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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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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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Herbs for health and libido

September 28, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Natural, inexpensive, powerful and free of pharmaceutical side-effects, herbs have long been recognized as sexual enhancers, improving libido and sexual function in both men and women. However, the following substances appear to improve overall health and comfort levels as well. Blended into synergetic compounds, they increase in potency. Maca (Peruvian ginseng) […]

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Reasonable treatment for an enlarged prostate

September 16, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The prostate gland completely surrounds the urethra, making it the single most troublesome gland of the male reproductive system. When the prostate becomes enlarged, as it tends to do starting around age 30, it presses on the urethra, causing obstruction of urine flow, diminished urinary stream and sometimes complete urinary […]

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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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Are meds killing your libido?

September 3, 2012

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by Dr. Ann Lovick —  Can something you take every day disrupt your sex life? Absolutely! Medications are one of the most common libido killers. When meds are prescribed or taken over-the-counter, most people do not consider the side effects that go with them. We usually just want symptom relief and blame our low sex […]

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Is your thyroid balanced?

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Emil Faithe —  Do you suffer from uncontrollable weight gain? Is your hair falling out? Are you exhausted, angry or depressed? Millions of people, mostly women, are living with imbalanced thyroids. Many have low thyroid function, despite the fact that their blood tests are normal. Others have been taking thyroid medicine all their […]

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Three things you may not know about heart health

August 13, 2012

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by Paula Owens — What causes heart disease? A healthy heart is the foundation of your health, vitality, physical ability and longevity. There are many risk factors to be aware of that you can control, such as smoking, lack of exercise, low vitamin D levels, obesity, type II diabetes, stress and poor diet. Food items […]

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Testosterone replacement for men

April 12, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Hormone replacement therapy, specifically testosterone, may help a man feel like he is in his 20s again — a time when building muscle was almost easy, nothing could depress or bring him down, and getting an erection took little to no effort. However, many men over age 35 have a […]

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Natural solution for menopause

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. William Nelson —  Every day, approximately 5,000 women in the U.S. turn 50, which happens to be the average age for the onset of menopause. Studies have shown that approximately 75 percent of these women seek some form of lifestyle, dietary or medical solutions to relieve their symptoms. In addition to those entering […]

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Health updates: Medical studies flawed and anger

February 25, 2012

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The following is interesting information regarding medical studies and the impact of anger on your health. Basis of many medical studies found to be fatally flawed A new study analyzed numerous research trials to determine the content of the supposedly “inactive” placebos used for research, but discovered that placebo disclosure is rare. Placebos, by definition, […]

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