If youare a woman over thirty-five you probably have a lot of stress in your lifeamaybe even more than you realize. You may have a demanding job, family obligations, financial pressures, or a combination of all three. Youare most likely low on energy, gaining weight, and not sleeping as well as you once did. The fact is: your body is changing. You see and feel it happening, but you donat know anymore what is normal and what is not. Your concern over your health is creating stress all by itself. And if youare like most women, you donat think your health care providers are giving you the help you need. In fact, traditional doctors may not even be aware of many diseases that present special problems in women. Dr. Nieca Goldberg knows what youare going through, because she has seen women dealing with these stressful bodily changes in her practice every dayaand has experienced them firsthand. A renowned physician and pioneer in womenas heart health, Dr. Goldberg is also a passionate advocate for doctor-patient communication. In this welcome book sheall give you a personal consultation so that you can understand the changes in your body, solve problems that plague women starting in their mid-thirties, and find the right doctor for optimal health care. Inside youall find ac the normal physical changes you can expect to experience at age thirty-five and after ac treatments for over- and underactive thyroids and other hormone issues ac the signs, symptoms, and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes ac facts on fertility, contraceptives, pregnancy, and menopause ac information on good breast health, including preventive breast-cancer measures ac a comprehensive heart-to-heart about your cardiovascular system ac dealing with GERD, stomach ulcers, gallstones, IBS, IBD, and colon cancer ac strategies for keeping bones strong, fending off arthritis, and coping with foot and back pain ac the importance of diagnosing sleep apnea and saying good night to insomnia ac revelations about the mind-body connectionacountering stress and relieving depression ac the ins and outs of medical examsawhat to ask, and when to change doctors ac an eating program that will help you achieve a healthy weight ac an exercise program to strengthen bones, build muscle, and provide energy There is so much unreliable health care advice on the Internet and so many fad acuresa that it can be hard to know what matters and what doesnat. With warmth and encouragement, Dr. Nicea Goldberg gives you the solid information you need on the path to great health.If not treated, PID can lead to infertility from scarring of the reproductive organs, ectopic pregnancy, abscesses, or chronic pain. .aquot;\s with other STls, the more sex partners a woman has, the greater the risk of developing P11), and the more sex anbsp;...
|Title||:||Dr. Nieca Goldberg's Complete Guide to Women's Health|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2008-12-18|