For generations, too many women have believed that urinary leakage was something they simply had to live with — an inevitable consequence of getting older or having children. And they felt embarrassed about discussing it, so they kept quiet and often ended up isolating themselves socially to avoid accidents. What is a woman to do?
It’s the season for the common cold to bring us down. Even worse, it’s flu season, which can leave you in bed for days. First, lets’ talk prevention – learn six ways to boost your immune system. However, if you start to feel that little scratch in your throat and want to tackle your cold or the flu head on, or if you’re already stuck on the couch, try these few steps to ease the symptoms.
The “T” in LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer) often used to go unnoticed, but it’s important to know what it means to be transgender and how to support individuals who are gender diverse. Many people don’t understand much about gender diversity, and that’s okay. As long as you educate yourself about gender diversity and ask questions in a sensitive manner, you’ll learn and be able to support someone in your life who is transgender or thinking about transitioning.
Chances are, you’ve seen at least one dramatic movie scene in which a man suddenly clutches his chest and falls to the floor. In real life, however, the heart attack victim could just as likely be a woman — heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the U.S. — and the scene may not be nearly as dramatic.
The fact is, while men and women can and often do experience the “classic” heart attack symptoms of severe chest tightness and pressure, with the pain radiating down the left arm, women are more likely to have other, more subtle signs. You should know what those signs are.