Posts Tagged "womens health"

Women Gain On Men In Alcohol Abuse

Posted by admin on Oct 20, 2013 in Blog, Top Health Tips | 0 comments

Women Gain On Men In Alcohol Abuse

Carrie Bradshaw and her rounds of cosmopolitans, Bridget Jones with her glasses of chardonnay in sitcoms, rom-coms and comedy shows, female boozers are the stuff of jokes. They suffer through hangovers, complain about their bar bills, promise to cut back and then cheerfully renege. But many women find that their drinking doesn’t lead to laughter. In the U.S. and Western Europe, growing numbers of women struggle with alcoholism; in some places, women’s rates of alcohol abuse have achieved parity with men’s. Ann Dowsett Johnston, the author of the new book Drink, gave an...

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3 Common Causes of Heavy Periods

Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

3 Common Causes of Heavy Periods

All of us, from time to time, experience what we feel is unusually heavy bleeding during our menstrual periods. Fortunately, most often what we think is abnormal uterine bleeding is not excessive enough to be diagnosed as menorrhagia. How do you know when bleeding during your period is abnormally heavy? The easiest way to know if you are experiencing menorrhagia is to take note of how often you need to change your pad or tampon. If your period is heavy enough to require changing more often than every one or two hours, or if you have a period that lasts more than a full week, you may be...

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Menopause

Posted by admin on Aug 2, 2011 in Health Conditions, Senior Health Advice | 0 comments

Menopause

The menopause is sometimes known as the ‘change of life’ and is marked by the ending of menstruation (when a woman’s periods stop). A woman’s periods do not usually stop suddenly. They generally become less frequent, the odd period is missed and then they stop altogether. When it Happens In the UK, the average age for a woman to reach the menopause is 52. A woman is said to have reached the menopause once she has not had a period for one year. After this point, she can be described as post-menopausal. If the menopause occurs in a woman who is under 45 years of age, it is...

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