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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 …

New hope for breast cancer patients

breast cancerA new study published in The Lancet, is offering a boost to estrogen suppressing drugs. These hormonal drugs called aromatase inhibitors substantially reduce the risk of death caused by breast cancer compared to the commonly used drug, tamoxifen.

The …

Uncommon symptoms explain why you’re stressed

stress symptomsIf I asked you now to rate your level of stress from one to 10, what number would you pick? If you have a lot going on in your life you may rank your stress level above five. If you …

Weight gain more prevalent in breast cancer survivors

Weight gain breast cancerIn comparison to women who were never diagnosed with cancer, breast cancer survivors tend to gain more weight.

Previous research has indicated weight gain was common among cancer survivors. But it was never pinpointed which types of cancers were a …

Postmenopausal women’s risk of osteoporosis not linked to kidney, bladder stones

Postmenopausal womenNew research suggests that postmenopausal women’s risk of osteoporosis does not increase if they have had kidney or bladder stones.

Osteoporosis is associated with bone loss and an increase in fractures, osteoporosis causes vary from lack of calcium, vitamin D …

The negative effects of aging on your body

effects of agingLet’s be honest for a moment, no one wants to grow old. In a perfect world we’d be 21 forever, but unfortunately Mother Nature has a different plan for us. And so every year we celebrate another birthday, our skin …

If you want better blood pressure avoid these popular supplements

avoid St. John’s Wort for better blood pressureWhen it comes to treating ailments, many of us like to opt for natural remedies. Studies continue to come out on the effectiveness of supplements and natural remedies. But as the influx of going naturally grows, it’s important to …

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Facts and prevention

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms and preventionWhat was once only available in certain industries now appear to be everywhere. And if you didn’t know how to use one at first you very well better amp up your skills. What exactly are we talking about? Well computers …

Osteoporosis prevention diet plan

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