March 8 is International Women’s Day!

Better Health for Women wants to celebrate with you on International Women’s Day. Today is the day which was founded almost 100 years ago to celebrate the battles of gender equality.  It was originally called International Working Women’s Day, and is celebrated on March 8 every year.   According to Wikipedia one of the earliest […] Read More

Good news about Calcium and Vitamin D

Based on a recent study published in the Journal of Women’s health, it would appear that taking Vitamin D and Calcium does reduce the incidence of vertebral and hip fractures in post menopausal women. Dr. JoAnn Manson, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts states in Medscape: […] Read More

MENOPAUSE HOME TREATMENTS

Home Treatments Feeling a loss of control? Menopause stress bringing you down? Never fear! There are plenty of home treatments and cautions that can return your sense of normalcy. Using these clever tricks, you’ll be able to take your life back. Hot flashes may occur in the most unexpected time, so it is important to […] Read More

MANAGING MENOPAUSE

Trick or Treat: Management for menopause Menopause is unavoidable, but you can find solace in the fact that it is treatable. Hormonal replacement therapy is also known as HRT. Combined estrogen and progestin are given if the woman still has a uterus. Progestin is given to prevent hyperplasia and the proliferation of the uterine lining […] Read More

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer

Need to Know: Menopause and Cancer Menopause can be managed effectively with a positive outlook, but it is also wise to understand the realistic possibilities of diseases and conditions associated with this time period. The likelihood of several cancers increases during menopause. In terms of developing breast cancer, it is important to know first that […] Read More