Are You Feeling Like a Hot Mess?

“I’m a hot mess.”  That’s what a recent patient said to me when I asked about her perimenopausal symptoms. She continued,  “I even have a whole stack of t-shirts beside my bed.  That way I can take off my soaked t-shirt and put on a fresh one during the night!  I’m...

What is a Hot Flash?

As a menopausal specialist, I am often asked this question by women coming to my office wondering what is happening to their bodies.  First, let me reassure you that hot flashes are very common. Approximately, 4 out of 5 women will experience hot flashes during...

Great News!   3 Things I want to share with you.

  1. Many of you have been following me about my journey with Stage 1 Breast Cancer – from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up over the past 20 months and I’m so excited to share the great news! My Diagnostic Bilateral 3-D Mammogram, done on November 1, approx....

A Glass of Red Wine a Day Can Help Prevent Dementia

This is the latest "headline" to take the wine-drinking world by storm. However, the jury is still out on the science behind the effects of red wine and brain function. Where the scientific headlines stem from is the studies relating to Resveratrol - a group of...

Alzheimer’s Dementia – The Silent Killer That Affects 1 in 6 Women

It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer COMBINED! Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops this disease. In 2017, the disease will cost the nation approximately $259 billion. By 2050, these costs would rise as high as $1.1 Trillion. What is...

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