Women's Health

As a woman, you probably feel guilty about eating more food than you usually do when that time of the month comes around. Don’t! There is no reason to feel guilty for doing what is a natural occurrence for...
Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease in which bones lose calcium and minerals and become fragile and less dense. People with osteoporosis have bones with a high likelihood of being fractured. Women are especially at risk for osteoporosis. There is...
One in three Americans today have insulin resistance—a metabolic disorder where the body produces insulin but does not use it effectively. Because insulin’s job is to maintain normal blood glucose levels, the inability of the body to use insulin...
When planning for pregnancy the “two week wait,” also known as the time between ovulation and your expected period, can feel never ending. It is not only important to recognize the following symptoms as possible signs for pregnancy, but...
The first twelve weeks of pregnancy are commonly referred to as the first trimester. This is only the beginning of a series of huge physiological changes that will occur over the next nine months. For a first time mother...
Domperidone is an anti-emetic drug that is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness or medications that induce nausea. Oftentimes, specialists suggest its off-label use in order to stimulate breast milk production in new mothers....
A pelvic organ prolapse occurs when a pelvic organ, such as the bladder or rectum, drops and pushes against the walls of the vagina. Symptoms associated with this include pelvic pressure, painful intercourse, and urinary incontinence.   Women facing a possible...
Last year 1.91 trillion text messages were sent. Also, according to the Tech research firm, IDC, 79% of 18-44 year olds have their smart phones with them 22 hours of the day. What do these mind boggling stats lead...
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a vaccine that targets the cells largely responsible for breast cancer.This vaccine has recently been tested on patients with metastatic breast cancer, a more advanced breast...
Advancements in breast cancer prevention and treatment continue to be on the forefront of our minds, with an estimated 232,340 new female breast cancer diagnoses and 39,620 breast cancer deaths in the United States in 2013 alone. But what about breast...