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Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy & Menopause. This Sunday we celebrate our mothers.

Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy & Menopause

And as we acknowledge the special things that they have done for us over the course of our lives, keep in mind that unique characteristics also apply when they experience a specific stage in theirs: menopause. When hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, depression, and other common signs and symptoms of menopause start to become unbearable, many women consider—and physicians often prescribe—hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women. Fortunately, despite efforts by Big Pharma and the FDA, when it comes to HRT, women have options available. That said, with all the conflicting information about HRT, it’s not surprising that it can be confusing and frustrating when deciding between natural hormone replacement therapy or synthetic hormones.

In my opinion, your best option is to go with natural or bioidentical hormones. Three Reasons for Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy Natural and safe for your body. How Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy Helped Betty. Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe. Or could be that you're an Angelina.

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe

Whether or not you entered menopause early due to difficult medical circumstances, you're on the cutting edge of what the best science has to offer for navigating it medically, like she is with her estrogen patch and progesterone IUD. Whether you've got a menopause persona or not, it's pretty obvious that everyone's after the same thing: relief. A man consulting his pharmacist. Healthcare in South Africa. Construction in progress on the new Natalspruit Hospital, a public institution, in Vosloorus outside Johannesburg.

Healthcare in South Africa

The public health sector is delivers services to about 80% of South Africa’s population. Weak rand means South Africa pays more for ARVs in latest tender - NSP Review. Theo Smart Weak rand means South Africa pays more for ARVs in latest tender The National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS STIs and TB has set as a target that 80% of people living with HIV must be on antiretrovirals by 2016.

Weak rand means South Africa pays more for ARVs in latest tender - NSP Review

This equates to about 4.8 million people. Vitamin deficiencies and mental health: How are they linked? : Current Psychiatry. Vol. 12, No. 01 / January 2013 Discuss this article at Patients today often are overfed but undernourished.

Vitamin deficiencies and mental health: How are they linked? : Current Psychiatry

A growing body of literature links dietary choices to brain health and the risk of psychiatric illness. Vitamin deficiencies can affect psychiatric patients in several ways: deficiencies may play a causative role in mental illness and exacerbate symptomspsychiatric symptoms can result in poor nutritionvitamin insufficiency—defined as subclinical deficiency—may compromise patient recovery. Additionally, genetic differences may compromise vitamin and essential nutrient pathways.

Vitamins are dietary components other than carbohydrates, fats, minerals, and proteins that are necessary for life. Figure: The methylation cycleVitamins B2, B6, B9, and B12 directly impact the functioning of the methylation cycle. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is essential for glucose metabolism. Like It Or Lump It? Sugar is a much-maligned part of our diet.

Like It Or Lump It?

It’s blamed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), obesity and sometimes even diabetes. A closer look at sugar’s rap sheet shows that not all the charges are fully warranted. But those that do stick offer cause for re-examining how much sugar we let our children eat. Become a Medical Editor: Step-by-Step Career Guide. Arthritis Resource Community. How can I increase my CD4 count without ARVs? The only way to increase your CD4 is to use HIV treatment (ART).

How can I increase my CD4 count without ARVs?

Are We Ready for the First Human Head Transplant? This article first appeared on The Conversation.

Are We Ready for the First Human Head Transplant?

UCSF Urology dept releases Kegel exercises app to help treat urinary incontinence. Several academic centers have been releasing medical apps over the past year.

UCSF Urology dept releases Kegel exercises app to help treat urinary incontinence

Emory has released several medical apps for physicians, such as their iChoose Kidney app for nephrologists, Surgical Anatomy app for surgeons, and more. Michigan’s medical school even has an educational medical app for their entire curriculum. Several academic hospitals are utilizing medical apps for large clinical studies and have created Apple ResearchKit apps to enroll study subjects. The Department of Urology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) continues in the trend of academic institutions creating medical apps and has now released the Kegal Nation App. Food As Medicine - Institute for Responsible Nutrition. DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln. 24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care. Social media is one of the most talked about disruptions to marketing in decades, but how is it impactful for the health care industry?

