- Dr Jennifer Pearlman
- MD, Women’s Health and Wellness
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman is a medical doctor with a focused practice in the area of women’s health and wellness.
She is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner certified by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and is attending staff physician at the Menopause Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Pearlman has been awarded a focus practice designation by the Ontario Medical Association to enable her to work as an expert consultant to other physicians in the area of women’s health.
Dr. Pearlman completed her medical school and residency training at The University of Toronto. She graduated with Honours and received numerous scholarships and awards.
Dr. Pearlman is an active member of the Canadian and Ontario Medical Associations, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She is an active member of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and is completing a Fellowship in Anti-Aging Regenerative Medicine (FAARM).
Dr. Pearlman is passionate, approachable, caring and committed to enhancing the life of midlife women. Offering the best of both conventional and integrative approaches, Dr. Pearlman helps her patients achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman’s Areas of Specialty:
- Hormonal Balance & Hormone Optimization
- Medical Weight Loss
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman’s Articles femMED:
How lifestyle choices can help shape your risk of breast cancer. It’s never too early to be proactive.
Breast cancer ranks as the top health concern for women young and old. In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Despite this staggering statistic, we have...Read More »
Your skin is your largest organ providing a barrier to protect internal vital organs and forming your appearance and shape. Here are some “pearls” to taking care of this important organ.
Reduce oxidative damage-
Continued oxidative damage from free radicals deteriorates our skin, damages our DNA and causes aging. Fortunately, we can...Read More »
Maintain a Healthy Weight
Carrying an extra 10 pounds of body fat after age 30 increases the risk of breast cancer by 25%. Fat is metabolically active and the major source of estrone following menopause. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less...Read More »
Enhance Elimination of Toxic Estrogen Metabolites
Phase 2 detoxification involves methylation and glucuronidation to enhance elimination and inactivate toxic estrogen metabolites. Phase 2 detoxification requires many important enzymatic pathways (sometimes affected by gene mutations) and nutrients such as vitamin B6, B12 folic acid, magnesium, glyceine, as well as a healthy working gastrointestinal tract. Fatty acid balance...Read More »
Breast cancer results from uncontrolled growth of breast cells. About 1 in 8 Canadian women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Only 20% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have a family history of breast cancer and known gene mutations (such as BRCA1 and BRCA2) account for only...Read More »
The aging process is the cumulative effect of oxidative damage and deterioration affecting our cells, tissues and organs. The following “ABC’s of Anti-Aging” lists the top 5 strategies that attempt to halt or reverse this process and extend life.
A- Anti Aging Vitamins for Women
Anti-oxidants protect from “free radical damage”. Proponents...Read More »