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

Baking Soda’s Health Benefits

You’ll find a little box of baking soda in almost every American pantry or freezer to offset odors. It’s well known among baking enthusiasts, too. How many of us have heard stories about baking soda’s versatility from our mothers and grandmothers? But baking soda can be used for a variety … 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

5 Natural Postpartum Depression Treatment Options

Postpartum depression is the most common medical complication that occurs after giving birth,[1] occurring in up to 13% of new mothers. Fatigue, sadness, anxiety, and sleep disturbances are just a few of the negative symptoms associated with this disorder,[2]and studies suggest that postpartum depression in the mother can negatively affect … Read More

Lysine for Cold Sores: Natural Cold Sore Prevention

In many cases, cold sores are at most a cause of discomfort and embarrassment. And while they are a nuisance that can interfere with daily life, most people don’t think of them as serious or dangerous. But cold sore prevention is more important than we probably realize. For example, researchers … Read More

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