Women Are Twice as More Likely To Have an Eating Disorder

An estimated 20 million women and 10 million men in the USA will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. According to the National Association of Eating Disorders: Eating disorders are complex and affect all kinds of people. Risk factors for all eating disorders involve a range of biological, psychological, and sociocultural issues. These factors may interact differently in different people, so two people with the same eating disorder can have very diverse perspectives, experiences, and symptoms. Read more about Risk Factors here So, what are some signs a loved one may have an eating disorder? Here

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Love Your Heart! A Doctor’s Tips for Heart-Health

Heart disease is not just one “disease.” And there are many ways to keep your heart and vascular system healthy by managing your weight, exercising regularly, not smoking and monitoring your blood pressure, says Dr. Elsa- Grace Giardina, Director of the Women’s Health in Cardiology Center at Columbia Univ. Medical Center/Columbia Doctors. Heart disease reamins the #1 killer of women. And many do not even know the signs of a heart attack or other conditions of the cardiovascular system, as in heart (cardio) and arteries & veins (vascular). That’s right! It’s your entire ventricular system keeps your heart beating properly.

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How to How To Have Harmonious Hormones. Dr. Prudence Hall

I am convinced that many of the ills women faced are because our hormones go out of whack. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Did you know women are more likely to have thyroid disease than men? And most individuals are unaware they have thyroid disease. That’s because the many symptoms of a thyroid imbalance are often attributed to another condition, like menopause. As a result, nearly half the people with thyroid disease are not diagnosed, or misdiagnosed. Source: The American Thyroid Association  www.thyroid.org On January 17th my guest is Dr. Prudence Hall, who specializes in regenerative medicine. Many of Dr. Hall’s patients

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Pulling Back the Curtain on Health Care- Fearless Fabulous YOU!

Is anyone truly happy with the way today’s health care system works? What can we as empowered consumers do to be better informed- and prepared- to manage our health care, especially when a medical issue arises? On December 13th I spoke with Dr. Halee Fischer Wright, author of “Back To Balance: The Art, Science and Business of Medicine,” who pulls back the curtain on the medical business to reveal how doctors work and how we, as their clients-patients, can better communicate with them to ensure we have a more positive experience.     Here are three questions Halee says you

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Diabetes Affects More Women That You Think

World Diabetes Day is Tuesday November 14. If you are among the one in 10 women living with diabetes. A diagnosis can be costly to your physical, emotional and financial health. Here are few statistics from the  American Diabetes Association 1 in 4 Americans age 65 and older are diabetic. 2 out of every 5 women diagnosed with diabetes are of reproductive age 84.1 million Americans age 18 and older have prediabetes Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. $245 billion is the total annual costs of diagnosed diabetes (medical care and lost wages) I’m dedicating my November 15th edition

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