Women’s Health

Women's Health

Help for Fibroid Tumors

Bottom Line/HEALTH: If you have fibroids, you’re in a tough situation. You suffer from bleeding; you suffer from pain perhaps,…

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Hysterectomy Considerations

Bottom Line/HEALTH: In the West, we have a nasty habit of cutting out parts of our bodies that we think…

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Understanding Heavy Bleeding

Bottom Line/HEALTH: All right, I’m going to get icky for a second, and I’m sorry. But women, for years it…

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How Breast Cancer Patients Can Avoid Heart Disease

For patients with cancer of the left breast, radiation therapy can be a cure that kills because it exposes a…

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Do You Really Need a Hysterectomy?

One of every three women will have an operation to remove her uterus before she turns 60 years old. Something…

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No More UTIs!

Here are the best ways for women and men to avoid these common infections… Anyone who has ever had a…

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Natural Sleep Aids

Bottom Line/HEALTH: A lot of people are suffering from sleep problems, and a lot of people are taking some form…

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Women, Reduce Stroke Risk with Potassium

Bananas are rich in it, dried fruits such as raisins, prunes and apricots are, too. Potatoes, white beans and tomato…

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Why Pap Tests Are Essential for Older Women

Once a woman hits age 65, the prospect of not having to put up with Pap smears anymore might be…

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Pretty-Yet-Practical Footwear

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Many women like me are kidding ourselves, thinking that it's worth the price we pay in foot pain…

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Should You Say Good-Bye to Pelvic Exams?

Ladies, in case you haven’t heard, you don’t have to endure annual pelvic exams anymore. No more poking and prodding…

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3 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Attacks

Heart disease has historically been thought of as a man’s disease, but it turns out that it is the number-one…

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Natural Help for Painful Periods

I'm frequently asked by patients—either for themselves or on behalf of family members—about natural treatments for menstrual cramps. Cramping, which…

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Moxibustion for Menstrual Cramps

Q: My daughter wants to try moxibustion to relieve menstrual cramps. What is this? Is it safe? A: Moxibustion is…

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Hidden Brain Dangers of Sleep Apnea…Especially for Women

You probably know that obstructive sleep apnea causes people to gasp, snort and snore as their sleep is interrupted by…