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Osteoporosis and Hormones

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease and affects about 54 million Americans. The risk of osteoporosis increases with age and is especially high for menopausal and post-menopausal women. One in two women over 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Many women do not know they have the condition until they experience a fracture – usually in the hip, spine, or wrist. Taking preventative measures to avoid osteoporosis…
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What Are the Symptoms of Low Progesterone?

Should you be concerned about low progesterone? If you are in your childbearing years then healthy progesterone levels are especially important. Progesterone is crucial in getting pregnant and continues to play a role in maintaining a pregnancy. When not enough progesterone is being produced in a woman’s body it may be beneficial to boost levels of this essential hormone with a pill, cream, or suppository. How do you know if…
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Progesterone and Hormone Therapy

What is Progesterone? Progesterone is a hormone that plays an important part in pregnancy and the menstrual cycle. The level of progesterone in a woman’s body varies from day to day and even throughout the day. Levels of this hormone are highest in women of childbearing age and should increase during the menstrual cycle after the ovaries release an egg. The uterus will thicken in response to the production of…
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