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PCOS & Heavy Flow - Cyclic Medroxyprogesterone or the Mirena® IUD?

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I am a health care provider wishing to treat PCOS and menorrhagia in my patient.What are the pros and cons of using cyclic medroxtprogestrone versus the "Mirena® coil" in treating these conditions?

I'm 49 - why am I getting even more facial hair now?

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I’m getting increased facial hair even though I’m using laser therapy! This problem started at 24 when I was on progesterone-only pills. I'm 49 and my periods are irregular. Will taking progesterone now make it worse?

Mood Swings & Depression in Menopause

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I'm wondering if my mood shifts are perhaps due to menopause? Should I go on estrogen or anti-depressants?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Natural Help for Hot Flushes

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Do you have anything natural that I can take for hot flushes? I’m stilling getting a period but with some skipping now.

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Uterine Fibroids

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I have fibroids. Should I have them removed, and if so how? Do I need a hysterectomy?

What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?

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I keep hearing about “Bio-Identicalhormones. What does Bio-Identical mean? Should I be taking them?

Early Menopause

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I am 39 and having hot flushes and night sweats. I've skipped my period for the last 18 months. Does that mean I am in menopause? Help! I'm too young—what can I do?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Heavier Flow in Perimenopause

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Recently I have been experiencing large clots and heavier flow. Should I seek the help of a gynecologist?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Heavy Periods After Childbirth

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I'm having heavy periods after childbirth. Is there any product you recommend to wear?

Menstrual Clots

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How do I know if what I'm experiencing is blood clotting?

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Estrogen’s Storm Season

Estrogen's Storm Season

by Dr. Jerilynn C Prior

New second edition available

Estrogen’s Storm Season will soon be available in BOTH print and eBook (Mobi and ePUB) versions!

All royalties support CeMCOR research.

It is full of lively, realistic stories with which women can relate and evidence-based, empowering perimenopause information. It was a finalist in 2006 for the Independent Publisher Book  Award in Health.

Coming soon: purchase your copy via our Amazon or Kobo storefronts!

Paperback copies (with updated insert) still available here.

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