Menopause is a natural part of life. While most women go through this change in their early 50s, many women are starting to experience menopause even earlier. Knowing what to expect can help you transition through this challenging time. Continue reading
Having osteoporosis does not have to mean an end to your fashionista days.
In your 20s, you might have been able to skip dessert for a week and lose a few pounds. But as menopause approaches, extra pounds seem to appear out of nowhere and stubbornly settle in. Weight gain may seem as … Continue reading
Wellness? For some, it’s just another buzz word. For others, wellness is something we know we should have, but aren’t sure exactly how to get it. Wellness can be defined in many different ways. In fact, what makes it personal … Continue reading
St.Vincent Women’s Center: Serving women’s healthcare needs in one convenient location. Just Imagine: All of the healthcare services women need in one convenient location. Where the experience is tailored to each individual. Where women’s top health concerns—from breast services and … Continue reading
To call what pregnant women go through with nausea “morning sickness” is to tell about a tenth of the story. I vote we rename it to tell the whole truth. How about something like, “Lady, Welcome to Three Months of … Continue reading
I meet women every day with health issues that they believe are strange or unique and the fact is, most of them are really common. But because we don’t talk about these personal issues much, many symptoms and normal conditions … Continue reading
Do you take hormones? How much? For how long? What is your risk? Several years ago a study called the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) said that hormone therapy should be used cautiously due to increase risk of breast cancer, heart … Continue reading
So, menopause is here or gone—and now you notice a lack of sex drive. Aaaaaack! What the heck has happened? Menopause and peri-menopause can be full of surprises, and loss of libido is one of them. Every woman is different; … Continue reading
Knowing a few simple things about your family history will help you and your healthcare provider decide whether you’re at any higher risk for breast cancer.