Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. Natural Treatments For Promoting Hair Growth

    Natural Treatments For Promoting Hair Growth
    One of the most widely accepted natural treatments for promoting hair growth and healthy scalp circulation is lavender. A study in Archives of Dermatology indicated that 3 drops of lavender (along with 2 drops each of thyme and cedar wood and 3 drops of rosemary in a carrier-oil blend of 1/2 teaspoon of jojoba oil and 4 teaspoons of grapeseed...
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  2. Does Hypothyroidism Cause Hair Loss?

    Does Hypothyroidism Cause Hair Loss?
    Hair is an important part of who we are and how we present ourselves to society. It can be an accurate indicator of our overall health and quickly loses its healthy shine if we are suffering from ill health or a medical condition. The Normal Rate of Hair Growth A healthy head of hair normally grows about one inch every...
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  3. 5 Little-Known Stroke Risk Factors for Women

    5 Little-Known Stroke Risk Factors for Women
    Several links to increased stroke risk are specifically female-related, and strokes are on the rise even in younger women. Recognizing these stroke risk factors may enable you to make a change of lifestyle to limit your exposure to this deadly disease. Migraines Women typically suffer more mig
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  4. 4 Amazing Spices for the Bedroom

    4 Amazing Spices for the Bedroom
    Are you looking to spice things up in the bedroom a bit? Many people believe that the only way to get better results in the bedroom is to opt for a pharmaceutical creation that may have side effects. Eating a healthy diet and losing weight are two proven ways to increase one’s libido,...
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  5. Seven Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know

    Seven Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know
    Being a woman is complicated and I am not talking about hormones or childbirth either. Being beautiful is hard work! To make your life a little easier here are a few beauty tips to save time and money when it comes to the looking your best. Seven Beauty Tips & Tricks All Women Can Use 1. Dip freshly polished nails...
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  6. Women’s Top Five Health Concerns

    Women’s Top Five Health Concerns
    Advancing years, the sudden onset of illness, or the death of someone close can all make us think about our own health. According to Saralyn Mark, M.D. there are five main medical conditions that top the list of women’s health issues. We look at the risk factors for each and see how experts suggest we can be proactive in reducing...
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  7. Sex and Menopause: Is it Normal to Lose Desire?

    Sex and Menopause: Is it Normal to Lose Desire?
    Unfortunately, it’s a common myth that people age their sex drive takes a dive. While it may be true that some women’s sexual desire may decline following menopause, for the majority of women, desire does not decline.  In fact, a survey conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons, (AARP ) reported that 57% of women said they considered a...
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  8. Best Foods for Breast Cancer

    Best Foods for Breast Cancer
    Every year in the U.S. around 230,000 women (and a few rare men) receive the terrible news that they have breast cancer. This second leading cause of cancer death in women claims 40,000 lives every year.  On a more positive note, there are 2.9 million breast cancer survivors enjoying life in America today. Several studies have found a range of...
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  9. Three Cellulite Home Remedies for Tighter, Smoother Skin

    Three Cellulite Home Remedies for Tighter, Smoother Skin
    When it comes to physical appearance, few things frustrate women more than cellulite, and it is an equal-opportunity annoyance.  From teenagers to seniors, cellulite affects up to 90% of women at some point in life.  While connective tissue in men forms in a crisscross pattern, female connective tissue takes on a honeycomb shape.  Any extra fat tends to bulge out...
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  10. The Connection between Perimenopause and Stress

    The Connection between Perimenopause and Stress
    Research shows that perimenopause and stress due to life circumstances often coincide in one’s late 30’s and early 40’s.  As hormones begin to fluctuate and progesterone levels decline, women may be secreting increase cortisol, which further interrupts their body’s production of progesterone and can put them onto a merry-go-round of stress. When Perimenopause and Stress Combine:  A Vicious Cycle It...
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