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Does Menopause Make Ovarian Cancer More Likely?
Many women are concerned about breast cancer, but in the UK ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer.
Can Bioidentical Progesterone Reduce Breast Cancer Risk?
In a landmark book, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Breast Cancer, one of its authors discussed the link between reduced breast cancer risk and progesterone. Here’s what he found.
Osteoporosis – Are You At Risk?
With osteoporosis your bones become fragile and brittle and so are easily broken and as more severe bone loss occurs, then even minor accidents can result in fractures.
The Three Main Reasons Why Women Get Hot Flushes
Hot flushes are the most common complaint for women going through menopause. Find out what’s behind them and why they occur.
Facing Up To Fibroids
Prevention is the best option, so tackling oestrogen dominance is the first step because fibroids are produced by excess oestrogen and their growth is stimulated by it.
Bioidentical Hormones Work Better for Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
This occurs when the ovaries aren’t working properly and so few, or no, hormones are being produced by the body, but women could benefit from taking bioidentical hormones.
Why HRT Prescribing Has Fallen in the last 5 years
A study undertaken at Stanford University in California found that women who take HRT for more than five years double their risk of suffering breast cancer for every 12 months they spend taking it.
Help with Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
At menopause bone density can drop rapidly. We take a look at these two conditions associated with bone loss, how they differ and what you can do to guard against them.
Popular Antidepressant Blocks the Beneficial Effects of Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer
Paroxetine may be given under the trade names of Seroxat or Paxil and if taken at the same time as Tamoxifen has an increased risk of death according to a study published on the British Medical Journal website.