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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy is the term used to describe the administration of hormones in postmenopausal women. It is an attempt to alleviate the symptoms that often occur as a result of hormone deficiency. Read this article to learn more.
“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.
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.
How the Body Uses Nutrients
The main fuel for the body is carbohydrates, fat and protein. These nutrients are provided through a variety of food sources. This article will discuss how the body uses these nutrients for energy.
Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination
The identification of HPV as the causative agent for cervical cancer and other genital cancers has paved the way for the development of preventative strategies. The vaccine is the primary weapon. Read this article to learn about the available vaccines to prevent cervical cancer.
Human Papillomavirus Virus
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes cervical cancer and other genital cancers. Read this article to learn more about how this virus is transmitted and if you are at risk.
Hypertension is defined as blood pressure greater than 140/90. Once hypertension is diagnosed a thorough evaluation is indicated to discover possible causes of secondary hypertension. Read this article to learn about the necessary tests.
Every woman knows someone has undergone a hysterectomy but I’ll gamble that most of them were unclear on exactly what was done. In fact, most people tend to be quite unclear on what is done during many surgical procedures. This article will describe a hysterectomy procedure.
Indications for Hysterectomy
Until recently hysterectomy was the procedure of choice to manage abnormal uterine bleeding and even performed routinely in women who had completed their childbearing. Now there are many alternatives to address these problems and needs. This article will review the indications for a hysterectomy.
Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after 12 months of regular intercourse in the absence of contraception in a woman less than 35 years of age. Many test are available to determine the cause. Read this article to learn more.
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