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How does a hot flash feel?
A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat in the upper body, including the chest, arms, neck, and face. An increased heart rate and flushing can also occur. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Weight gain during period: What to know
Some people may experience perceived or actual weight gain around the time of their period. Read on to find out why and how to prevent weight gain during a period. (Medical News Today)

What are the stages of puberty?
Puberty is a time of significant change in the human body. We examine the first signs of puberty in males and females and the changes that each stage involves. (Medical News Today)

What to know about HCG pregnancy tests
An HCG test can show if a woman is pregnant and if their body is producing the right level of pregnancy hormones. We look at the accuracy of HCG tests and what factors can affect results. (Medical News Today)

BPA levels in humans may be much higher than previously thought
A more accurate method of testing BPA as it breaks down in the body suggests that human levels are considerably higher than previously estimated. (Medical News Today)

What to know about testosterone injections
Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for transgender men and nonbinary people. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about swollen cervical lymph nodes
The cervical lymph nodes are tiny glands located in the sides and back of the neck. These glands can become swollen. In this article, learn why this is and how to treat it. (Medical News Today)

What to know about proctitis
Proctitis is the inflammation of the lining of the rectum. Here, learn about the causes and treatment of proctitis, as well as the difference between proctitis and colitis. (Medical News Today)

What causes hair loss on the legs?
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about thyroid function and hair loss
Hair loss sometimes occurs if the thyroid gland is not working correctly. An overactive thyroid or an underactive thyroid can both cause hair loss. Treating thyroid-related hair loss involves treating the cause thyroid problem. (Medical News Today)

Butt sweat: Why it happens and how to get rid of it
Butt sweat can happen in various situations, such as while exercising. Keeping the area clean and wearing different clothes can help resolve and prevent it. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about gallbladder polyps
Gallbladder polyps are growths of tissue within the organ. The vast majority are harmless, but some may become cancerous. Here, find out more about symptoms, complications, and treatments. (Medical News Today)

What do different TSH levels mean?
A thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) test measures how much TSH is in the blood, which can help doctors diagnose thyroid conditions. Here, we describe normal, high, and low TSH ranges in males and females of different ages. (Medical News Today)

What is amyloidosis?
Amyloidosis is a condition that causes abnormal proteins to grow on a person's organs. It can cause a variety of symptoms, depending on the organs involved. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women
New research suggests that estrogen exposure and hormone replacement therapy can help maintain cognitive health in postmenopausal women. (Medical News Today)

How to treat pregnancy acne
Hormonal changes can cause pregnancy acne. We discuss the appearance of pregnancy acne, whether acne is an early sign of pregnancy, and whether it continues after pregnancy. (Medical News Today)

What are neurotransmitters?
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Thyroid cancer: New test could reduce unnecessary diagnostic surgeries
A new test that looks for a chemical fingerprint of thyroid cancer in fine needle aspiration samples may improve the accuracy of preoperative diagnosis. (Medical News Today)

Tips for reducing or stopping sweating
Sweating is important for regulating body temperature. However, some people sweat more than is necessary. This article outlines the tips and treatments people can try to reduce excessive sweating. (Medical News Today)

What causes unexplained weight loss?
Many medical conditions can cause unexplained or unintended weight loss. These include hyperthyroidism, depression, Addison's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and more. (Medical News Today)

What to know about hyperinsulinemia
Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here. (Medical News Today)

Hyperthyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid
A person's diet can affect the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. This article looks at which foods and nutrients to eat and which to avoid for an overactive thyroid. (Medical News Today)

New evidence challenges 'extreme male brain' theory of autism
A new study has challenged suggestions that the male sex hormone testosterone reduces cognitive empathy, or the ability to read others' emotional states. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatment of puffy nipples in men
Men can develop puffy nipples due to hormone changes, body fat, and several other factors. Making dietary and exercise-related changes may help. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Could hormone infusions help people with obesity shed weight?
A new 4-week study suggests that hormone infusions may help people with obesity and type 2 diabetes or prediabetes lose weight and improve glucose levels. (Medical News Today)

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