According to a national study on sex conducted by Indiana University's Center for Sexual Health Promotion "Many older adults continue to have active pleasurable sex lives, reporting a range of different behaviors and partner types." The same study reported that 46 percent of men and 33 percent of women over 70 report that they masturbate, and 43 percent ofRead more
Category Archives: women’s health
Why More Women Have Autoimmune Illnesses Than Men- Fearless Fabulous You! Feb 22
Autoimmune diseases affect more than 23.5 million Americans and are a leading cause of disability and death. But did you know they affect more women more than men? An autoimmune disease is a form of systemic inflammation when autoantibodies in your system attack normal cells by mistake. It can happen like this: Your body may beRead more
Heart Stopping Statistics: Heart Disease Among African American and Hispanic Women
Many women assume that heart disease affects only older women, but that is not true according to the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Campaign." Heart disease can effect women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, and often with more lethal results. One in 3 women die of heart attacks. That's one woman every minute.Read more
A Cardiologist Explains How the Signs of a Heart Attack in Women Are Different Than in Men-February 15- Fearless Fabulous You!
February may be the month of love with Valentine's Day, but it is also the month to love your heart even more. February is Heart Health Month with the American Heart Association promoting its annual "Go Red For Women" Campaign. Heart disease and stroke are respectively the #1 and #4 causes of death among women. Check outRead more
Hair Loss in Women Is More Common Than You Think
According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 1 in 4 women experience thinning hair. While 40% of women experience thinning hair at time of menopause due to lower estrogen, it's common for women to start losing their hair in their 20s and 30s. On the average we lose 50 to 100 hairs a day. If you notice your hairRead more
Forget a Face Lift. Get a Libido Lift. Jan 25 on Fearless Fabulous You!
Want to add more glow to your skin, years to your life and a bounce to your step? Have more sex. In her new book, "Healthy Sex Drive, Healthy You: What Your Libido Reveals About Your Life," nationally acclaimed Ob/GYN, Dr. Diana Hoppe, founder of Amazing Over 40 explains why a woman's libido is aRead more
Screen-Smarter for Your Health- What Tests Do You Really Need and When?
Do you know what medical exams and screenings you need to have- or to stop having- as you grow older? Which ones are really necessary and how often do you need to be tested? After recently undergoing a colonoscopy I learned I don't need to have another one for 10 years. After having a double mastectomyRead more
They Told her It Was Postpartum Depression But It Wasn’t!
At SHARE's annual fundraiser, A Second Helping of Life Sept 21, Valerie Smaldone congratulated me on my radio show, Fearless Fabulous You!. Coming from Valerie, I was honored. She's hosted radio for years in the NYC area and is a respected media talent. Then she told me about a women named Wendy Baruchowitz who was diagnosedRead more
Women Are More Likely To Injure Their Knees: Learn Important Health Tips Oct 19
Did you know females are four to six times more likely to injure their knees over men? And we're not necessarily talking only about older women. Young women athletes are more likely to injure their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), the most common knee injury. A woman's physical build plus our female hormones are two reasonsRead more
She Teaches Cancer Patients To Cook for their Life: Meet Ann Ogden Gaffney October 5
Share this: In the early 1990s, fashion industry executive Ann Odgen Gaffney found herself cooking and caring for a designer in the industry fighting AIDS, The experience taught her to be fearless which was especially helpful when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2001. Fortunately, Ann recovered following her surgery and her life went backRead more