in network by end 4/12 when in fact we are still very much in network and are recredentialed. […]

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Alzheimer’s research breakthrough

| February 20, 2012

Case Western Reserve discovers FDA-approved drug rapidly clears amyloid from brain and reverses cognitive defects in mice as a potential cure for Alzheimer’s; published in journal Science. The medication is called bexarotene; this med hs been approved for the tretment of cancer but might also be used to help Alzheimer’s patients. Alzheimer’s arises from the […]

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Your own personal trainer

| December 14, 2011

When did you last get a free exercise consultation and 3 free one-on-one personal training sessions with your annual check-up? Check us out; it’s how to empower our patients to reach their personal fitness goal whether you’re an experienced athlete or just getting started.

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Thermography plus Mammography; a new recommendation?

| September 28, 2011

There is discussion starting in the medical world about the possibility of improved pick-up of  abnormal breast tissue and DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ or pre-cancer) with the addition of thermography together with mammography.  Thermography is a non-compression scan of the breast which focuses on the heat signature of the tissue scanned, showing increased blood […]

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Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy; New Views

| September 28, 2011

Wall Street Journal, dated September 27, 2011, reports that hormone replacement therapy is a good option for healthy women and showing a reduction in the diagnosis of heart disease.  Women were less likely to die for any reason when on hormone replacment. Dr. Wulf Utian, founder and former president of NAMS (North American Menopause Society) stated […]

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Frequent voiding in Menopause; is this normal?

| September 8, 2011

Bladder function and the time between voids is a timing that we all get used to and rely upon. However, with dropping female hormones that accompany perimenopause and menopause, bladder capacity and time between voidings can become shorter and less predictable; why? The natural drop in Estrogen that is associated with perimenopause and menopause impact […]

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