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In 2016, Les Henderson was diagnosed with thoracic endometriosis after their lung collapsed. In this rare form of endo, endometrial tissue grows in patches on the lungs, leading to symptoms including chest pain, shortness of breath, and cough. To manage their endometriosis, Henderson was prescribed Lupron Depot, a hormone therapy that helps suppress estrogen. The
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There is nothing worse than when a summer cold overlaps with seasonal allergies. But before you find symptom relief in over-the-counter cough medicine, you may find yourself asking: can I take cough medicine and allergy medicine together? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns against taking more than one drug at a time — especially
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I’m 24 years old, and I’m a proud pad wearer. Whenever it comes up in conversation or someone learns that I have never used a tampon, I’m typically met with one variation of the same handful of responses: “But why?” “Wait . . . you’ve never used a tampon before?” And my favorite: “I could
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POPSUGAR Photography | Anvita ReddyPOPSUGAR Photography | Anvita Reddy Every editorial product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn commission. About a month ago, I dealt with a painful charley horse cramp on the bottom of my foot. Usually, stretching it out relieves the muscle tension
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If you’re ever short on unsolicited medical advice, try starting with the word “inflammation.” The internet will tell you your body’s innate response to injury or illness is well within your control — something you can bend to your will with a strategic sleep schedule, a bit of meditation, and whatever diet is most readily
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This informational guide, part of POPSUGAR’s Condition Center, lays out the realities of this health concern: what it is, what it can look like, and strategies that medical experts say are proven to help. You should always consult your doctor regarding matters pertaining to your health and before starting any course of medical treatment. Pelvic
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