08 Sep 2020

Book now: Peri-Menopause, Menopause & HRT - Q&A with Dr Avrum Bluming

Join our virtual Q&A with leading expert & internationally acclaimed oncologist Dr Avrum Bluming.

Date: Sunday 18 October
Time: 8pm-9pm
Tickets: £10 (plus Eventbrite booking fee) available now click to book

We are very excited to announce that Dr Avrum Bluming, bestselling author of ‘Estrogen Matters’, will be joining The Latte Lounge to answer your questions about peri-menopause, menopause, HRT and its effect on heart health, breast cancer, osteoporosis and alzheimers.

In this exclusive event, to be held on World Menopause Day, leading expert and eminent American oncologist, Dr Avrum Bluming, will share the latest compelling evidence on HRT, direct from his home in LA.

He will explain how research now shows that taking hormones in menopause can improve women’s wellbeing and lengthen their lives - without raising the risk of breast cancer. Dr Bluming will set the record straight on the often conflicting headlines about the risks & benefits of HRT and will uncover the true and full picture of the science.

Dr Bluming's best-selling book 'Estrogen Matters' (co-authored with Dr. Carol Tavris) lifts the lid on the truth about HRT and since its first printing in September 2018, it has been ranked, by sales, in the top one half of one percent of all books on Amazon.

This is a very special opportunity to hear directly from Dr Bluming himself and put your questions about HRT, peri-menopause, menopause and breast cancer to a leading expert.

Latte Lounge founder Katie Taylor will host this event, ensuring plenty of time for Q&A and sharing her own story of overcoming debilitating perimenopausal symptoms with HRT.

We are proud to bring you this event as part of World Menopause Day. Tickets for this special one-off event are £10 (plus Eventbrite booking fee) and we are sponsored by our partner Sylk Natural Lubricant.

Would you like to win a free ticket AND a copy of Dr Bluming's book? Head over to @loungethelatte on Instagram or to our Latte Lounge Facebook group to find out more and to enter. Good luck!

About Dr Avrum Bluming:

Avrum Bluming received his MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He spent four years as a Senior Investigator for the National Cancer Institute and for two of those years was director of the Lymphoma Treatment Center in Kampala, Uganda. He has taught at medical and academic institutions, including Harvard, Princeton, Johns Hopkins and Columbia Universities, as well as UCLA and USC. He organized the first study of lumpectomy for the treatment of breast cancer in Southern California in 1978; he was a co-investigator on the original study evaluating the relationship between the timing of initial breast cancer surgery within the menstrual cycle and prognosis, and for over a quarter of a century, he has been studying and publishing the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy administered to women with a previous history of treated breast cancer.

Dr. Bluming has served as a clinical professor of medicine at USC and has been an invited speaker at the Royal College of Physicians in London and the Pasteur Institute in Paris. He was elected to Mastership in the American College of Physicians, an honor accorded to only five hundred of the over one hundred thousand board-certified internists in the US.

He has been a reviewer for many medical journals including: Blood, Cancer Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Journal, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, New England Journal of Medicine, and Science.

He has been profiled in the Los Angeles Times and The Lancet. He has been quoted in the Economist, the New York Times, The London Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and the Wall Street Journal.

His most recent publication, published by Little, Brown, and written with Dr. Carol Tavris, a Social Psychologist and author, is entitled:Estrogen Matters: Why taking hormones in menopause can improve women’s well-being and lengthen their lives - without raising the risk of breast cancer. Since its first printing in September 2018, it has been ranked, by sales, in the top one half of one percent of all books on Amazon.

Praise for Estrogen Matters:

"I hope Estrogen Matters draws enough attention to counter the fears and misinformation about HRT that so many women, and their physicians, still hold." ― Phyllis Greenberger, MSW, former President and CEO of the Society for Women's Health Research

“Well written, insightful, and hard hitting, Estrogen Matters successfully rebuts the billion-dollar, government-led study known as the Women’s Health Initiative, which claimed that hormones for post-menopausal women are harmful. That study was wrong. It turns out estrogens do matter for women’s health.”—Vincent T. DeVita Jr., MD, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Public Health and Yale Cancer Center

“If you’re one of the many menopausal women who avoid HRT to treat your symptoms because of all the scary headlines, this book is a must-read.”— Jennifer Ouellette, author of Me, Myself and Why

About Katie Taylor:

Katie is the CEO & Founder of The Latte Lounge. She is happily married with 4 children and 1 Cavachon!. She has worked for the past 30 years in PR, Marketing, Event Organising and Fundraising for a variety of charities and set up this platform after suffering for 4 years from debilitating peri-menopausal symptoms at the age of 45. She is now passionate about helping all women in all areas of their lives, by providing them with a forum that offers support and signposting throughout midlife and beyond.

About our sponsors:

Sylk Natural Lubricant’s plant-based female friendly formula works in harmony with your body. Made in New Zealand with kiwi vine gum extract, Sylk gently soothes vaginal dryness and provides lubrication "just like your own". Sylk is water-based, colourless, odourless, tasteless and and contains no nasties – that’s no harmful chemicals, hormones, or parabens. 

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