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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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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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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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Are your hormones out of whack?

August 6, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Many of us have heard or used the expression “Your hormones are out of whack.” Whether the reference was made about a spouse, friend, co-worker or even ourselves, we may wonder how much validity this slang-phrased statement truly carries. Quite a bit, actually. Hormones are powerful chemical messengers produced by […]

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Natural hormone therapy helping women

July 13, 2012

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by Dr. Theo Christodoulakis —  Today, many women are aware of all the natural choices available for their many ailments, from menopause to hot flashes to PMS. Perhaps the information overload has them wondering if they should visit their local supplement store to try a vitamin or an herb for their problems. Although some good […]

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Midlife issues and bio-identical hormones

February 26, 2012

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by Gayle Mason —  Do you ever find yourself saying, “Is it hot in here or is it me?” Ah, the menopausal transition has begun. Menopause is defined as 12 successive months without a menstrual period; the average age of menopause for women in the U.S. is 51 and a half. Perimenopause, however, is the […]

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