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A Healthier, More Satisfying Second Half of Life: Bone Health

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
This is the eighth in our series (40 Things for Every Woman in Her 40s) of Medical Monday articles intended to be useful to all our readers, but pointed especially toward those in their 40s — that in-between decade in which hormonal change has begun but fertility is still possible. This week the focus is on musculoskeletal health.
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General Medical

Making It to 92

By Julie M. Danis
All the doctors sang the same tune, “You’re getting older.” Generally, I didn’t think I looked or felt like I was approaching 50, whatever that is suppose to look and feel like. But it’s difficult to feel young when the diagnosis is “old.” I did feel sweaty at night, hot during the day and generally irritable all the time, which…
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General Medical · Health · Menopause

Hormone Therapy – Give Me A Definitive Answer Now!

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD | bio This week there seemed to be more information, some of it seemingly contradictory, about hormone therapy. Scientists and physicians have long known that hormone therapy offers many benefits. Here is what we know for sure: It improves bone density. It provides relief for those menopausal symptoms that interfere with the quality of life.…
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