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Your daughter and her health education – what should it include?

1 Your daughter is growing up. It fills you with joy and pride sometimes… and with stress at other times. Adolescence is a hard time to navigate safely. Your daughter is independent enough to make decisions and take actions that will have lasting consequences. Does she have the right information and preparation to choose a …

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What’s new in fibroid research?

0 The history of medical treatment of uterine fibroids, up until recently, was unfortunately lacking variety. The options were limited to either living with it — both the fibroids and the accompanying symptoms, or to have a hysterectomy. A hysterectomy not only eliminates fertility entirely, but it’s also major surgery; recovery time is between six …

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Period kits: what to pack and where to stash them?

0 One particularly overwhelming and aggravating symptom of uterine fibroids is heavy menstrual bleeding. According to EveryDay Health, the theories on this are varied: Uterine fibroids may put pressure against the uterine lining, which can cause more bleeding than usual. The uterus may not contract properly, which means it can’t stop the bleeding. Fibroids may …

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Conquering challenging peaks of all kinds – part two

0 Sophie Levaud has successfully built her multi-faceted life on survival tactics she uses on her Himalayan climbs. No stranger to adversity, she exemplifies the values of patience, goal setting, persistence, community and teamwork. We, as well, have learned over the years that doing things right requires these same traits and have incorporated them into …

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With the right attitude and tools, you can move mountains… or at least climb them.

0 No one demonstrates this persistence and its results more vividly than Sophie Lavaud, a cosmetics entrepreneur and event planner turned Himalayan mountaineer. Sophie is the first woman with French, Swiss and Canadian citizenship to scale seven 8000+ meter high mountain peaks, giving her the name “The 56,000 Lady”! She’s reached the summit of Mount …

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Spring renewal – is that even possible with fibroids?

0 After a long, cold winter, feeling the warm sunshine, hearing birds chirp and smelling fresh, beautiful foliage popping up is, for most people, so energizing! Ahh… spring! For women who feel like they have had a close encounter with a steam roller, aka some women suffering from the symptoms of uterine fibroids, that fresh …

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Speak up! Why you don’t have to be embarrassed about explaining fibroid issues – and what to say.

0 Many women suffer while managing the symptoms of uterine fibroids completely (or nearly completely) on their own. Aside from perhaps close family members, there still exists a taboo over discussing women’s health issues in polite company. That taboo will continue to exist exactly as long as we as a society ALLOW it to continue. …

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