Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. Reasons Why Turmeric’s Benefits Breast Cancer Cells Should Be On Your Radar

    Reasons Why Turmeric’s Benefits Breast Cancer Cells Should Be On Your Radar
    Every year nearly 250,000 women will learn that they are suffering from breast cancer, while approximately 40,000 of them will die from the disease. In spite of these dire numbers there is hope for prevention, not in the form of risky and invasive surgical procedures or expensive drug therapies - but from nature itself. Up to a staggering 50% of...
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  2. Multivitamins are Crucial for Optimal Health

    Multivitamins are Crucial for Optimal Health
    America is one of the most overweight, yet undernourished countries in the world. We take in far too many calories, but not enough nutrients. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than one-third of Americans eat two or more fruits per day and a mere 27 percent eat vegetables three or more times a...
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  3. Treadmill Testing Can Predict Heart Disease In Women Over 65

    Treadmill Testing Can Predict Heart Disease In Women Over 65
    Not all physicians are convinced that the exercise treadmill test (ETT) can reliably evaluate heart health in women. However, a recent study carried out by UC Davis researchers shows that the ETT can in fact accurately predict coronary artery disease in women over 65. Two specific electrocardiogram (EKG) indicators of heart stress during an ETT were shown to further enhance...
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  4. Menopause and Weight Gain: Myth Vs. Fact

    Menopause and Weight Gain: Myth Vs. Fact
    Menopause itself doesn’t cause women to gain weight, contrary to widespread belief. But the hormonal changes of menopause are associated with a change in the way a woman’s body fat is distributed, leading to more belly fat. That’s the conclusion of a comprehensive study conducted by the International Menopause Society, which is calling for women to be more aware of...
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  5. Acne? But I Am an Adult!

    Acne? But I Am an Adult!
    While we usually associate acne with those formative teenage years, the reality is it can rear it’s ugly (white) head at any age. Fortunately, with age comes wisdom. This is especially true when it comes to treating pimples. And the key lies in working from the inside out. The best way to treat adult acne is to use a variety of...
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  6. Expert Tips For Healthy Skin, Hair And Nails

    Expert Tips For Healthy Skin, Hair And Nails
    The hair, nails and skin are the body’s protection against damaging effects of harsh environmental elements – the sun’s ultraviolet rays, heat, cold, dirt, and abrasive surfaces. Together, they present your physical self to the world, which is why most of us want to keep them in good working order and healthy, vibrant appearance. Here is a list of daily...
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  7. New Study Solidifies What We Suspected: Maintaining a Healthy Weight Protects Against Breast Cancer

    New Study Solidifies What We Suspected: Maintaining a Healthy Weight Protects Against Breast Cancer
    When it comes to breast cancer, we are often alarmed by risk factors, such as family history and environmental toxins, over which we have no control. So it’s refreshing to know that there are things we women CAN do to reduce our risk of this all-too-common and dreaded disease. And now, thanks to results of a first-of-its-kind scientific study*, we...
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  8. Health Quiz: Do you suffer from job stress?

    Health Quiz: Do you suffer from job stress?
    Studies have shown that job stress clearly is the No. 1 source of stress for American adults, and that it has increased over the past few decades. A sure-fire indicator that you’re suffering from excessive job stress: the feeling of having little control but lots of demands. Excessive and prolonged job stress has been linked to increased rates of heart...
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  9. Women: Taking Care of Others Begins with You

    Ask a woman to list her life’s priorities and chances are her personal needs, including her own health maintenance, will fall far down on the list. With husbands, children, parents and work responsibilities, most women tend to worry about them first! But it’s a house of cards that would collapse in the face of your own illness or incapacity …...
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  10. Take Control: Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer with Healthy Lifestyle Choices

    Take Control: Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer with Healthy Lifestyle Choices
    This year alone, an estimated 207, 000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute, making the disease the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Daunting as these statistics may sound, there are steps that you can take to reduce your risk of developing the disease: Limit alcohol...
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