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“Hot flash” is the term used to describe the sudden onset of warmth or heat, which starts in the chest and spreads to the neck and face. Sweating, redness, palpitations and anxiety usually accompany this symptom. Read this article to learn more about this menopausal problem.
What is Menopause?
Menopause is the post reproductive stage of a woman’s life. For some it is a time of great joy and for others it brings much sadness and mourning. Since this coincides with aging there are many potential health risks that arise during this time. Read this article to understand these risks.
Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment
There are many medications available for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. They improve bone mineral density and have been proven to significantly decrease the risk of fractures. Read this article to learn about the currently available medications.
Who is at Risk of Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a condition of thinning bones that increases the risk of fracture with minimal trauma. Typically these breaks occur in the hip and spine resulting in chronic pain, disability, and sometimes death. Read this article to learn if you are at risk.
Why is Osteoporosis a Problem?
Osteoporosis affects both men and women. Those with osteoporosis are at high risk of breaking their bones. This represents a major economic burden for the health care system and can be the one event that leads to permanent disability in older people. Read this article to learn more.
How Does Osteoporosis Occur?
Osteoporosis occurs when the bone density falls to a point that there is an increased risk of fracture with minimal trauma. The risk of developing osteoporosis is determined during childhood and after menopause. Read this article to learn more.
Osteoporosis is a disorder of the skeleton that results in decreased bone strength and subsequent susceptibility to fractures. It is a major epidemiologic problem. Read this article to learn more about this rapidly increasing problem.
Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Endometriosis can be quite debilitating, decreasing the quality of a woman’s life. It is usually controlled with hormonal therapy however surgical options exist if conservative management fails. Read this article to learn more.
Medications Used for Severe Endometriosis
Endometriosis may plaque some women their entire reproductive life. There is a wide range of analgesics and hormonal medication that are effective but in some cases, this treatment is insufficient and other treatment options should be explored. Read this article to learn more.
Medications Used for Mild Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a chronic condition, which can recur and progress. A large percentage of women require long-term treatment. Many hormonal type medications are utilized in the initial and long-term management of endometriosis. Read this article to learn more.
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