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from Dr. Suzanne Fenske


Finding a Functional Gynecologist Near You

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Thank you, goop, for featuring the important role of functional gynecologists in women's health and allowing me to contribute! This insightful article sheds light on how we as specialists address the root causes of hormonal imbalances, chronic pain, and other gynecological issues using a holistic approach.

Key takeaways:

  • Functional gynecologists go beyond treating symptoms to address underlying imbalances and root causes.
  • They utilize extensive testing, including gut microbiome analysis, to get a complete picture of a patient's health.
  • This approach can help women achieve hormonal balance, manage chronic pain, and improve overall well-being.



Naomi Watts, 54, gets VERY candid about 'great' sex life with new husband Billy Crudup

Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup

The King Kong star previously revealed that she went through early menopause at the age of 36 and felt like she was 'spiraling out of control' thanks to hot flashes and mood swings, which led to the launch of her wellness brand, Stripes.

During the conversation, which was entitled 'Unlocking Intimacy: Navigating Passion in Midlife,' she admitted that 'sex becomes more pleasurable' with age.



Healing PCOS & Endometriosis and Optimizing Perimenopause


In this episode, Dr. Suzanne Fenske shares her integrative approach for treating numerous women's health conditions including hormonal imbalances, endometriosis and PCOS. She is a big proponent of using a healthy lifestyle to overcome these health issues, including an anti-inflammatory diet, high quality sleep, stress management and the right exercise. She also shares what symptoms are normal vs common, what peri-menopausal women need to know, the importance of gut and liver health, when to use Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT), and more!

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How Perimenopause Affects Your Mental Health

Forget hot flashes and period changes. This one overarching issue is the real menace when dealing with perimenopause.




Everything You Need to Know About UTI: Pain, Prevention, Misdiagnosis

More than 50% of women get a urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetime. Some women struggle with recurring UTIs, which can be painful and stressful. We've all heard various tips and myths about UTI prevention and treatment. Today, we're discussing the facts.

In this episode, Dr. Suzanne Fenske, OB-GYN and founder of TārāMD, explains the symptoms of UTI in women, plus various treatment options and how women get UTIs. She also shares about bladder pain syndrome, a similar diagnosis that impacts more women than you'd think. We discuss the most common question of how to get rid of a UTI, and explore interesting reflections about other reproductive health topics.

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Ask A Doctor: Does Acupuncture Help With Menopause Symptoms?

Can acupuncture help with menopause symptoms? Board-certified OB-GYN. Suzanne Fenske weighs in this edition of "Ask A Doctor."



Can Stress Affect Early Menopause?

While fewer than 200,000 cases of early menopause are reported every year, early menopause can be unexpected - and come with its own set of...



Symptom Guide: Menopausal Insomnia and Sleeplessness

Insomnia and sleeplessness getting you down? These tips can improve your chances for getting a good night's rest.



Mostly Balanced Podcast Ep. 149 Dr. Suzanne Fenske
"Should We Be Talking to Our Doctors About Our Sex Lives?" 

Welcome back! Today we're joined by Dr. Suzanne Fenske, MD, founder of Tãrã MD, an NYC-based innovative and holistic gynecology practice. You can find Suzanne on Instagram @taramd4women.

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The Cycle Podcast Ep. 82
"Tips to Help Manage Your Endo with Dr. Fenske"

Board-certified gynecologist and integrative health expert Suzanne Fenske, MD, FACOG, joins me on the show. She provides holistic medical care to optimize patients’ health at TārāMD in Lenox Hill, Manhattan, in New York City. Using a functional approach, Dr. Fenske applies her broad medical expertise to treat complex conditions, including hormone imbalances, endometriosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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The Evvy Vaginal Microbiome Test Helps You Understand Your Bacteria
*Down There*—So I Tried It

If recent buzz around the lack of understanding of the clitoris is any example of how surprisingly little the scientific and medical communities prioritize learning about the female body—then we know there's still much more room for progress. Both have historically left women behind for many reasons. Case in point, the gender research gap that still exists and continues to harm women—just one example being how we treat and understand vaginal health issues.





Publication: ADULTED, A wellness magazine for actual grown-ups.

Lube + Vaginal Moisturizer = Your Sexual Wellness BFFs

Has your vagina been acting weird lately? You know, has it felt kind of dry? Or irritated? Maybe even itchy? Has sex stopped feeling like you are being transported to a sensual realm of infinite physical pleasures, and started to feel like …well, a painful rug burn? 

While it may not quite be the stuff of dinner party conversation, it’s important to talk about — because vaginal dryness is one of the most common symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. But the great news is that for many people, it can be treated fairly simply, with non-prescription lube and moisturizer that can work for any budget.

So let’s talk about sex, baby — specifically, let’s talk about painful sex, and how to make it feel better.




How Women’s Health Issues Change as You Age
With Dr. Suzanne Fenske of TārāMD

Episode 123



Dr. Suzanne Fenske of TārāMD and I talk about all things women’s health, which is one of my favorite topics! We talk about women’s health issues, endometriosisPCOS, fibroids and cysts, balancing your hormones, and so much more. 

 You definitely should listen to this podcast if you want to know more about women’s health issues and how to heal them holistically. 

 TārāMD takes an integrative and functional approach with every patient, using top evidence-based medical treatments and surgeries alongside lifestyle medicine and alternative care such as supplements and botanicals. 

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The Less Stressed Life Podcast: Endometriosis, Fibroids and PMDD Awareness

I had the pleasure of joining Christa Biegler, Functional Medicine Nutritionist, for an episode of the Less Stressed Life Podcast. We discussed what all women should know about endometriosis such as causes and symptoms, how to advocate for yourself in the medical world (the average time to get a diagnosis is 7-10 years!), and helpful treatments and symptom control options including a full lifestyle approach.

We also covered PMDD, the severe form of PMS that can cause disabling physical and emotional symptoms that can have a serious impact on your life, as well as Fibroids (as many as 60% of American women suffer from them!). Happy Listening!

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Reading the Signs of Our Hormones
How to become an advocate for our own health

By: rē•spin



Dr. Suzanne Fenske practices gynecology with the well-known idiom “you can’t see the forest for the trees” in mind. “If you view a woman by her body parts rather than looking at her as a whole, you will miss the picture,” says Dr. Fenske, who is double board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and board-certified in integrative medicine. “I look at nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress management skills, social parameters, sex, and, most importantly, a woman’s needs, goals, and wants.”

Article:  https://re-spin.com/reading-the-signs-of-our-hormones/