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My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challen

My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challen

Your Menopause Question: My doctor tells me that according to the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), estrogen has been shown to cause breast cancer and that I should avoid it in menopause. Yet, now this concept is being challenged. Please explain.

I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are these treatments safe?

I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are these treatments safe?

Your Question: I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are
these treatments safe?

I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

Your Question: I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

I am 53 years old. My doctor wants to treat my menopausal symptoms with an estrogen patch. But she says I need to take progesterone also. Why is this? And are there any side effects of progesterone?

I am 53 years old. My doctor wants to treat my menopausal symptoms with an estrogen patch. But she says I need to take progesterone also. Why is this? And are there any side effects of progesterone?

Your Question: I am 53 years old. My doctor wants to treat my menopausal symptoms with an estrogen patch. But she says I need to take progesterone also. Why is this? And are there any side effects of progesterone?

Here are a few of your questions, combined together to give our readers the answers they are seeking right away in a simple and easy to read format.

Here are a few of your questions, combined together to give our readers the answers they are seeking right away in a simple and easy to read format.

Here are a few of your questions, combined together to give our readers the answers they are seeking right away in a simple and easy to read format.

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