Thyroid Awareness: What Happens When This Little Gland Goes Haywire

The thyroid is a tiny gland in your neck that sends thyroid hormones throughout the body, controlling many functions. When the thyroid stops working properly, it can cause many symptoms.

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Evaluating Hormone Therapy

Dr. Barb DePree, a menopause specialist, reviews the latest research and thinking on hormone therapy for menopausal women and gives some advice.

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Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD

A global position statement, endorsed by many international organizations, supports the use of testosterone for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

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Could It Be PMS?

Three out of four women experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, at some point in their lives—and it's never fun. Learn more about how to keep PMS at bay.

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Hormones and the Heart: What You Need to Know

We need to make sure we’re aware of the changes in cardiovascular health due to the depletion of estrogen. Here are the details.

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Can Menopause Cause Brain Fog?

Those memory lapses you may be feeling in perimenopause and menopause are very real. Falling estrogen is to blame for brain fog. But, don't worry—you will recover.

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The Heart and Estrogen

If you're concerned about taking hormone replacement therapy because of increased risk for breast cancer, remember this: Heart disease kills more than twice as many women as breast cancer does. And HRT may reduce your heart disease risk.

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