We all remember Oprah's 50th Birthday Bash. Well guess what - she's right in the midst of her hormonal uprising, too. So in wandering around the vast kingdom of Internet Oprah, I came across an entire fiefdom of information about menopause. The February 2009 issue of "O", The Oprah Magazine, covered this subject and included familiar names-such as Suzanne Somers, Christiane Northrup, M.D. and JoAnn Manson, M.D. who is chief of Preventative Medicine at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Manson was also a "principal investigator" of the Women's Health Initiative study (WHI) published in 2002 which I mentioned in earlier posts.
Click on the site below to connect to Oprah's website. There is useful information there-a lot of it. It is a bit disconcerting and sad to read the comments left by readers. Many of them are pleas to find local physicians who know how to deal with HRT and BHRT. Click here for more information.