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Creative Approaches to Combat Common Menopausal Symptoms

Many women and their doctors alike are still confused about estrogen. When introduced, estrogen was believed to be good for you. But, following the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study 15 years ago, women were told that hormone therapy could…
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PROBIOTICS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE

According to super bug warrior and probiotic guru Heather Holmes, the human body naturally contains trillions of both good and bad bacteria that must stay in balance for optimal health; but, this balance is fragile, and is often disrupted by…
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Nourish your Hair Skin & Nails from the Inside Out

Between bi-monthly nail appointments, monthly waxes and/or lash refills, semi-quarterly highlights, and a quarterly cut, countless hours are spent trying to look our best. And, what greets us at home when we finally kick off our shoes? A shower…
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Mama Never Said There’d be Days like This Dr. Lauren Streicher exposes Eye-Opening Facts

Remember that “birds and bees” conversation you had with your mom? Well, there are a few things she may have left out. Which is why women of all ages often find themselves asking, “Why didn’t my mama say there’d be days like this?”…
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Dr. Machelle Seibel and Colleagues Help Cancer Patients Ease Vaginal Dryness and Painful Sex: A Side Effect of Estrogen Depleting Drugs, Chemotherapy and Surgery

One of the most common and painful side effects of cancer treatment is vaginal dryness and many women who are receiving chemotherapy or who are taking drugs such as Tamoxifen, Raloxifene, and aromatase inhibitors, may find themselves living…
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Maintaining a Healthy pH Balance “Down There” 3 common triggers for elevated vaginal pH and why it matters

Many women do not realize the vagina is an ecosystem that requires a balanced environment to remain healthy; and events like menstruation, sex, and hormonal changes can throw off that balance. The result can be odor and discomfort, according…
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7 “Baby Making” Tips

By Dr. Machelle Seibel, OB/GYN and author of 11 books, over 200 scientific articles and past Editor in Chief of Sexuality, Reproduction & Menopause If you are thinking about having a baby, conception is easiest before age becomes an issue.…
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The Roller Coaster Ride of the Tip Credit

Restaurant patrons customarily tip, which is why restaurants often pay tip-eligible employees less than the federally mandated minimum hourly wage, currently $7.25. How tips are handled is one of the more complex areas of restaurant compliance,…
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The First Step toward Comfort: A Look at the Latest Official Guidelines for Treating Vaginal Dryness in Menopausal Women

Wouldn’t it be nice if your menopause came with a ‘how to deal’ instruction manual? Well, for at least one symptom, vaginal dryness, it does. Thin dry vaginal and vulvar tissues, medically termed vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), can be a major…
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Suzi’s Sexi Secrets

Suzi asks Medical “Sexpert” Dr. Lauren Streicher about Embarrassing Questions you’re too afraid to ask your Gynecologist Urgggggh!!! It’s that time again. The dreaded Gynecologist appointment has been on your calendar forever and you’ve…