Uterine Fibroids: Non-Cancerous Tumors of the Uterus

The uterus, or womb, is part of the female reproductive system. Often described as pear-shaped, it is located in the lower abdomen. The uterus lies in close proximity to the ovaries, where unfertilized eggs are stored. During ovulation the eggs travel down the fallopian tubes to the uterus. Fertilized eggs implant and grow in the…

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Hormone Therapy and Crohn’s Disease: A New Perspective

For people with Crohn’s disease and similar inflammatory bowel disorders, the choice of treatments is often a choice between one type of discomfort or another. With no specific cause identified by medical science, the current course of treatment usually involves either anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressive drugs or, in some cases, both.

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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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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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