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Menopause: Should You Take Estrogen & Progesterone?

From the Show: HER
Summary: Is hormone therapy still the most reasonable, safe and effective treatment for menopause?
Air Date: 10/31/13
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Dr. Peeke
Guest Bio: Mache Seibel, MD
Mache Seibel Mache Seibel, MD, is one of America's leading thought leaders and speakers on women's health and menopause, and founder of My Menopause Magazine, available in the Apple Newsstand, formatted for the iPad and iPhone and in 2014 available on the web at MyMenopauseMag.com.

Dr. Seibel has received multiple national awards for consumer education, including the 2013 Media Award from the North American Menopause Society for his body of work through consumer media outlets that expand the knowledge and understanding of menopause. He is repeatedly voted into Best Doctors in America. Dr. Seibel spent 19 years at Harvard Medical School, and is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has authored 15 books and over 200 scientific articles. Find out more about him at www.DoctorSeibel.com.
Menopause: Should You Take Estrogen & Progesterone?
Are you interested in taking estrogen and/or progesterone to treat your menopausal symptoms?

While it may be helpful for some women, it's not a magic bullet solution. Your treatment must be individualized, and understanding your risks and benefits can provide you with a thorough explanation of your options.

Dr. Mache Seibel, one of America's leading thought leaders and speakers on women's health, menopause and progesterone, says that hormone therapy is still the most reasonable, safe and effective treatment for menopausal symptoms. However, the treatment isn’t for everyone. There are some women who should consider other alternatives.

Dr. Seibel shares how estrogen and progesterone affect your body, as well as if you should consider the hormone therapy.
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