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March 28, 2024/Women's Health

Does Having Hot Flashes Mean I’ve Started Menopause?

These heat waves can actually start in perimenopause, which can begin up to a decade earlier

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March 21, 2024/Weight Loss

Why It Really Is Harder for Women To Lose Weight (and What To Do About It)

Genetics, metabolism and hormonal fluctuations can all make weight loss more difficult

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March 20, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty

Botox Aftercare: The Do’s, Don’ts and Don’t-Worry-About-Its

Most recommended precautions center around minimizing bruising or swelling

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March 14, 2024/Women's Health

Period Blood Clots: Should You Be Concerned?

Although it can be alarming, it’s normal to experience blood clots during menstruation

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March 13, 2024/Women's Health

What Medications Interfere With Birth Control Pills?

Certain seizure medications, HIV treatments, antibiotics or herbal supplements can make your oral contraception less effective

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March 12, 2024/Women's Health

Bleeding Between Periods? How To Tell if It’s a Problem

Reasons for spotting can include menopause, uterine fibroids, PCOS and birth control

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March 7, 2024/Oral Health

What Do Your Hormones Have To Do With Your Oral Health?

Estrogen and progesterone changes throughout the month — and throughout your life — can make you more prone to dental health concerns

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February 21, 2024/Women's Health

Does Your Health Determine Menopause Age?

Reaching menopause very early raises your risk of certain health conditions

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February 21, 2024/Women's Health

Can PCOS Cause Weight Gain?

The common hormonal condition is linked to insulin resistance, which can cause weight gain

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February 20, 2024/Women's Health

Does Menopause Cause Insomnia and Sleeplessness?

Hormone changes can definitely leave you tossing and turning at night, but help is available

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