Menopause News Flash: Must-Read Estrogen Studies, Fibroids & More!

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Transdermal vs. oral estrogen: Which should you be taking? http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/survey-of-nurse-practitioners-finds-oral-estrogen-therapy-is-prescribed-more-often-than-transdermal-and-examines-external-influences-that-affect-prescribing-practices-131781333.html

If you’re a younger woman going through menopause, estrogen may prevent strokes! http://www.marketwatch.com/story/mayo-clinic-finds-estrogen-may-prevent-younger-menopausal-women-from-strokes-2011-10-12

80 percent of all women will have a fibroid in their uterus by menopause. http://blogs.webmd.com/womens-health/2011/10/f-is-for-fibroids.html

Hysterectomy is no longer the only choice for women with fibroids- in fact it is old fashioned!  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/glenn-d-braunstein-md/fibroids-treatment-options_b_1003675.html

This handy infographic breaks down the real science behind a hot flash! Forward this one to your Shmirshky sisters! http://www.everydayhealth.com/menopause/science-behind-the-hot-flash.aspx

Read up on new factors that may raise the risk of early menopause! http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/cancer/articles/2011/10/18/factors-identified-that-may-raise-risk-of-early-menopause

Massage therapy may help ease menopause symptoms. (See? Spa days are a must!) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/14/massage-therapy-for-menop_n_1009951.html

After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through–before, during, and after menopause–with the medically sound solutions she discovered. Her passion to become a “sister” and confidant to all women fueled Ellen’s first book, Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. As a result of the overwhelming response from her burgeoning audiences and followers’ requests for empowering information they could trust, Ellen’s weekly blog, Menopause MondaysTM, was born.