July 01, 2010


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Chicks Without Ovaries—a Maintenance Plan

I surely don't miss the troublesome little egg sacs. The havoc they played with my system when they were there made my life miserable, to say the least. The new freedoms I have without them are well worth the maintenance work of not having them. View full article →
June 21, 2010


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Q: Is weight gain a side effect of the estrogen ring?

Studies consistently show that estrogen use is not associated with weight gain. The estrogen ring (you are probably referring to Estring, although there are other estrogen ring products) should not be a factor causing weight gain. More common contributing factors are age and lifestyle, unfortunately. As we grow older, we need to be more active to burn the same number of calories.
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