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More preventative ways to lower your risk of breast cancer

Common ​Lifestyle Factors To Help Prevent CancerFollowing my last article on cancer preventative measures I thought I’d give you more suggestions on how to reduce and possibly even erase your risk for breast cancer.  ​Many of these recommendations you’ve probably heard before, but they bear repeating because they are so important in maintaining not only healthy […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT): Long term risks & How to avoid them

Common Signs of Menopause: Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, Anxiety… In the next few posts I will discuss the possible side effects and the long –term risks of HRT—Hormone Replacement Therapy.(If you are unsure about your condition you can take this self-quiz to verify if you are experiencing menopause.) HRT has been a confusing and sensitive issue for […]

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Preventative therapies to lower your risk of breast cancer.

Cancer promoting factors you can control Breast Cancer Prevention   While breast cancer can affect any woman, the risk of developing it is significantly higher if you have one or more risk factors that are out of your control, such as being genetically predisposed or having dense breast tissue.  But there are plenty of contributing factors you can […]

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Hypothyroidism: Have you been misdiagnosed?

Main problem with hypothyroidism is that few women who have it get diagnosed or treatedDon’t Be Surprised If You Been Misdiagnosed   A few months ago, some interesting information about hypothyroidism misdiagnosis was presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians. I wanted to share these findings with you because it is […]

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Osteoporosis Drugs: Why Avoiding it could save your life

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Osteoporosis DrugsAre you at risk for bone loss or osteoporosis? Take this simple self test to find out if you are a high candidate for bone loss. Between October 1995 and May 2008, the FDA received 23 reports of esophageal cancer possibly linked to the use of the osteoporosis drug Fosamax. For […]

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Menopause: Hormone strategy and natural alternatives to managing hot flashes

Natural Menopause Treatments: Your AnswerDear Friend, Today, I’m going to continue the menopause discussion from two additional angles.  First, we’ll look at mind/body therapies that are powerfully effective at relieving menopause symptoms. Then I’ll give you an up-to-date look at potent new phytoestrogens and the improvements in bioidentical hormone replacement.  I’ll start by sharing a dramatic […]

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Menopause: natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Typical menopausal symptoms and what you can do to help eradicate themDear Friend,  This month, I will be discussing natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), a topic I constantly get asked about by my readers and patients.  Typical menopausal symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, loss of libido, and vaginal dryness. Even […]

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The Many Non-Reproductive Roles of the Uterus and Ovaries

How to make sure your ovaries and uterus are performing at peak health.In another article I wrote about how to restore hormonal balance after a hysterectomy. In the process of researching and writing, I realized that most women probably have no idea about the incredibly crucial roles that their uterus and ovaries play in their […]

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