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Estrogen Side Effects – Do You Know Them?

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Estrogen side effects definitely exist, and one should understand the difference between natural estrogen and synthetic estrogen. The most commonly prescribed synthetic estrogen is Premarin, currently manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. According to the manufacturer, the most frequent estrogen side effects for Premarin are – vaginitis due to yeast or other causes, vaginal bleeding...

Days to Get Pregnant – When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

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Are there better days to get pregnant? When is the best time to get pregnant during the reproductive cycle? The best days to get pregnant will generally be the time when ovulation occurs. To better understand when is the best time to get pregnant, here are tips that are related to getting pregnant: 1. Know your most fertile time – generally, ovulation occurs about 14 days before your next...

Alcohol Abuse Effects – 5 Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse

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Alcohol abuse effects can be far-reaching and devastating. The effects of alcohol abuse not only have consequences for the drinker but those around her or him as well. Alcohol abuse effects can be both psychological and physical. Alcohol consumption causes changes in behavior. The physical effects of alcohol abuse can be experienced with as little as one or two drinks. Impaired judgment and...

Alcoholism Stages – 3 Stages of Alcoholism You Should Know

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Alcoholism stages can be categorized into three stages of alcoholism – early stage, middle stage and end stage alcoholism or late stage alcoholism. Alcoholism stages generally take years to develop. Alcoholism is a disease where alcoholic beverage consumption is at a level that interferes with physical or mental health, and negatively impacts social, family or occupational responsibilities...

Symptoms of Kidney Problems You Should Know

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Symptoms of kidney problems generally develop over a period of years. As you know, the kidneys perform many vital functions that help maintain overall health. But if the blood vessels in the kidneys are damaged, the kidneys will not clean the blood properly and symptoms of kidney problems will develop. With impaired kidney function, the body retains more water and salt than it should, leading to...

Alcohol and Health Effects of Alcohol on the Body

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Alcohol and health effects of alcohol on the body can be short term or long term effects. The consumption of alcohol and health related problems can occur over a short time frame, while other conditions and long term effects of alcohol on the body may only happen following years of alcohol abuse. Alcohol comes into direct contact with the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach and intestines as well...

USP Natural Progesterone – Exactly What Is It And What Does It Do?

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USP natural progesterone refers to the progesterone substance that is exactly the same hormone that is made by the human body. USP natural progesterone is not the same as the ‘progestins’ that are synthetic versions of progesterone sold by the pharmaceutical companies. For example, progestins are associated with birth defects while progesterone is necessary for a healthy pregnancy...

Fibroid Tumor Symptoms

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Fibroid tumor symptoms are often blamed on other causes. Sometimes, the symptoms of fibroid tumors are not even noticed, while other times the quality of life is affected every day. Fibroid tumors are non-cancerous growths that form in the uterus. Fibroid tumors often grow in groups, and they can be as small as a pea or as large as an egg or even a grapefruit. Fibroid tumors afflict nearly 80% of...

Odds of Getting Pregnant and Age

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The odds of getting pregnant decline with age. The odds of getting pregnant are the greatest for a woman in her early twenties and then slowly decline with the passing years. Here are some numbers related to the chances of getting pregnant and age: For ages early to mid-thirties – a woman in general will be about 15-20% less fertile. For ages mid to late thirties – fertility will...

What Is Endometriosis and What Are Endometriosis Stages?

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What is endometriosis and what are the endometriosis stages? These are frequent questions since nearly 7 million women in their twenties to forties in the USA alone are affected with this painful and life-altering condition. The pain, cramping and other symptoms that can accompany the endometriosis stages can range from mild, to moderate, to so severe that the woman can hardly function day to day...

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