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There is conflicting evidence in the April 2014 British Medical Journal, where two papers found that Vitamin D supplementation did not increase bone mineral density in those who have osteopenia or ...

Does Vitamin D Really Help?

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Cheating and/or admitting to having an affair is never an easy subject to discuss with anyone. It often involves a lot of hurt, shame, anger or embarrassment regardless if you are the cheater or ...

Cheating? Get Tested for Sexually Transmitted Infections

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Women are familiar with menopause. It is that time in their life, usually between the mid-forties to mid-fifties where things start to change, periods become erratic and hot flashes ensue. ...

Surprise! 5 Things Nobody Told You About Menopause

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Losing weight takes a lot of time, effort, and commitment -- which seems ridiculous considering how easy it was to gain those pounds in the first place! Many women start with the initial ...

5 Tricks to Break Your Weight Loss Rut

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A few weeks ago it came out that the food chain Subway had the ingredient azodicarbonamide in their sandwich buns. This chemical caught the attention of consumers as it is an ingredient in such ...

Hamburger Buns With A Side Of Plastic? Avoid Azodicarbonamide

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As the all-female rap group Salt-N-Pepa said, “Everybody has sex. I mean, everybody should be makin’ love.” But there comes a point for some women where the “Ahhh!” turns to “Ouch!” While it ...

When Sex Hurts

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Who doesn’t want to avoid dementia? Anyone who has lost their keys, walked into a room and can’t remember why, who has forgotten someone’s name or started making lists because of forgetfulness, ...

Want To Avoid Dementia? Give Up Sugar And Gluten

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The human papillomavirus, also known as HPV, can cause changes on the cells of the cervix that may eventually to cervical cancer. This is the reason routine Pap tests are so important, as lesions ...

5 Things About HPV Every Woman Should Know

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The sensation is sickening. It starts deep in the stomach then leads up into the throat, causing excessive salivation and repeated swallowing in hopes to not vomit. Sometimes it works, sometimes ...

5 Ways to Combat Nausea and Vomiting Naturally

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It's time to start the New Year off right. Many across the world are making their resolutions to get healthier and lose weight, especially in light of the post-holiday food feeding frenzy. Admit ...

Change Your Breakfast – Change Your Weight

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The holidays are coming to an end and it is time to start over with a happy New Year. Many use this time of new beginnings and resolutions to focus on their health in order to lose weight, start ...

5 Tests To Request in The New Year

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'Tis the season to overeat, overspend, over-travel, over-stress, and over-do-it until New Year's Day ... and then people plan their resolutions to get healthier. Since Thanksgiving, many find ...

Natural Solutions for 5 Common Holiday Ailments

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A lot goes into the sex drive of women -- age, stress, hormones, fatigue, to-do lists, time of the cycle, and various needs can all make or break the mood. While it is true that the urge ...

Let’s Talk About Sex: Female Sexual Disorder

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Yes, Viagra. The little pill that makes “big” promises for men is being studied for its effect on the uterus in women. As it turns out, it may be quite helpful for menstrual cramps too if done ...

Would You Take Viagra For Menstrual Cramps?

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The diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is common amongst children. However, many adults do not realize they may have it too. There ...

Do You Think You Have ADHD?

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Thanksgiving Day is fast upon us and many will be cooking up a storm, entertaining guests, traveling, and dealing with a lot of stress. The holidays bring out the best and worst in people as the ...

5 Tips To Help You Stay Sane This Holiday Season

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So as a woman, there are important numbers to pay attention to as you progress through life. Keep your weight at a healthy level, and don't ...

The Cholesterol Guidelines Changed: Are You At Risk?

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It comes as no surprise. Americans take a lot of medications. There is a medication for depression, high cholesterol, menopause, bone loss, heart burn, hair loss, water retention and more. It ...

What Prescription Drugs Do You Take?

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Every year in the fall when the kids make their way back to school it seems cold and flu season comes on with a vengeance. While we inherently know what steps are important in order to avoid ...

5 Tips To Avoiding The Flu This Season

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Doing regular breast self-exams can understandably be a real pain in the ... breast. Some women do not like to touch this area of the body, sometimes breasts can be tender. An examination may not ...

Are You Doing Your Breast Exams Regularly? A How-To Guide

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There are plenty of reasons for someone to quit smoking (or never start). There's the effects on lungs, the increased risk of cancer, damage to the skin and risks to a developing fetus to give ...

Smoker? Prepare For An Earlier Menopause

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Many women experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on a regular basis and understand how frustrating it can be because of the variable symptoms. Constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas and ...

FODMAP Diet Resolves IBS for Some

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The numbers of people turning to assisted reproductive technology in order to become pregnant has grown by leaps and bounds. This really speaks to the challenges couples are routinely facing when ...

5 Ways to Help His Sperm Health

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Whether the pain in your head was due to stress, sinus pressure, tight muscles, or migraines, chances are you have had at least one headache in your lifetime. And that's enough to make you want to ...

Headaches? Avoid These 5 Common Triggers

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Menopause and perimenopause can be really irritating times for a lot of women. Their hormones go through complete chaos and everything that was once normal is no more. Formerly nice women find ...

