LifeStage: 46-60 Years

Perimenopause: What You Should Expect

|   April 13, 2021   |   Gynecology, Menopause

Perimenopause: What You Should Expect

When we were young, many of us found that our elders did their best to prepare us for puberty. They talked to us about our changing bodies and what we could expect to happen within the next few years. We were nervous and excited as we anticipated these changes and witnessed them in ourselves and among our peers. Looking back now on those years, many of us will think, "Well, I'm so glad that's over!"

What many women were not prepared for, however, is how their bodies would continue to change over time. While many are aware that menopause may be on the horizon, they may be less aware that looming much larger and closer is a season known as perimenopause. 

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A Normal BMI Doesn’t Clear Your Risk for Breast Cancer

|   March 24, 2021   |   Cancer, Mammograms

A Normal BMI Doesn’t Clear Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Unbelievably, there are almost 4 million women in the United States that have a history of breast cancer. Breast cancer is, in fact, the most common cancer diagnosis for women. Many of us have encouraged friends or family members who have bravely fought breast cancer. It may even be a disease we fear that we will be diagnosed with one day.

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Learn How To Spot A Stroke And Reduce Your Risk

|   November 12, 2020   |   Heart Disease

Learn How To Spot A Stroke And Reduce Your Risk

Unfortunately, strokes are the third leading cause of death for women, compared to it being the fifth leading cause of death for men. Especially for women, it’s important to guard yourself with information and know the symptoms and how to be proactive to reduce your chances.

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Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

|   September 25, 2020   |   Gynecology

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Your bladder is an often overlooked organ with a very important role. Keeping your bladder healthy can prevent various conditions and diseases from forming while maintaining proper function.

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