Perhaps in all fairness, I shouldn’t dub this specific family for the next set of common minor female health maladies, but since this family of matriarchs is one of the most highly recognizable, visible, presumably wealthy and famous reality families on TV (so I’m told, since I don’t have TV) I figure they can take it. [Read more…]
Very few women will go through life without having one bladder infection. Many more of us will have multiple UTIs (urinary tract infections) in the course of our lives and you know what a pain that can be.
Benjamin Franklin said “the only two things certain in life are death and taxes”. May I take the liberty to add a third? That the emergency rooms would be packed to capacity the weekend after Thanksgiving Day.
A day of cooking, feasting and putting up with difficult relatives just has a way of dialing up erstwhile stable health conditions.
One health condition that tends to flare up this time of the year is gout. [Read more…]
One frustrating fact for us gals is that for a lot of our lives we need “diapers” in one form or another. Of course we start out as babies and need the traditional diapers until about age 3.
Then some start needing sanitary pads as early as age 9. And then after menopause, the chance of needing urine/fecal incontinence pads goes up- like in waaay up! [Read more…]