Dr. Holly L. Thacker

Speaking of Women’s Health Column

Heart Health and Stroke

How Heart Disease is Different for Women
Posted on February 20, 2018
How Heart Disease is Different for Women

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s column on the three things all women need to know about preventing and/or surviving heart disease.

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5 Health Tips For Protecting Women From Heart Disease
Posted on February 07, 2018
5 Health Tips For Protecting Women From Heart Disease

The number one killer of women is heart disease, and that risk increases after menopause.

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Why Love Is Good For Your Heart
Posted on February 01, 2016
Why Love Is Good For Your Heart

Dr. Holly L. Thacker shares 14 tips for a healthy heart.

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Affairs Of The Heart. Why Is Love So Important For Your Heart?
Posted on February 03, 2013
Affairs Of The Heart. Why Is Love So Important For Your Heart?

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s blog on the love, the heart, and heart disease awareness in women.

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The Anti-Hormone Party is Over! Hormone Replacement Therapy Reduces Death and Cardiovascular Disease
Posted on October 14, 2012
The Anti-Hormone Party is Over! Hormone Replacement Therapy Reduces Death and Cardiovascular Disease

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker's blog on the results of the 10-year research on the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). This latest study shows the safety of HRT on heart events in recently post-menopausal women.

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Is Calcium a Patriot or a Traitor?
Posted on May 28, 2012
Is Calcium a Patriot or a Traitor?

Read Dr. Holly Thacker's Memorial Day blog about the true role of calcium supplements for women.

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“The Truth About Statins”
Posted on April 22, 2012
“The Truth About Statins”

Dr. Thacker reviews the new book, "The Truth About Statins" by women's health cardiologist, Dr. Barbara H. Roberts.

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Finally, Some Health News I Can Sink My Teeth Into!
Posted on October 27, 2011
Finally, Some Health News I Can Sink My Teeth Into!

Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Medicine found a 20% reduction in stroke in women who ate two chocolate bars per week.

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