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The Testosterone Remedy That Allows You to Hold on to Your Youth

If you are a man, you can thank testosterone for making you the man you are. The hormone has played a leading role in providing you with strength, muscle mass, and strong bone density. It’s also been responsible for giving you your robust sex drive and plays a crucial role in enhancing energy levels to help you with your day-to-day manly pursuits.

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How Chronic Inflammation May Contribute to Body Weight

If you struggle to lose weight despite making a concerted effort to shed pounds through diet and/or exercise, chronic inflammation may be playing a role. In fact, the link between chronic inflammation and weight gain appears to be so strong that the two feed off of each other to make each condition worse—inflammation leads to weight gain and vice versa.

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What You Need to Know About Hormone Pellet Therapy

No one can stop the steady passing of time or prevent the inevitable deterioration of our health that slowly emerges as we age. We can, though, moderate and impede this deterioration by practicing healthy day-to-day living habits involving diet, exercise, and avoiding substances and activities detrimental to good health.

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Urinary Incontinence May be More Common Than You Think

If you have ever had a urinary accident, whether slight leakage or full-on loss of bladder control, you are not alone. In fact, millions of American women suffer from some type of urinary incontinence and, contrary to popular belief, it’s not just a condition that arises as a normal consequence of aging.

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Tracking the Timing of Natural Menopause Can be Used to Boost Overall Health

Researchers have determined that the mean age for women reaching natural menopause is now 49.9 years, an increase of 1.5 years since 1959 when the mean age was estimated at 48.4 years. Assessing the timing of natural menopause has grown increasingly important for health care providers in recent years. While researchers have linked longer reproductive life spans with reduced morbidity and mortality, there are potential health implications with both early- and late-age natural menopause. Additionally, understanding the timing of natural menopause can help doctors make important decisions relating to the use of hormonal contraception as well as appropriate treatment for perimenopausal and menopausal women. 

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