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I am on bio identical hormones, and have to take progesterone by pill and testosterone By cream. I forget the cream all the time,but I am always low when I have my. Tests done. I tried an ...

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When it comes to the care of our skin, we seek the advice from our friends, family as well as the cosmetic counter. Many times, the public game of telephone can lead too many myths, misleading ...

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I have been using essential oils for a couple of years now. I use them in place of a lot of other cosmetics, skin care and wellness products. Before I started using essential oils, I had ...

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I have been using essential oils for a couple of years now. I use them in place of a lot of other cosmetics, skin care and wellness products. Before I started using essential oils, I had ...

Essential Oils ~ Why Use Them?

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The best way to fight breast cancer is to have an early detection plan that helps you detect the disease in its early stages. Early detection significantly increases your chances of surviving ...

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While thousands of rescue workers from around the world mobilize to bring aid to some two million earthquake-ravaged people of Haiti, others are coming via cruise ship to enjoy a vacation. ...

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The Ugandan Parliament unanimously passed a bill in the beginning of December, 2009, that bans female circumcision which is also known as female genital mutilation, or FGM. According to the ...

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As of October 1, the guidelines for WIC, known as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (up to age 5), changed its emphasis to more fresh fruit and vegetables, ...

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So many people are doing detoxes to cleanse their livers and colons and even detoxes to cleanse the estrogens out of their system. Then they change their eating habits to make sure they aren't ...

How you may be unwittingly putting toxins in your body.

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Up until about 25 years ago conventional bridges--fixed, removable, partials--were the standard of care for tooth replacement. About 25 years ago, the dental implant was introduced. In the ...

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From bottles and microwaves to phones and McNuggets, it seems everything is giving us cancer. While I refuse to run from my car when pumping gas or stop using my cell, there is one allegedly ...

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As you can probably guess, there’s no black or white answer to the question about tattoo ink safety. Considering the thousands of people who have tattoos with no apparent problems, balanced ...

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Hot flashes are a common problem in many women. Although hormonal treatments, some newer antidepressants, gabapentin, and clonidine have been shown to decrease hot flashes,(1-4), improved ...

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Ovarian cancer is a killer disease. • It is the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among American women. • One in 71 women will be diagnosed with ...

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I have observed quite a number of detoxes and cleanses every where I go. They are at the drug store, the grocery store, the chiropractor, compounding pharmacy and then there are lots of companies ...

What to know when you do a DETOX or CLEANSE.

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Ever wake up with an irritation on the outer corner of your eye, or worse, with swelling of your entire eyelid? If you have been using the same mascara for longer than 3 months, it may be the ...

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Along with the debate over mercury in dental amalgams, the fluoride debate has also kept dental professionals and patients hopping. The dental profession continues to espouse the importance of ...

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Only a few years ago, there was a lot of concern that the chemicals in antiperspirants might contribute to breast cancer. The FDA and the American Cancer Society strongly report that studies do ...

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Alright .....maybe not an affair but definitely have a relationship with him/her. I know that a lot of people feel it's important to have a good relationship with their doctor but what about your ...

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I just viewed Dr. Ramsey's Video here, and interesting what she says with doctors doing a "Quick Fix". This is how I feel what was done to me. I suffer immensely for this now, and not told of ...

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Alright .....maybe not an affair but definitely have a relationship with him/her. I know that a lot of people feel it's important to have a good relationship with their doctor but what about your ...

Have an Affair With Your Pharmacist

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On June 8, 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gardasil, a vaccine created by the pharmaceutical giant, Merck, to protect girls and young women from specific human papillomavirus ...

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In the world of medicine there are two ways to approach health. Both have a place in all of our lives. One approach is to be proactive. This means to do everything we possibly can to enhance our ...

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When I decided to take a break from the corporate world and before I started a work-from-home business, I decided to spend a few years working at my kids' school. I thought it would be a great ...

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At 38yrs, my weight is more than what normally should be (by about 15kgs). My period cycle is 100% corrrect on time. We are trying for child for last few years. Though I do exercise moderatly, the ...

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When I decided to take a break from the corporate world and before I started a work-from-home business, I decided to spend a few years working at my kids' school. I thought it would be a great ...

