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There are many approaches and countless factors that make up a persons overall wellness. HowStuffWorks has extensive coverage on the different types of natural medicine such as DIY remedies and traditional Chinese medicine.

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Endometriosis prevention methods are not guaranteed, but studies show that some women are more susceptible to endometriosis than others. Learn about endometriosis prevention methods.

If you have questions about the causes, symptoms and treatments of endometriosis, find the answers here. Learn the answers to common questions about the condition.

Endometriosis is a common condition among women in their menstruating years. Learn the basics of endometriosis symptoms and treatments.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disturbance in women of reproductive age. Learn the basics of polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms and causes.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disturbance in women of reproductive age. Learn the facts to know about polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms and causes.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a major health concern for women. Learn the answers to common questions about polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) centers on lifestyle modifications and medication. Learn about effective treatment methods for polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Yeast infections are a common health concern for women. Learn what questions to ask about yeast infections so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your health care professional.

Vaginal yeast infections are common and easily treated in most women. Learn the basics of yeast infection symptoms and treatments.

By National Women's Health Resource Center

Over the course of a lifetime, 75 percent of all women are likely to have at least one yeast infection. Read these facts to know about yeast infections to learn about the causes, symptoms and treatments of this common condition.

Yeast infections are a common health problem for women, but they are easily prevented and treated with the help of medication and lifestyle changes. Learn lifestyle tips for soothing the symptoms of yeast infections.

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Yeast infections are a common problem among women, but they can often be prevented with simple hygiene methods. Read about strategies that may help women prevent vaginal yeast infections.

Yeast infections affect about 75 percent of women at least once in a lifetime, so many women have questions about this health concern. Learn the answers to common questions about yeast infections.

Yeast infections can be treated with a variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Learn about the different types of medications available and how to know whether you should see a health care professional.

Meditation has a couple of stages that should be studied carefully if you are interested in this type of therapy. Take a look at how meditation can make you more aware both mentally and physically.

By Robert Alan Anderson

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If you have meditated before and are looking to go to the next level, then take a look at this in-depth look into the disciplines behind meditation.

By Robert Alan Anderson

You've probably heard the hype: Antioxidants can make you look and feel younger! Some hopeful folks even believe antioxidants will lower the threat of disease. Can there be any truth to this? Learn what an antioxidant actually is.

By Robin Brett Parnes

Acupressure utilizes traditional medicinal rules about pressure points. How can pressing one part of the body alleviate pain somewhere else?

St. John's wort and its effectiveness have been under consistent scrutiny. Many people have heard of the drug, but aren't sure what it is -- find out what's in it, what it's used for and what its side effects are.

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The menstrual cycle is the female reproductive cycle that makes eggs available for fertilization. Learn about the different phases of menstruation.

By Craig Freudenrich, Ph.D.

"Healthy" chocolate cereals aren't being marketed to the kids you might expect. Why are grown-ups the big new target market for desperate cereal companies?

By Sarah Gleim

Claims for St. John's Wort include help with depression and smoking cessation. Can this plant really do all that?

Daily calorie needs vary significantly from person to person. Learn how to calculate the number that’s right for your body.

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Many people take a multi-vitamin each day, but most people don't know much about them. What is the difference between vitamin A and vitamin C, for example? If you don't get enough vitamins, what happens? Learn all about vitamins.

I recently bought a carton of eggs that claimed, "These eggs are high in Vitamin E, contain 100 mg of Omega 3, and have 25% less saturated fat than regular eggs." How can you get chickens to lay these special eggs?