Are Vasomotor Symptoms Associated With Alterations in Hemostatic and Inflammatory Markers? Findings From the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation

Medscape Medical News


Objective: Emerging research suggests links between menopausal hot flashes and cardiovascular risk. The mechanisms underlying these associations are unclear due, in part, to the incomplete understanding of the physiology of hot flashes. We aimed to examine the longitudinal associations between hot flashes/night sweats and both inflammatory and hemostatic markers, controlling for cardiovascular risk factors and estradiol concentrations.

Hormone linked to severe asthma in women

UPI Health News

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Women taking postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy may have an increased risk of severe asthma attacks requiring hospitalization, Danish researchers say.

Klaus Bonnelykke from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood at the Danish Pediatric Asthma Center and Zorana Jovanovic Andersen from the Danish Cancer Society based their findings on the use of hormone treatment by 23,138 women who took part in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health study.

New Views Of Hormone Therapy in Menopause

Wall Street Journal

The 25 million American women turning 50 in the next decade face a vexing decision: Hormone replacement therapy? Or not.

There's still no simple answer. For years, estrogen was seen as a fountain of youth that would keep women healthy and sexy long after menopause.

Higher testosterone may equal lower heart risks


10-5-2011 (Reuters) - Elderly men with naturally higher levels of testosterone may be less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than those men with lower levels of the hormone, according to a study.

BHRT Seminar: Clinical Application of BHRT. November 12 - New York


BHRT Seminar: Clinical Application of BHRT

with Erika Schwartz, M.D.

April 12, 2014 - New York, NY

Attendance will be limited to 20 participants.

Raising Libido Naturally

Liz Lyster, M.D.


( - Libido doesn't just refer to sex. Libido is life-energy, motivation, a feeling of well-being. When hormones levels fall and life stresses increase, interest in sex can be the first thing to go. While that might make sense in evolution (the younger, stronger people should be the ones who have sex and make babies), with our lifespan extending decades longer than before, people want their healthy sex life to last much longer. 

Aging, Not Menopause, Raises Women's Heart Risks, Study Finds

HealthDay News


Hormonal changes not linked to fatal heart attacks in older women, researchers say.

TUESDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- There's no link between menopause and increased risk of death from heart disease, says a study that challenges a long-held medical belief that the rate of cardiovascular death in women spikes after menopause.

Patient Seminar: Balance your hormones - Sunday September 18th, 1:00-3:00pm, Montana Terrace, Madison, WI

The Bioidentical Hormone Initiative is proud to offer a special invitation: "Balance Your Hormones and Feel Like Yourself Again"

Natural solutions for the symptoms of PMS, perimenopause, menopause, and aging, including: fatigue, weight gain, hot flashes, insomnia, depression, anxiety, lack of sex drive, and more.



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