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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Hidden Risks: Drugs and Allergy Medications

Avoiding drugs that could precipitate an asthma attack (or, in the case of severe adverse drug reaction, anaphylactic shock) is not always easy. This is because some of the most likely asthma triggers are the drugs themselves! One class of drugs, the beta-blockers, is liable to cause severe attacks in any asthma sufferer.

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Red Wine Has a Positive Effect on Health

Health Benefits of Red Wines: One to Two Glasses a Day. Plato may have been wiser than he knew when he said, “Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was ever granted by the Gods to man.” Those of us who have come to enjoy the variety and tastes that wine have to offer can now…

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Cholesterol Levels and the Cardiovascular System

Your heart is essentially a pump whose function can be affected by several factors, including total blood volume, elasticity of blood vessels, plaque build up in arteries, hormones and nerve stimulation. This site shows how changes in these factors can result in cardiovascular disease or malfunction.

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