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Tuesday Q & A: Headaches that come with menstruation can be severe

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 38 and have headaches each month around the first day of my period. Over the last year or so they seem to be getting more severe and lasting longer — sometimes up to three days. Why might this be happening? Are there ways to prevent [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Both too much and too little iron have potential to lead to health concerns

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 40-year old woman, and I’ve noticed that many multivitamins for women contain iron. Should all women take extra iron? Is it safe to do so? What are the side effects of taking a daily iron supplement? ANSWER: Not having enough iron in your body — a condition [...]

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