Womens Health

Warding Off a UTI

 August 27, 2019

What can we do to ward off a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?  Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science published an article weighing the effects of drinking an extra six glasses of water a day to accomplish this. The study found that of the women who frequently get UTIs they could cut their risk in […]

British Study on Women’s Measurements

 July 28, 2019

I have decided that there is not a chance on earth that I will ever look like a Barbie doll or have the body of a mannequin. Oh well, I am deciding that I must just embrace it and love myself for who I am. Another thing, it is amazing how much money is spent […]

Health Tips for Women

 July 24, 2019

Colleen Oakley offered some health tips for women.  It’s a fact that doctor visits are short and will tend to get shorter over time.  Alyssa Dweck, MD, an OB-GYN doctor has laid out some prescriptions for a lifetime of wellness for the female in the family. Zap your stress. This seems to be the biggest […]

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM)

 June 18, 2019

It seems like “back in the old days” people tended to listen more to what their body was trying to tell them. For example, when we get sleepy, thats for a reason. Our body is trying to tell us we need to take a break, rest our minds so that our immune system can work […]

Early Removal of Ovaries

 November 11, 2018

The University of Warwick has found through a study that there is a link between the removal of ovaries during hysterectomy and an increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death. This is the largest study of this kind conducted on the subject and covered a 10-year period comparing women who were treated for a benign […]

How Yoga Can Transform You Physically and Mentally

 October 25, 2018

Did you know over 36 million Americans practice yoga? The Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline has grown massively in popularity over the past few years, with passionate yogis stretching around the world. Yoga is so much more than just a way to exercise and stay in shape; it is a way of life for many. […]

Breast Cancer Screening

 September 14, 2018

Breast cancer screening should definitely not be stopped at a specific age, as there is no sufficient evidence to suggest screening should be stopped. The study was co-authored by Dr. Cindy Lee, assistant professor in residence at the University of California-San Francisco, and team. They presented their findings at the Radiological Society of North America […]

Optimism & Women

 May 24, 2018

Honor Whitman wrote an interesting article on women and how optimism might boost their longevity.  I thought this was an interesting view and so, so true. How many people look at the glass as half empty rather than half full?  This, in some instances, could be a matter of life or death for some women. […]

What Upcoming Moms Should Eat

 May 21, 2018

Just because the bun is still in the oven does not mean you are not allowed to celebrate Mother’s Day. You are a mom-to-be, with “mom” being the main keyword. In fact, you are already a great mother — you talk and sing to your baby; you are making major sacrifices for his or her […]

High Protein Diet Risk In Older Women

 January 17, 2018

Ok, I need to and I’m going to shed a few pounds. It is the first of the year and now it a good time to do it, especially since it’s on my list of New Year’s resolutions. However, I may wait till Monday to start. Sounds familiar? There are so many different diets to […]