• Looking For a New Birth Control Method Without Hormones?

    Well, PHEXXI is ph-inally here!  In May of this year, the FDA approved a new hormone free birth control, called PHEXXI, which became available in p...
  • Stop the Middle Age Spread!

    Why am I gaining weight? Perimenopause and Menopause? Last week, one of my patients, Debbie, came in distraught and frustrated.  She had always bee...
  • Feeling Light-Headed, Disoriented or Dizzy? It Might Be From Menopause!

    As a menopause specialist, I am frequently asked this question, “Is dizziness a symptom related to perimenopause/menopause?” The answer is yes – it...
  • What’s In Your Make-Up?

    Probably a lot more than you thought!  The disconcerting reality is that there are an average of 168 different chemicals in the products we use for...
  • Monthly Q & A: Vaginal Dryness, Heart Disease & HRT

    Q: Dr. Diana – I’m using vaginal estradiol for my vaginal dryness – like you recommended! But, do I also need to use Progesterone to protect my ute...
  • How a 3-D Mammogram Saved My Life!

    As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month AND I am a Breast Cancer survivor, being diagnosed with Stage 1 Breast Cancer in 2018...
  • How to Stay Amazing by Stretching!

    Since the pandemic, many of us are sitting at our desks, being more sedentary and possibly cramped up in close quarters due to transforming various...
  • Reflecting On Powerful Women In My Life

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg        March 15, 1933 – September 18, 2020 I was deeply saddened by the death of one of the most AMAZING women in United States...
  • 10 Tips For A More Compassionate “You!”

     Self-care is a practice I promote to my patients every day.  Recently, I had a new patient come to my office and she said she felt “guilty” about ...
  • Amazing Skin at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond!

    What’s with all the wrinkles? I looked at my face the other day and noticed a lot more fine lines and wrinkles. What’s happening to my skin – is th...
  • Labor Day is next Monday! Can you believe it???

    I think many of us are amazed at how fast this year has gone- for some though, 2020 can’t be over soon enough!  September is here with Labor Day ce...
  • Do Men Go Through Menopause?

    This is a frequently asked question from you, my Amazing Over 40 followers.  As we know,   every woman who reaches the age of 51 (the average age o...