It’s that time of year again when we see pink ribbons everywhere. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is something I talk to women about all year…not just in October. I’d like to share a few tips that I discuss with women in my practice.
All healthy adults ages 18 to 65 years need moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity for at least 30 minutes on five days each week or vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity for at least 20 minutes on three days each week, according to updated physical activity guidelines released last week by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) […]
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women over the age of 50 and is largely preventable. Modifiable risk factors include smoking, obesity, abnormal cholesterol profile, elevated glucose, hypertension, and lack of exercise. What can you do? Reverse the above risk factors, and see your provider on a regular basis for appropriate […]
Note: I’m copying this article here because I’ve been told by some they cannot access my Medscape.com links. If you can you can go here to see the article with web enhancements. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Consistent, Moderate Exercise Reduces Women’s Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Medscape Medical News 2005. © 2005 Medscape Linda Little, May 9, 2005 […]
While many women “sail” through menopause without any major issues, there are also those that experience problems as they move through their menopausal years. Here are a few tips to help with any challenges you may experience during this time. ***Use non-toxic methods to alleviate any uncomfortable sensations you might experience with menopause. While some […]