I know you have a Good Heart. But is it healthy? We'll discuss how to have a healthy heart this Valentine's Day with Dr. Elsa-Grace Giardina – Director at the Center for Women’s Health in Cardiology and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center / Columbia Doctors. [caption id="attachment_24395" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Dr. Elsa-GraceRead more
Category Archives: women’s health
Learn Expert Tips on Managing Diabetes-Fearless Fabulous You November 15
World Diabetes Day is Tuesday November 14. If you are among the one in 10 women living with diabetes. A diagnosis can be costly to your physical, emotional and financial health. Here are few statistics from the American Diabetes Association 1 in 4 Americans age 65 and older are diabetic. 2 out of every 5 women diagnosed with diabetes are of reproductiveRead more
What Is Your Body Telling You? The Listening Cure’s Dr. Chris Gilber- September 27
While many of us revert to self-help experts and books to heal our mind, body and spirit, sometimes it's your inner voice that speaks the loudest and makes the truest statement. In her book, "The Listening Cure," Dr. Chris Gilbert demonstrates that our bodies speak to us all the time. Through symptoms such as fatigue,Read more
Tips To Reduce Your Risk for Hearing Loss- August 7- Fearless Fabulous YOU!
Many women complain that their significant other is ignoring them. OK, he may be hard of listening, but he also may be losing his hearing. Hearing loss can happen at any age and for a multitude of reasons. And in most cases we can do something about it. First off: Turn down the volume andRead more
The Condition No Woman Wants to Discuss- But We Are July 10
"I Laughed So Hard I Almost Peed in My Pants." If you have ever said that, you're not alone. According to the Urology Care Foundation, "A quarter to a third of men and women in the U.S. suffer from urinary incontinence. About 33 million have overactive bladder (also known as OAB) representing symptoms of urgency,Read more
New Developments in Breast Reconstruction- June 5
I always feel a little wistful on National Cancer Survivors Day which falls on the first Sunday in June. I’m a member of a club I never wanted to join, and yet I am proud to call myself a survivor. The recent news that singer Olivia Newton John was diagnosed with recurrentRead more
Cut the Carb Confusion December 12 Fearless Fabulous You!
Are You Carb-o-Phobic? Stop it already! Many years ago my staff and I organized a "Save the Carbs" lunch in our office. We were tired of reading about carb-o-phobia and feeling a little sorry for pastry chefs and bakers. So we each brought in a carb-loaded dish. By the end of the meal we allRead more
Has Your Lust Gone Bust? – Fearless Fabulous You!
If your Passion is Crashin' tune into Fearless Fabulous You! September 12, 4pmEST with Host Melanie Young www.W4WN.com www.iHeart.com According to my Sept 12th. show guest, Dr. Madeleine Castellanos, a NYC based psychiatrist. "Although expectations are a normal part of your brain's functioning, they don't always work to your advantage." Dr.Read more
Tips To Maintain Strong Muscles- Fearless Fabulous You! Aug. 8
Most adults lose up to 8% of their muscle mass each decade after age 40. This can accelerate to 15% at age 70. Many of us are aware of the importance of of strong muscles, but are we doing all we can to make sure they stay that way? If you think about your body as a house, yourRead more
Maybe You Want To Reconsider That Elective Surgery
Hearing the news this past week that the actress, Patty Duke, died from sepsis caused from a ruptured colon has brought attention to a potentially deadly condition that I've learned is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number of people hospitalized for septicemia (sepsis) has increased from 621,000Read more