The Importance of a Well-Woman Visit

Are you worried about how menopause is affecting your health? Or perhaps you’re searching for the right type of birth control? Are you looking for a well-woman service in San Antonio, TX? If so, Bluebonnet Read More

Rheumatoid arthritis and menopause

A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause. After studying 8189 women with RA, researchers found that pre-menopausal women experienced a Read More

Hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes

Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of serious health problems, including heart disease. A new study suggests Read More

Cooling Hot Flashes

Hot flashes and night sweats can be debilitating. More than 80 percent of women are affected by hot flashes at some point. They may start long before you stop menstruating and continue for several years Read More

Panic Attacks and Menopause

Women often experience panic attacks and even heart palpitations during menopause, even if they’ve never really been bothered by them before. These symptoms may come on suddenly, sometimes just prior to a hot flash, and Read More

Heart Disease and Menopause

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from heart disease, also referred to as cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later onset menopausal symptoms, Read More

A Cure for the Hot Flash

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance was at work when she experienced her first hot flash. Rance, a physician and researcher at the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson, took note. As it Read More

Why Do I Have Brain Fog?

Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report. It’s common for women going through menopause to complain of what researchers sometimes call Read More

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