Progesterone

Progesterone

The great hormone debate

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janine O’Leary Cobb
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers hormone replacement therapy. Indicates the decision about whether to seek or to accept hormone therapy remains the crucial issue for most menopausal women. 


Help for premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Walker
Edition: 
vol 4, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines pre menstrual syndrome, describes mental, emotional and physical effects. Lists possible treatments and available resources. 

Women and epilepsy: catamenial epilepsy

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Epilepsy Toronto
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the relationship between female sex hormones and epileptic seizures.

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Transdermal progesterone creams for postmenopausal women: more hype than hope?

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Bary G. Wren
Publisher: 
eMJA: The Medical Journal of Australia
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Pyrmont, NSW, Australia

Examines claims about the benefits of transdermal progesterone creams for relieving symptoms of menopause. Finds that currently available progesterone creams can not be recommended for treatment of symptoms associated with menopause.

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ISSN 0025729X (print)
ISSN 13265377 (online)

Natural hormones: are they a safe alternative?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Amy Allina
Adriane Fugh-Berman
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the safety and efficacy of natural hormones most commonly promoted to women at menopause, including DHEA, estriol, melatonin, natural progesterone and ipriflavone.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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