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Andrea Eisenberg, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Andrea Eisenberg, MD is a board certified ob/gyn in the Metro Detroit area. She takes care of women throughout their lifespan, from the teenage years through menopause, including delivering their babies. Her special interests include minimally invasive surgeries, adolescence, family planning, infertility, and menopause. In addition, Andrea writes about the human side of medicine at www.secretlifeofobgyn.com and has had several essays published in a variety of journals. To decompress, she enjoys trail running and baking.

Latest by Andrea Eisenberg, M.D.

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Lifestyle

10 Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

These famous women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us who live with thyroid disease.

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Treatment

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

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Five Questions

How to Handle Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

Dr. Lila Nachtigall talks to HealthCentral about how hot flashes and night sweats affect your health—and what you can do about it.

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Symptoms

Is This Normal? A Teen Guide to Breast Health

When it comes to our breasts, what’s normal and what is cause for concern? Can teens get breast cancer?

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Symptoms

Help! What Can I Do About My Itchy Breasts?

Could itchy breasts be a symptom of something serious, like breast cancer? Learn more here, and get tips to relieve the itch.

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Chronic Life

Chronic Disease in Women: Deadly and Costly

Find out what chronic disease is costing American women — in finances and life — and what we can do to prevent it.

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Treatment

What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

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Risk Factors

Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

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Risk Factors

9 Common Questions About Preterm Labor and Birth

Learn how planning and regular prenatal care can help lower the risk of preterm labor.

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Relationships

Sex During Pregnancy: What to Expect

Is it safe to have sex while pregnant? What changes may occur? Get the answers here.