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Obesity, abnormal hair growth and lack of menstruation: Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome

May 9, 2013

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by Sima Aidun —  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a health problem that can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, hormones, insulin production, heart, blood vessels and appearance, is the most common hormonal reproductive problem in women of child-bearing age. PCOS is seen in four to 10 percent of women of reproductive age. While the cause […]

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Overcoming PCOS for fertility

August 11, 2012

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by MaryAnn Shostek —  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder in which patients experience few and, in extreme cases, no menstrual periods. This is due to the fact that the menstrual cycle is out of order and the patient is not ovulating. This often is accompanied by hormone irregularities, including increased androgen (testosterone) […]

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Learn self breast massage for breast health

February 25, 2012

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by Maria G. Troia —  The human female breast is a collection of glandular and adipose tissue connected by a network of connective tissue, also known as fascia. While monthly self breast exams are important to maintaining breast health, also important (but not discussed as often), is regular self breast care. Why do self breast […]

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Beating Brain Fog

February 22, 2012

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by Larry Wilson, M.D. — Brain fog is a health condition that is often characterized by a lack of mental clarity and mild memory loss. Other symptoms include confusion, mental sluggishness and often an inability to perform basic mental tasks properly, such as mathematical calculations. Brain fog is not recognized as a clinical diagnosis. I think […]

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