Confessions Of A School LUNCH Lady

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From my perspective, oral contraceptives may provide you with a 99 percent chance of safety against unwanted pregnancies, but beware; the risk of taking oral contraceptives may have a tremendous ...

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On June 8, 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gardasil, a vaccine created by the pharmaceutical giant, Merck, to protect girls and young women from specific human papillomavirus ...

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Anyone who knows me knows how much I love trying different teas. My big brother introduced me to the world of teas. We would try mostly black teas like Darjeeling, Irish Breakfast and Earl Grey, ...

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From my perspective, oral contraceptives may provide you with a 99 percent chance of safety against unwanted pregnancies, but beware; the risk of taking oral contraceptives may have a tremendous ...

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From my perspective, oral contraceptives may provide you with a 99 percent chance of safety against unwanted pregnancies, but beware; the risk of taking oral contraceptives may have a tremendous ...

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From my perspective, oral contraceptives may provide you with a 99 percent chance of safety against unwanted pregnancies, but beware; the risk of taking oral contraceptives may have a tremendous ...

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I have read that 1 hour after taking the pill should be enough for absorption, however, that multivitamins containing iron and calcium should only be taken at least 4 hours before or after. I have ...

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Nearly my whole adult life, I allowed myself to be stressed. In college I stayed up late studying and worried about financial aid. When I left college, got married and moved to another country, ...

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Nearly my whole adult life, I allowed myself to be stressed. In college I stayed up late studying and worried about financial aid. When I left college, got married and moved to another country, ...

Fatigue, Adrenals and Hot Flashes

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I have spent the last year educating myself about hormone balance and the systems that relate to hormone balance. With my own experience going into menopause, I wanted to make sure that I was ...

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I am 15 years old and i made out with my boyfriend on top of me. we both had clothes on and no penitration was made. i am a virgin but i know he might of ejaculated. can i get pregnant?

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So what’s the deal with acai berry? Is it really a weight loss miracle? Should I be eating them?According to the Busy Woman’s Guide’s favorite registered dietitian, Jill Fleming, “The acai berry ...

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I have spent the last year educating myself about hormone balance and the systems that relate to hormone balance. With my own experience going into menopause, I wanted to make sure that I was ...

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I have spent the last year educating myself about hormone balance and the systems that relate to hormone balance. With my own experience going into menopause, I wanted to make sure that I was ...

Estrogen Detox

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What do they have in common? Accidental prescription drug poisoning. Yes, Heath Ledger died after mixing pain medicines, anti-anxiety medicines and sedatives. And, while we don’t know the ...

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I have read that 1 hour after taking the pill should be enough for absorption, however, that multivitamins containing iron and calcium should only be taken at least 4 hours before or after. I have ...

CharlotteSal commented on Anonymous' post Hello, I've been prescribed Synthroid for hypothyroidism. How much time after taking the pill is it safe to eat breakfast that includes considerable iron/calcium content (oat bran with yogurt)?

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Sally Field recalls if any relatives have had osteoporosis.

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Over the course of our adult lives, women get somewhat attached to our cycle. It's part of us; we operate our lives on this cycle. At some point this cycle changes and we know what it means for ...

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Over the course of our adult lives, women get somewhat attached to our cycle. It's part of us; we operate our lives on this cycle. At some point this cycle changes and we know what it means for ...

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I was having coffee with a very wise friend (who also happens to be a Zen teacher) and we were discussing the issue of selfishness. He told me that he believes our lesson in our lifetime is to ...

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Imagine for a moment what your life might be like if you never again were to pick up a complaining thought or feeling. Think of how your days would flow without carrying the additional weight of ...

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This morning, NBC’s Today show ran a story commenting on a newly released report titled “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in America 2009.” This report, released today by Trust for ...

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"Slut!" Like children telling stories about a scary old man, women criticize each other's sexuality - from a safe distance. "Slut!" It's hit and run. "Slut" is what women call a ...

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Over the course of our adult lives, women get somewhat attached to our cycle. It's part of us; we operate our lives on this cycle. At some point this cycle changes and we know what it means for ...

The Meaning of Menopause: Part Of My Identitiy