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Hormone Blog

Dr. Liz shares her knowledge about how hormones impact your everyday health & wellness, how hormones relate to cancer, and even how hormones affect your sex life. Not sure where to start? Take a look at Dr. Liz’s artical on The Major Hormones That Affect Your Weight or read her guide for how to Balance Your Hormones to Improve Your Sex Drive.

“Female Viagra”

“Female Viagra”

My 50+ Girlfriend: “The new “female Viagra” is going to be the answer!” [to her long-standing issue with low libido] Me: “No, there’s no one single answer to this issue – it’s a problem with a lot...

Is Hormone Therapy Just a Crutch?

Is Hormone Therapy Just a Crutch?

The word “crutch” has negative connotations, implying weakness or lacking. A crutch means something is broken. Menopause is not a place where something is broken or wrong – it’s simply a time of...

HRT and Pancreatitis

HRT and Pancreatitis

I read an article the other day and I have to say as a doctor I was outraged. The scary headline reads, "Hormone Replacement Therapy Associated with Increased Pancreatitis Risk". It goes on to...

Dr. Liz on the Fast Metabolism Diet

Dr. Liz on the Fast Metabolism Diet

My interest in trying the Fast Metabolism Diet came from 2 things: first, several patients bringing it up to me, and second, many of my patients telling me they want to lose weight only using food....

Raising Libido Naturally

Raising Libido Naturally

Libido doesn't just refer to sex. Libido is life-energy, motivation, a feeling of well-being. When hormones levels fall and life stresses increase, interest in sex can be the first thing to go. With...

Estrogen PREVENTS Breast Cancer?!?

Estrogen PREVENTS Breast Cancer?!?

NEWS THAT NEVER MADE BIG HEADLINES Data analysis from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Study, first reported in 2002, just keeps coming, even though the study results are not applicable to most...

Sex Is Good for Your Health

Sex Is Good for Your Health

This article is taking on a life of its own: I wrote it recently for Woman's Day online magazine, and it has gotten picked up by NBC's iVillage, and led to a really fun interview today on the...

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