admin on December 16th, 2009

The human spine – also at times called the spinal column, vertebral column, or just the backbone – is a flexible bony column that extends from the base of the skull to the small of the back. It serves two main purposes:

Working together with various muscles and ‘girdles’ – the latter being encircling or arching [...]

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admin on December 16th, 2009

The second drug used at St Thomas’ is called bromocryptine. It isn’t very satisfactory as a treatment for the miseries, because although it can help some women with breast discomfort it doesn’t do much for mood swings, or have any effect on increased weight or the bloat. And the side effects can be pretty unpleasant [...]

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Babies and small children can be a real joy when you are fit and well and on top of the world. But if you’re below par, they can change almost immediately into fiends. And if that happens, your feelings towards them can change just as abruptly. It was no surprise to me to read in [...]

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You have the same sort of choice to make if you suffer from this fairly common combination. Obviously, working off a depression by really strenuous activity just isn’t on when you suffer from fatigue too. Leave that method to the people who have enough energy even though they are depressed. Many women say they feel [...]

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Any woman who has suffered for any length of time from the sharp pain of the cramps or the prolonged difficulty of the aching miseries, will tell you that she’s had to organize her life round her periods. Whether we like it or not, the majority of us aren’t such free agents as men are. [...]

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Any woman who has suffered for any length of time from the sharp pain of the cramps or the prolonged difficulty of the aching miseries, will tell you that she’s had to organize her life round her periods. Whether we like it or not, the majority of us aren’t such free agents as men are. [...]

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