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Confused about what to expect in midlife? Wondering how to treat mysterious symptoms like night sweats or stubborn weight gain? I got you. Welcome to my podcast, where I give you the straight tea on everything from painful sex to heart health. I’m Dr. Heather Hirsch, a board-certified internist, accredited menopause specialist, founder of the menopause clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and former faculty at Harvard Medical School. Currently, I am the CEO and Founder of Health by Heathe ...
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What to expect with hormone therapy use in perimenopause // Are you on hormone therapy during perimenopause or considering going on it but have questions with nowhere to turn? I got answers on answers! Listen in to learn how I use HRT in perimenopause and what you can expect on your journey! XO Dr. Hirsch More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT…
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A holistic approach to menopause with Dr. Louise Newson // Menopause is a transition for which many aspects of our physical and mental health can change. Listen to our candidate conversation in this week's episode. More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/collaborative/ GRAB YOUR C…
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How to have a productive follow-up visit and my crazy life! // Learn about how I have been building the Collaborative and what you should expect from your follow-up visit More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GRAB YOUR COPY OF MY BOOK!…
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What the Lancet got (really) wrong// Have we "Overmedicalized" menopause? Hardly. However, the Lancet authors argue for a 'new' approach to menopause and aging women, stating that an over-simplified narrative of menopause as a health problem to be solved by replacing hormones is not based on evidence and deflects attention from the need for substan…
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There isn't a woman I wouldn't prescribe HRT for // For the last few decades we have made hormone therapy way more complicated than it needs to be. Yes, there is science. True - one size does not fit all. However, I believe that there is no other medication that increases both longevity and quality of life other than HRT. More about Dr. Heather Hir…
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Women's heart health and hormone therapy, with cardiologist Dr. Tiffany Dipietro // When it comes to heart disease, one in five women will die from cardiovascular disease. Dr. Dipetro breaks down for us the basics of maintaining optimal heart health and what she really thinks about hormone therapy use and its impact on women's heart health. Follow …
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198. When and why to get a second opinion on menopause//Perimenopause and menopause are hard enough, the last thing you need is not to feel confident in your doctor. In this episode, I discuss my growing telemedicine practice, and 5 red flags that it's time for a second option about HRT and your perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms. More about Dr.…
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Weight loss is more than willpower, with Dr. Caissa Troutman // Dr. Caissa Troutman is the current Founder and Passionate Ambassador at WEIGHT reMDy, and can be found at weightreMDy.net. She is a Triple Board-Certified Family Medicine, Culinary Medicine, and Obesity Medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience. As a person who strug…
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FIVE things I learned about women’s health that were completely wrong in medical school More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GRAB YOUR COPY OF MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/…
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Menopause and hormone therapy after breast cancer, with Dr. Corinne Menn // There is so much to know about how women are impacted by menopause after a breast cancer diagnosis. And Dr. Menn shares her first-hand experience as a breast cancer survivor. In this episode, we also discuss what the science says about the use of hormone therapy after a bre…
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Menopause is MORE than just hot flashes // If we devalue menopause to just hot flashes, women are at a huge disservice. More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GRAB YOUR COPY OF MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Me…
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THE BEST OF 2024 (and what's to come in 2024) // WOW! 2023 was an amazing year and as I recap the top ten months, check out what is coming in 2024! More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/U…
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Let's Talk Menopause, with Donna Klassen // Donna Klassen, co-founder of Let's Talk Menopause, has dedicated herself to providing a platform that educates, destigmatizes, and offers vital community support surrounding menopause. This initiative ensures no woman feels isolated during this profound life transition. Diagnosed with estrogen-positive br…
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The women's health survey results are in // Did you take the survey? Thank you to all my followers for contributing to the results. The results are very interesting and hope that you find this as fascinating as I have. Listen in to learn about these findings. More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirsc…
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Hormone stacking 101 // Ever wonder how I help get my patients on the right hormone therapy regimens? One of my guiding principles for women is to be sure they know what each hormone is doing individually. This is a generally good practice to ensure that your HRT is working for you and not against you! More about Dr. Heather Hirsch: BOOK A VISIT: ⁠…
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The White House Research Initiative // Thanksgiving is here and it's time to give thanks for all that we have accomplished together over the year. In this episode, I share my thoughts on the launch of the white house initiative on women's health research. The Initiative will explore new public-private partnerships and engage private and philanthrop…
