Author - Susan M. Lark MD

Dr. Susan M. Lark is one of the foremost authorities on women's health issues and is the author of nine books. She has served on the faculty of Stanford University Medical School where she continues to teach in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She also serves on the Advisory Board of the new Woman's Health Promotion Unit at Stanford- one of the first women's self-care units in the country associated with a major medical center. Dr. Lark is a noted teacher and lecturer and has been featured in magazines such as Mc Call's, New Woman, Mademoiselle, Harper's Bazaar, Redbook, Lear's, Shape, and Seventeen. Acupressure For Menstrual Cramps Excersises for Heavy Menstrual Flow Anemia Facts About Hormonal Replacement Therapy Fibrocystic Breast Disease Foods to Avoid or Limit Foods to Eat for Good Health Osteoporosis and Other Physical Changes Osteoporosis, Heart Disease, and Breast Cancer Relaxation Techniques for Relief of Anxiety and Stress Stress Reduction for Relief of Fibroids and Endometriosis Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs for chronic Fatigue What are Menstrual Cramps Yoga for Menopause

Foods to Avoid or Limit

Many commonly eaten foods in our society pose health risks for women. reports Susan Lark, M.D., including foods that are high in saturated fats, sugars and animal protein, such as pizza, cheeseburgers, ice cream, French fries, chocolate, and other...

Exercises for Heavy Menstrual Flow Anemia

Women who are anemic or have a problem with heavy menstrual bleeding tend to tire easily even when they exercise, so they often stop their regular exercise program, according to Susan Lark, M.D. Although the fatigue problem tends to resolve itself...

Foods to Eat for Good Health

An optimum diet containing an abundance of high-nutrient, low stress foods is the basis for good health, energy, and a sense of well-being. During nearly two decades of working with thousands of women patients, I have been continually impressed by...

What are Menstrual Cramps?

As many as 30 to 50 percent of all women suffer from menstrual pain, one of the most common problems that women suffer during their reproductive years. At least 10 percent of women have symptoms so severe that they are unable to handle their normal...

What Is Anxiety?

The definition of anxiety is "a state of being uneasy, apprehensive," a "feeling of being powerless and unable to cope with threatening events . . . [characterized] by physical tension." According to Dr. Susan Lark, her patients complain about...

Acupressure for Menstrual Cramps

Acupressure massage, an ancient Oriental healing method that applies finger pressure to specific points on the skin surface to help prevent and treat illness, can be effective in addressing many women's health concerns. According to Susan Lark, M.D...

Yoga for Menopause

Yoga stretches can benefit both the body and the mind, bringing energy and balance. This is particularly helpful to women who are currently in menopause or in menopause transition because their hormonal levels and body chemistry may be fluctuating...

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