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Menopause

What's Normal?

Women who are menopausal are often more clear about their purpose in life and are less willing to please others ahead of themselves. The first two letters of Read more...

Ovarian Hormone Therapy for Women with Early Menopause

We hear a lot of things about hormone therapy (often wrongly called Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT) (1). Most of the time when Read more...

Painful Periods

Painful periods are known as cramps. This section looks at what causes cramps and how to ease the discomfort.

Doctors call painful periods or cramps “dysmenorrhea.” They are caused by Read more...

Perimenopause

What's Normal?

During perimenopause women are often most engaged in work or vocation or may be just getting back to full time work after childcare years. Many changes in Read more...

Perimenopause is a time of “Endogenous Ovarian Hyperstimulation”

“Perimenopausal endogenous ovarian hyper-stimulation” is the exact opposite of “The Myth of the Shriveling Ovary”: High estrogen levels during Read more...

Perimenopause: The Ovary’s Frustrating Grand Finale

Women in midlife increasingly hear the words “estrogen deficiency” spoken as the ultimate in bad news. “Everyone knows” that low estrogen levels cause heart Read more...

Premenopause

What's Normal?

Women during the premenopausal years are making choices about education, vocation and partnerships. They may or may not choose to have children. Read more...

Preventive Powers of Ovulation and Progesterone

This series of articles, originally published in the CeMCOR newsletter, illustrate the importance of ovulation throughout women's reproductive life. Read more...

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