If you suffer from osteoporosis then new research suggests that a combination of Calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K; together with minerals like strontium and magnesium may offer an alternative to pharmaceutical medicines but without the side effects.
Few of us realise that the loss of an unseen internal organ can be one of lifes major traumas. It may require a grieving process that can last for months or even years. When I found that I needed a hysterectomy for recurrence of pre-cancerous cells, like many women I had strong feelings about losing my womb. I feared, irrationally, that it would diminish me as a woman and that sex would be different.
Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems, such as birth, ageing and the menopause, are now considered medical conditions.
The modern food and pharmacuetical industry have spent many millions of pounds and much time over the years trying to fight against our increasing interest in natural health and complementary therapies.
So just what should you be eating for a healthy menopause anyway? What if you don’t want to take HRT? What if you can’t take HRT? These and other questions are considered frequently by the many women using the hysterectomy association web site.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium have today issued guidance denying the use of the testosterone patch manufactured by Intrinsa to NHS patients in Scotland saying "Testosterone transdermal patch (Intrinsa) for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in surgically induced…
You may well know by now that I am passionately interested in women's health, and more specifically about hysterectomy and it's impact on women's lives. I have written a couple of books on hysterectomy and if you are desperate to…