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Awkward Menopause Questions Answered

95513818Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones.  While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many …

Early Menopause – Not All About Aging

Early menopause pertains to the cessation of the menstrual cycle and associated reproductive hormones before the age of 40 years old.  Menopause generally occurs at an average age of 51 years old, with some women experiencing menopause during their late …

Male Menopause is No Joke

infertilityPeople joke about men having a mid-life crisis and going through menopause like women do, but it is no joke; male menopause is real. Doctors usually refer to it as androgen or testosterone decline.

Male menopause occurs when the hormone …

Menopause and Hot Flashes

MenopauseIf you’re a middle-aged woman, going through menopause, you may have experienced the “dreaded” hot flash. A hot flash is a sudden feeling of warmth, usually felt in the face, neck and chest. These areas may turn red and …

Menopause and Weight Gain

menopauseAlmost all women going through menopause experience symptoms, and likely one of the most un -nerving symptom is some form of weight gain. These added pounds can also pack on a variety of health concerns that put a woman …

Acupuncture: The answer to side effects of breast cancer treatment

AcupunctureWomen suffering from hot flashes because of breast cancer treatment side effects will welcome the news about acupuncture as a viable treatment.

Scientists at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that hot flashes are …

Acupuncture tops drug for back pain relief: Study

Acupuncture tops drugs for back pain relief: StudyA recent study uncovered that acupuncture is even more effective in back pain relief than drugs such as ibuprofen. Acupuncture is a traditional form of Chinese medicine frequently used to treat pain. It consists of inserting exceptionally thin needles through …

Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokers

Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokersAccording to recent research, women (under the age of 45) who smoke while suffering from diabetes are six times more likely to experience a myocardial infarction (MI). A study uncovered that young women with diabetes who experience heart attacks …

Osteoporosis fracture risks in older women reduce by growth hormone

Osteoporosis fractureEstimates reveal one in four women over the age of 65 have osteoporosis of the hip or spine. Hormones are thought to play a large role in the development and onset of osteoporosis. When women go through menopause, production of …

Time gaps between pregnancies linked to osteoporosis

Time gaps between pregnancies linked to osteoporosisOsteoporosis is a condition largely found among women – although men are not immune to developing it. It affects the bones, making them weak and brittle. Even everyday activities can become difficult for a person with osteoporosis because there is …

FDA approves ‘Pink Pill’ to boost female desire

pink pillFor decades men have relied on the ‘little blue pill’ to boost sexual performance and desire. Women continued to ask when their own needs would be addressed, as lack of desire, especially post-menopause, continued to diminish. Well, today is the …

4 factors which contribute to bone loss

Factors that lead to bone loss Bone loss, and more specifically osteoporosis, is often identified as a female health problem, but men are not immune to losing bone density. There are many factors which can contribute to bone loss, so practicing bone-boosting habits is essential, especially …

Natural Remedies for Smelly Feet

Natural Remedies for Smelly FeetMost of us have known someone who has smelly feet, or perhaps you have cleared out a room with your own stinky tootsies. Your hoofs, piggies, or whatever you like to call them, get a real workout. You stand with …

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