How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the...
15 days ago - Medical News Today
Prolonged postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase Alzheimer's risk
Undergoing postmenopausal hormone therapy for 10 years or more may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to findings published in BMJ. “There have been opposing...
1 month ago - Healio - 3 articles
Progesterone level not associated with endometrial hyperplasia in bioidentical HT
An oral dose of 100 mg progesterone in a bioidentical hormone therapy combination that includes estradiol is sufficient to counteract potential estrogenic stimulation of the...
2 monthes ago - Healio
What is the secret to women's longevity?
Women tend to have longer lives than men, but why is that the case? The results of a new study in mice may offer an answer to this question.
4 monthes ago - Medical News Today
New first of its kind medication to treat hot flashes: What PCPs need to know
While menopause is a natural process of aging, some of its symptoms, such as hot flashes, may affect women's well-being, according to Mayo Clinic. “Menopausal women need...
4 monthes ago - Healio - 7 articles
Vitamin D deficiency may increase breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
Postmenopausal women with recently diagnosed breast cancer had a higher risk for developing vitamin D deficiency vs. similar women without the disease, with obesity influencing...
6 monthes ago - Healio - 3 articles
UCI Health listed among America's Best Hospitals for 18th consecutive year
Orange, Calif. - For the 18th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UC Irvine Medical Center as one of “ America's Best Hospitals .” The annual rankings...
8 monthes ago - UC Irvine Health - 4 articles
What happens when a woman has low testosterone?
People tend to associate testosterone with males, but everyone requires some of this sex hormone. Testosterone levels change over time, and lower levels can lead to symptoms...
8 monthes ago - Medical News Today
Coping with menopausal hot flashes and night sweats
Most people experience hot flashes and night sweats to some extent during menopause. They are a regular part of the process. Here, we look at what causes hot flashes and how...
9 monthes ago - Medical News Today
Can you treat low progesterone levels naturally?
Boosting progesterone levels can help improve fertility or reduce menopause symptoms in some people. Doctors can prescribe products that contain progesterone, but can any...
10 monthes ago - Medical News Today