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PCOS, Perimenopause, and 'Estrogen Dominance' walk into a bar // Wondering what all these three have in common? Listen to this episode to see how endocrine disruptions are all interconnected. And why I don't use the term "estrogen dominance" and instead see this as "low progesterone" BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/b…
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Women have been seriously harmed in the name of "Evidence-Based Medicine" BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GET MY FREE MENOPAUSE HEALTH GUIDE: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠…
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Reflections On World Menopause Month, and What I am Building. TRY OUT DIGITAL DR. HIRSCH: http://realdoc.ai/ BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GET MY FREE M…
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When menopause is a surprise, with Dr. Corinne Menn // Dr. Menn has a story that you will not want to miss. After being diagnosed with breast cancer during her OB/GYN residency, she went on to become one of the fiercest menopause and HRT advocates I have met to date. In this episode, we discuss premature and sudden menopause, and how education abou…
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Jenn Trepeck on why you should eat breakfast, and have a side of fries! // Live is all about balance, right? In this episode Jenn T, a podcast host, health coach, and business consultant breaks down the fundamental aspects of dieting - what works long-term and what doesn't. She notes that her passion for nutrition and helping others with their heal…
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What's on the menu at the annual menopause meeting? // The Menopause Society's Annual meeting is the last week in September. Listen in as I "unbox" what is on the scientific agenda, and what I will be presenting. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠…
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Why I check lab work in perimenopause and menopause // Labwork can be transformational for many of my patients. Our current guidelines say not to do it - but could this be causing harm? In this episode, I explain the scenarios where lab work is essential, how I explain labs to my patients, and what this means for healthcare in general. Enjoy. See m…
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Dr. Adrienne Youdim asks us, "What are we really hungry for?" Find Dr. Youdim on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/dradrienneyoudim/ Dr. Youdim is a nationally recognized expert in weight loss and the author of the book "Hungry for more." In this incredible episode, we break down the meaning behind our hunger cues, how to create a sustainab…
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Am I out of the window for hormone therapy? // lets dive in and find out, plus - who wants to be my doctor? MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ GET M…
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Should Menopause Be Considered "hormone deficiency?" FYI- my paper was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, not NEJM. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/12508508…
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Andrea Donsky, TikTok's Menopause educator ... on what questions women are asking in midlife. check out wearemorphus.com Subscribe to Andrea’s podcast, “Menopause Reimagined,” follow her on Tik Tok and Instagram at @andreadonsky and @wearemorphus, and join her Private Facebook group /wearemorphus MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠…
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The supplements you need in menopause, with Elizabeth Ward RD // Information about supplements is everywhere, and it takes a full-time job to figure out what you should take, and what you should leave on the shelves. Listen in to learn what you need, and at what doses - and what you don't! Find Liz on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/menopaused…
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How long can I stay on HRT? // The latest and greatest evidence-based research here on how long you can take hormone replacement therapy is broken down and easily digested to help you make an informed decision! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://…
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Disparities in midlife care, with Dr. Sameena Rahman // While midlife women's health care is already seemingly non-existent, there are still groups of women for whom care is even farther on the horizon. Listen in as Dr. Rahman and I break this down using studies and street smarts. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heather…
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The Menopause Expert Vs. The Menopause Guru ... Who Wins? // Frankly, I am getting tired of the growing list of menopause gurus, who are getting sneakier by the day. Trying to benefit from the vulnerability of menopause and making a profit from up charging medications, procedures, and more. How can you spot them, what are the dangers, and who can y…
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Dr. Lisiane Miotti Joins me for a discussion on the safety of FDA-approved hormone replacement therapy // Join us on our latest podcast episode as we delve into the topic of FDA-approved hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its safety. Hormone replacement therapy has been widely used to address various health concerns, such as menopause symptoms, …
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How To Hack Your Visit To Get Hormone Replacement Therapy From Your Doctor // With a little bit of psychology and some background on menopause, I give you my best tips and tricks to get the most from your doctor's visit - especially when you think youare a good candidate for hormone replacement therapy. More on Dr. Hirsch Below: Book a patient visi…
