Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’
Antibiotics & Cancer
Scientists have found a possible link between antibiotics and the increasing speed of breast cancer growth in a study of mice. That’s both good and bad news. First, the bad news: Antibiotics are often prescribed to breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy to control infections during treatment. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found…Read More
Hormone Imbalance & Women
Last week, we barely scratched the surface of the topic of hormone imbalance. This week, we’re going to dive in a little deeper to find out how hormone imbalance can affect women in particular. We already know that hormones are manufactured in the endocrine glands and that they are essentially messengers that make their way…Read More
One in Eight
It seems as though every month there’s something to be aware of. This month is no different. I bet you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but did you know that it’s also Down Syndrome Awareness, and National Spina Bifida Awareness Month, to name a few? Actually, in October alone, there are over…Read More
Introducing FUNCTIONAL HEALTH with JOYCE GIBB!
In the months since Joe’s passing, we’ve been working hard to find ways to continue to bring the same wisdom and advice to our fans and customers. It wasn’t easy figuring out what to do next, which is why we are so pleased to announce a major piece of what we’ve been working on! FUCNTIONAL…Read More
Pap and HPV Test Guidelines Have Changed
For years, it’s been standard practice for women over 30 to receive both an HPV test as well as a Pap test at the same time, every 3 years. Now, according to the Independent US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), the HPV test alone every 5 years is sufficient. These changes are based on reviews…Read More
PMDD is Genetic!
“You’re not crazy.” That’s the bottom-line message from researchers at the National Institute of Health studying PMS/PMDD. While many women have known for ages that PMDD (PreMenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) is very, VERY real, many in the science and medical communities continued to question it. Millions of women (between 2-5% of all menstruating women) experience the debilitating pain,…Read More