It's something every woman fears. And with good reason. There are over 2 million living with the disease in the USA alone. 70% of these women are over the age of 55.
What you should do:
Even if you are diagnosed with this horrible disease, your prognosis is likely to still be good. That's because researchers have made great strides over the past 50 years in this area.
Did you know more women die of cardiovascular disease than from any other health issue? Yikes! That's why it's so important to know your numbers:
I love sleep. My sister calls it going "to the night." It's the best time to truly relax and let go of the day's worries. But for many, sleep can be elusive. This can lead to all kinds of problems such as weight gain, brain fog, and lowered immunity. But there are things you can do to improve your sleep:
I'm a big fan of meditation. It helps with my stress and keeps me calm throughout the day. But when I tell people I meditate, they tend to give me an odd look. Meditation is not really part of mainstream America. But it should be!
Still not working? There are plenty of cd's or apps you can buy to help. If you have a Fitbit, there's an easy "calm" option on most of them that's a great way to start. Play around until you find what works for you.
My dog, Scooby, tends to dig in his ears. It's typical behavior for him, but sometimes he goes overboard, and then I start to worry.
Ear infections can be serious in dogs. If left unchecked, they can lead to a ruptured vessel and potential surgery. But if caught early, they can be cleared up with a cleaning and medication in the ear canal in no time.
So what should you look for:
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