Perimenopause can last for years and the unpredictable symptoms—ranging from PMS to hot flashes— can greatly diminish a woman’s quality of life. Part one of this two-part article discussed the wide variety of symptoms that can happen in perimenopause. … Read More
Fatigue, stress, children, routine, and even some diseases—all of these factors can cause low libido and become enemies of your sex drive. If you and your partner have hit a wall, there are ways to get back the energy... and the desire. Act now! The “eternal honeymoon,” … Read More
Monster (appropriately named!) and Red Bull might come to mind when you think of energy drinks. However, these beverages—if you can call them that—are definitely not good for your health, as described in a review published in Frontiers for Public Health. Typically, they contain … Read More
Not all healthy foods are created equal. Many are high in calories, which can be a good thing if you're one of those people who needs to gain a few extra pounds. If you have been advised by your health professional to gain weight for medical reasons, choose clean, you'll … Read More
Juicing is a trendy way to prepare delicious blends of fruits and/or vegetables, but remember it's a process that extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables—which technically makes it processed food. On the plus side, juicing recipes will leave you with most of the vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals … Read More
You may have heard of maca root, but what exactly is it? Native to the Andes Mountains in Peru, maca root—after harvesting—can be sundried and then processed as a supplement. Also called ‘‘Peruvian ginseng,” maca is an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress..
A popular health supplement, maca … Read More
Are you one of the 11% of middle-aged women in America who reports having felt no desire at all for sex during the last 6 months? Low libido in women, or “hypoactive sexual desire … Read More
People who suffer with chronic fatigue syndrome are desperate for help. Unfortunately, many conventional doctors have little to offer their CFS patients other than prescription medications to combat their symptoms such as pain relievers and antidepressant drugs. But there … Read More
Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression, Oh My!
The Guardian Express recently reported on how to beat depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances using natural remedies like essential oils, melatonin, and herbs. The top recommendations include:
Try diffusing essential oils that are soothing and … Read More