Tag - colonoscopy

11
Mar

Sing Along With The Colonoscopy Song

You wouldn’t think the World Series and colonoscopy had anything to do with each other. But for me it did. When my doctor suggested I have a colonoscopy, I said I’d do it when the Red Sox won the World Series. At the time, they hadn’t done it in 86 years and I thought I …

25
Sep

11 Health Optimizers to Fine Tune Your Body: Part II

No one wants to go to the doctor. It takes time, it is not pleasant, and sometimes the procedures can be painful, but the benefits outweigh the negatives. Last time I shared with you some exams and measurements to keep you health. Today I’d like to share with you part two of my health optimizers …

5
Jun

Part II: Twelve Essential Tests for Menopausal Women

Okay, here are the other 6 essential tests. Be sure to be open and talk to your doctor about anything that concerns you or seems unusual. Usually a simple test can put you at ease. 7. Eye care – It is also important to have regular dilated eye exams on average about every two years. …

24
Apr

Your Questions Answered: Colonoscopies for Women

Why is it common-practice for women to have a mammogram but not a colonoscopy? Are menopausal women more at risk for colon cancer than breast cancer? What tips are there for preventing colon cancer? These questions are answered in my video. Visit this link or click on the picture above to watch. Until next time, …

28
Feb

Colon Cancer in Perimenopause and Menopause

When I say, “Mammogram,” most women in menopause have had one. But when I say “Colonoscopy” many women in perimenopause or menopause have not. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and I’m hoping the answer to the colonoscopy question will change. Women in perimenopause and menopause are more likely to die of colon cancer than …