Surprisingly, most women aren't wearing the correct bra size. I believe I recently heard only one in ten women is wearing her correct size. If you are constantly readjusting the straps, or pulling at it, you need to see a professional. Many department stores have specialists in the lingerie sections that have gone through training in this area. I have had it done at JC Penneys and at Dillard's stores. Hope this helps!
Janice M. Lepp, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Location and Office HoursMemorial Medical Group
102 NW 31st
Lawton, OK 73505
Where can I get fitted for a bra?
Joy Larison , NASM Elite Trainer, Fitness, answered
What is abnormal vaginal bleeding?
Abnormal vaginal bleeding is unexpected bleeding from the inside of the vagina. What is considered abnormal varies, depending on what is normal for a particular woman.
Examples of abnormal vaginal bleeding include bleeding:
- When a woman isn't expecting her menstrual period
- After sex
- When a woman's menstrual flow is lighter or heavier than is normal for her
- At an unexpected time of life, such as before age 10 or after menopause
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Are working women more exposed to difficult working conditions?
Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Administration, answered
Women today work in all sectors of the U.S. economy and face the same, often dangerous, conditions that men face. Their work often involves sustained, repetitive effort, or standing, or sitting in a static position. Yet, their concerns about health and safety do not always find a receptive audience. Many women work in low-paying and stressful occupations. Their responsibilities at home make it harder for them to get involved in after-work meetings about working conditions. They often have low seniority, or jobs that place them in care-giving or support-based roles, so they hesitate to complain about hazards. Fewer women than men belong to labor unions, and many sectors where women work are not unionized, so organizing is more difficult. Yet, women's vocal presence in the workplace is changing the way people think about health and safety issues.
Women living in poverty, rural women, and women of color are prime candidates for high risk jobs. Approximately 85 percent of migrant farm workers are people of color, mostly Latino, many young, who rarely have access to worker's compensation, occupational rehabilitation, or disability compensation. While many of them are eligible for Medicaid and food stamps, not all can avail these benefits due to language barriers. Children of undocumented immigrants may be eligible for benefits, but the fear of being deported prevents these women from contacting the authorities. Many of them also have no health insurance.
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