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Anti-aging skin care — An important subject for women

February 1, 2014

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  It is well known that during pre-menopause and menopause, the skin starts showing signs of aging, which can be very traumatic for women, and with good reason. Aside from problems caused by sun damage, peri-menopausal and menopausal women experience thinner, looser, less elastic skin; reduced collagen production; cessation of oil […]

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Women: Here is one more reason to exercise

July 21, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  Ladies, you still cannot think of a valid reason to exercise? How about warding off breast cancer, which will be diagnosed in an estimated 200,000 women in the U.S. in 2005 alone? Researchers examined more than 170 postmenopausal women for one year and found those who engaged in consistent, moderate […]

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Menopause making you miserable?

June 2, 2013

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by Dr. Tracy Mageruss —  Menopause is a normal part of healthy aging, but some of the associated symptoms can be very troubling. For example, are hot flashes and night sweats interfering with your ability to get a good night’s sleep? Is the sleep deprivation causing anxiety or irritability or making you lose focus? Are […]

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New technology + old science = amazing results

January 12, 2013

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by Linda Leibl —  I love America; I could not imagine living anywhere else. But in many areas, our culture has perfected the art of what “does not work.” Look at our diets, eating habits and lifestyles, compared to those of Europeans. If you have ever traveled to Europe, you likely observed the difference between […]

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Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy

December 24, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  Bio-identical hormones are made from plants — estrogen from soy and progesterone from wild yam. They are identical to the chemical structure of the hormones produced by the human body. Bio-identical hormones are the closest in chemical structure, actions and interaction to those hormones produced by humans. Effects of bio-identical […]

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Chronic pain and hormones

December 15, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  The American Academy of Pain Management reports that an estimated 50 million Americans live with chronic pain caused by disease, disorder or accident. Did you know that many chronic pain conditions and stress-related symptoms could be related to hormonal imbalance? Some common symptoms of chronic pain include stress, frustration, […]

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Am I in menopause yet?

November 4, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  As a doctor, I see patients who wonder what is going on with them. They have symptoms of menopause, but still are menstruating every few months. For example, they suffer from among the following symptoms: Hot flashes — Sudden, brief sensations of heat, often over the entire body, sometimes more […]

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Chiropractic care during pregnancy

October 25, 2012

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by Dr. Dawn Tames —  Would you like to make your pregnancy and delivery more comfortable? Chiropractic care can help. It is a natural, drug-free, safe method of care, even for pregnant women. A doctor of chiropractic is thoroughly trained to understand the mechanical and neuromuscular changes that occur during the nine months of pregnancy, […]

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Chronic pain doesn’t have to be a lifelong companion

August 28, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  Many people have accepted pain as a lifelong companion because their doctors don’t know to examine all the possibilities for finding a solution. There are many reasons a person might have chronic pain, and it pays to explore them all. Pain frequently occurs in the muscles, so this is the […]

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What you don’t know about your thyroid can make you ill

August 24, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  The thyroid is probably the most overlooked, improperly diagnosed gland in the human body. This small, butterfly-shaped gland residing in the throat is one in a family of glands called the endocrine system. Its functioning is extremely intricate — and crucial to the health and well-being of a person. Yet it […]

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The hCG myth

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  If you have heard about the hCG diet, or know of people using hCG injections for weight loss, be sure to check all the facts about this treatment before paying for a program. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone released by the embryo and placenta in pregnant women. During […]

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Is soy bad for thyroid function

August 14, 2012

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by Dr. Sima Aidun —  Long-standing debates exist as to whether or not soy is safe for thyroid function. Soy products are currently heavily marketed to women in the menopausal age group to help with symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats. The potential anti-thyroid effect of soy might be more relevant with these […]

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Recognizing and alleviating menopause

August 9, 2012

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by Dasha Trebichavska —  Though many of us have been taught otherwise, menopause in not a disease; it is a normal physiological transition in a woman’s life from a reproductive to a non-reproductive age. The main problems a woman is likely to experience with menopause, with varying degrees of severity, are tiredness, lethargy, irritability, anxiety, […]

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