One part of life that all aging women have in common is going through menopause. Women who haven't had their menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months are probably experiencing menopause. On average, women are 51 years old when they enter the stage of life that puts an end to their ability to conceive a baby. Whether women welcome this stage of life or dread it, there are some health conditions women should be aware of when going through menopause. [Read More]
Stem Cells: Can They Really Grow You A New Knee?
Stem cells are touted as the true medical miracle. However, many patients balk at the thought because they do not want the controversial cells of an embryo. What they, and probably you, do not know is that even adults have stem cells in their (your) bodies. That said, you may be wondering if your own stem cells can grow you a new knee for the one that is bothering you so much. [Read More]
3 Birth Control Methods Women Should Consider
If you're a woman and are sexually active, there's always the chance of getting pregnant. If you're not ready for this miraculous experience just yet, there are plenty of birth control methods you can consider. Here are some of the most commonly used birth control methods and a breakdown of how they work. Birth Control Patch One of the more simple birth control methods currently available to women is a birth control patch. [Read More]
The Process Of Screening For Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is a serious medical condition that nobody wants to face. Still, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer that men face. If you are going in for a prostate cancer screening, being aware of the types of tests involved in diagnosis may help you feel less nervous about your upcoming appointment. Medical History & Questions The process of testing for prostate cancer often starts with a questionnaire. [Read More]