Many people believe baldness is just a male problem; however, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 30 million women are affected. If you’re unsure whether or not your hair loss is typical, Dr. Mehmet Oz, an American cardiothoracic surgeon and author, who often appears on Oprah, says you can
The results of a saffron study were recently released, and if you suffer from monthly premenstrual syndrome (PMS) the Mediterranean spice saffron may help. PMS affects serotonin levels in the brain, and as Iranian researchers knew saffron helped mild depression, they decided to test its affects on women with PMS.
If you’re having moderate to severe hot flashes, Evamist—a new FDA approved hormone therapy estrogen skin spray—has just been released. It’s a plant-based, low-dose spray absorbed into the bloodstream over twenty-four hours. It reduces hot flashes by 69 percent and severity by 41 percent. Once a day, one, two, or three sprays
The American Journal of Medicine reported in May 2008 that women who are moderate drinkers—a half a drink to one full drink a day—had an 20% greater reduction in hip fractures than women who abstained. Apparently, that’s just enough alcohol to boost estrogen levels and encourage bones to absorb more calcium,
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, after skin cancer. Breast cancer also accounts for more than 1 in 4 cancers diagnosed among American women. Furthermore, a woman has a 1 in 8 chance of getting breast cancer during her lifetime, and the older