Tag: HRT


The Truth About Estrogen Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk
18 Oct 2017

The Truth About Estrogen Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk

Few topics evoke more fear and confusion than the role estrogen plays in the development of breast cancer. It’s October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and pink ribbon season is here.  And while I think increasing awareness is important, I personally believe, as a health care provider and advocate for women’s health, that it’s more important to get the truths about topics that evoke...

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Are You Afraid of Hormone Therapy?
19 Apr 2017

Are You Afraid of Hormone Therapy?

There’s good news on the horizon for the millions of women who are suffering with hormonal symptoms but afraid to take HRT. It’s been a long time coming…but the recommendations about what to use and how to use it (relative to estrogen therapy) are about to change. The North American Menopause Society is updating the guidelines for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that were last published...

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Dr. Anna’s Quickstart Guide to Cardiovascular Disease in Women
28 Jan 2015

Dr. Anna’s Quickstart Guide to Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Did you know that heart disease is THE #1 killer of post-menopausal women? Did you know that more women die of cardiovascular disease than from the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer? In women, it’s easy to miss heart attack symptoms in the early stages because symptoms show up differently than in men. Quick action can mean life or death,...

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