Women’s Health FAQs

Curious About Fosteum

By NWHN Staff | Jul 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Curious About Fosteum

Is Fosteum safe and a good alternative for treating osteoporosis?

Are “Scary Bone Drugs” Necessary to Prevent Fractures?

By NWHN Staff | Jul 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Are “Scary Bone Drugs” Necessary to Prevent Fractures?

The NWHN acknowledges the overbearing influence pharmaceutical companies have on doctors and patients. This issue arises for those diagnosed with high bone fracture risk. Women are specifically targeted since they’re five times more likely to be diagnosed than men.

Weighing Your Mammography Options

By NWHN Staff | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Weighing Your Mammography Options

In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among women. It is recommended that women above age 50 undergo mammograms every one to two years.

Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

Fibroids, or muscular tumors that grow in the uterine wall, are extremely common. Not all fibroids have to be removed and a hysterectomy is not your only option for treating them.

Weighing Your Contraceptive Options: A Closer Look at Depo Provera

By NWHN Staff | Jun 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Weighing Your Contraceptive Options: A Closer Look at Depo Provera

The National Women’s Health Network believes that everyone should have access to safe and effective contraception. If you have been experiencing severe pain, please report this to your doctor immediately.

Are Statin Medications Safe to Take?

By NWHN Staff | Jun 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Are Statin Medications Safe to Take?

Statins and other cholesterol-lowering drugs are very popular. Statin medications work to help lower cholesterol levels in the blood. By lowering cholesterol levels, they help prevent coronary heart disease (CHD).

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: The Silent Killer Among Us!

By NWHN Staff | Sep 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: The Silent Killer Among Us!

Everyone knows that the color teal is absolutely beautiful. Okay, I may be a little bit biased. After all, teal just so happens to be my favorite color. If I hadn’t told you, chances are that if you visited my apartment and were faced with the teal curtains, the teal bedding, even the teal Keurig machine that I have sitting on my kitchen counter, you’d get the hint.