In drilling deep into breast cancer prevention for women, I find recommendations based on several factors. In aiding prevention for women before mid-life, prevention for postmenopausal women, and what suggestions help postmenopausal women who have had breast cancer, there exists some common approaches which are very encouraging.
I do love red wine, and I’m married to a wine lover, but I have really cut back on my alcohol consumption, wine included, since I learned about the connection between alcohol and breast cancer.
Several very large and extended studies—The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study involving 85k+ women over five years, and the Iowa Women’s Health Study looking at 33k+ women come to the same conclusion: weight gain directly effects a postmenopausal woman’s risk of getting breast cancer.
This month we will come along with the Pink Wave and talk about breast cancer, but I hope not to rehash the same old lettuce. We will begin by answering some of the most frequently asked questions by women 55+. Since I am a gerontologist, and breast cancer is not an area I can speak about with authority, I went to an expert in the field, Dr. Claudia Harsh.
Active Aging research shows how older adults keep their physical ability through exercise and maintaining an active lifestyle – and aging vibrantly as they grow older.
As the research tells us, among the many benefits from being more […]