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Toni Hurst

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Toni wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Menopause.

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They're Baaaaack -- Yeast Infections Linked To Hormone Replacement Therapy

Two of the best aspects of menopause – and there aren’t many – are that you 1) stop having to deal with menstrual periods, which always came at the very worst times (like on vacation) and 2) for me, those recurrent yeast infections that I got in my 2...

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Missed Periods: When Do They Mean Menopause?

By far the most frequent question I get about menopause is “WHEN does it start?” Women between the ages of 36 and 55 ask the same thing: “I’ve missed X number of periods. Is it menopause?” I can tell you that technically, menopause begins after you h...

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Are You Letting These Time-Zappers Ruin Your Life?

Menopause messes with your internal timetable. For one thing, it almost always comes way earlier than we think it should I often speak to women who say, “I’m in my mid-forties. I can’t be going through menopause, can I?” Well, yes you can. But add to ...