Dr. Erika Schwartz is a leading national expert in wellness, disease prevention, and bioidentical hormone therapies. Dr. Schwartz has written four best-selling books, testified before Congress, hosted her own PBS special on bioidentical hormones, and is a frequent guest on network TV shows.

Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, survey data suggest. [Full Story]
Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, survey data suggest. [Full Story]
Many breast cancer patients wrongly believe that having both breasts removed , a double mastectomy , will improve their chance of survival, one study has found. [Full Story]
Genetics play a huge role in hair loss, but let’s not forget that if you dye your hair and put other chemical products into it constantly, hair will lose its youthful luster, start breaking, and fall out. [Full Story]
Garlic, a common folk remedy for urinary tract infections, is not only effective, it works against strains that are antibiotic resistant, a study showed. [Full Story]
The more sedentary you are, the stiffer you become and the more likely you are to become breakable. The more you move, the less breakable you are. [Full Story]
If your cholesterol is anywhere near 200 ng/dL in a fasting blood test, your doctor will most likely prescribe a statin drug like Crestor or Lipitor. [Full Story]
A study at the University of Texas found that women with low heart rate variability , the variation in time between heartbeats , is linked to low libido. [Full Story]
Caffeine offers a false promise when it comes to boosting energy. [Full Story]
Taking supplements will also help restore menopausal hormonal balance. I work with omega-3 fish oils, L-carnitine (1,000 mg/day), coenzyme Q10 (100 mg/day), probiotics, DIM, and B complex (100 mg/day). [Full Story]

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