women’s health

4 Jet Lag Remedies to Ease Your Holiday Travels

The holidays are a time for family, food, relaxation, and oftentimes, travel. I, for one, don’t look forward to long travel days or the repercussions of disruptions to my regular schedule. Sleepiness, headaches, and gastrointestinal problems can all be symptoms of jet lag. The more time zones you cross, the … Read More

Eggs and Cholesterol: Are Eggs Bad for You?

Few foods are as controversial as the humble egg. Some research shows they're a healthy addition to the diet, while other studies advise against them. For example, two studies show that eggs and cholesterol-containing foods might increase diabetes risk. Researchers used data from two completed randomized trials: 20,703 men from the … Read More

Bladder Control Begins with Behavior Modification

If you've experienced urinary incontinence, you know all about bladder control—or a lack thereof. It's when you leak urine involuntarily while coughing or sneezing and/or you are unable to get to the bathroom before urine is released. A study published in Reviews in Urology stated that incontinence can become a … Read More

3 Natural Treatments for Depression While Pregnant

You’ll often hear about postpartum depression, but did you know that many women also experience depression while pregnant? In fact, depression during the pregnancy (called antenatal depression) is actually more prevalent than postpartum depression.[1] Unfortunately, antenatal depression doesn’t get the attention it deserves and, as a consequence, many women aren’t … Read More

Pycnogenol Benefits Include Easing the Transition to Menopause

If you’ve started to experience symptoms of hot flashes, mood swings, and night sweats, don’t be discouraged; although these symptoms of perimenopause are all too common, it doesn’t mean that you have to suffer. There are a variety of natural options to treat unpleasant symptoms. Pycnogenol, an extract from the … Read More

Osteoporosis Guidelines for Postmenopausal Women

Culture allows men to have midlife crises where they buy a new motorcycle or sports car, but for women, the term “midlife crisis” brings visions of hot flashes, weight gain, dry skin, low sex drive and irritability. Aside from theses unpleasantries, women in their 50’s also have an increased risk … Read More

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