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Cool Remedies for Hot Flashes

Stop suffering from the effects of hot flashes.  There are many great natural remedies to help restore hormonal balance.  Here are some of my favorite cool remedies for hot flashes: Maca A tradi…

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Surprising Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

The New England Journal of Medicine just published a new study on the effects of radiation therapy on women who are being treated for breast cancer and the news is disturbing. Women who receive radiot…

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Perimenopause: What’s Happening?

I’ve never worried about the “change of life” before. Ever. I mean I’ve actually looked forward to it after years of Stage IV Endometriosis and cramps that have left me crying, cuddled in the corner l…

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The Pause In Perimenopause

By: Melanie Bates Oh. Dear. God. Above… I think I’m having hot flashes. Is it menopause? Perimenopause? Just-o’-pause? Come on baby, light my fire? I’ve never worried about the “change …

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Choosing a Birth Control Pill

Curious as to what birth control pill you should go with? Watch this for a quick tip on narrowing down your options!…

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5 Ways to Manage Menopause

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Headaches, muscle tension, anxiety, fatigue, dizziness, hot flashes, mood swings, mental confusion… Menopause: it’s enough to make you feel like your bo…

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The Side Effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Hanny Roskamp Bioidentical hormones are hot. Oprah Winfrey is already taking them to beat menopause. Suzanne Somers wrote a book about them—Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones—i…

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In Early Menopause? Estrogen May Prevent Stroke

For the last decade, the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) has caused doctors to believed that giving estrogen either alone or with a progestin to treat menopause symptoms increased all women's risk of …

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Best Foods for Menopause

by Traci Vandermark, Contributor to Integrative Medicine on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Shawn Tassone: Many patients are opposed to synthetic or bioidentical estrogen because of the ris…

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What Causes Cancer?

What causes cancer? When you think of all the things that are known or assumed to be cancer-causing and put them together--you end up with a list that is pretty daunting. This summary comes straig…

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