Dr Ricki's Blog

Calcium is Not Enough to Prevent Bone Loss in Aging Women

July 28th, 2010

Not only is osteoporosis common in women, it is inevitable if we live long enough! Huge clinical studies show that, unfortunately, good calcium intake (such as dietary sources and supplements), adequate vitamin D levels (to allow our digestive tract to absorb calcium…

New Book on Estrogen Use in Menopause Sheds Light on the Risks and Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Bioidentical Hormones

March 10th, 2010

Every week it seems like there is new and many times conflicting information about hormone therapy for menopausal women. Now, thanks to a leading gynecologist at a prestigious San Francisco medical center, women can clear up the confusion…

Letter to Editor in response to Kantrowitz and Wingert (Newsweek 3/1/2010)

March 9th, 2010

As a women’s health physician, breast cancer advocate and author, it’s time we get solid information that encourages hormonal harmony, and doesn’t fan the flames of ill founded fear. Kantrowitz and Wingert offer us an erroneous cancer scare, an old theory recycled, contributing nothing of value. Women are victims of scare campaigns…