Tag - Women’s Health

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Alternative Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms
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What Do You Know about Uterine Fibroids?
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Little Company of Mary’s Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group
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Why Women Should Hit the Weight Room
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Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know
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Bloom into a Healthy Motherhood and Beyond on Wednesday, April 18th
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Mara Arakelian, Certified Nurse Midwife
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LCMH to Host FREE Women’s Event on October 17th
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Save the Date: 10th Anniversary of Girls’ Night Out
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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

Alternative Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms

If you’ve experienced hot flashes because of menopause, you may be wondering if alternatives to hormone replacement therapy might work for you. Read on to learn about some options. Flaxseed Flaxseed, a plant-based estrogen source high in omega-3 fatty acids, seems to improve mild menopausal symptoms, but dose is important. The National Institutes of Health…

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What Do You Know about Uterine Fibroids?

If you’re a woman, there’s a good chance you have uterine fibroids. Nearly 80 percent of women do, although many will never show any symptoms. Even though they are often called tumors, it’s important to know they’re not cancerous. Women usually develop uterine fibroids — fibrous growths that develop from muscle cells of the uterus…

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Little Company of Mary’s Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group

The unexpected death of a baby leaves parents with such deep heartache and sorrow. The invitation for caring, support and guidance during this difficult time of mourning is so invaluable to healing and is being offered by The Family Birth Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). The next meeting will take place on…

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Why Women Should Hit the Weight Room

Building bulging muscles in the weight room is an activity commonly thought of as something men do and women avoid. Yet, research suggests the benefits of strength training can drastically improve a woman’s quality of life both now and in the future. Why do women avoid the weight room? The benefits to weight training are…

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Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the United States. With so much attention given to fighting breast cancer, shouldn’t every woman know all the facts by now? You’d be surprised. Many women believe only certain signs put them at risk when, in fact, the main risk factor for developing breast cancer…

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Bloom into a Healthy Motherhood and Beyond on Wednesday, April 18th

Please join us for a special spring women’s event on Wednesday, April 18th. This event is FREE and will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Women of all ages are welcome to attend and meet Little Company of Mary Hospital providers, participate in yoga and even enjoy a chair massage. Expert women’s health providers…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Mara Arakelian, Certified Nurse Midwife

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Mara Arakelian, Certified Nurse Midwife with the Little Company of Mary Medical Group. Read on to get to know…

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LCMH to Host FREE Women’s Event on October 17th

Pamper, educate, laugh, repeat! Join Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Nationally Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center with Dr. Jilma Patrick, fellowship-trained breast surgeon at LCMH, and Dr. Sonya Kenkare, board-certified dermatologist at LCMH, for wine, cheese and an evening full of pampering! We will be offering FREE: Skin Screenings Chair Massages Bra Fittings Pumpkin…

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Save the Date: 10th Anniversary of Girls’ Night Out

You are invited to join us as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary with good friends, delicious food, wine and laughter! Save the date for Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at our new venue–Ridge Country Club! The Secret to Teens-“Unleashing Their Sparkle”… Adolescence can be a challenging time for teens and the women who love them. Our…

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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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