Oral vs. Transdermal Estrogen – Which is Better for Menopause?

Steve Goldring 

When it comes to treating menopause symptoms, many women face the decision of choosing between oral or transdermal estrogen. This guide will help you understand the differences, benefits,

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Hot Flashes & Night Sweats Warn You of Osteoporosis

Steve Goldring 

​Hot flashes, night sweats, and other menopause symptoms are not just discomforts—they are your body's early warning system, much like the canary in a coal mine. Uncomfortable symptoms

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Low Progesterone Symptoms and Levels Guide

Steve Goldring 

Understanding low progesterone symptoms is crucial for women's health, especially during transitional periods like perimenopause. This post explores how to identify these symptoms, the importance of maintaining optimal

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Understanding Progesterone Side Effects and Progesterone Intolerance

Steve Goldring 

Introduction Progesterone plays an essential role throughout a woman's reproductive life, including during perimenopause and menopause. Despite its benefits, some women experience side effects that range from mild

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Estradiol Levels, Low Estradiol Symptoms, and Estradiol Side Effects

Steve Goldring 

IntroductionEstradiol, a primary form of estrogen, plays a crucial role in the health and well-being of women. Its levels impact everything from reproductive functions, temperature regulation, weight management,

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Breakthrough HRT Study Reframes Hormone Replacement for Women 65+

Steve Goldring 

HRT Over 65: Dispelling Myths and Understanding BenefitsMenopause symptoms don’t magically disappear as women get older; in fact, many older women I’ve talked with still struggle 10 or

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Can We Get Bioidentical Progesterone From Yams?

Steve Goldring 

Bioidentical progesterone from yams?A quick search on Amazon reveals dozens . . . maybe hundreds of companies that offer "progesterone" and "wild yam" products intended to treat menopause

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Synthetic, Bioidentical, and Natural Hormones – The Case for More Precise Language

Steve Goldring 

Synthetic bioidentical hormones.That may sound like an oxymoron, but more precisely describes the way we get and use bioidentical hormones.Please don't take offense, especially if you're a provider

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Hormones in PCOS – 2 Too High 2 Too Low

Steve Goldring 

Hormones in PCOSHormones in PCOS are a bit complicated. So let's boil them down to the simplest terms.Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS is the most common hormone-related issue

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Perimenopause and Menopause Weight Gain

Steve Goldring 

What's the Deal With Menopause Weight Gain?If you're a woman over, say 40 or 45, maybe you've wondered, "What's the deal with menopause weight gain?" Maybe you've never

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