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PCOS & Heavy Flow - Cyclic Medroxyprogesterone or the Mirena® IUD?

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I am a health care provider wishing to treat PCOS and menorrhagia in my patient.What are the pros and cons of using cyclic medroxtprogestrone versus the "Mirena® coil" in treating these conditions?

I'm 49 - why am I getting even more facial hair now?

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I’m getting increased facial hair even though I’m using laser therapy! This problem started at 24 when I was on progesterone-only pills. I'm 49 and my periods are irregular. Will taking progesterone now make it worse?

Uterine Fibroids

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I have fibroids. Should I have them removed, and if so how? Do I need a hysterectomy?

What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?

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I keep hearing about “Bio-Identicalhormones. What does Bio-Identical mean? Should I be taking them?

Depo Provera and Osteoporosis

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I’ve been using Depo Provera and am feeling fine. Should I be worried about osteoporosis?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Exercise and Skipped Periods

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Am I skipping periods because I've intensified by excercise regime?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Heavy Periods After Childbirth

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I'm having heavy periods after childbirth. Is there any product you recommend to wear?

Lost Periods Due to Stress

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I am 28 years old and I haven’t menstruated for 3.5 years. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Menstrual Clots

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How do I know if what I'm experiencing is blood clotting?

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Estrogen’s Storm Season

Estrogen's Storm Season

by Dr. Jerilynn C Prior

New second edition available

Estrogen’s Storm Season will soon be available in BOTH print and eBook (Mobi and ePUB) versions!

All royalties support CeMCOR research.

It is full of lively, realistic stories with which women can relate and evidence-based, empowering perimenopause information. It was a finalist in 2006 for the Independent Publisher Book  Award in Health.

Coming soon: purchase your copy via our Amazon or Kobo storefronts!

Paperback copies (with updated insert) still available here.

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