Dr. Elaine Chin. The average age for menopause is 51, since menopause generally lasts between seven and 14 years, millions of postmenopausal women are coming into management and top leadership roles at age 54, while experiencing mild to severe symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation, and cognitive impairment, to name a few. If you are menopausal – do not suffer in silence. You get no medals for it.
Dr. Elaine Chin. Going ‘viral’ with over half a million accounts reached is an abstract concept for many of us who have healthcare careers and post for the purpose of getting important evidence-based information out to people. Recently I posted a Cancer Awareness Series. The risk of BBQ foods went ‘viral’. I’m ‘at risk’ for colon cancer because of my family history.
Dr. Elaine Chin. Did you know that cooking over high heat, especially an open flame, can expose you to potential cancer-causing compounds like heterocyclic aromatic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)? Studies show that these harmful compounds can cause changes in DNA that may increase the risk of cancer.
Dr. Elaine Chin. The process of cellular apoptosis may sound complex, but it’s actually a vital part of our body’s daily functions. Simply put, it’s the process by which our cells naturally die and are replaced by new, healthy cells.