In Episode 9 of And Just Like That (the continuation of Sex and the City), Charlotte informs the girls over lunch that she’s finally “done, done … I haven’t gotten my period in four months so I think I’m finally in menopause”. Well, that’s just R-O-N-G, WRONG! Menopause…

Meeting with Dr Jen Gunter

Dr Jen Gunter, author of best-selling must-have book for every woman The Vagina Bible, is as articulate and dedicated to women’s health as you would hope she would be. Much like our beloved mythical heroine Wonder Woman – she exudes warrior. I was fortunate to see her up…

doctor receipt

4. Dear Pharmacist,I’m very confused about the forms of estrogen. Can you explain them to me? Estrogen comes in many forms and strengths. The reason for this wide variety is to taylor the dosage as closely to you, the patient, as possible. The wide choice of therapy allows…

back to school to me

Why the Dictionary is My New Best Friend A dictionary has become my constant study companion, along with Youtube videos with twelve-year-old professors. I’m reading the first assigned textbook and getting a very rude awakening re academic jargon. Try this word – endogenizing, and this one – verstehen,…

dear pharmacist

1. Dear Pharmacist,My periods have been really erratic for the last six months.I’m only 42. Is something wrong? Nothing is wrong. Your erratic periods and your age together are a sign that you are entering into the perimenopausal time of your life. Perimenopause symptoms can occur from the…