According to a US study of more than 10,000 women, long-term use of antibiotics may be linked to a substantially increased risk of breast cancer. Women with more than 25 prescriptions, or who took antibiotics
A woman’s hormonal balance can be affected by stress in several ways. For instance, under stressful conditions, an excess of cortisol can be produced by an accelerated conversion of progesterone,
When patients come to me for advice about specific medical problems, they usually have been told that they need medication or surgery, and they are seeking ways to avoid those treatments. Sometimes they have already tried medications, which have...
Nutritional supplements can play an important role in a women's chronic fatigue recovery program, according to Susan M. Lark, M.D. Lark discusses the various nutritional supplements that can help stimulate the immune system, glands, and digestive...
Fibroids are benign (not cancerous) tumors made mostly of muscle tissue. They are found in the wall of the uterus and sometimes on the cervix. They can range in size from as small as a pea to as large as a basketball!
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...
Women's Health: Menopause ;Menopause is when a woman’s menstrual periods stop altog
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is a very important B vitamin, especially for women. It seems to be connected somehow to hormone balance and
The UK Health Education Council tells us that almost 40 per cent of all deaths of people between the age
The most common type of headaches women get include:
Tension or muscular headaches. Unconscious tensing of the face, neck or s