Health

PMS: Taming the Monster

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We have all heard of it and many of us suffer from it…PMS or Pre-Menstrual Syndrome.  Symptoms such as bloating, hunger, headaches, and moodiness can begin anywhere from 5 to 11 days before menstruation.  Most women (about 90%) get some sort of PMS symptoms each month and this is especially true for women in their […]

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5 Signs You Need Hormone Replacement

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By now most people have at least heard about hormone replacement.  But how do you know if you need it?  Well, here are five distinct signs that hormone replacement could benefit you. Hot Flashes – If you have ever had one, you KNOW what I am talking about.  When it feels like your entire body is […]

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The Symptoms of Menopausal Women

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Although almost every woman learned about her menstrual cycle from other women in her life or in health class, menopause is rarely discussed even among the closest friends. With over 25 million search results for “symptoms of menopause” in Google, it is clear that most women seek information about menopause on the internet before turning […]

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What are Bio-Identical Hormones?

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The term “bio-identical hormones” has been bantered about by alternative medicine physicians for years. Suzanne Sommers brought the concept to millions of women through her multiple publications. It can be quite confusing, however. You do not have to be 50ish to be symptomatic. Many people begin to have symptoms such as insomnia, mood swings, decreased […]