Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Women


By Staff of Leigh Ann Scott, MD, A Forum Health Provider Low testosterone in women is much more common than most people realize. Generally, when people think of testosterone they associate it with men. But for women, waning levels can be equally distressing. Testosterone is one of the three sex hormones along with Estrogen and […]

Women’s Health and Vitality Top Concerns and Best Treatments


Reviewed by Bruce Hamby, PA-C of Forum Health West Bloomfield It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman—everyone wants to feel their best. However, women, in particular, can face a unique set of challenges that inhibit them from doing so as they age and hit certain milestones in life.    When we say […]

Thermography: A Mammogram Alternative

By Staff of Forum Health Knoxville Early detection saves lives. This 15-minute non-invasive test is a valuable procedure and designed to improve detection of breast disease. There is no contact with the body of any kind, no radiation, and the procedure is painless. It uses Thermography, a process of infrared technology to spot abnormalities in your […]

Easing Anxiety During Menopause


Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC of Forum Health Rochester Hills When you hear people talk about menopause symptoms, physical issues often get the lion’s share of attention. But as you begin to experience the changes of menopause, you might notice more than just hot flashes and night sweats—one of the most common menopause symptoms is anxiety, which can […]

Handling Hot Flashes During Menopause


Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC of Forum Health Rochester Hills A wave of heat spreads across your chest until your skin feels like it’s burning. You start to perspire as the sensation creeps into your neck and then your head, and your clothes feel stifling against your body. Within a few minutes, the feeling has passed, but you’re […]

Women and Heart Health

Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC of Forum Health Clarkston The most common cause of heart attacks in women is coronary artery disease, a narrowing of one or more of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.  This narrowing is due to the formation of plaque in the arteries.  Plaque is thick, waxy, yellowish substance consisting […]

The Cycle of Poor Sleep and Hormone Imbalance Impacting Women’s Health


Why getting quality sleep and having balanced hormones are crucial for women maintaining optimal health throughout their life.   There is nothing like a good-night’s sleep. You know that feeling, refreshed, rested, ready to take on the day. More than just improving your mood and physical well-being, sleep is essential for many of the body’s functions.   […]

The Good News About Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Reviewed by Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC of Forum Health Clarkston Not too long ago, I walked out to my car to find my husband had parked right behind me. Growling, I stomped back into the house, ripped his keys from the counter, and stomped back out to move his truck. When I returned, slamming the door for good measure, […]

Stop Sweating Through Menopause


The menopause symptoms that you may be experiencing are more common than you think and there are solutions available. Emotional and Mood Changes  Hot Flashes and Night Sweats  Vaginal Dryness  Low Libido  Sleep Disturbances  Maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle is key to helping you transition away from menstruation, however, sometimes you need a bit […]

An Intro To Genetics And Heart Disease

by Dr. William Epperly of Forum Health, Bloomingdale When we go to the doctor for a regular check-up, most of the time, we’re asked if we have a family history of heart disease. We also are usually somewhat concerned if parents or siblings have had a stroke or heart attack at an early age. That’s […]