Many women experience menstrual issues at some point in their lives, but when is abnormal uterine bleeding a problem? Ob/Gyn Katherine Callaghan, MD, discusses the causes of this common gynecologic concern and when women should see their physician.
Women older than 45 spend more time in the hospital because of osteoporosis than any other chronic disease, including diabetes, heart attack or breast cancer. Once women reach menopause, their risk for osteoporosis increases as bone loss accelerates and bones weaken. In fact, most of the calcium that went into building strong bones was added by the time you turned 17. Now, you need to do the right things to keep your bones strong.