Marcie K Richardson

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CLINICAL SCENARIO A 51-year-old postmenopausal third-grade teacher requests help for her hot flashes. She finds them especially troubling as she stands in front of her class and starts sweating. Although one student offers her tissues, others make fun of her--disrupting the class. Her sleep is interrupted several times a night. She refuses to use any form(More)
359 Compounded non-FDA–approved menopausal hormone therapy prescriptions have increased: results of a pharmacy survey JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD, and Ginger D. Constantine, MD Extrapolated data from an online survey of pharmacists suggests that the volume of compounded hormone therapy (CHT) approaches that of FDA-approved hormone therapy (HT) with growth in the(More)
T ype Balternative hot flash treatment[ in your search engine and it will call up an extraordinary range of suggestions. For example, the Prevention Web site article B14 Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes,[ published in April 2012, recommends hypnosis, flax seed, focusing on the positive, exercise, and yoga. Many of these options have appeal, but is there(More)