Dr. Holly L. Thacker

Speaking of Women’s Health Column

Should You Be Worried About Zika?
Posted on February 10, 2016
Should You Be Worried About Zika?

Dr. Oluwatosin Goje discusses the Zika virus and what pregnant women and women trying to become pregnant can do to prevent the disease.

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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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Girls with Guns. Docs with Glocks
Posted on January 25, 2016
Girls with Guns. Docs with Glocks

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s column on guns, safety and self-defense. Do you know what “stack and rack” means? And “locked and loaded?”

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Exercise & Pregnancy: The Dos & Don’ts!
Posted on January 18, 2016
Exercise & Pregnancy: The Dos & Don’ts!

Read Dr. Heather Foreman Hirsh’s article on planning for a health pregnancy and what exercises are safe during your pregnancy.

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Eat Yourself Out of Joint Pain!
Posted on January 10, 2016
Eat Yourself Out of Joint Pain!

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s column on eating an anti-inflammatory diet that helps reduce joint pain.

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16 Health Tips for a Healthy New Year!
Posted on December 27, 2015
16 Health Tips for a Healthy New Year!

This is the time of year to start fresh and, of course, resolutions! Resolutions usually start off well-intended, but can be forgotten or pushed to the side after some time. We at Speaking of Women’s Health pledge to help YOU keep your resolutions by helping you Be Strong, Be Healthy and Be in Charge!

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Hot off the Press! Highlights from the 2015 National Menopause Society Meeting
Posted on October 29, 2015

Drs. Elim Shih and Heather Foreman discuss the latest groundbreaking medical updates for women, including highlights from the 2015 National American Menopause Society meeting and Addyi, the first medication for women suffering from low sexual desire.

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Addyi Is Here!
Posted on October 17, 2015
Addyi Is Here!

The medication, Addyi, is now available in select pharmacies by approved prescribers. Below is Dr. Holly L. Thacker's, Executive Director of Speaking of Women's Health, statement for the upcoming Innovation Summit where flibanserin is listed as one of the Top 10 Innovations of the year.

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When Other Depression Treatments Haven’t Worked, TMS Can Help
Posted on September 30, 2015
When Other Depression Treatments Haven’t Worked, TMS Can Help

Today, only a subset of patients with Major Depressive Disorder respond to conventional treatments like antidepressants and psychotherapy. Dr. Murat Altinay discusses how Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) can help these patients.

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Women Now Have A New ‘Little Pink Pill’ for Low Sex Drive
Posted on August 19, 2015
Women Now Have A New ‘Little Pink Pill’ for Low Sex Drive

Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s column on the ‘hot topic’ of the recent approval of Flibanserin (Addyi) for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) for pre-menopausal women.

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