Do Hot Flashes Increase Hip Fracture Risk?

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Hot flashes, also known as hot flushes, are a symptom of the changing hormone levels that come with menopause. According to a new study from the University at Buffalo, women who have moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause … [Continue reading]

How do Hormones Affect Weight Loss?

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Hormones play an important role in weight loss and weight gain. Our bodies regulate appetite using hormonal signals that tell us when we are hungry and when we are full. This is why most diet experts will advise individuals to eat slowly because … [Continue reading]

Does the Grapefruit Weight Loss Diet Work?

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Fad diets are often defined by a meal plans which encourage the dieter to either eat only one type of food or totally eliminate another type of food. In the case of the grapefruit weight loss diet, proponents promise a loss of 10 pounds in … [Continue reading]

What is Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?


A hysterectomy is the second most common surgery women undergo each year. The easiest form is a laparoscopic hysterectomy. It is a relatively new procedure that physicians use to remove the uterus through a small incision made at the top of the … [Continue reading]