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  • Not Born Blonde? Tips On How To Lighten Your Hair  By : Rebecca Prescott
    These tips on how to lighten your hair can help you achieve a better blonde color that doesn't sacrifice your hair condition completely. Learn about weaving hair color though your hair, and why you should use protein and moisture treatments in between hair coloring to restore your hair's condition
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Rape, and Sexual Abuse  By : Rebecca Prescott
    Post traumatic stress disorder is not just something that war veterans get. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for PTSD, and how it can affect all areas of the sufferer's life.
  • How to Choose the Prom Hairstyles Suitable for Yourselves  By : Alice Calandra
    In choosing your most suitable prom hairstyle, you should consider a lot of factors including the shape of your face, head, nose, eyes and their ratios of each other. The facial shape would be the most influential factors among all. Different hairstyles would suit for different facial shapes. Basically, there are four types of common facial shapes to consider with, i.e. the oval shape, the triangular shape, the round shape and the rectangular shape.
  • Kegel Exercises – Staying Fit, Active And Independent  By : Sharon Hopkins -
    The Kegel Exercises derive their origin from the name of Dr. Arnold Kegel who discovered this wonderful exercise regimen. These are very beneficial for the pubococcygeal muscles also known as Kegel muscles. The idea behind this exercise is to tone these muscles as well as strengthen them thereby avoiding pelvic floor problems. The primary reason for the exercise was to control incontinence in women following childbirth as well as elderly women. But things have changed and now...
  • What Every Woman Needs to Know to Stay Healthy  By : VitaNet 4
    What Women Want??? This article is about women’s health. What they need and they should be doing to be fit and healthy at any age.
  • Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients  By : Heather Colman
    Should you have a mammogram if you have breast implants? Read this article to find out.
  • Common Infections Caused By Candida  By : Jane Symms -
    There are so many infections that are caused by Candida, especially the species Candida Albicans, in various parts of the body.

    Moniliasis or Oral Thrush

    This type of oral infection usually occurs when there is an overproduction of Candida Albicans. It is also common among denture wearers and occurs to both very young and elderly who are recovering from disease or have an immune system problem. Likewise, people who are experiencing dry mouth syndrome are also prone to h...
  • What Are Candida Albicans?  By : Jane Symms -
    Candida Albicans is a yeast infection that usually starts in the digestive system and gradually spreads to other parts of the body. It is also a type of parasite that is strong, invasive and usually attaches itself to the intestinal wall and becomes a permanent resident of the internal organs.

    Candida Albicans causes countless health problems for a great number of men and women. These health problems may be caused by moderate or severe Candida infection affecting the vario...
  • Natural Cream Enhancement For Women  By : Anchalee
    You have always wanted those larger and fuller breasts, but the thought of surgery and recovery time has kept you back, so far. You still dream of proudly wearing that bikini on the beach some day, without having to worry about what others might think of your small bust
  • Laser Hair Removal - FAQ?  By : Alli Ross
    If you have been looking for permanent hair removal, laser hair removal may sound very enticing. However, although you’ve probably seen this technology heavily advertised, little is known about how it works. Here are some things you should know.....
  • Breast enlargement Methods  By : Anchalee
    Most people have heard of breast implants for breast enlargement. This is becoming an increasingly accepted procedure, and many women are happy with the results. However, there are several disadvantages to breast enlargement surgery. As with any surgical procedure, there is pain and scarring. You may need recovery time before resuming daily activies. In addition, there are always risks associated with surgery. Often the cost of performing surgica
  • Herbs For Breast Enhancement  By : Anchalee
    Women are often not happy with their breast size. Usually they would like larger breasts. Women are increasingly turning to breast implant surgery and other alternatives, such as herbal breast enhancement.
  • Enhancing Your Breasts Naturally  By : Anchalee
    You may have read ads regarding natural breast enhancement. Maybe you're looking for options to surgical breast enhancements.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part 4  By : Keith Mallinson
    An infertile couple may feel that they are losing control of their lives if they seek help and receive treatment and this may

    lead to feelings of anguish and helplessness. Ensuring that couples have accurate and relevant information to enable them to