5 Common But Irritating Menopause Symptoms

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Blood pressure medications are one of the most prescribed medications in the United States. The causes of high blood pressure are varied. They include genetic, stress-induced, obesity, narrowing ...

Are Your Blood Pressure Medications Causing Cancer?

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Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that can cause a lot of pain, itching and embarrassment due to the thick scaling red or silver patches it creates on the skin. Some people only contend ...

How Do You Treat Psoriasis?

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Skin conditions can be difficult to identify and treat. They can be due to a wide range of causes such as a change in laundry detergent or an autoimmune condition. They can be influenced by food, ...

Do You Have Psoriasis?

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Does your abdomen generally hurt or have odd vague pains that are difficult to describe to your health care provider? Does it hurt after you eat, during a bowel movement or during sex? Have you ...

Chronic Abdominal Pain Can Indicate Adhesion Related Disorder

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Whether you are a regular user of homeopathic remedies or new to the concept of those tiny vials in the supplement section with names such as “Arnica” or “Nux vomica,” you may find that ...

What Is Homeopathic Medicine?

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The popularity of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is most certainly on the rise. Many people now successfully use supplements on a daily basis, seek out acupuncture, chiropractic or ...

Do You Use Alternative Medicine?

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Sometimes being a woman can be challenging. Hormones go up and down, then come and go. We have this amazing ability to become pregnant and deliver a baby out of an area that starts small and ...

The Mysteries of Being Female – Your 5 Most Common Questions Answered

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Pregnancy, especially for first-time mothers, can be a daunting time as there is so much conflicting information about what to eat, what to drink, and what supplements to take to make healthy ...

Pregnant? These Nutrients Can Make Smarter Babies

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If you were born between the years 1945 and 1965, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) suggests a screening hepatitis C test. To many of you, this may sound odd or not applicable. ...

Attention Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

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Depending on where you look, the definition of a "disease" can include such phrases as "a change from the normal state", "a state of disorder", "an abnormal or pathologic condition of the body", ...

Is Obesity Now Considered A Disease?

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The famous actor Michael Douglas is in remission from stage IV throat cancer that he at first announced was due to the human papilloma virus, specifically HPV 16 and oral sex. Of late, though, has ...

Can You Get HPV From Oral Sex?

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The vagina is capable of so many things. It helps birth a baby, is integral during sexual intercourse, helps define a woman, and is hormonally controlled and self-regulating. Unfortunately, ...

Vaginal Changes: Sexually Transmitted or Normal?

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There are many symptoms commonly associated with both perimenopause (the start of the hormonal changes) and actual menopause. These include hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness and weight ...

Is Your Anxiety Worse With Menopause?

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Many women experience joint pain whether it’s in their knees, hips, fingers or shoulders. The pain might come and go, be worse in the morning, or feel aching and stiff most of the day. The ...

What Causes Osteoarthritis?

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Going gluten-free appears to be the latest fad for many people and celebrities alike. However there is a lot of misinformation surrounding eating gluten-free and the reasons to give it a try. ...

May Is Celiac Awareness Month

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Sunday was Mother’s Day and many were celebrating with cards, calls, flowers and brunch to honor the women in their lives. Yet, how many know the full health history of their mom, grandmother and ...

5 Health Questions To Ask Your Mom

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Many women suffer from arthritis aches and pains that linger for hours or stay for days. The pain and stiffness can really inhibit daily activities such as putting on shoes, opening jars, and ...

5 Tips to Helping Arthritis Naturally

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Arthritis happens when inflammation occurs in the joints causing pain and stiffness. It can occur in any joint. Many people experience it in the large joints such as the hips or knees, while ...

5 Tips for Arthritis Symptoms

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According to research, 1 in 133 people have celiac disease. Celiac disease is the inherited autoimmune condition where eating foods containing the protein gluten causes damage to the villi in the ...

3 Tips For When A Gluten-Free Diet Does Not Work

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There are several different types of birth control on the market now leaving women with many questions as to their effectiveness, side effects and long term consequences. Unfortunately there is ...

Birth Control Pills or IUD: Which Is Right For You?

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Headaches of any kind can be a real pain in the … head. Millions of people experience headaches but knowing which type may help you better understand the triggers and ways to prevent them. Three ...

Headaches: Migraines, Tension, or Sinus?

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As the saying goes, "April showers bring May flowers." Spring is emerging on the scene. This is prompting many to start thinking about spring cleaning, spring vacations and spring clothes. ...

Keratosis Pilaris: Those Bumps On The Back Of Your Arms

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The national Pap test guidelines seem to have changed a lot over the years, with new guidelines debuting in 2009, some updates again in 2012 and now in 2013 it appears that some final decisions ...

When Should You Get Your Pap Test?

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Millions of people experience gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on a regular basis. When food passes from the esophagus down into the stomach, a ring known as the lower esophageal ...

5 Facts About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD

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The mere mention of the word "Mediterranean" conjures up colorful images of crystal blue seas, white-washed buildings and islands often visited by cruises such as Crete, Malta and Cyprus. ...

What Is The Mediterranean Diet?