Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.


Facebook Live: Menopause with Holly L. Thacker, MD

Cleveland Clinic took live questions with Speaking of Women's Health Executive Director Holly L. Thacker, MD, women's health specialist, about menopause.


Data Shows That Hormone Therapy is Safe for Women

September 2017 - Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the latest data that continues to prove that hormone therapy is safe for women who are suffering from menopause symptoms.


Plant-Based Therapies To Treat Menopausal Symptoms

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses a new study which attempts to determine if there’s benefit to using plant-based therapies to treat menopause symptoms.


Link Between Menopause Age and Depression

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses a new study that finds a link between menopause age and depression.


What is Perimenopause?

Dr. Holly L. Thacker explains what perimenopause is and when women are in perimenopause. She explains classic symptoms and signs you are entering perimenopause and making the transition to menopause.


Skin and Hair Changes During Menopause

Dr. Holly L. Thacker explains skin and hair changes during menopause. The culprit for the post-menopausal changes in your hair and skin is the lower levels of the hormone estrogen circulating in your body. Loss of estrogen makes your skin thinner and more delicate, and can cause your hair to thin out. Watch for helpful tips.


Hormone Replacement Therapy's Effect on Breast Cancer Risk

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the latest study on hormone replacement therapy and the affects it has on a woman's risk for breast cancer.


Untreated Hot Flashes Leads to More Doctor Visits

August 2014 - Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the relationship between untreated hot flashes and the increase in outpatient doctor visits and healthcare costs.

For more information on this study, read Yale University's press release.


A Solution for Bladder Leakage Without Surgery

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses a non-surgery solution for the 20 million women (postpartum & menopausal) in the U.S. afraid to laugh, sneeze or exercise for fear of accidental bladder leakage in this radio interview with WELW-WINT in Willoughby, Ohio.


Estrogen Therapy Benefits Women

The latest Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study shows that women who have had a hysterectomy can benefit from taking estrogen therapy. Speaking of Women's Health Executive Director Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses how the study's findings can improve the quality and longevity of women's lives.


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