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Hormone Therapy, the WHI, and Breast Cancer

Hormone Therapy, the WHI, and Breast Cancer

Published on March 26, 2019 by

For years, since the 1950’s, hormone therapy had been used in women for menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood changes, vaginal atrophy, etc. Physicians observed that women lived longer than men when they did this. In addition, women had less heart disease before menopause than did men and this was thought to be due

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Vitamin D: Why do You Need High Serum Levels?

Published on February 28, 2019 by

Do you know what your Vitamin D level is? It’s important for your health. Many studies have shown significant health benefits to your body if you have a higher level of Vitamin D. We recommend you maintain a serum level of greater than 50 ng/ml of Vitamin D3 in your blood. Heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease,

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Published on February 20, 2017 by

We at TrueMD support Breast Cancer wareness and have created action plans to help women fight this devastating disease. First, we provide preventing care advice and recommendations to empower women with knowledge that they can do something to prevent developing breast cancer. Second, we recommend breast cancer screenings through multiple modalities, but especially via mammography,

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A New Cancer Detection Screen: Oncoblot

Published on December 20, 2015 by

Have you ever wondered if there was a simple blood test that you could do that would tell you if you have a cancer starting to grow in your body? A test that would pick up the cancers years before it would be picked up by normal conventional means? Introducing the Oncoblot test. This test

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Know Your Risk: Hereditary Cancer Risk

Published on September 20, 2015 by

I’m sure you’ve heard in the news about Angelina Jolie and other superstars who did something about their cancer risk. Don’t be alarmed by this media hype. You have more than a 95% chance you don’t need the hereditary cancer screens that she did which prompted her to have her surgeries (removal of her breasts).

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New Study on Hormones: No Difference in Death Rate

Published on March 14, 2015 by

It’s always reassuring to know that taking any medication will not increase your risk of death. Women can now thus be reassured about hormone therapy. A recent study from the Cochrane Foundation has now confirmed that taking hormones does not increase your risk of dying from a number of medical problems. The findings were based

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Iodine Deficiency: More than Just a Thyroid Problem

Published on July 20, 2014 by

Most people connect iodine intact with thyroid conditions. Indeed, in order to make thyroid hormone, you must have an adequate amount of iodine in your body. However, iodine does much more. Iodine deficiency is linked to fatigue, breast cancer, fibrocystic breast disease, obesity, cognitive impairment, heart disease and psychiatric disorders. Unfortunately, there is a growing

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BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER SCREENS

Published on February 24, 2009 by

Many people ask about the blood test that detects the genetic defect that can cause cancer of the breast and ovaries. The test is a wonderful tool to help certain people, but it is not a screen for these cancers. In other words, it should only be done on those people who are at a

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