Q Having congratulated myself on sailing through the menopause with no hot flushes, I now find myself struck down with vaginal atrophy.
Just as orthodox medicine operates on received wisdom as to what's good for your health, so does alternative medicine. In our special millenium issue, WDDTY sorts out good claims from bad.
IT'S THE DIET, STUPID: It's just as good as drugs for reducing cholest
Research from Australia shows that diet can play a crucial role in lowering women's risk of developing breast cancer. ...
The benefits of soy, touted as a wonder healthfood for menopausal women with benefits ranging from lowering cholesterol to preventing osteoporosis, just don’t stack up.
The humble soybean may protect you against developing breast cancer. ...
Soybeans have done for heart patients what a host of drugs and special diets couldn't. ...
Any thoughts on how to manage this condition?
Oncologists often have only one strategy when dealing with breast cancer: stop the flow of oestrogen to the tumour. Although only half of all breast cancers depend on oestrogen, it’s become a one-size-fits-all approach.
Q I am debating whether to have a vaginal hysterectomy for prolapse, which is affecting my bladder and leading to frequent urination. There are no other medical problems.