Andrew B. Dott, MD, MPH

BOONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

701 MADISON AVE

Articles

Osteoporosis Medications and Prevention

October 12, 2011

Osteoporosis --meaning porous, fragile bones --is a disease in which there is exaggerated loss of quantity and quality of bone, causing an increase in the risk of fractures. It's normal for the bones of both women and men to get thinner and more fragile with age.

Natural Progesterone

October 07, 2011

Progesterone is a natural hormone which is produced by the ovary during the second half of the menstrual cycle. It's biological function is to change the lining of the uterus so that the cells which line the uterus can provide nutrition to the developing embryo during the earliest phases of development after conception.

Estrogen through the ages

July 28, 2011

There are many ways to take estrogens and many philosophies of management. The views expressed on this page represent the opinion of the author and may or may not conform to the current "standard of care" prevalent in the United States today.

Introduction to Male Menopause

July 27, 2011

Perhaps the principal reason male menopause has never been in the public spotlight is because men who experience the characteristic decline in virility during middle age are reluctant or even unwilling to acknowledge the condition.

Endometrial Ablation and Hysteroscopic Surgery

June 30, 2011

Over the past decade, a technique has been developed that can reduce or stop your periods without a hysterectomy. This surgery can be done in women who have flooding either with or without fibroid tumors. Dr. Dott was one of the surgeons who introduced this minimally invasive procedure in Atlanta. He has performed this procedure many times and is certified by the Accreditation Council for Gynecological Endoscopy in Advanced Hysteroscopic Surgery. He has taught this procedure in training institutions both in the United States and Russia.

Endometrial Ablation and Hysteroscopic Surgery

June 21, 2011

Over the past decade, a technique has been developed that can reduce or stop your periods without a hysterectomy. This surgery can be done in women who have flooding either with or without fibroid tumors. Dr. Dott was one of the surgeons who introduced this minimally invasive procedure in Atlanta. He has performed this procedure many times and is certified by the Accreditation Council for Gynecological Endoscopy in Advanced Hysteroscopic Surgery. He has taught this procedure in training institutions both in the United States and Russia.