While it’s true that many women suffer from a variety of different thyroid conditions (such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Grave’s disease, and goiter), the vast majority of women with thyroid conditions have what’s known as “subclinical hypothyroidism.”
As you know by now, my new book, The Secret Pleasures of Menopause, has just been released. And the big secret that’s revealed in this book is that the second half of your life can be the very best half of your life.
Like most OB/GYNs, I’ve prescribed my share of birth control pills, even though I’ve long argued that there are safer alternatives that are just as effective when used conscientiously. As long as you don’t mind putting your ovaries on “automatic pilot” and ignoring your fertility, there’s nothing that comes close to the pill for sheer convenience.
Premenstrual symptoms, often referred to as PMS, are very common. At least 60 percent of women suffer from PMS. It is mostly likely to occur in women in their thirties, though it can occur as early as adolescence and as late as the premenopausal years. Many women who suffer from premenstrual syndrome find that it […]