Dr. Mache Seibel is a global leader in women’s wellness and menopause. He is a 20 years member of the Harvard Medical School Faculty and Editor of The Hot Years Magazine, Creator of Menopause Breakthrough System and recipient of multiple awards including the Best Doctors in America and the Media Award from the North American Menopause Society. Dr. Mache has been featured in People magazine, Discover magazine, Today, MSNBC, hosted PBS specials and appeared on many other media outlets. He is also a frequent keynote speaker for numerous organizations, businesses, and conferences. Dr. Mache and his wife live in Boston, Massachusetts.
I really enjoyed your information! It is wonderful to find like-minded practitioners out there.
I work for alternative doctors in the Houston TX area and we treat with bioidentical hormones. We find so many women in particular whose hormone production has been interfered with because of birth control pills, tubal ligation, hysterectomy or uterine ablation as well as the environmental factors that put estrogen into male and female bodies and throw them out of balance. We have found people of all ages by the tens of thousands with low hormone levels because either the glands were not functioning properly or had been altered.
Many people’s hormones, such as thyroid, have never been at adequate levels for them to be healthy.
The majority of women’s progesterone levels decline by age 35 because our ovaries have aged and this is the type imbalance that causes all female problems all the way to the cancers.
Estrogen helps reduce the rate of bone loss that occurs during normal bone remodeling. Normally there is a balance in the activity of the cells that break down bone and the cells that build it back up. By decreasing the activity of the cells that break down bone, estrogen allows the cells that build bone to have a greater overall effect. Once estrogen levels drop, this balance shifts.
While hormone therapy has been shown to decrease hip and vertebral fractures, it may also increase your risk of other health conditions, such as invasive breast cancer, stroke and blood clots. Discuss the risks and benefits of available treatments with your health care professional.