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Testing Your Heart 101

It might be surprising to learn that most common heart tests like EKGs, chest x-rays, or nuclear stress tests come with risks and side effects and can be less accurate in women.

The great news is you have options. Before you decide on any testing, do your homework and talk with your doctor.

Study up with our Testing Methods Comparison Chart.

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There's no one perfect family size, just the size that works for you. Check out resources and information for women who think they may be done having children at familysizematters.com.

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Exercise is a natural way to relieve stress.

Exercise is a natural way to relieve stress. Sometimes even taking a walk around the block or doing a few jumping jacks is enough to take the edge off.

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I go through phases where I battle constipation. What could be causing this?

I've mentioned my constipation to my health care provider before, and he told me to eat more fiber. What else can I do to help move things along?

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