Tag Archives: womens health

The Business of Your Bones… Osteoporosis

Contributed by Karen Giblin- Red Hot Mamas Expert   Osteoporosis literally means porous bones. It is a disease that makes a person’s bones weak and makes them more prone to fracture. Approximately 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- March 2018

“And, in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years”. –  Abraham Lincoln Dear Red Hot Mamas, By now, we’ve all probably had enough of the cold winter weather and cocooning up ...

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A Community in Crisis: Fibroids Severely Affect African-American Women

Contributed by The Center for Innovative GYN Care FIBROIDS AFFECT AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN DISPROPORTIONATELY Seventy to eighty percent of American women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50. For African-American women that becomes a staggering 90%. Even with an already high rate of occurrence, African-American women ...

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Important Vaginal Health Tips for Every Woman

Contributed by Sandy Funches- Guest Contributor When it comes to vaginal health, women often have several thoughts running through their mind. However, they are either afraid to ask them aloud or rely on myths instead of facts, leading to a scary ...

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a serious condition that can cause blindness. Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma.  It is often called “the sneak thief of sight” since many people are unaware that glaucoma has few symptoms or warning signs in its early ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- October 2017

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” –         Albert Camus Dear Red Hot Mamas, Let’s Celebrate World Menopause Day on October 18, 2017 Menopause truly is a women’s only club.  And, Red Hot Mamas unites with women across the ...

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Dear Red Hot Mamas- June 2017

My friends are my estate”- Emily Dickinson Dear Red Hot Mamas, It has always been my passion to create a caring community through Red Hot Mamas.  It may be selfish because of my own need for surrounding myself with support, ...

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Navigating Midlife Love

Contributed by Dr. Barb DePree- Red Hot Mamas Medical Expert “Midlife: when the Universe grabs your shoulders and tells you “I’m not f-ing around, use the gifts you were given.”- Brene Brown I don’t know about you, but I love seeing ...

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