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Breast Health

HomeArts: Breast Health Center
This site on "breast health," provides solid information on such topics as mammograms, the latest tests recently approved by the FDA, cancer myths and facts, and much more!

Radiation Therapy and Breast Cancer
According to Richard A. Evans, M.D., radiation therapy is not rountinely necessary in the treatment of early breast cancer.

Should All Breast Cancer Patients Get Chemotherapy?
By Ralph W. Moss, Ph.D. With a less than five percent advantage in disease-free survival, why would all women with a certain type of breast cancer be given chemotherapy?

Candida

Can Candida Be Cured?
This is not what I would call a well-done site, however, this article (by Michael Biamonte, D.N.) is too good to pass up. 
Candida Page
Find out how candida symptoms compares with gluten intolerence symptoms. Also included are associations, organizations and educational institutions.

What causes candida?
Some of the causes may surprise you. Another article with solid information from Michael Biamonte, D.N. 

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
By Mary Kay Ryan and Maureen McLaughlin, "Weight Issues: Body Image & Eating Disorders in Women." When Chinese medicine was most successful as a treatment.

Endometriosis

Stress Reduction for Relief of Fibroids & Endometriosis
By Susan M. Lark, M.D. An in-depth article offering various exercise and meditation exercises. 

HRT

"Are common chemicals scrambling your hormones?"
From USA Weekend: Ingredients in shampoos, dyes and detergents may be mixing up your hormonal signals. 

Women's Health
Distinguishing safe and natural hormones from those that are foreign and carcinogenic. In order to accurately evaluate the effects of estrogen and natural progesterone, on Menopause, PMS, Fertility, and Osteoporosis, it is necessary to identify the sources of these two primary female hormones. 

Hysterectomy

Alternatives to Hysterectomy
The information is too good to pass up.

Alternatives to Hysterectomy
This site provides more information than the one mentioned above, and includes dialog between viewers and author via feedback.

Perimenopause and Menopause

Eyes on Women's Health
Topics you'll want to read on this page are: What's New, Medical Tests, Women's Illnesses, and Menopause / Hormone Therapy.

Menopause Online
Information on herbal remedies, vitamins, a bulletin board, and an online personalized test to determine which treatment may benefit you the most. You'll like this site!

Menopause and Oriental Medicine
From Meditopia.com, useful information pertaining to the use of Oriental Medicine in the treatment of menopause.

Menopause Update TM
The latest news from the medical, scientific and pharmacological industries, written in non-scientific, non-medical language.

PMS

Acupuncture in the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrom
From Peter Deadman. Understanding the development of PMS according to Chinese medicine by understanding the different phases of the menstrual cycle.

Homeopathic Remedies
Problem-free periods. From Healthwell.com

PMS
From Plain Sense, dietary recommendations for PMS sufferers. Find out which foods aggravate PMS and which help to relieve the symptoms.

Pregnancy

Dancing Thru Pregnancy
An integrative approach to the many physical, mental and emotional challenges at this important time in a woman's life. Licensed locations and phone numbers are provided.

Earth's Best Baby Food
This is a commercial site for Earth's Best, but also provides articles, tips, information and other resources. 

Herbs and Pregnancy
Just because an herb is listed as safe does not mean it safe to use during pregnancy. This is a modest list of which ones to use, and which to avoid.

Herbs in Pregnancy and Childbirth and Infant Care
Everything you wanted to know about the use of herbs during pregnancy.  Excellent site, but distracting background. From the Online Birth Center. 

Home Births, Birthing Centers, and Hospital Studies
Home birth, or hospital birth? What are the advantages and disadvantges? Factors to consider when making birthing decisions.

Natural Pain Relief Techniques
The use of acupressure during childbirth along with other information for moms and midwives.  Nicely-done site.

Obstetrics and Acupuncture
Actual experiences of a registered nurse who has used Chinese medicine techniques for neonatal resuscitation and to help women with labor dystocia and malposition of fetus.

Perineal Massage
Mothers with a more conditioned perineum are less likely to get an episiotomy. A massage technique to use, and other information on episiotomies.

Sexual Health

Ask Dr. Ruth!
Leading sex therapist, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, is available to answer your questions.

Women's Health

Homeopathy: Women's Conditions
A 19th century physician, once said, "Every woman is born a doctor. Men have to study to become one." Excellent article!

Wild Yam Cream
From All-natural.com. This is about as "alternative" as it gets, ladies. It's being used for everything from PMS to... increasing your breast size!

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