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.
Since 1 in every 2 women are destined to have an osteoporotic bone fracture, it's important for women to know about the different treatment options available to help manage osteoporosis. Dr. Holly L. Thacker, executive director of Speaking of Women's Health, discusses the many different treatment options for osteoporosis management.t
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. Fortunately, most of the risk associated with heart disease is within our control. Reduce your risk of heart disease at a young age with these tips from Dr. Holly L. Thacker, executive director of Speaking of Women's Health.
Research and clinical experience have revealed that women's major concern with midlife and aging is weight gain. Dr. Holly L. Thacker, executive director of Speaking of Women's Health, discusses how midlife women can lose weight during menopause.
Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the importance of bone density scans for women, especially if they are at risk for osteoporosis.
Dr. Holly Thacker discusses how pap smear tests can boost a women's chances of surviving cervical cancer.
There is no doubt that menopause changes a woman's sex life. Everything from desire to the ability to take pleasure in intercourse can be affected. In the fifth and final installment of our video series, "Surviving Menopause," Dr. Margaret McKenzie of the Cleveland Clinic discusses what can be done to preserve a healthy, happy sex life.
Can postmenopausal women sneeze or laugh without risking incontinence? In our fourth installment of the video series, “Surviving Menopause,” Dr. Judith Volkar of the Cleveland Clinic explains the difference between stress and urge incontinence and what can be done to combat these conditions.
Are bioidentical hormones superior to other forms of hormone therapy? Is there a time limit on how long postmenopausal women can take hormones? Women’s health expert, Dr. Holly L. Thacker covers these topics and more in the third installment of the Speaking of Women’s Health video series, "Surviving Menopause."
Is it hot in here or are you entering into menopause? Hot flashes are only one symptom of menopause and not all women get them. In the second installment of our video series, "Surviving Menopause," women's health expert Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses some of the common symptoms of menopause, such as sleeping problems and mood swings.
Over one in every two women over age 50 develops osteoporosis due to a lack of estrogen. Dr. Holly Thacker is here to help you learn how to prevent Osteoporosis, especially throughout menopause. This is the first video in our Surviving Menopause Series.