Archive for July, 2011

Don’t Ignore These Ten Red-Flag Health Symptoms by Sondra Forsyth

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Plenty of women with five-alarm health symptoms put off calling the doctor in the hope that whatever is bothering them will just go away. Big mistake! Marie Savard, M.D., Medical Contributor to Good Morning America and the author most recently of  Ask Dr. Marie, urges you to trust your “doctor within” by paying attention when your body is telling you that something is really wrong. Here are Dr. Marie’s top ten warning signals that you need to get medical attention, and fast.  

How Menopause Changes Your Body by Sondra Forsyth

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Some women pretty much breeze through menopause while others have to deal with hot flashes, night sweats, memory lapses, and other pesky symptoms. Yet no matter which camp you fall into, “the change” truly does change you. According to women’s health expert Marie Savard, M.D., Medical Contributor to Good Morning America and the author most recently of “Ask Dr. Marie,” your body alters in six significant ways by the time you’ve had your last period ever. Read on to get acquainted with the new you and learn how to stay sexy, slim, strong, and disease-free.

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Marie Savard’s Rules For A Healthy Hospital Stay

Friday, July 8th, 2011

No one is in a better position than a nurse to give you insider information about your hospital stay – unless she’s a nurse who went on to become a doctor. Marie Savard, M.D., medical contributor to Good Morning America and the author of  Ask Dr. Marie and  How to Save Your Own Life, offers these tips for taking charge of your healthcare when you’re going to the hospital: