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Medical Treatment of Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyomata are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus. The most common presentation of fibroids is irregular or heavy uterine bleeding or prolonged heavy periods. Not all fibroids need to be treated but medical options are available if needed. Read this article to learn more.
Medications for Hypertension
High blood pressure is the most common reason for office visits in non-pregnant adults. Approximately 30% of adults in the U.S. suffer from this problem. Different categories of medications have been developed to treat high blood pressure. This article will review the various categories.
Medications to Prevent Breast Cancer
All women and some men are at risk of developing breast cancer. There are medications available to prevent breast cancer but these should only be prescribed to those who are at high risk. Read this article to learn more about these medications.
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.
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.
Obesity and Lifestyle
More than 30% of people worldwide suffer from obesity. It increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Those who are obese have a higher rate of death and disease than normal weight individuals. This article discusses the role of lifestyle in the development of obesity.
Obesity is a worldwide epidemic, affecting more than 30% of adults. It leads to the development of many chronic diseases. Weight management is the key to prevent these dire consequences. This article will review treatments for obesity.
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.
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.
Permanent sterilization is a method of contraception that should be considered by women who have completed their childbearing. But all methods are not created equal. This article discusses the different methods and the associated risks.
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