5 Myths About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Available for Interviews: Dr. Karyn Eilber

Karyn Eilber, MD, is a board-certified urologist, an associate professor of urology & OB/GYN at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and is an expert in women’s health and men & women’s sexual wellness.

What Dr. Eilber Can Say on
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy:

Some women feel safer taking bioidentical hormones compared to prescription hormone replacement therapy because of the belief that they have fewer side effects such as the risk of cancer; however, the scientific data is lacking.

When it comes to bioidentical hormone replacement, here are 5 myths:

 1. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is a medical term. It’s just a term used by makers of BHRT but it is not recognized by the FDA. 

 2. It’s safer than traditional hormone replacement. They are not safer just because they are “natural.” There is no convincing data that bioidentical hormones are more or less safe compared to traditional hormone replacement therapy.

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What Is Night Eating Syndrome?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Franchell Hamilton

Dr. Franchell Hamilton, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is the Founder of A Better Weigh Center–a place for people to receive treatments ranging from bariatric surgery and medical weight loss to hormone therapy. Dr. Hamiltion is also the author of two books, Transformation Is a Mindset: The Journey to Changing Your Input and Your World and And the Best Diet Is . . . .

What Dr. Hamilton could say on
Night Eating Syndrom:

This is a real problem. People wake up in the middle of the night and binge eat.  Dr. Hamilton can talk about what this is and how to deal with it.
    • Night Eating Syndrome is an eating disorder in which a person consumes a large amount of food at night—at least 25% of their daily food intake. This takes place after dinner and/or occurs in the middle of the night, and sleep is typically interrupted.

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What Are Women Over 40 Asking About Sex?

Available for Interviews: Dr. Karyn Eilber

Karyn Eilber, MD, is a board-certified urologist, an associate professor of urology & OB/GYN at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and is an expert in women’s health and men & women’s sexual wellness.

What Dr. Eilber Can Say about
Older Women & Sex Topics of Interest:
 

Women over 40 definitely ask different questions because many have stable partners and are experiencing issues associated with perimenopause/menopause. This is because different phases in life are dependent on hormonal changes. The biggest difference between older and younger women’s sexual inquiry is women over 40 are asking how to regain/maintain their sex life during the transition to menopause, while younger women are often asking about how certain birth control measures can affect libido or how to prevent bladder infections. 

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Women Need a Handbook on How to Navigate the Different Phases of Her Life

Available for Interviews: Dr. Karyn Eilber

Karyn Eilber, MD, is a board-certified urologist, an associate professor of urology & OB/GYN at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and is an expert in women’s health and men & women’s sexual wellness.

What Dr. Eilber Can Say about
Women Navigating Their Health
:

    • Unlike men, women have several transitions throughout their lifetime involving major physical and hormonal changes.  
    • Except for a health class in junior high, most women do not have any additional education other than that from friends, etc. when it comes to sexuality, pregnancy, perimenopause, and menopause.

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Our Stress Response Cycle and Ways to Reduce Its Effects

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Karen Doll

Karen Doll, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist, professional coach, and the author of the forthcoming book, Building Psychological Fitness: How High Performers Achieve With Ease.

What Dr. Doll can say in an interview on
Stress and How to Alleviate Symptoms
:

    • The stress response is a physiological reaction that occurs in the nervous system in response to a perceived threat. It is commonly referred to as the “fight-or-flight” response.

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Myths About Hormone Replacement and Why

Available for Interviews: Dr. Karyn Eilber

Karyn Eilber, MD, is a board-certified urologist, an associate professor of urology & OB/GYN at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and is an expert in women’s health and men & women’s sexual wellness.

What Dr. Eilber can say in an interview on
Hormone Replacement:

You’re sweating all the time, you can’t sleep, and overall you just don’t feel like yourself. Oh yeah, you’re in menopause. Your symptoms of menopause are so bad that you’re willing to take hormones even if they’re dangerous. But are they really? And how do you know what kinds of hormones to take?

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Discover 4 Natural Treatments for Depression

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Eldred Taylor, M.D. is a well-known, dynamic speaker and expert on Holistic Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine. He is the co-author of two must-read books, Are Your Hormone Making You Sick? and The Stress Connection, and also a sought-after radio and television personality who has been featured in local and national publications.

Understanding Depression

Depression, which is also referred to as clinical depression or major depressive disorder, is a mood disorder that creates feelings of sadness and hopelessness that can last for a long period of time. Eventually, it starts to creep into your everyday life, affecting the way you think, how you deal with stress, the way you behave, and how you feel. Your regular activities of daily life, like getting out of bed, brushing your teeth, and showering may feel pointless and overwhelming. Your energy may feel sapped too, making it even easier to skip these small tasks.

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Are Your Hormones Making You Sick? Women & Hormone Balance

Available for Interviews: Dr. Eldred Taylor

Interview Dr. Eldred Taylor to answer all of your women’s health questions regarding hormonal imbalances and how to correct them. Dr. Taylor is a leader in the hormone industry and is passionate about helping women while using a holistic functional medicine approach.

What Dr. Taylor can say in an interview about
Hormones Sometimes Negative Affect on the Body
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Addressing the Root Causes of Anxiety to Find the Best Treatment

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Anxiety
: 

There are many options out there when it comes to treating anxiety such as cognitive behavioral therapy, medication, supplements, meditation, and exercise to name a few. Yet how do we know what set of tools is best for a particular individual? One method might work fantastic for one person with anxiety, yet the same treatment might not work as well (or at all) for another person. How do we figure out what is the best approach? 

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Sexual Decline in Aging Women: Causes & Treatment

Available for Interviews: Dr. Mimi Secor 

Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Women’s Health for over 40 years. She is a sought-after national speaker and consultant who has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets and is the author of the newest book, Healthy & Fit at Any Age: A Guide to Creating Mindset, Nutrition, and Exercise Habits for Busy Women!

What Dr. Mimi Secor Can Say in an Interview 
About Sexual Decline in Women:

Why does sex decline with age for women and is it more physical or psychological? What options do women have for improving their libido/desire?

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