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  • Emotional Eating Emotional eating can be detrimental to one's efforts at weight loss. Learning to identify the situations and emotions that...learn more »
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    Emotional Eating Article
    • Emotional eating facts
    • What is emotional eating?
    • What is the difference between emotional eating and binge eating?
    • What are causes, triggers, or risk factors for emotional eating?
    • What are warning signs of emotional eating?
    • What kind of specialists treat emotional eating?
    • How do health care providers diagnose emotional eating?
    • What is the treatment for emotional eating?
    • What is the prognosis of emotional eating?
    • Is it possible to prevent emotional eating?
  • Hot Flashes (Causes, Symptoms & Medication Treatment in Men and Women) Hot flashes (or flushing) is the most common symptom experienced by a woman prior to and during the early stages of menopause,...learn more »
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    Hot Flashes (Causes, Symptoms & Medication Treatment in Men and Women) Article
    • Hot flashes definition and facts
    • What are hot flashes?
    • How long do hot flashes last?
    • What causes hot flashes?
    • Signs and symptoms: What do hot flashes feel like?
    • How is the cause of hot flashes diagnosed?
    • What are the treatments for hot flashes?
    • Hormone therapy for hot flashes
    • Bioidentical hormone therapy for hot flashes
    • Other prescription drug treatments for hot flashes
    • What natural and home remedies treat hot flashes?
    • Black cohosh for hot flashes
    • Soy and other plant sources for menopause symptoms
    • Other vitamins, herbs, and supplements
    • Which type of doctor treats hot flashes?
    • Can hot flashes be prevented?
  • Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) About 2%-6% of adults have ADHD, a common behavioral problem. Symptoms include impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention....learn more »
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    Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Article
    • Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) facts
    • What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
    • What are causes and risk factors for adult ADHD?
    • How prevalent is adult ADHD?
    • What are adult ADHD symptoms and signs?
    • What tests do health-care professionals use to diagnose adult ADHD?
    • What is the treatment for adult ADHD? What are adult ADHD medications?
    • Are there any home remedies for adult ADHD?
    • What are complications of adult ADHD?
    • What is the prognosis of adult ADHD?
    • Is it possible to prevent adult ADHD?
    • Are support groups available for those living with adult ADHD?
    • Where can people find additional information on adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
  • HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol (Differences, Normal Ranges, Meanings) HDL (high-density lipoprotein), or the "good" cholesterol, and LDL (low-density lipoprotein), or the "bad"...learn more »
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    HDL vs. LDL Cholesterol (Differences, Normal Ranges, Meanings) Article
    • What is HDL (the "good") cholesterol? What is LDL (the "bad) cholesterol?
    • What is the difference between HDL vs. LDL cholesterol?
    • What do the HDL and LDL numbers mean?
    • Chart of normal cholesterol numbers
    • What causes high "bad" (LDL) cholesterol?
    • What foods help lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol?
    • Will I have to go on medication to lower my cholesterol?
    • How can I help increase my HDL ("good") cholesterol?
    • How can I prevent high LDL cholesterol?
  • Binge Eating Disorder Characteristics of binge eating disorder include eating more quickly than usual, eating until uncomfortably full, eating a lot of...learn more »
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    Binge Eating Disorder Article
    • Binge eating disorder facts
    • What is binge eating disorder?
    • What are causes and risk factors for binge eating disorder?
    • What are binge eating disorder symptoms and signs?
    • How do health-care professionals diagnose binge eating disorder?
    • What is the treatment for binge eating disorder?
    • What are complications and the prognosis of binge eating disorder?
    • Is it possible to prevent binge eating disorder?
    • Where can people get help and more information on binge eating disorder?
  • Menstrual Cramps and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Medication Guide Menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms include abdominal cramping, bloating, a feeling of fullness, abdominal...learn more »
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    Menstrual Cramps and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Medication Guide Article
    • Menstrual cramps and PMS medication facts
    • What are menstrual cramps?
    • What is the treatment for common menstrual cramps (primary dysmenorrhea)?
    • What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
    • What treatments are available for PMS?
    • What medications are used to treat PMS?
    • What are some guidelines for the safe use of OTC products for menstrual cramps and PMS?

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