Now what about your Bones? For more information click: My Osteoporosis Guide

Published on National Osteoporosis Foundation ( ——————————————————————————– Bisphosphonates and Reports of Unusual Broken Bones in the Femur (Thigh Bone) What is the concern? Researchers have been looking into a possible link between the use of bisphosphonate medicines, such as alendronate (Fosamax®), ibandronate (Boniva®), risedronate (Actonel®) and zoledronic acid (Reclast®) and an unusual type of broken […] Read More

Pap Smears for Women: New Guidelines

November 21st, 2009 by DrToniBrayer in Better Health Network, News Right in the middle of the national firestorm about Mammogram recommendations, the American College of Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued new guidelines for screening of cervical cancer. After 40 years of successfully convincing women to get pap smears annually, the new recommendations say women should not […] Read More

Another free tip from the Menopause Guide

I. The Role of Hormones There are three major hormones involved in the normal menstrual cycle: estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Each of these hormones has a unique role and they are discussed in detail below: • Estrogen Estrogen is produced by the ovarian follicle. It is responsible for the development and maintenance of the female […] Read More


HRT Guide The Pros and Cons of Hormone TherapyThe issue of hormone therapy to treat menopausal symptoms used to be a simple one. You had hot flashes, sleep disturbances, vaginal changes—you took hormones. Worried about your bones and heart—you took hormones. All that changed, of course, in the summer of 2002 with the announcement of […] Read More


Overview from My Physician Guide to Menopause: Menopause occurs at some point in every woman’s life. It is a condition where there is a complete cessation of menstruation due to the declining ovarian function. It is not considered an illness as it is part of the normal biological process during a woman’s life. The premenopausal […] Read More


LIFE EXTENSION: SCIENCE OR PIPE DREAM? Published by Harriet Hall under Book Review,Herbs & Supplements,Pharmaceuticals In his new book The Youth Pill: Scientists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution, David Stipp tries to answer those questions. From the title of the book, I expected hype about resveratrol or some other miracle pill; but instead […] Read More

Menopause and your Skin- Dr. Brandith Irwin

Menopause and Your Skin “These aren’t hot flushes. They’re power surges.” (Anonymous) Menopause can bring some frustrating new issues for your skin, or even bad flashbacks to your teen years with problems like acne. But take heart — remember that there are the good changes with menopause too. Oil production is less after menopause, which […] Read More


Helping to understand risk: From There are ways to reduce your risk. All women are at risk for getting breast cancer. As you get older, your risk increases. Assuming you live to age 90, your risk of getting breast cancer over your lifetime is about 12%. That might sound scary, because it means that […] Read More

Resource links

As we age, it becomes noticeably more difficult to maintain strength, focus and agility. What is it about aging that we need to know in order to preventatively maintain our bodies so that we may live to our optimum potential. The purpose of the following resource links is to assist you in determining what is […] Read More