Perimenopause and Menopause: Try Bioidentical Hormones

All of us experience hormone swings as we age. Women’s hormonal fluctuations maybe be more noticeable than those that men experiences. In this ongoing series, we look for some explanations of what’s happening as women approach what our mothers called “The Change,” and how to embrace this important stage of life – and menopause that … Read more

Eat Pink, Don’t Buy Pink to Beat Breast Cancer

by Kathleen Barnes As you know, I’m not in favor of the “pink” campaign to combat breast cancer. I think the over-commercialization and inclusion if cancer-causing products take away any altruistic motives behind it. But you can eliminate the middleman by eating pink (and green) foods that are proven to prevent and even treat breast … Read more

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Antidepressants Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

Can you die from using antidepressants? Absolutely, according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. For the first time, scientists have found an alarming link between the use of antidepressant medications and sudden cardiac death in women not previously diagnosed with heart disease. Scientists long-ago documented a link … Read more