Hi, I'm Cancer Screening. At Your Cervix.
At your cervix. Did you see what I did there? January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we're giving you the low down on why and how to stay proactive about your health. A cervix, what is it? Your cervix is the bottom part of the uterus, at the top of the vaginal canal and plays a major role in pregnancy (as in keeping the baby in there and opening to allow birth or sadly, miscarriage). When the doctors or nurses talk about being "fully dilated", that's what they mean- t
Me: I'm working out and eating right. Why am I gaining weight?
We're baaaaaack! It was nice to take a break during the holiday and celebrate, celebrate, celebrate. But it's a new year, and we're back to business. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. So we're gonna shed some light on this tiny gland. Don't let it's size fool you, the thyroid's motto is "Small but Mighty". Here's why: your thyroid produces hormones (thyroid hormone) that goes to and works on every tissue and organ in your body. This small gland is a part of your endocrine s
Holiday Health: It's a New Year!
Here's wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy, and empowered new year!!