Few women, or their doctors, seem to realise that bone building to prevent osteoporosis and help build stronger bones needs both oestrogen and progesterone to be effective.
Cervical cancer is largely a preventable disease, but younger women are being denied screening with tragic consequences. Know what to look for, and what can help, and pass it on.
Why this is such a common symptom at menopause is not really known, but the changes in the levels of hormones that occur at this time could be a factor.
Some women never get them, but is it ‘all in your head‘ and could your brain be responsible for those flushes?
Iodine is a key element that is missing from most diets and low levels have been linked to tiredness, weight gain and many other conditions.
Hot flushes can have many causes and caffeine, whether in a hot cappuccino or a cold cola, can trigger a flush. Knowing this, you can avoid it, and take steps to ‘flush-proof’ yourself as much as possible.
Oestrogen dominance can occur at any age but it is more likely to occur in the years preceding and during the menopause.
It can be a killer disease but you ‘can’t tell by looking’ as many people believe. Do you know if you are at risk?
Reported in the Daily Mail last week a study claimed it can cut hip replacements and boost bone. Dr Tony Coope, an experienced private GP in bioidentical hormone usage, gives his view on why it is better for osteoporosis