Women’s Health

Did you know that you can reverse the aging process that slows down your brain? Get the details here.

What is an episiotomy? This use to be a common word during childbirth, but not so much anymore. Today is it risky to have an episiotomy?

Getting your annual Mammogram in conjunction with an MRI can be a cost-effective way of improving life expectancy in women at high risk for breast cancer. A team of radiologists at General Hospital in Boston, Ma. conducted a study to determine the costs and benefits of mammography. Read their findings here.

Ashley Price felt terrible. She was tired, dizzy spells came and went, dark splotches popped up on her chest for no reason, and she’d gained 50 pounds in two years.

Research published online April 12 in the journal Pediatrics found that girls who drank the most alcohol during their teen years — daily or nearly every day — were five times more likely to develop benign breast disease as young adults than were their peers who never drank or drank less than once a week.

Yes. Among all U.S. women who die each year, one in four dies of heart disease. In 2004, nearly 60 percent more women died of cardiovascular disease (both heart disease and stroke) than from all cancers combined. The older a woman gets, the more likely she is to get heart disease. But women of all ages should be concerned about heart disease. All women should take steps to prevent heart disease.

There are several things that we can do to give ourselves a self examination daily. Taking the time out in the morning to do these little things can prevent greater things from happening in the long run. Check out his list of 10 things you can do before breakfast to give yourself a quick examination.