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Unlock Your Menopause Type// Menopause is not a one-size fits all solution. Unlocking Your Menopause Type features a helpful quiz to identify women's individual Menopause Type(s) such as: –Premature –Sudden –Full-Throttle –Mind-Altering –Seemingly Never-ending –Silent Each type gets a full prescription for exercises, diet, and lifestyle strategies …
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Psychologist Samara Irumé discusses some actionable steps to improve your headspace // My good friend Samara and I talk about all things mental health for the last week of mental health month. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menop…
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Mind Over Menopause, With Pahla Bowers Weight loss coach // In her new book, Pahla discusses all things mindset and body alignment with me in this episode. Many women start to overexercise and undereat during the menopause transition for fear of gaining more weight. Discover how you can unlock the power of behavioral therapy to make the right chang…
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The Breast Cancer and HRT myth COMPLETLEY debunked // The association between breast cancer and HRT is just that .. an association! Listen in to learn why I don't feel that HRT increases the risk of breast cancer. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠⁠ PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Un…
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Men-o-Pause; Can We Partner Together? // My last few interviews were with men who were all very interested in learning about menopause. Here are my thoughts. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠⁠ PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠⁠⁠ GET…
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Recording my audiobook, starting my private medical practice, and my tips on thriving in life! // Want the updates? Ask and you shall receive! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: ⁠https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/⁠ PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠⁠ GET MY FREE MENOPAUSE …
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Kute Muir, UK author and menopause journalist, and I discuss the "state" of menopause // The UK has been paving the way for midlife women's health in the last several years. Today, Kate Muir and I talk about how medications are getting covered for women in the UK, the controversy around testosterone replacement, and what the US can learn from the m…
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Duavee, Oprah, and My New Telemedicine Private Practice, Oh My! // So much has happened in the last few weeks and I cannot wait to fill you in! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! BOOK A VISIT: https://heatherhirschmd.com/bookings/ PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827⁠⁠ GET MY FREE MENOPAUSE HEA…
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"I can hear you, can you hear me?" Why I love telemedicine // One of the unexpected wins to come from 2020 was the emergence and acceptance of telemedicine. Listen to why I love telemedicine and what the future holds for medical care over the computer. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! ⁠https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Typ…
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Squatty potties and vulvar models, with Melissa Gallow DNP // Live from the ISSWSH conference, Missy and I talk all things pelvic floor, sexual health, and why you need a squatty potty in every bathroom to ease pelvic floor dysfunction and to live your best midlife! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-…
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Dr. Rachel Rubin LIVE from the annual ISSWSH conference! // The woman who needs no further introduction. Listen as Dr. Rachel Rubin and I discuss the state of women's midlife and sexual health from the ballroom at the annual sexual health meeting held in St. Louis MO! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-You…
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What's on the menu at the upcoming ISSWSH annual meeting? // Listen in as I tell you all about what I will be teaching and learning at ISSWSH (the international society for the study of women's sexual health). MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827 Ready to reclai…
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Heart palpitations in midlife ..Dr. Dara Lee Lewis explains it all! // It's really scary when you get your first heart palpitation. Worry creeps in, as many women are aware that the leading cause of death in women is heart disease. However, for many women heart palpitations are benign (normal), and caused by hormonal changes. Listen in as Dr. Lewis…
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The menopause medication that made it to the super bowl // Fezolinetant is a new, novel nonhormonal medication undergoing FDA approval for the treatment of hot flashes. In this episode, I break down all that you need to know about this new medication! MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-…
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Give your vagina estrogen girl! // In this episode, I go over the safety of vaginal estrogens and the pros and cons of the currently available FDA-approved options. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827 Ready to reclaim your life at menopause? Join my menopause m…
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How women are misled to mismanage their health // It happens all too often, that lumpectomy you didnt need, the mammogram that caused more distress than relief, and on and on it goes. Listen in to see why women in particular are susceptible to this kind of situation, and how you can best manage this, with author Susan Salenger. MORE ON DR. HIRSCH I…
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Why no one seemingly gives a sh$t about midlife and menopause // Because why? MORE ON DR. HIRSCH IS BELOW! PRE-ORDER MY BOOK! https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Your-Menopause-Type-Personalized/dp/1250850827 Ready to reclaim your life at menopause? Join my menopause masterclass here: https://the-menopause-course.teachable.com/p/reclaiming-menopause-mast…
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