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PCOS & Heavy Flow - Cyclic Medroxyprogesterone or the Mirena® IUD?

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I am a health care provider wishing to treat PCOS and menorrhagia in my patient.What are the pros and cons of using cyclic medroxtprogestrone versus the "Mirena® coil" in treating these conditions?

I'm 49 - why am I getting even more facial hair now?

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I’m getting increased facial hair even though I’m using laser therapy! This problem started at 24 when I was on progesterone-only pills. I'm 49 and my periods are irregular. Will taking progesterone now make it worse?

Mood Swings & Depression in Menopause

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I'm wondering if my mood shifts are perhaps due to menopause? Should I go on estrogen or anti-depressants?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Natural Help for Hot Flushes

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Do you have anything natural that I can take for hot flushes? I’m stilling getting a period but with some skipping now.

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Uterine Fibroids

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I have fibroids. Should I have them removed, and if so how? Do I need a hysterectomy?

What Are Bio-Identical Hormones?

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I keep hearing about “Bio-Identicalhormones. What does Bio-Identical mean? Should I be taking them?

Early Menopause

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I am 39 and having hot flushes and night sweats. I've skipped my period for the last 18 months. Does that mean I am in menopause? Help! I'm too young—what can I do?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

Heavier Flow in Perimenopause

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Recently I have been experiencing large clots and heavier flow. Should I seek the help of a gynecologist?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Heavy Periods After Childbirth

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I'm having heavy periods after childbirth. Is there any product you recommend to wear?

Menstrual Clots

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How do I know if what I'm experiencing is blood clotting?

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Enrolment complete: Perimenopausal Hot Flush Study

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CeMCOR is now recruiting Canadian women for this CIHR-funded randomized controlled trial to test whether oral micronized progesterone is more effective than placebo as therapy for hot flushes and night sweats in perimenopausal women.

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