Research about Hormone Replacement Therapy

Major news magazines, TV documentaries, radio talk show hosts and other media have paid a great deal of attention to the findings from two studies on hormone replacement therapy. A long-term study of more than 16,000 women between the ages of 50 and 79 revealed that HRT did pose some major health risks.

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About Hormones and Hormone Replacement Therapy

One of the keys to understanding why your doctor may have prescribed hormone replacement therapy lies in knowing what health benefits were intended for you. In other words, “What problem were you trying to solve?” The information on this page is designed to give you the simple, plain English version of the hormone story.

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Causes of Postpartum Depression

No one knows the exact causes of postpartum depression. PPD is more than the baby blues; it lasts longer and is more severe. The “baby blues” typically resolves within about ten days after delivery. Postpartum depression lingers. The baby blues cause mild sadness and mood swings. PPD causes severe depression and loss of interest in…

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Progesterone – “Women’s Health Companion”

If you are one of the more than 50 million women that every day battles hot flashes, depression, night sweats, mood swings, or the loss of libido, you may be aggressively seeking or extremely interested in a safer more effective way to relieve symptoms than by using synthetic hormone replacement therapy.

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Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation for PMS

These compounds are referred to as essential because they are required for the production of prostaglandins, which are involved in the regulation of many many processes and bodily functions. They are also involved as precursors in the production of a number of hormones, and they serve as building blocks in the production of cell walls.

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All About Premenstrual Syndrome

Definition. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a recurring condition consisting of one or more troublesome symptoms that occur 7 to 14 before the onset of menstruation. Typical symptoms of PMS would include any combination of the following:

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