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Black Cohosh

What is black cohosh? Black cohosh is an herb sold as a dietary supplement in the United States.  It is known as both Actaea racemosa and Cimicifuga racemosa, a member of the buttercup family and perennial plant that is native ...

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Hysterectomy Primer

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. The hysterectomy is the second most frequently performed operation in the United States (following the Cesarean section). Most women who undergo a hysterectomy are between the ages of 35 and 54. ...

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Managing Stress at Menopause Before It Manages You!

Do you feel like menopause is causing you to be frustrated, overwhelmed, nervous, sad, anxious, panicky, shaky or crazy? Do you feel like pulling your hair out and can’t even deal with the slightest amount of stress? Before your emotional ...

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Karen Giblin Shares Menopause Facts With Houston Viewers

The original Red Hot Mama — Karen Giblin — appeared on CBS’s Great Day Houston show to talk all about menopause and solutions for managing symptoms.   Watch it LIVE online!   Karen introduced the following products: Replens Long Lasting Vaginal ...

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Habitual Cola Drinkers at Increased Ostoeporosis Risk

Before you sip a soft drink, learn the hard facts about soda and its association with osteoporosis.  The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that about 55 percent of Americans ages 50 and older are at risk for developing osteoporosis.

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Bone Mineral Density Test

The only way to determine if you are at a risk for osteoporosis is to have your bone mass measured. A special test called a bone mineral density (BMD) test can measure bone density and bone health in various sites ...

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Blood Pressure & Menopause

Everyone should be familiar with the large Velcro cuff that squeezes our arm and measures our blood pressure.  This simple procedure is now so common that it is available everywhere from the doctor’s office to the pharmacy.  I’ve even seen ...

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Take Charge of Your Menopause; Looking and Feeling Good

It is easy to concentrate strictly on health concerns as we age. Am I taking enough calcium? Am I eating right? Sleeping right? How’s my cardiovascular health? What about my cholesterol levels? These questions are great and very healthy ways ...

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