menopause Articles
Midlife Sex Crisis: What Are My Perimenopause Options?
Friday, January 13th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
By Nicole Davis You hit your 40s or 50s and all of the sudden things start spiraling Your period is out of whack, your undergarments are damp with urine after a one mile walk with your dog, and Continue reading The post Midlife Sex Crisis What Are My Perimenopause Options appeare... Read more
Give Them Hell, Brisdelle
Thursday, November 6th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Back in 2013 I wrote about the FDA's approval of an apparent 'new' drug to treat hot flashes during menopause.The perfectly pink packaged Brisdelle is now being shown on US TV screens, a marketing strategy aimed, of course, at women.The 60 second ad avoids telling the viewer that... Read more
Is Breast Cancer Linked with Other Health Issues?
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
Despite medical advances that have made it easier to detect and treat cancers, breast cancer is still one of the leading causes of death among women. With breast cancer so prevalent, women and advocates are using October to bring awareness to the factors that increase a woma... Read more
Menopause Basics: Are You There Yet? (Sponsored by Estroven)
Friday, March 21st, 2014 by eHealthGuide
If you are a woman of a certain age, you’ve probably been wondering when you will enter menopause. Maybe you’re dreading it, because of what it means in terms of aging and your ability to have children; maybe you’re looking forward to it, because it means a... Read more
Shionogi to Co-Promote Paroxetine Use in Menopausal Women
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Back in June last year I wrote about how the FDA had approved a rebadged version of Paxil for women who suffered hot flushes.The unsuspecting public women will now be greeted with a perfect pink package with the brand name Brisdelle emblazoned on it.So, how can a pharmaceutical c... Read more
Signs and Symptoms of Menopause
Monday, August 5th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
We have all heard the polite euphemisms for menopause, which is often referred to as "going through the change" or “the change of life.” What is menopause, exactly? What causes it, and what are the signs and symptoms? What is Menopause? Menopause is the time in ... Read more
FDA Approve Re-badged Paxil for Hot Flashes
Saturday, June 29th, 2013 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Paxil comes in all shapes and sizes Those 'wise' folk over at the FDA in the US have gave the thumbs up for a new drug that'crap the market. Brisdelle,marketed by Noven Therapeutics, LLC, is in fact a low dose of Paxil Known as Seroxat in the UK and Aropax in the southern hemisp... Read more
Mediterranean Diet Reduces the Symptoms of Menopause
Monday, April 22nd, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
A new study finds that following the Mediterranean diet significantly reduces the hot flashes and night sweats of menopause. MEDITERRANEAN DIET REDUCES THE SYMPTOMS OF MENOPAUSE I have written extensively about the Mediterranean diet, and the lower risk of cancer and heart diseas... Read more
Say No to HRT
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 by Ridzwan Bakar
At one time, hormone replacement therapy HRT was routinely prescribed to any woman reaching menopause and asking for it, in an effort to prevent fractures,osteoporosis, dementia and other chronic diseases. That was fine but recent developments have advocated the reverse only wome... Read more
Psychiatric Illnesses May Involve Changes in Only Two Genes
Monday, March 4th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
A new study shows that changes in only two genes may account for most psychiatric illnesses. PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESSES MAY INVOLVE CHANGES IN ONLY TWO GENES As most regular readers of Weekly Health Update know, I rarely discuss psychiatric research studies here, as most behavioral st... Read more
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