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Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Weakness, headaches and even feeling out of breath are common symptoms, but sometimes they may point to a larger problem.

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Heavy uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological complaints.

Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy uterine bleeding may disrupt a woman's everyday life, but losing so much blood can also cause this potentially serious condition.

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.

Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

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"Natural" Hormone Therapy

Are you confused about what to think about hormone therapy? Get the facts

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

Progesterone

Progesterone

Progesterone is a hormone that stimulates and regulates important functions, playing a role in maintaining pregnancy, preparing the body for conception and regulating the monthly menstrual cycle.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is generally characterized by the presence of polycystic ovaries, hyperandrogenism (the condition caused by excess male hormones or male-like traits) and irregular ovulation and menstruation. READ MORE

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