Section: Women's Health
Two Hundred And Six Bones, One Important Mission!
Our 206 bones give our bodies structure and make movement possible. But for postmenopausal women in particular, natural changes in bone physiology can put freedom of movement at risk. Unfortunately, there is more to the story. Did you know that there is a higher risk of life-threatening events associated with the complications of Osteoporosis than with breast cancer?
Health Plans Less Traveled: Natural Medicine
Social tides have turned. Increasing numbers of women feel empowered to live single and independently. These strong, innovative women are also looking at non-traditional ways of staying healthy.
Management of Cervical Dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus
It is important that a woman is informed of her options for managing cervical health. The least invasive, most natural, safe and effective treatments that address the cause should be offered. There are times natural medicine is not an option for treating cervical cell changes due to the severity and location of disease but in many cases naturopathic treatment of cervical dysplasia and HPV is the safest and most effective option.
Estrogen Dominance: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Certainly Be BAD!
When there is an excess of any hormone in relation to our body's intricate endocrine system, an overall imbalance develops and health problems can arise. This is particularly true when the body has too much estrogen and not enough progesterone to counteract it. This situation is called estrogen dominance.
An Integrative Prevention Plan for Breast Cancer
One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, with a new diagnosis occurring every three minutes. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in the United States.