    make informed and appropriate choices about their treatment will help alleviate these feelings.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part 1  By : Keith Mallinson
    Infertility is a common and often distressing problem affecting approximately 1 in 6 couples. Statistics confirm that the incidence of infertility is not actually increasing. More couples are, however, seeking help and advice as treatments become more readily available and effective. Having worked in the specialist area of infertility for fifteen years, I appreciate that many couples find a diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) confusing and difficult to understand. I have therefore chosen to reflect on this particular cause of infertility in order to increase my own knowledge, thus enabling me to readily supply information and advice to women and their partners.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part 2  By : Keith Mallinson
    Blood samples from women with PCOS show that gonadotrophin secretion is disordered resulting in increased plasma LH relative

    to FSH levels. FSH peaks, which characterise ovulatory cycles, are absent and therefore pro-ovulatory follicular development

    ceases. Thus the granulosa cells do not acquire a fully activated aromatase system and remain unresponsive to LH. Because

    of this, healthy follicles in polycystic ovaries rarely develop beyond 5mm. Oestrogens are normally converted from androgens

    in the presence of aromatase which is decreased when high levels of: H exists. In women with PCOS therefore, oestrogen

    synthesis and production of oestradiol from granulosa cells is decreased and atresia of the follicle occurs. This atresia

    causes a build up of secondary interstitial tissue and ovarian stroma. This disorder of gonadotrophin secretion causes

    anovulation.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Part 3  By : Keith Mallinson
    A more aggressive regime to stimulate ovarian function is to administer exogenous human gonadotrophin combined with the use of human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) to induce ovulation. This therapy may be used in conjunction with intra-uterine insemination of with IVF treatment. Both forms of treatment will require ultra-sound monitoring in order to assess follicular growth as ovarian hyper stimulation, and thus multiple ovulation, can occur. Treatment protocols for IVF vary from unit to unit but generally a period of ‘down regulation’ using gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists are administered to prevent any release of LH from the pituitary. Endogenous FSH production is largely prevented by down regulation, so exogenous FSH is given to stimulate follicular growth and HCG, a protein similar to LH, is given to induce ovulation. Luteal support is essential as GnRH agonist therapy interferes with LH production and the corpus luteum will not function effectively
  • How Menopause Became A Pharmaceutical Royal Flush  By : Rebecca Prescott
    Imagine being told that to enjoy the 'best years' of your life, you needed a tablet. Imagine having your identity reduced to the consequences of your hormones. Welcome to menopause, and the development of the pharmaceutical spin.
  • Vitamins Nutrition Supplements - Are They Really Needed?  By : Olinda Rola -
    Are vitamins nutrition supplements really needed? Vitamins nutrition supplements should be considered nutritional substances that provide health benefits. Ideally, these benefits will have been proven by clinical studies.

    What we consume each day is important, and eating a balanced diet makes sense. Assuming that happens on a regular basis, one problem today is that nutrient values of foods have been declining for decades due to soil depletion. And as for what we eat, for ...
  • Understanding Your Yeast Infection Symptoms  By : Kathryn Whittaker
    If a woman believes she is experiencing signs of infection for the first time, she should see the doctor immediately if she is unsure of the treatment. The doctor will know the proper diagnosis for this type of infection.

    Many people ask what the common yeast infection symptoms are. A woman can tell if she suffering if she has a thick vaginal discharge which looks a little like a cottage. But this symptom can be experienced by only about 20% of women who have yeast infect...
  • What Is A Yeast Infection And What Are The Causes?  By : Kathryn Whittaker
    A yeast infection is an infection caused by yeast of the species Candida. It is also referred to as candidiasis, which mostly infects women. It causes vaginal infections and some common mouth infections especially to people who have poor immune system and those who have been taking antibiotics.

    A person becomes increasingly susceptible to yeast infection if they take large amount of antibiotics, have undergone organ transplants, has AIDS infection or artificial joints.
    ...
  • Things You Ought To Know First Before Undergoing Liposuction Surgery  By : Charlene J. Nuble
    Liposuction is not as easy as just going to the doctor and telling him or her, "I want a liposuction right now." People who want to have liposuction must meet certain criteria:

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