There is a lot of worry out there about breast disease and breast cancer. Sometimes its hard for a woman to know what to do. To compound this issue there is a sea of information and bad information floating out there online or with your friends. What's a woman to do? Hopefully this can bring light of truth to what we know about breast disease.
Preventing disease is always better that treating it when it comes. Starting earlier and knowing how to grow strong health bones can prevent issues later in life especially during years after menopause.
Mammogram is a very important screening test that women need to have performed annually after age of 40 or sooner if a strong family history of breast cancer. Learning more about this important exam is helpful to appreciate its place in my health care.
Menopause is a monumental change in a woman's life that represents a natural transition from one stage of life to the next. It is however a time of increased issues such as hot flashes, nights sweats known as climactera. Even more important is the increased risk of sexual dysfunction, heart disease, heart attack and osteoporosis. Learning more and being proactive can reduce the risks and continue a great quality of life.
Metabolic Syndrome is syndrome used to describe weight gain or obesity and a constellation of issues that can derive from it including heart disease, heart attack, stroke and diabetes. Learning about this issue can explain why doctors emphasize the importance of a healthy weight.
Osteoporosis is a common bone disease that occurs in postmenopausal women. The disease itself is not the issue but what it can lead to. Fractures of the hip or spine can lead to severe disability, shortened lifespan and even death.
All women may experience problems sleeping from time to time, but hormonal changes during specific times of life, such as with premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, perimenopause, and menopause may create an ongoing problem. Certain medical conditions and lifestyle factors can contribute to sleep problems as well. You should talk to your doctor if you experience problems with falling asleep, staying asleep, or awakening too early in the morning. In many cases, the symptoms of sleep disorders can be relieved.