Mature Womens Health 1 of 2
Menopause is a natural transition in a woman's life, but it's a time that often brings many questions. In this interview, Ellen Beth Levitt talks with a gynecologist who specializes in caring for women in middle age and older. They discuss menopause, including hormone therapy and the debate over bio-identical hormones. The program also covers sexuality and other topics that concern women as they age.
Part one of this two-part interview addresses the following topics:
- Menopause signs/symptoms
- Hot flashes
- Womenâ€™s Health Initiative
- Hormone replacement therapy
- Bio-identical hormones
- Compounding pharmacies
- Personalized therapies
Dr. Valerie Omicioli, a gynecologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Omicioli is also an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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