Author | Andrew B. Dott, MD, MPH

Articles

Osteoporosis Medications and Prevention

October 12, 2011

Article

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

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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

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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

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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.