Tag Archives : Hormone Therapy

Health · Menopause

Reinvention at 45, Part II (Ask Dr. Pat)

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Women are now bombarded about the symptoms of menopause and the options for its management. Here is a lesson plan for a summer of reinvention, based on goals, age, current lifestyle, health issues, and interest in managing the symptoms of the often decade-long menopausal transition in a positive way.

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Ask Dr. Pat · Health

Ask Dr. Pat: Is hormone replacement therapy dangerous?

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Women who had fulfilling professional and personal lives first, then had children later in life, often find themselves in the menopausal transition with demands for the care of younger children, personal relationships, and work that leaves no time for self care. Find a health care professional who will listen to your symptoms of menopausal syndrome and the narrative of your day-to-day existence and who will work with you to design a plan for evaluation and treatment of your symptoms.

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General Medical · Health · Menopause

Hormone Therapy – Give Me A Definitive Answer Now!

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD | bio This week there seemed to be more information, some of it seemingly contradictory, about hormone therapy. Scientists and physicians have long known that hormone therapy offers many benefits. Here is what we know for sure: It improves bone density. It provides relief for those menopausal symptoms that interfere with the quality of life.…
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