Weight gain in menopause is common, but it’s not inevitable. If the aging process is ganging up on your weight loss goals, here are some tips to fight back.
Each year, there are changes in healthcare worth noting. As we look back at 2013, here are 10 important health highlights for women that include advancements, greater knowledge and new warnings as well.
Some women aren’t well informed about their options with menopausal hormone therapy (MHT). Holly Thacker, MD, talks about how MHT treatment could help so many more women.
Hormone Therapy is one of the best ways for women to get relief from the symptoms of menopause, but a lot of misinformation about this valuable treatment persists. Get the facts about HT’s benefits and risks.
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.