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When should I have sex to get pregnant?

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Can you get pregnant if you engage in sexual activity a week before your next period?

Do I need an Endometrial Biopsy?

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My doctor wants me to have a D&C or endometrial biopsy. I'm in my early 50's and didn't have a period for over a year and a half, then suddenly it came back. What should I do?

Life Phase:
Perimenopause, Menopause

PCOS (AAE) and Insulin Resistance

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I was diagnosed with PCOS and put on Diane 35. Even though I'm exercising I'm still gaining weight. What do I do?

Androgen Excess

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Since I went off the Diane, my skin has gotten extremely bad and I have severe acne concentrated on my chin. Should I got back on the pill?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Can we Prevent Anovulatory Androgen Excess (aka PCOS)?

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I've struggled with PCOS since my teens and now I'm worried because I see my daughter following the same pattern. Is there any way that we can stop her from getting PCOS?

Life Phase:
Adolescence, Premenopause

Why Does My Heart Feeling Like it is Doing Hurdles?

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I'm 46 years old, healthy and have never, ever had any heart trouble. However, three times in the last six months I've had to go to Emergency because my heart starts jumping and racing and I feel like I could black out.

Life Phase:
Perimenopause

Heavy, Unpredictable Flow in a Teenager - Rethinking The Pill

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I don't get my periods on time and got an order for The Pill. I'm not having sex so why would I take it?

Life Phase:
Adolescence

Anovulatory Cycles

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I'm 22 years old and have a question—how can you have regular periods and not make an egg?

Life Phase:
Premenopause

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Enrolment complete: Perimenopausal Hot Flush Study

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