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Reducing Menopause Symptoms

Menopause, which is characterized by a lack of menstruation for 12 consecutive months, is a normal part of every woman’s life. (Learn More: What Is Menopause?)  It indicates that a woman’s body has decreased the production of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. (Learn More: How Does Menopause Affect the Body?) Some women deal with …

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A Foolproof Guide to Recognizing Yeast Infection Symptoms

Yeast infections can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but they affect up to 75 percent of women at least once in life. (Learn More) The infection is caused by overproduction of the candida fungus. (Learn More)  Though most commonly associated with women, men can get yeast infections too. (Learn More) Yeast infections can occur on the …

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Symptoms of COPD (& Effective Treatment Options)

You may know that smoking cigarettes or breathing irritants can cause lung cancer in some people, but these two things can also cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (Learn More) Thankfully, COPD can be successfully managed if it is caught early. (Learn More)  COPD is the combination of both chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Patients who …

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What Are the Symptoms of Herpes?

The primary symptoms of herpes are small, painful sores that often form on the mouth, thighs, or genital regions. Other symptoms include discomfort during urination, achiness, or itchiness. (Learn More) Specific symptoms will depend on the type of herpesvirus present. There are eight herpesviruses that generally affect humans: HSV-1, HSV-2, varicella-zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus, CMV, …

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Overview of Common Vision Problems & Medications

Medication is not always necessary or the best choice for treating a vision problem, and sometimes, medication isn’t an option at all. But in many cases, it can certainly help with vision problems. Conditions like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and corneal abrasions sometimes require medications to cure the condition, slow its progression, or prevent further complications. …

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Treatment Guide for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the intestine and rectum. (Learn More: What Is Ulcerative Colitis?) Crohn’s is a disease that affects any part of the digestive system, leading to inflammation and other symptoms that cause you to feel weak and may even threaten your life. (Learn More: What Is Crohn’s Disease?). Both conditions are part …

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