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- When Hormones Go Awry
Our marvelous ovaries and their hormones are intimately linked to ALL our body systems…
every cell, tissue and organ we have! Estrogen alone is involved in over 400 functions
in a woman’s body. Is it any wonder, then, that women have a whole host of problems
when their ovarian hormones go awry whether following a pregnancy, tubal ligation, hysterectomy,
or during the perimenopause and menopause years? Read the full article.
- Making Sense of
the Hormone Hysteria
This article by Dr. Elizabeth Vliet explains why
some medications and hormone replacement therapies are
far superior to others, and addresses some of the
concerns surrounding older methods of hormone
- Gender Benders and
Endocrine Disruptors around You
Certain man-made chemicals can act like hormones in the
body. They pack a whollop to our endocrine system and
our bodies and may disrupt or completely alter the
actions of multiple body hormones.
Hormones vs. Synthetic Hormones
Many women express the desire to take only natural
hormones. But the words “natural” and “synthetic” can be
very confusing, to patients and doctors alike.
- What Is PCOS?
Polycycstic ovary syndrome has begun to get attention in
women’s magazines and physician’s offices. In
the past, it was viewed as an “infertility problem, but PCOS is far more dangerous and potentially deadly,
it is on the increase in young women today.
- What Is PMS?
Current research indicates that PMS is triggered by the
effects of ovarian hormones on the brain, which in turn
influences multiple brain-body systems and leads to a wide
variety of symptoms.
- Women’s Health: State Rankings
This article, first published in WebMD, shows how an
American woman’s health may depend on where she lives.
Position Statement by the Executive Committee of the
International Menopause Society (2-13-2004)
Guidelines for the hormone treatment of women in the
menopausal transition and beyond.
Street Journal Articles
See where Dr. Vliet has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal
in various articles relating to hormones and women’s