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Hashimoto's disease

March 19, 2019 at 3:04pm

I have had Hashimoto's disease for two years and many arthritic symptoms. Can I take Amour® (dessicated thyroid) even though my TSH is normal?

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Non-Estrogen Treatment Options for Vaginal Dryness

March 19, 2019 at 9:39am

I have had a stroke and a heart attack, and I am intolerant to estrogen. What can I use for vaginal dryness safely? I can NOT use estrogen vaginal creams.

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Should I take Premarin at night or in the morning?

March 8, 2019 at 9:43am

What is the best time to take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) - at night or in the morning?

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Hysterectomy and Estrogen Therapy

March 4, 2019 at 3:10pm

I am 68 years old and have no physical ailments. I had a complete hysterectomy with both ovaries removed in 1998. I did take estrogen (estrogen patch) for some time, but my insurance started to give me a difficult time about it so I just stopped it using it in 2017.

I have been fine, but now I wake up early after a good sleep because the sheets are very damp from night sweats. Are there any natural products to help with the night sweats, or should I begin taking the estrogen patches again and try to deal with the insurance company?

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Tips for Treating Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

February 26, 2019 at 9:41am

How do I treat Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)?

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InToneMV

February 26, 2019 at 9:34am

I would like to purchase InToneMV, but there doesn't seem to be any place for me to do so. How do I get it?

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Treatment Options for Vaginal Atrophy

February 22, 2019 at 9:42am

I have thin tissue in the vaginal area, and it is very dry. My physician recommended estrogen cream to thicken my tissue, but it burns and itches me. What are my other options?

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Hyaluronic Acid

February 21, 2019 at 3:11pm

Can you direct me to any clinical trials or websites related to the use of hyaluronic acid and a woman who has had endometrial and ovarian cancer?

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Intensity Device

February 19, 2019 at 2:50pm

Is the Intensity for pelvic floor experiment covered by insurance?

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Fat Removed From Breast, Stomach and Arm

February 19, 2019 at 2:31pm

I want to get fat removed from my breast, stomach and arm. Is it safe?

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