Women’s Health: Symptoms of Menopause


Menopause is the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and fertility. It happens when the ovaries no longer make estrogen and progesterone, two hormones needed for a woman’s fertility, and periods have stopped for 1 year. Menopause is not a disease; it is just another stage of woman’s life which one day inevitably will become…

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Does poor Gut Health increase Breast Cancer Risk?

Does poor gut health increase breast cancer risk?

According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, women with diverse gut bacteria have a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites. These estrogen metabolites are associated with reduced risk for breast cancer. According to James Goedert, MD of the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, women…

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