Lisa Larkin, MD, & Associates

Q+A ON MENOPAUSE

As we close out October, Menopause Month, we thought we’d answer some common questions about menopause....

Women and Alzheimer’s: What’s your risk?

Did you know that nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women? That means that of the 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, 3.6 million are women. In fact, women over the age of 60 are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as they are...

Ovarian Cancer: Get the facts, be empowered

There have been countless advances in diagnosing, treating and managing many cancers. Look at breast cancer: We continue to add to our body of knowledge on how to reduce the risk of breast cancer, the best ways detect breast cancer in its earliest stages and...

NAMS releases new position statement on GSM

In observance of September as Sexual Health Awareness Month, we want to address an unmet concern for many midlife and older women that can greatly affect their sexual health and well-being: Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM.)...

Galia Collaborative T H R I V E C I R C L E S

Our partners and friends at Galia Collaborative have some new programs coming up. Thrive Circles are intimate groups of committed women who connect live - in person or online - to support each other in healing, growing, and leading. They are designed to offer skills,...

Polycystic Ovary Disorder: What Women Need to Know

Women have complex healthcare needs, and unfortunately, many clinicians have not received proper, specialized training for diagnosing and treating many women-specific conditions. One of those conditions – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS – can sometimes take years to diagnose....

Celebrating Romance Awareness Month

After many months of sheltering in place with your partner, you might find it difficult to feel romantic sparks. Between handwashing, mask-wearing, social distancing, home schooling, remote-working and the stress of the pandemic, romance and intimacy are low on the list of priorities....

The Good, the Bad and the Triglycerides: What You Need to Know about Cholesterol

Most adults understand that “high cholesterol” is bad, but according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many Americans are unaware of their cholesterol levels, and only slightly more than half (55%) of Americans who could benefit from taking cholesterol lowering medications actually...