WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 1} and WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 2}

For centuries, women have used herbs to improve health and ease discomforts, and they have benefited in countless ways from these natural, Goddess-given gifts. Today's modern woman is returning to an interest in knowing what herbs have to offer, and I am frequently asked, "But what can herbs do for me as a woman?" To … Continue reading WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 1} and WOMEN AND HERBS {PART 2}

Same Symptoms, Different Care for Women and Men with Heart Disease

Despite messages to the contrary, most women being seen by a doctor for the first time with suspected heart disease actually experience the same classic symptoms as men, notably chest pain and shortness of breath, according to a study led by the Duke Clinical Research Institute. But other differences between the sexes are evident in … Continue reading Same Symptoms, Different Care for Women and Men with Heart Disease

Digital mammography can help predict heart disease.

Mammography could help predict heart disease in women by detecting signs of calcium in the arteries of the breast. This could make early treatment possible, with potential benefits, especially for young women. The findings are being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago, IL, and will also be published … Continue reading Digital mammography can help predict heart disease.