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Prevent holiday hot flashes

December 20, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart —  All hormones in the body are designed to work together in a type of hormonal symphony. One off-pitch member affects the entire orchestra, and the other members have to try to compensate. During the holiday season, we are surrounded by the comfort and cheer of our family traditions. Many women […]

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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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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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Hot flashes – not just for women

September 4, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Most people do not think that men can have a hot flash — that it is something only women get — but in reality, both genders can and do experience them. Hot flashes can be very disruptive for either gender, especially when coupled with the high summer heat, which makes […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Magnesium and hot flashes

August 11, 2012

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by Dr. Jonathan Psenka —  Hot flashes are one of the most common and irritating conditions experienced by women. They often occur when women are going through menopause and are frequently encountered as an unpleasant side effect of breast cancer therapy. Anti-estrogen drugs such as Arimidex and Tamoxifen are notable promoters of hot flashes. The […]

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Reflexology and hormonal balance

July 19, 2012

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by Carol Gutierrez —  Reflexology is an ancient art and science that can positively and naturally bring balance to the many physiological changes that accompany the hormonal changes that occur as women age. Hot flashes, moodiness, water retention, palpitations and mind fogginess are frequent symptoms surrounding menopause. These symptoms are due to the flux of […]

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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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Health updates: Hot flashes and chocolate

March 5, 2012

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The following is new information regarding a new study on acupuncture and hot flashes, and healthy limits for chocolate. Acupuncture beats drug to treat hot flashes Acupuncture works as well as Effexor, a drug commonly used to combat hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms that can accompany breast cancer treatment. In fact, the benefits of […]

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