Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. A Guide to Antioxidants and Skin Health

    A Guide to Antioxidants and Skin Health
    Because the skin is the largest organ, taking care of it is important and antioxidants can help.  These potent nutrients battle free radicals, potentially harmful compounds that attack all types of body cells including those of the skin.  By neutralizing free radicals, certain antioxidants ensure healthier skin and may even help prevent skin cancer.  People who desire fresher, smoother skin...
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  2. Understanding Hair Loss in Women

    Understanding Hair Loss in Women
    From the time it sprouts on the head until it falls, human hair goes through three stages: the anagen (growing) phase, the catagen (transitional) phase, and the telogen (resting) phase. Typically, females lose 50 to 150 hairs daily as part of the normal shedding process, but a variety of influences may trigger more frequent hair loss in women or cause...
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  3. Take Lack of Sex Drive to 'Super Libido' with Tongkat Ali

    Take Lack of Sex Drive to 'Super Libido' with Tongkat Ali
    Eventually, all men must face getting older, which comes with a host of side effects including diminished libido.   When it comes to reduced sexual desire, aging men look to any remedy that promises to help.  While 20 percent of American men over the age of 40 have tried Viagra for enhancing erectile function, this drug has virtually no effect on...
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  4. Are Seniors Being Injured by Medical Care?

    Are Seniors Being Injured by Medical Care?
    We refer to a doctor, healthcare professional or hospital to make us feel better when we are ill, but alarming statistics suggest that preventable medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The causes include medical injury, polypharmacy, receiving treatment that leads to further medical complications, or suffering from an allergic reaction to medication. Knowing...
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  5. Adult Acne: Wrinkles and Pimples at the Same Time?

    Adult Acne: Wrinkles and Pimples at the Same Time?
    While nobody ever said life was fair, it does seem like a cruel joke and a double whammy to have to deal with acne and wrinkles at the same time. After all, aren’t pimples supposed to be a malady reserved for teenagers? Adult acne is becoming increasingly common in this country, leaving millions of older people perplexed about treatment options. ...
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  6. Considering Acne Treatments at Home? Maybe it’s Time to See the Light

    Considering Acne Treatments at Home? Maybe it’s Time to See the Light
    If you suffer from frequent acne outbreaks, maybe it’s time you saw the light. Studies have shown that exposure to certain types of light can help clear up acne-prone skin. In fact, many skin care specialists recommend light therapy as one of the best acne treatments at home.  For years moderate exposure to sunlight has been recommended as a way...
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  7. Best Diets for Acne: Healthy Skin Starts From Within

    Best Diets for Acne: Healthy Skin Starts From Within
    Healthy skin starts from within. The link between a nutritious diet and a glowing complexion is well-established and healthy eating habits, which are especially important for people with acne. Skin care specialists agree that the best diets for acne minimize the impact that hormones have on the complexion. Unfortunately, many modern Western diets are dominated by over-processed foods, sugary snacks...
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  8. Three Vitamins for Thinning Hair

    Three Vitamins for Thinning Hair
    There's nothing like a few extra strands in the hair brush or on the shower floor to raise anxiety levels, especially for women.  While once considered a male problem, roughly 80 percent of women experience some hair loss in their lifetime.  On average, people lose about 100 hairs each day, but more than that could be cause for concern.  While...
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  9. The 411 on Menopause and Hair Thinning

    The 411 on Menopause and Hair Thinning
    Due to a number of uncomfortable symptoms, women don't typically welcome menopause with open arms.  Although most expect hot flashes and mood swings, many are unprepared for perhaps the most distressing symptom of all:  hair loss.  Statistically, hair loss in women during and after menopause occurs in about 40 percent of women. Reasons for Menopause Hair Loss Most experts attribute...
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  10. 3 Tricks to Reduce Cellulite

    3 Tricks to Reduce Cellulite
    Finding an effective answer to reduce cellulite naturally can be a problem. The orange peel skin and lumpy texture of cellulite commonly found on women's hips, thighs and buttocks is a common problem as women age, but there are ways to help reduce the problem.  These three natural supplements can help to reduce cellulite and prevent new cellulite from forming...
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