Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Surprised? It causes about 25 percent of women’s deaths each year in the United States. Holly Thacker, MD, discusses how to lower your risk.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in American women. Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about what you can do, from eating right to regular checks of your cholesterol, blood pressure and more.
Younger women should think more about keeping their bones strong, and attaining maximum bone density. Find out why.
If you have an aging mother, encourage her to visit her doctor regularly. Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to help your mom — and you, too — stay healthy as you both age.
Hot flashes are an unwelcome visitor for women in menopause. Holly L. Thacker, MD, describes how hot flashes feel and strongly encourages women to get treatment for them.
A woman’s first defense against uterine cancer is staying in shape.
Senior women need special care. Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about some of the ways to help keep you healthy and independent.
Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.
Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about keeping an eye on different health issues as you enter your 50s, and encourages you to take an active role in preventive care.
Your 40s are a time of transition. Holly L. Thacker, MD, discusses the many changes to your body and how your women’s health physician can help you cope with them.