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Is there a difference in the nutritional value of the omega-3 in flax seed and the omega-3 in fish oil?
Judy, Los Angeles, California
I think I have fibrocystic breasts. I have so many lumps in my breast that having a mammogram is very painful, not to mention scary. My doctor wants to do a biopsy of every one of them! Is there anything I can do to make them go away?
Theresa, Cincinatti, OH
Over the last few months, my vaginal area has become itchy and sex is downright uncomfortable. What can I do?
Pam, Austin, TX
My chiropractor recently recommended that I purchase omega-3s. He said they are not made in my body but affect almost every area (especially the brain and cardiovascular system). What exactly are they? Is it really important to take them? Gayle T., St. Paul, MN
My doctor has prescribed natural hormone therapy for me, but he says a standard dose estradiol patch will work fine. Is this correct? Kathryn, Idaho
How big a role does estrogen play in the development of osteoporosis? Patricia
Can’t I tell if my hormone replacement therapy is working by how I feel? Why do I need to test hormone levels? S.B, Colorado
I’m old enough to be having hot flashes. How can I also be having the worst facial break-outs I’ve had since I was a kid? Reilly, Los Altos, CA
I’ve noticed boron in the list of some menopausal multi-vitamin mineral supplement ingredients. What is boron and why is it included in these formulas? K.P, San Francisco
I am wondering if you know of any correlation between menopause and gingivitis? I’ve always taken great care of my teeth and gums, but lately they have been bleeding every time I brush them. Is there anything I can do about it? Karen, California
I’ve heard beta glucan is important for healthy skin. Can you tell me more about it? Janelle
What happens during a hot flash and how long can I expect this to go on? Diana
I was prepared to start battling wrinkles when I hit my mid-30s, but I never expected acne. Why now? Reilly