Category: Women’s Health

Now What? 4 Key Steps to Take After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Close Up Photo Of Back of Young Woman With Cancer Looking At The Ocean

When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, it’s overwhelming, naturally. You’ll likely have at least a million thoughts flying through your mind at record speed.  I understand, and I’m on this journey, too. Because I’m fighting my own high risk for breast cancer diagnosis, I want to tell you that it’s OK. Scary? Absolutely. Still […]

The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Infographic: The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Think you know the risks associated with breast cancer? Let’s take a closer look at the impact of early detection and access to treatment! To check out the infographic below, you can select it for a closer look or scroll below it for the text version. 👉 When you’re done, don’t forget to explore my […]

Breast Cancer Awareness — Unique Journeys of the Disease

Woman in boxing stance for Breast Cancer Awareness

Every October, people all over the world show their support for everyone affected by breast cancer — and this has been the case since Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) was founded in 1985. With all the funding and support this disease has received as a result of BCAM, the American Cancer Society reports that breast […]

Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Next Mammogram—Here’s Why They’re Important

Happy Doctor Assisting Woman Undergoing Mammogram

In the second blog of my #BreastCancerAwareness series, we’re talking about mammograms — A.K.A. the best way to screen for breast cancer — and how a mammogram can save your life. Plus, if you need a mammogram but aren’t insured, keep reading!

The Importance of Screenings — A Physician’s Breast Cancer Journey

Breast Cancer Awareness: Pink Ribbon And Stethoscope On Gray Table

Life sure knows how to throw us curve balls — and I happen to be writing this as I recover from a major one. I didn’t expect to have to share this update, but here goes nothing: I recently had a preventative mastectomy. After receiving a diagnosis that left me with few options of ensuring […]

Why You’re So Tired — 6 Ways Your Health Impacts Your Exhaustion

Young Tired Woman In Eyeglasses Sleeping On Desk With Laptop At Workplace Alone

Do you feel tired and sluggish? Read this article to learn if the culprit behind your fatigue is one of these six common health issues.