Dr Johnson’s Marvelous Muesli Recipe!

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Marvelous Muesli Recipe

Dr. Johnson’s Marvelous Muesli Recipe!

 

2 Cups Organic Rolled Oats (not instant)

¼ Cup Raisins

½ Teaspoon of Cinnamon

¼ Teaspoon of Cloves

¼ Teaspoon of Nutmeg

3 Small Scoops of Pure Stevia- Buy It Now Here!

¼ Cup of Walnuts, Brazil Nuts, or Almonds

1 ½ Cups of Coconut Milk

2 Scoops of True Whey Powder- Buy It Now Here!

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Resuming HRT in Breast Cancer Survivors

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Resuming HRT in Breast Cancer Survivors

I am often asked whether breast cancer survivors can ever safely initiate HRT. In addition, they are often taking estrogen blocker drugs, like tamoxifen, especially if their breast cancer was positive for estrogen receptors. These women frequently suffer severe symptoms of estrogen deficiency.

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Feel Absolutely Empowered!

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Categories: Breast Cancer & HRT| Menopause| News| Research

“Outliving Your Ovaries” is a must read for every woman. Not only because it demystifies so many controversial and conflicting views in treating menopause, but mostly because one can put that book down and feel absolutely empowered! Women can now have the intelligent and informed conversation with their doctors about their bodies that so many of us have struggled to have.

Joan’s Ordeal: What Drives a Physician?

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Categories: Depression| Hormone Replacement| Hot Flashes| Hysterectomy| Insomnia| Menopause| News| Research

When I was first starting my medical practice, menopausal problems were not taken very seriously. Hot flashes and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) were the source of a lot of jokes. Well, it isn’t funny when you feel awful and your life is falling apart. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had women apologize for “wasting my time” with their complaints or tell me, “Thank you for listening to me.” I would always assure them that hearing their symptoms is essential for my finding the correct solution for their problem.

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Problem Periods – It’s Not Normal!

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Problem Periods Are Not Normal

 

In the first five to seven years after the first menstrual period and the last ten years before menopause there can be variability in the cycles. Between the ages of 20 and 40 most women’s menstrual cycles fall into a familiar pattern of 28-day cycles. A pattern of very short (less than 21 days) or very long (greater than 35 days) time between menstrual periods or skipped periods indicates the woman is not ovulating. Extremely painful or heavy menstrual periods lasting longer than 7 days are also a cause for evaluation.

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