Use the links below to browse our complete library of articles on general women’s
health care — how to make it work for you, by Marcelle Pick,
OB/GYN NP. Most women are using both conventional and alternative medicine
to take control of their health. But often they aren’t confident that they
understand the range of alternative therapies and what each offers. Here’s
our helpful guide.
A doctor’s view
on phytotherapy , by Dixie Mills, MD. Learn more about
the benefits of using herbs in medicine and find helpful tips on how to get the
most out of your herbal products from Dr. Dixie Mills.
Prioritizing your health when
money is tight, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP and Dixie Mills, MD.When
financial concerns loom large, many women cut back on healthcare to save money —
but Women to Women offers ways to enjoy great health without cutting corners.
Nurse practitioners - the vital
role they play in women’s health, by Marcy Holmes, RNC, MSN, WHNP.
Some women are curious because our clinic has nurse-practitioners instead of doctors.
Learn more about NPs as health professionals, and how they may differ in providing
women’s health care.
The truth about modern healthcare
— it’s in your capable hands, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN
NP. Conventional medicine often takes a one-size-fits-all approach
to patient care and disease prevention. Empower yourself to avoid the pitfalls of
modern health care with this Women to Women approach.
Seven myths about women’s
health, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Looking and feeling
good is not about following the hype and fear put forth by conventional medicine
and the media, but about understanding your unique body and what it needs to achieve
balance and health naturally. Learn why these common women’s health myths
are not just misguided, but can actually harm your health, and why the truth about
women’s health begins with you.
Are vitamins safe for women? A look
at vitamin safety and mortality rates in older women. A lot of
media attention has focused on a recent study claiming that using vitamins increases
mortality rates in older women. But the data in the study don’t support that conclusion
— so what’s really going on here? Women to Women explains.
How to make life changes —
becoming the person you want to be, by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified
Menopause Clinician. Changing your habits for better health can seem
overwhelming, and many women try but fail to incorporate healthier habits into their
lives. Women to Women offers tips on how to prepare yourself so the changes you
make are lasting.
How to prepare for surgery,
by Dixie Mills, MD, FACS. Many women have a tremendous dread of surgery,
but rather than allow fear to shape the experience into a stressful event, there
are many steps we can take to prepare the mind and body, reduce pain and anxiety,
and positively influence the outcome. Here’s guidance from an experienced
surgeon on how to set the stage for a successful surgery and rapid recovery.
Tinnitus and menopause
— What’s that noise in my head?, by Marcy Holmes,
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Tinnitus, a benign but sometimes
irritating hearing change, can arise in women during menopause. Women to Women discusses
natural solutions for tinnitus.
Hair loss in women,
by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. Thinning hair is a
common and emotionally devastating problem for women in perimenopause and menopause.
Once you understand that your hair is a reflection of your overall health picture,
you can take natural steps to improve your health and reverse thinning hair.
I have hair where? — coping with
unwanted hair growth, by Dixie Mills, MD. Excess hair
growth, including facial hair or chest hair, can affect women before and during
menopause for many reasons — most of them benign. If you’ve been wondering
whether those hairs in your chin are normal, read on to find out what you can do
about unwanted hair growth.
Menstrual migraines and other
hormonal headaches, by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician.
“Timing is of the essence” when it comes to applying natural methods
to rebalance your hormones and prevent this type of headache. Learn how to identify
your hormonal patterns and eliminate or soften the impact of hormonal headaches
on your life.
Natural relief for chronic headaches,
by Marcy Holmes, NP, Certified Menopause Clinician. With so many types
of headaches and variations in triggers, finding a medication–free solution
can be elusive and frustrating. But the good news is that simple daily choices offer
you a proactive role in natural headache prevention.
Seeing clearly about dry eyes and menopause,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP. Dry eye is the leading cause of eye doctor
visits in the country, and women are being told it is an isolated condition. But
dry eyes can indicate larger underlying imbalances. Learn how you can solve dry
eye naturally with Women to Women’s alternative point of view.
Women’s unique health needs,
by Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN. Why do women suffer so much more from auto-immune
diseases than men? Why do they have ten times the rate of hypothyroidism? The answers
explain why women have to be listened to, and why we need an integrative approach
to women’s health.
Taking charge of your money —
and your life, by Dixie Mills, MD. How do you feel about
money, and why? Here is guidance for women of all ages on overcoming cultural beliefs,
fears, and gender bias concerning money; how to jump-start your education about
financial matters; what today’s top female money experts may have to offer
you; and thoughts on the link between your health and your wealth that no woman
can afford to ignore.
Giving yourself the gift of health,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. We tell our patients to “pay themselves
first” when it comes to health and happiness, because with every relationship
and activity in which you engage, your cup needs filling before you’re ready
to pour. So take a moment now to read why and how to refuel and recenter, and give
yourself the gift you deserve: lifelong health.
by Dixie Mills, MD. What is the purpose of Mother’s Day? Beyond trying
to find the perfect card and gift, it is a day to simply honor motherhood. Here’s
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Last Date Modified: 05/10/2011