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Does menopause speed up aging in women? Two recent studies from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) indicate a possible link between menopause, insomnia and epigenetic age ...

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Have you ever heard of sleep paralysis? It can be exactly as scary as it sounds. It happens when a person passes between the stages of being awake and sleeping and the result of this is feeling ...

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Okay, so yesterday, I was at my boyfriend's house and we got carried away, kinda. We were making out and then he got on top of me. He stripped naked, but I had on leggings and underwear. He put ...

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In 2008, Fred Holliday went to the doctor with fatigue and hypertension. He had lost a lot of weight and intermittently had blood in his urine. By January 2009, he had developed rib pain and a ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Misty Jacobs' post No One Talks to Us: A Widow's Living Monument to Patients' Rights

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My mother was just a year or two older than I am now when she told me something I hadn't expected. I was 35 years old, and she was 62. I was supposedly in my prime and I guess I bought the common ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Jody Smith's post Advantages of Menopause: No Pregnancy — And a Whole Lot More

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I collect allergies like Magic Mike collects panties. I’m allergic to everything from makeup and moisturizers to nail polishes, and yes, I’m totally going there, personal lubricants. Each of these ...

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The book is for everyone who has ever had to face a medical or physical challenge. It is inspiring, while offering suggestions for managing life’s hurdles. JoAnne’s medical memoir is ...

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The risk of developing multiple sclerosis is at least two to three times higher overall for women than for men, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Some estimates say the ratio ...

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In a recent article on EmpowHER titled "Facing Menopause Together" we concluded with this advice, "So, turn from the computer to your partner and say 'I really need your help. I think I’m facing ...

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We’ve all had those nights — the ones where we lie awake, looking at the clock, watching the shadows shift on the wall, flipping over and over, feeling like sleep will never come. Perhaps we ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Hannah Cutts' post 6 Lessons From an Insomniac

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We’ve all had those nights — the ones where we lie awake, looking at the clock, watching the shadows shift on the wall, flipping over and over, feeling like sleep will never come. Perhaps we ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Hannah Cutts' post 6 Lessons From an Insomniac

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It started the year my husband was turning 50. I was actually 46 at the time but I suddenly realized that he was nearing the big 5-0. And ... well, I freaked. Quietly. But intensely. This ...

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I am 32 and have 3 children. I am not on any birth control and my periods are always on a 28 day cycle. They are always heavy with a lot of clotting and last between 4-6 days. On 4/2/12 I ...

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This is a beautiful article though beautifying menopause! Menopause could be cancer without its name. I was thrown into a kiln, in gasping, seizures and electrifying pain, or stupor, for 13 ...

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I went through a relatively early menopause. By age 49, I had not only climbed the menopause mountain but was over the top and to the other side. The only problem was that menopause left me ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Mary Kyle's post How to Get Rid of Menopause Belly Fat

I went through a relatively early menopause. By age 49, I had not only climbed the menopause mountain but was over the top and to the other side. The only problem was that menopause left me ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Mary Kyle's post How to Get Rid of Menopause Belly Fat

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Coconut oil has become quite trendy the last few years. Experts tout the benefits of both its internal and external uses. It is rich in medium-chain triglycerides and lauric acid which are ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Dr. Carrie Jones' post 3 Uses for Coconut Oil That Could Improve Your Health

I went through a relatively early menopause. By age 49, I had not only climbed the menopause mountain but was over the top and to the other side. The only problem was that menopause left me ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Mary Kyle's post How to Get Rid of Menopause Belly Fat

I went through a relatively early menopause. By age 49, I had not only climbed the menopause mountain but was over the top and to the other side. The only problem was that menopause left me ...

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Mary Kyle's post How to Get Rid of Menopause Belly Fat

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Will I be able to get pregnant even if I still have a small amount of the cyst in my right ovary?

Maria Jasmine Freeman commented on Anonymous' post I just had a cyst removed in July 2015