Menopause in Midlife—Strange Symptoms, Amazing Facts, What’s Really Happening in The Female Body?
Every day, millions of women around the world experience significant physical, mental, and emotional changes attributed to midlife and the menopause transition. Some cultures readily accept this time in a woman’s life, encouraging positive associations with the change, and its many effects. Others treat menopause as a disease or condition requiring medical intervention. By far,
Menstrual Irregularity and Menopause, What’s Normal, What’s Not?
While the average life expectancy for a woman in the U.S. is roughly 84 years, nearly half of her adult life will be spent post-menopausal. Approximately 37.5 million women are either currently in menopause, or are fast approaching this time of great change. Usually one of the first things a woman notices at this time
Thyroid Cancer—Signs, Risk, Types, and Treatments
This year, nearly 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Fortunately for most, the cancer will be successfully treated. In fact, over 98% of thyroid cancer sufferers will be cancer survivors. Thyroid cancer is the most common cancer in the endocrine system and the 8th most prevalent cancer in the United States. Malignant cells
Breast Cancer Basics — The Symptoms, Risks, Stages and Treatments Every Woman Should Know
This year, nearly 253,000 U.S. women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Many will successfully beat the disease. For more than 40,000 families however, finding a way to live without their daughter, sister, mother or friend will become their reality. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cancer in
Prostate Cancer, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
In 2017, the projected number of new prostate cancer cases is estimated to be 161,360. Of those individuals, 26,730 will die from the disease. Not a big number compared to other deadly cancers…unless of course it happens to you, or someone you love. Every day in the United States, prostate cancer changes lives. Fortunately for