• Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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    TestosteroneHypogonadism (Testosterone Deficiency) In men, is a condition in which the testes produce a less than normal amount of testosterone, the male hormone. When too little testosterone is present, men tend to undergo a drop in sexual desire and performance. They may also experience depression, fatigue, loss of motivation and osteoporosis. The size and strength of their muscles may diminish and their body hair may become sparse. These symptoms are not specific to testosterone deficiency, h...
  • Menopause Heart Disease
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    ... an operate silently for decades. Some osteoporosis fractures may escape detection until years later. Patients may not thus be aware of their osteoporosis until suffering a painful fracture. The symptoms are then related to the location of the fractures. Heart disease Heart disease is the number one killer of women after menopause. One out of two postmenopausal women will develop heart disease, and one out of three will die from it. Although the onset of heart disease in women lags behind th...
  • Hemophilia Clotting Factor
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    ... As more blood leaks into the joint it feels warmer than the opposite one and the swelling feels 'spongy'. Later the person holds the limb in a bent or 'flexed' position to ease pain. Flexion increases the space in the joint, making more room for further bleeding to occur. If untreated, the bleeding continues until the area feels hot and rock hard. Usually there is no bruising associated with a joint bleed, and since the bleeding occurs in an enclosed space (the joint capsule) and has nowher...
  • Hormonal Replacement Women Estrogen Menopause
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    THE PRO'S AND CON'S OF HORMONAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY The Pro's and Con's of Hormonal Replacement Therapy LaSalle University In this paper I will be focusing on the positive and negative aspects of hormonal replacement therapy. To understand replacement therapy we first need to look at what occurs in a women's body during menopause. As a woman is my 40's like so many others, I will be in need of this information in the not so distant future, and as such this topic serves a considerable purpose. Aw...
  • Breast Cancer Women Risk Disease
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    Cancer is not just one disease but rather a group of diseases. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women (after skin cancer) and one out of eight women will develop this disease. Since this disease is so common and affects so many women, every woman should be well informed on the subject of breast cancer including detection, treatment, and different ways to fight breast cancer. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer ce...