Menopause is caused due to a decrease in the female hormones estrogen and progesterone; primarily estrogen. Early menopause is determined when a woman has symptoms of menopause prior to 40 years old. So what differentiates early menopause and ‘regular’ menopause? Well, the symptoms are the same, but those with early menopause have the added increased chance of osteoporosis and heart disease. Some literature state those who have never been pregnant are more likely to experience early menopause.
“The Change of Life” makes menopause sound like a beautiful transformation. Sort of like an ugly caterpillar changing into a beautiful butterfly. This may be true for some, perhaps, but not for many. Most women
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. It is appalling to realize that this awareness is even necessary, but the news shows and social media tell the sad stories. Like all other types of abuse, dating violence does not depend on age, race, sex, or creed. Abuse is abuse in any and every language and it should never be tolerated or accepted. But this month we want to bring attention to the teen abuse.
February is AMD awareness month! Many people have never heard of this disease of the eye, so here is some information to help.
In this economy, many have succumbed to impaired credit. More and more, people have taken to utilizing credit for day to day expenses. The use of cash (green paper with faces and numbers) is rare. It is much easier, and often more dangerous, to use a credit or debit card. The increase in credit usage, loss of employment, down-sizing, and an increased cost of goods and services are the perfect environment for missed payments and a poor credit score. Missed payments will affect your creditworthiness, and therefore negatively affect your ability to get credit.