Estrogen replacement, also called hormone replacement therapy, replaces the hormones that naturally decrease with menopause. While menopause is often associated with older women, the removal of the ovaries at any point also causes menopause. Estrogen replacement showed promising benefits for women, but starting in 2002, concerns about the safety of the therapy began. Hormone … [Read more...] about Estrogen Replacement for Women
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You may not look at your child and consider him to be at risk for high blood pressure. After all, people tend to view hypertension as an adult condition. Unfortunately, children are at risk for an elevated blood pressure, and the risks are just as severe for them as they are for adults. Fortunately, only about 3 percent of children have hypertension, according to Kids … [Read more...] about High Blood Pressure in Children
Loosing weight is a worthy goal, but achieving this goal by starving yourself is not the best way to get there. Consuming less than 1,000 calories per day constitutes a low-calorie diet. Such rigid caloric restrictions can take a toll on overall health and can have lasting negative ramifications. Taken to the extreme, a low-calorie diet can be deadly and can lead to conditions … [Read more...] about What Are the Dangers of Low Calorie Diets?
Working with weights and weight-bearing exercise build muscle and help prevent disease. Additionally, working with weights and weight-bearing exercise such as walking or running help combat the stress we experience daily.Focus Weight training exercise requires focus. You must focus on your form and doing the moves correctly. When you are focused on your … [Read more...] about Working With Weights to Help Relieve Stress