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The results of the JUPITER trial suggested that people with
normal cholesterol should take a statin, but questions remain
about long-term effectiveness. One's level of cardiovascular risk
should be the primary factor in deciding whether to take a
Breast cancer survivors suffering from hot flashes who underwent
hypnosis therapy for a study experienced a significant decrease
in the frequency and intensity of their hot flashes.
As people get older, they are at greater risk of falling, and it
also becomes more difficult for them to get up after a fall,
which may complicate injuries.
Morton's neuroma is a painful thickening of a nerve in the foot
typically caused by tight, high-heeled shoes. Conservative
treatment (low, roomy shoes, pain relievers, ice) is recommended
before surgery is considered.
Although most people receive vaccinations in childhood, over time
some vaccines lose their potency, new ones are introduced, and
foreign travel may require certain vaccinations, depending on the
I had a hysterectomy a year ago. Six months ago, I started having
severe pelvic pain a few days before I would have had a period.
Is it possible to experience symptoms of endometriosis after a
hysterectomy? I also wonder if I might have pelvic adhesions.