Dr Oz, Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy, Truth About Sleeping Pills

Dr. Oz Interview With Angelina Jolie About Breast Cancer & Her Double Mastectomy

If you were told that you would had an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer, what would you do?  Dr. Oz talks about women’s issues such as breast cancer and the top health “must haves”.  Dr. Oz will also be talking about Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy.

Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie has recently rtevealed that she had a preventive double mastectomy performed on her after she was told that she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation that greatly increases your chances of getting breast cancer.  In fact, those with the BRCA1 gene have an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer.  After her mastectomy Angelina Jolie has a less than 5 percent chance of getting this type of cancer.  Dr. Oz will be talking about the BRCA1 gene mutation and what every woman should know!  Be sure to set your DVR’s to record this show so you won’t miss out on this very important health topic.

Angelina Jolie decided to go public about her double mastectomy because she believes that she can raise awareness about this gene mutation and for women who may be at risk.  She wants to encourage women to be proactive in determining if they are at risk, especially if they have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer.  Angelina’s mother died of ovarian cancer at the young age of 56.  Be sure to tune in to Dr. Oz to educate yourself about the BRCA1 gene and if you could be at risk.

Top Health “Must Haves”

Dr. Oz talks about whacky health trend that are circulating all throughout the country.  Dr. Oz talks about various whacky trends and which ones have potential and which ones that should be avoided.Dr. Oz will be talking about “The Purple Diet” and if it is a healthy diet that can help to make you look younger.

The Purple Diet

The Purple diet consists of eating only purple colored foods that contains resveratrol.  It is believed that resveratrol helps to support collagen synthesis.  The concept is that eating a diet consisting of only purple foods can help to renew the skin for a younger looking glow.Would you consider eating only purple foods or would this be too extreme.  Watch the 5/16/2013 Dr. Oz show to find out what he thinks about this unusual diet program.

Fecal Transplants?

Dr. Oz will be talking about fecal transplants and why people would consider getting this procedure done.  Dr. Oz will be explaining the concept and whether it is safe for anyone to consider?  The concept is that the health bacterial flora from a healthy person’s stool transplanted into someone who suffers from colitis, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (and many other intestinal conditions) will help them to manage or cure their ailments.  Dr. Oz will be talking about fecal transplants and if the potential benefits outweigh any possible risks.

Truth About Sleeping Pills

Will you do just about anything to get a good nights sleep?  Dr. Oz does a segment called “The Truth About Sleeping Pills”.  Take the Dr. Oz sleeping pill quiz and answer 5 questions before you consider resorting to taking sleeping pills.  Find out the risks and potential dangers of sleeping pills.

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