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Stages of Breast Cancer

2019-01-09T11:05:24+00:00

This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice or to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider. Content Provided by Women’s Choice Award ® Stages of Breast Cancer The stage of the cancer is based on four factors: The ​size​ of the cancer If the ​lymph nodes​ are

Stages of Breast Cancer 2019-01-09T11:05:24+00:00

Breast Cancer: Types of Treatment

2019-01-09T11:06:41+00:00

This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice or to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider. Content Provided by Women’s Choice Award ® Your treatment plan will depend on the stage of the breast cancer, as well as the type of breast cancer, your current condition, and

Breast Cancer: Types of Treatment 2019-01-09T11:06:41+00:00

Breast Cancer- What’s a Lumpectomy?

2019-01-09T11:07:38+00:00

This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice or to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider. Content Provided by Women’s Choice Award ® Understanding Lumpectomy Lumpectomy is the removal of a breast tumor (the "lump") and some of the normal tissue that surrounds it. Lumpectomy is a

Breast Cancer- What’s a Lumpectomy? 2019-01-09T11:07:38+00:00

Women and Stroke: Understanding Your Risk

2019-01-09T11:13:40+00:00

While there are some uncontrollable risk factors that put you at higher risk for stroke, such as age, gender or having a family history of stroke, many risk factors are in your control. High Blood Pressure: It's a main risk factor and many women are unaware of having high blood pressure. Birth Control: These medications may raise your risk of stroke, particularly if it's combined

Women and Stroke: Understanding Your Risk 2019-01-09T11:13:40+00:00

Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment

2019-01-09T11:15:22+00:00

Treatment for Hemorrhagic Stroke: The first step is identifying the cause and the location of the bleed. Once it’s determined whether this type of stroke is caused by an aneurysm (a vessels that bursts) or abnormal grouping of blood vessels (known as an ‘AVM’), a surgical procedure can be performed in which a tiny mechanical device is inserted into an artery to prevent rupture. In

Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment 2019-01-09T11:15:22+00:00

Weight Loss Procedures

2019-01-09T10:50:30+00:00

If you’re considering a weight loss procedure make sure to pick the right one for you. We have added a bit of information on each one below to help you decide. Gastric Bypass The Roux-en -Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB), referred to as simply 'Gastric Bypass' is considered the most common bariatric procedure in the U.S. It works by restricting food intake and how food is

Weight Loss Procedures 2019-01-09T10:50:30+00:00

Life After Weight Loss Surgery

2019-01-09T10:52:57+00:00

Post Surgery Tips for Success 1. Follow your doctor's orders and recommendations. Your physician has developed a plan for you to achieve optimal weight loss and recovery. 2. Set realistic goals and expectations for yourself. Remember, you are undergoing a transformative operation-allow your body and mind time to recover. 3. Celebrate your successes. Take pictures or measurements regularly. Save your pre - op pants and

Life After Weight Loss Surgery 2019-01-09T10:52:57+00:00

Preparing For Outpatient Surgery

2019-01-09T11:54:27+00:00

Preparing for outpatient surgery you will be given instructions for the day of your surgery. Be sure to follow them carefully. Not following instructions may result in a delay or cancellation of your surgery. The following points are coming acquirements but should not be used to substitute your doctor‘s instructions, You may be required to stop drinking or eating after midnight the night before your

Preparing For Outpatient Surgery 2019-01-09T11:54:27+00:00

Mammograms

2019-01-09T11:08:58+00:00

This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice or to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider. Content Provided by Women’s Choice Award ® What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast that can be used to check for breast cancer in women

Mammograms 2019-01-09T11:08:58+00:00

Battling the Cold and Flu

2019-01-03T22:59:50+00:00

This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice or to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider. Content Provided by Women’s Choice Award® Is it a Cold or the Flu? The cold and flu are contagious viral infections of the throat, nose, and lungs. The common cold and

Battling the Cold and Flu 2019-01-03T22:59:50+00:00
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