Preventing middle age spread after menopause

Preventing middle age spread after menopause

Over a two year period it is not uncommon for a woman to find the scales tipping in the wrong direction of gaining anywhere from 10 or more pounds – and those extra pounds are often quite stubborn not wanting to budge.

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How diabetes affects women’s health

How diabetes affects women’s health

Blood glucose is our body’s main source of energy which comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy.

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5 common misconceptions about PCOS

5 common misconceptions about PCOS

The condition is not well understood and therefore many women may be getting bad advice from their physicians while suffering needlessly from the side effects of PCOS. 

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Signs you may have an ovarian cyst

Signs you may have an ovarian cyst

By the time she reaches puberty, the number of eggs in each ovary has dwindled to a mere 200,000 to 400,000 with approximately only 300 to 500 of those eggs that will develop and be released during ovulation.

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Why women should get physical during menopause

Why women should get physical during menopause

Menopause is a major transition in a woman’s life. Dealing with mood swings, hot flashes, vaginal dryness or fatigue are just some of the issues women may face as their childbearing years come to an end.

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