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Women are the primary caretakers of their families. They care for their parents, partners, children, friends and thus too often their own health becomes neglected. I frequently remind my patients that if they don’t take care of themselves, no one will be there to take care of everyone else.
The panic was overwhelming. The majority of my waking moments were consumed with fear and worry. Yet, there was a beautiful infant in my arms and I desperately wanted to be the “typical” mother who was embracing the ability to be “super”.
Only 55% of women recognize that heart disease is the number one killer of women. Breast cancer, which is mainly considered a woman’s disease, is not even close statistically. Awareness, life style modification, and treatment of risk factors is very important. Seek out medical guidance if you don’t quite feel right!
Growing up with an “older mom” in the 80s had a certain stigma to it. It wasn’t as common as it is today. My sisters are 17 & 19 years older than me so my mom actually started having kids in her 20s, but I was that serendipitous surprise when she was 43.