Monthly Archives: July 2011

No Pause for Menopause

Menopause. It’s more than just the end of menstruation. It is a significant time of passage—physically, mentally, and emotionally—that generally occurs for women between the ages of 45 and 55. Physical indicators of menopause are: hot flashes, headaches, heart palpitations, … Continue reading

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Foot Problems and Diabetics

Some diabetics have reported that natural progesterone cream helps bring down the tingling, numb feeling in their feet. Consider educating yourself and them about the important subject of natural hormone balance. I plan to write more about it in upcoming … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

In March 2004 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided “advice for women who might become pregnant, women who are pregnant, nursing mothers, and young children” with respect to the consumption of … Continue reading

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The Virtual Hospital: A Digital Library of Health Information

This site provides educational content for patients, health-care providers, and students interested in the health sciences. You can research a disease or condition, look up a symptom, learn about a test, and much more. “Written by talented UI Hospitals and … Continue reading

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Dr. Lee’s Osteoporosis Treatment Program

Adapted from the book by John R. Lee, M.D. titled What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause): Low-protein diet emphasizing leafy greens, legumes, and whole grains No sodas No cigarettes Limited alcohol Vitamin D, 350 to 400 IU … Continue reading

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Great Food Sources for Calcium

In milligrams: 8 oz. skim milk, 302 mg 8 oz. fat-free yogurt with added milk solids, 100-400 mg 1 oz. Swiss cheese, 272 mg ½ cup Ricotta cheese, part skim, 337 mg 1 oz Cheddar cheese, 200 mg 1-cup fresh … Continue reading

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Opining About Osteoporosis

Just in the way our skin is a living, breathing organism, so our bones are living, growing tissue. Throughout life, bone is constantly being made, broken down, and removed, and then remade again. Men as well as women experience bone … Continue reading

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