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Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014 15:59

“Change Your Menopause”— A New Book by Dr. Wulf Utian


Surely women are women? Of course women have specific similarities, but it is their differences that serve to drive home the subtitle of this book, namely, in contemporary menopause management, one size does not fit all! I will return to this subject shortly, but first it is necessary to provide the background information to menopause and its appropriate management.

Let me emphasize one point immediately. Until the late 1990’s, whenever the word menopause came up in some medical circles, it was almost universally equated with another term “Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), as if the one could not get along without the other. This implied you could not be fully active or healthy after menopause unless you took hormonal medication. Today, a new philosophy prevails.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 October 2011 15:39



This video was shot by famed photographer, Robert Fogarty, with a heart-warming way of reaching out to share a message.

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We ask women..D0 you have a wish? Do you

  • WISH my sexual health be viewed as an integral part of my overall health and well being, not a “lifestyle” choice.
  • WISH that women who suffer from sexual dysfunction be respectfully evaluated for the best course of treatment, whether medical or psychological, not dismissed.
  • WISH that you are provided a therapy that is safe and effective, government agencies strongly consider approval of a treatment option for women just as they have for men.
Last Updated on Friday, 12 April 2013 18:55

What the JAMA Estrogen Only Study Means To You

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA, April 6,2011)) sheds new light on taking estrogen. Here is what it means to you.

Estrogen versus Estrogen and Progesterone and Uterine Cancer

Like all medications, estrogen is a powerful hormone with benefits and risks that have to be weighed and personalized for each woman. Forty years ago estrogen was so popular and considered so beneficial that almost all women were encouraged to take it from the time of menopause until death. Unfortunately, it was found that estrogen alone can cause cancer of the uterus. Women who have had a hysterectomy and had their uterus removed don’t have this problem.

Then researchers discovered that women who take daily estrogen combined with progesterone for at least 10 days of the month did not get uterine cancer. There were some risks of blood clots and strokes, but overall it was believed that estrogen plus progesterone protected the uterus from uterine cancer and estrogen helped to prevent heart disease. The heart disease part of this changed with more research.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 17:19

The scientific journal, Menopause Publishes Pivotal Trial Results for Brisdelle™ an FDA-Approved Non-Hormonal Therapy for Menopausal Hot Flashes

Miami, FL and New York, NY, September 18, 2013 – Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the publication of results from its two Phase 3 clinical studies in Menopause, the peer-reviewed, scientific journal of The North American Menopause Society. Brisdelle™, paroxetine capsules, 7.5 mg/day, was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration in June 2013, for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause, commonly referred to as hot flashes and night sweats.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 18:30


Dr. James Simon discusses contraception and fertility in women who are perimenopausal. To read more about the topic, or similar topics review Dr. Simon's site here at

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 August 2011 17:25
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