Bone loss leading to osteopenia and osteoporosis is a common menopausal concern.  Preserving bone health and treating osteopenia and osteoporosis are important to our physicians. Recommended Resources: Osteoporosis – American College of Ob-Gyn FAQ 020 http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq048.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20130418T1611380868 National Osteoporosis Foundation http://www.nof.org/

Bladder Infections

Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections reported in the United States, with 84% occurring in women. More than half of women have had at least one UTI by the age of 32, with a lifetime occurrence of up to 70%. Twenty to 30% of these women will […]

Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Estrogen Therapy, Hormone Therapy | No Comments

What Does the Women’s Health Initiative Tell Us About Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy? The results of a large study of women taking hormonal therapy were recently reported & have led to a great deal of confusion concerning the use of hormonal medications. The estrogen plus progestin component of the Women’s Health Initiative, sponsored by the […]