24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care

In a generation that is more likely to go online to answer general health questions then ask a doctor, what role does social media play in this process? Let’s dive into some meaningful statistics and figures to clearly illustrate how social media has impacted health care in the last few years. 1. Health Advice, News & Information. HeadLice.Org - News. Did Henry VIII suffer same brain injury as some NFL players? OpenSource Diets - Diet-Induced Disease Models - Obesity - Research Diets, Inc. Brief Scientific Literature Review- High Fat Diets for Diet- Induced Obesity Models by Angela M. Gajda, MS, Senior Scientist, Research Diets, Inc. Genetic and environmental factors play a role in the development of obesity, and diet is one of the main environmental factors that contributes to this disease.

Human studies have shown that increased fat intake is associated with body weight gain which can lead to obesity and other related metabolic diseases. Animal rodent models are therefore useful tools for studying obesity as they will readily gain weight when fed high-fat diets (1, 2). Health Industry and Medical News - United Press International. 'Food Surgeon' Dissects Candy And Fruit With Weirdly Hypnotic Flair. The Food Surgeon / YouTube Two blue-gloved hands grip a scalpel and slowly, methodically peel the label off a mandarin orange and pierce the fruit's skin — separating pith from flesh with cool deliberation. One week later, the hand and the scalpel are back to carefully extricate the center of a Reese's peanut butter cup and replace it with the cream filling from an Oreo cookie.

To some, this is compelling entertainment. To others, it might be disturbing. But since posting his first video of the mandarin surgery on Jan. 26, the Food Surgeon's YouTube channel has gained at least 10,450 subscribers and hundreds of admiring comments from viewers. FODMAP Food List. Below are two lists of FODMAP unfriendly and FODMAP friendly foods. Generally trying to stop usage of the bads foods is advisable but if you really need certain items try and keep the usage down to a minimum. Onion and garlic are particularly bad triggers and should be avoided as best as you can. Always look at ingredient lists and try and look for the main culprits: onion, garlic and wheat products. Lung Cancer Risk From Residential Radon: Meta-analysis of Eight Epidemiologic Studies. + Author Affiliations Correspondence to: Jay H. Lubin, Ph.D., National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Rm. 403, Bethesda, MD 20892. Received June 4, 1996.

8 daily habits that are hurting your health, Others news, Health News, AsiaOne YourHealth. Radon: risk assessment. Factors that influence the risk of lung cancer from radon exposure: Nemangwele MSC 2005. Introducing DNAlysis. Thank Science for These 10 Awesome Hacks. PRIME Journal. MIT Hacking Medicine. Dietary supplements, Nutraceuticals, Functional foods, Health ingredients, Herbals. Pilot Study of 15 Patients Receiving a New Treatment Regimen for Androgenic Alopecia: The Effects of Atopy on AGA. Hair Foundation: Featured Hair Videos. Hair Loss Treatment for Women, Finasteride. Treat the underlying problem. The average person loses 50 to 100 hairs a day.

Consult your doctor or a dermatologist if your hair is shedding in larger amounts, thinning, or falling out. Proper diagnosis and treatment may help slow hair loss. Medical Stock Sources: Images, Photographs, Videos, Animations, and Film Footage. Trichoscopy of frontal scalp area in androgenic alopeci. Aad. Women and hair loss. About Us. Environmental factors affecting hair loss in de. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss. Modern Hearing Aids: Pre-Fitting Testing and Selection Considerations - H. Gustav Mueller, Ruth Bentler, Todd A. Ricketts.

OpenSource Diets - Diet-Induced Disease Models - Obesity - Research Diets, Inc. Refined Sugar vs. Saturated Fat: What’s More Likely To Cause Coronary Heart Disease? Alopecia UK. 12 Signs You're Unhealthy That You Probably Ignore (But Shouldn't) European Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Effect of a novel dietary supplement on skin aging in post-menopausal women. Ciprofloxacin resistant gonorrhoea increasing in South Africa. Warning about deadly weight-loss pill - Pharmaceutical Industry Today - EIN News. NORWOOD-HAMILTON SCALE/CLASSIFICATION OF HAIR LOSS IN MEN. Whole-body cryotherapy: empirical evidence and theoretical perspectives. Alcohol Sensitizes Brain Response to Food Aromas and Increases Food Intake in Women, Research Shows - The Obesity Society. Cure of alopecia areata after eradication of Helicobacter pylori: A new association?