Health and Well-Being
A differential diagnosis means distinguishing food allergy from food intolerance or other illnesses. If a patient goes to the doctor’s office and says, “I think I have a food allergy,” the doctor has to consider the list of other possibilities that may lead to symptoms that could be confused with food allergy. One possibility is
FSH or Follicle Stimulating Hormone is an important part of fertility. This hormone is produced by the pituitary gland in both men and women. For women, FSH helps to stimulate the growth of the woman’s eggs; for men, it helps to produce sperm. As a woman gets closer to menopause, the ovaries produce less
Osteoporosis is one of the most significant health concerns that a woman who has gone through menopause will face. It’s important to understand a little bit about osteoporosis, and about how a woman who goes through early menopause may actually face greater risks from the disease than women who go through menopause later. Menopause
Menopause, like many other women’s health issues, tends to have a different effect on every woman. Some women will struggle greatly with this big life change; other women may experience little or nothing in the way of symptoms. It’s no wonder that most women do experience symptoms, however. Your body is changing dramatically. As
Menopause is something that most women look toward with at least a little bit of trepidation. One of the biggest concerns, of course, is that menopause signals the shift to a later stage of life. Fortunately, with advances in medical science, it doesn’t mean that life is over. In fact, it is far from over.