In addition to chest pain, warning signs of a heart attack can include shortness of breath, nausea, and neck or back pain.
An estimated 25 percent of American women over 50 experience compression fractures in their lifetime. Here’s what to know about this common source of back pain.
You wake up sweaty, your heart beating rapidly. If you’re a woman about age 50, your symptoms could be the result of menopause, but maybe it’s your thyroid.
The thyroid produces hormones that regulate metabolism. This affects every organ in your body, as well as heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature.
More than 3 million Americans a year seek out acupuncture as a treatment for what ails them. But does it really work?
The major concern associated with postmenopausal bleeding is to exclude the possibility of endometrial cancer.
Some studies report that as many as 60 percent of women notice memory problems at midlife. Here’s what may be behind it, and what to do about it.
About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.