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Though long-term hormone therapy has been shown to increase the
risk of cardiovascular problems, short-term use may still be
beneficial for certain symptoms, and without the risk of heart
disease if started early in menopause.
Physical removal of age spots can be costly and painful. Topical
treatments take time to work, but are generally safe, cost less
than removal procedures, and are easier on the skin.
There is evidence that certain herbs and supplements may be
effective in treating certain types of anxiety disorders.
Diets rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, typically found in fruits
and vegetables, can reduce the risk of age-related macular
degeneration. Researchers will attempt to determine if taking the
substances in a supplement can produce similar benefits.
I'm 53 and on the fence about taking a medication for
cholesterol. My father had three bypass surgeries during his
lifetime. My cholesterol is high (256), but my good cholesterol
is also high (62). My LDL cholesterol is 161. Should I take a
I'm 40, and for the past few years I've been starting to yawn
whenever I get an intense aerobic workout. Is this something I
should worry about?