Thriving through Endomitriosis with Education

Although it used to be taught that endometriosis was a disease of white, affluent, childless, educated, older women, this is a myth! The disease can and does affect any female of reproductive age, regardless of race, socioeconomic or childbearing status. The disease has even been found, rarely, in a couple of men and girls prior to menses. What Is Endometriosis? The medical definition of endometriosis is the presence of tissue resembling - but not histologically identical to - the … [Read more...]

HOPE for Women with Ovarian Cancer – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  Hope for Women   Discoveries herald new hope for women with ovarian cancer Health research is typically a slow process, with discoveries made by tiny baby steps. It can take years to translate research knowledge into better diagnostic tests and new treatments. That’s what makes recent findings at the BC Cancer Agency so remarkable. In December 2008, a multidisciplinary ovarian cancer research team announced an important discovery about the genetics of ovarian cancer – … [Read more...]

Hysterectomy, Life After the Surgery – WOMEN in RECOVERY

      Hysterectomy, Life After the Surgery   ...to Be or not to Be, that is the question...             Surgical removal of the uterus A hysterectomy is major operation to remove a woman's uterus. It is carried out to treat various problems associated with periods, pelvic pain, tumours and other related conditions. The problem you are experiencing will determine what type of operation is required and whether the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and cervix will also be removed. Before … [Read more...]

Maya Massage: A Healing Practice for Women

My first experience with Maya Abdominal Massage left me feeling rested, connected, and curious about the origins of this unique treatment. Known today as Arvigo Maya Massage, after Rosita Arvigo, Dr. Arvigo developed the technique in part from her 10-year apprenticeship with Don Elijo Panti, heralded by the New York Times as “The last Maya master healer in Belize.” Don Elijo taught the abdominal massage to Rosita Arvigo, who carried it into the modern world as a complete package of … [Read more...]

MENOPA– USE – full of pleasure beyond your wildest dreams!

Menopause is a term used to describe the permanent cessation of the primary functions of the human ovaries: the ripening and release of ova and the release of hormones that cause both the creation of the uterine lining and the subsequent shedding of the uterine lining (a.k.a. the menses or the period). Menopause typically (but not always) occurs in women in midlife, during their late 40s or early 50s, and signals the end of the fertile phase of a woman's life. The transition from reproductive … [Read more...]

CANCER SCHMANCER Shares Great News!

OVA1 - Ovarian Cancer Blood Test Don't leave your health in the hands of others! OVA1 - Ovarian Cancer Blood Test Now Available The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance believes it is important to inform the community of the following information: A new risk assessment test for ovarian cancer, OVA1, is now available. Vermillion's OVA1 test, available only through Quest Diagnostics, Inc., is the first blood test approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help … [Read more...]

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