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Hormone Therapy Alternatives

So hormone therapy feels risky to you, but you're still dealing with hot flashes! What are some other treatments you might consider? Skip to 1:15 to find out about all-natural alternatives.…

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Menopause & Estrogen After The Women’s Health Initiative

Millions of women in menopause are afraid to take estrogen and struggle to deal with their symptoms. But for many, that isn't necessary. In the 10 years since one of the most significant papers in wom…

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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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Breast Cancer: Alternatives to HRT for Hot Flashes

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. The good news is that survival rates are increasing. But hot flashes are a real problem. So much so that 53 percent of women with breast cancer who re…

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3 Foods That Can Trigger a Stroke

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and is a rapidly growing health threat for …

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9 Symptoms of Perimenopause

While many girls get at least a bare bones education about their bodies and the impending changes that will be brought about by puberty -- even if it's only through that embarrassing "health" class ta…

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Okay, No Hormones, But What Instead?

Now that we know that routinely giving hormone therapy (HT) to women in order to prevent diseases that increase in the post-menopausal years is not a good idea, many women and their doctors are wonder…

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Hormone Therapy in the Absence of Evidence

For many years doctors recommended hormone therapy (HT) for menopausal and post-menopausal women whether or not they were having difficulty with menopause-related symptoms (hot flashes, insomnia, mood…

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