Menopause

Menopause

As Americans are living longer, most women live a third of their lives after menopause. Women view menopause as another phase of life and are viewing it as a new beginning. What Is Menopause? Menopause technically means the “end of menstruation.” The...
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) consists of using two hormones, estrogen and progesterone, to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Menopause is a naturally occurring event in the lives of all women. One third of your life will...
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones lose mass, becoming thin and weak. Some bone loss is to be expected as part of the aging process, but with osteoporosis the bone loss is so severe that it causes bones to become porous, brittle, and likely to break. The...
What is Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)?

What is Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)?

More than 60 viruses make up what is known as Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). These viruses can cause warts anywhere on the human body. The HPV types that attack the genital tract are sexually transmitted. HPV is currently the most common sexually transmitted virus in...
Monthly Breast Exam

Monthly Breast Exam

  Ninety percent of breast lumps are found by the women performing self breast exams. By examining your breasts monthly, you will become familiar with your breasts and more likely to notice any changes. You are looking for any change in your breast. You can...