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The “Window of Opportunity” for Starting Estrogen Therapy

The use of estrogen in menopausal and post-menopausal women continues to be a source of big debate in the scientific world.  How should we go about treatment?  Should we just prescribe it for a few years and then taper off? 

Posted in Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hysterectomy, Uncategorized

Vaginal Dryness– Causes and Finding Symptom Relief

Vaginal dryness is something a lot of women experience– they may be headed toward menopause, be experiencing surgically induced menopause (as with a hysterectomy), or may not be producing enough estrogen in their body.  Vaginal dryness is extremely Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Symptoms, Treatments, Urinary Tract Infection

Estrogen’s Role in Postpartum Depression

Depression is a common, complex problem with no easy solutions– and women seem to be more likely to suffer than men.  When it comes to postpartum depression, one out of seven child-bearing women will experience this type of depression.  Postpartum

Posted in Depression, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Symptoms, Treatments

Natural Progesterone vs. Synthetic Progestins

A healthy female body must maintain a delicate balance of estrogen and progesterone at all times.  If a doctor finds that your progesterone is too low they may recommend that you take a small dose every day to help keep

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Side-Effects, Symptoms

New Patients: Check out our Dr. Davis Videos!

A few years ago we created a YouTube page and added a variety of informational videos to it.  These Dr. Davis videos are great resources for anyone looking for more information or better understanding of the many conditions we treat including

Posted in Birth Control, Bladder, Depression, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Endometriosis, Examinations, Fibroids, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Interstitial Cystitis, Medications and Prescriptions, Resources, Symptoms, Treatments

Topical Estrogen vs. Estrogen Pills

Last week we talked about prescribing estrogen and creating a custom tailored plan for you.  There are a variety of ways to get estrogen into your body including creams, sprays, gels, patches, and pills.  This week we are going to

Posted in Hormone Therapy

Prescribing Estrogen: A Custom Tailored Plan Based on YOU

There are many reasons why we are prescribing estrogen to women.  She may be approaching menopause or perimenopause, find herself with symptoms of low estrogen, or she may be countering the effects of another medication.  She may have had a

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Medications and Prescriptions, Oophorectomy, Symptoms

Heavy Bleeding; Causes and Treatments

Heavy menstrual bleeding is commonly caused by the lining of the uterus becoming too thin or too thick.  Estrogen and Progesterone are the two hormones responsible for maintaining the appropriate thickness of your uterine lining.  When there’s a hormonal Read More…

Posted in Examinations, Heavy Bleeding, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Medications and Prescriptions, Symptoms, Treatments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! More and more women are surviving breast cancer thanks to better, earlier diagnosis and treatment plans.  But this is still a huge problem today as Breast Cancer is still one of the leading cancers in women.

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Resources

Are you Considering a Hysterectomy?

One of the most common surgeries performed in our country, a hysterectomy is the removal of female reproductive organs.  Whether you have recurring Endometriosis, uncontrollable heavy bleeding, or extreme pain, hysterectomy is an option– but it is a Read More…

Posted in Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Resources, Treatments

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