Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. Your Immune System: Active, Passive, Innate and Adaptive Immunity

    Your Immune System: Active, Passive, Innate and Adaptive Immunity
    With the arrival of fall, we are quickly approaching the season of cooler temperatures, turning leaves, and festive holidays. We are also at the start of flu season and the onslaught of the end of the year bugs and illnesses. During this time of year, many people focus on strengthening their immune system, but what exactly goes into keeping ourselves...
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  2. Signs of a Strong Immune System

    Signs of a Strong Immune System
    It’s inevitable that we’re all going to get sick sometimes. But, how do you know how well your immune system actually works? Here’s how the immune system fights illness and some things that may indicate that you have a pretty strong one working to protect you on the daily in a germy, germy world. How the Immune System Works Your...
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  3. Healthy Aging Tips for Women

    Healthy Aging Tips for Women
    You might be picturing your older years as a time to travel, enjoy the company of great friends, and live the life you have always wanted. But, to do everything you want as you age, biggest roadblock could be poor health. So, if you want to stay healthy throughout life and take that 55 and older European cruise you have...
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  4. How to Deal with Menopause Fatigue

    How to Deal with Menopause Fatigue
    Menopause already has plenty of annoying symptoms, like hot flashes, mood swings, and irritability. But many women also struggle with severe fatigue, making enjoying regular activities difficult. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do to manage these symptoms. Here are a few tips: Prioritize rest.If your body is telling you that you need sleep, you should try to get...
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  5. Best Probiotics for Women

    Best Probiotics for Women
    Gut health and the study of the microbiome, the bacteria that live on our bodies, is a hot topic in nutrition and health right now. Some of this interest started with the Human Microbiome Project that set out to categorize the types of microbes that colonize the human body and how they influence our health. From there an understanding grew...
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  6. How to Prevent Osteoporosis

    How to Prevent Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis is a condition that causes weakening of the bones and leads to fractures usually in the hips, backbone, and wrist. Although it can impact anyone, women, older adults, and Caucasians are at greater risk. Over 200 million people have osteoporosis. One in three women over the age of 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis during their...
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  7. How to Achieve Healthy Aging

    How to Achieve Healthy Aging
    September is national healthy aging month, a time to remember that it is never too late to take control of your health. I truly believe that it is never too late and that anyone can make changes to improve their lives, no matter what their age. So, what are my top RD-approved tips for healthy aging? It might surprise you...
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  8. Alzheimer’s and Astaxanthin

    Alzheimer’s and Astaxanthin
    It’s no secret that changes in health are a part of getting older, especially when it comes to your brain. With the growing aging population and increase in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, you might be wondering how to keep your brain healthy. Research shows that physical activity and a nutritious diet are important for the brain, but other natural therapies...
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  9. How to Stop Hair Breakage

    How to Stop Hair Breakage
    Everyone experiences changes in their hair sometimes, often in the form of hair becoming thinner, drier, and breaking more easily. The good news is that you don’t just have to live with damaged hair. Below are some of the best ways to stop hair breakage. Johna Elgie, CEO of IVL, and avid user of Collagen 24/7 Protein. Stop Damaging Your...
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  10. Does Red Meat Cause High Cholesterol?

    Does Red Meat Cause High Cholesterol?
    You’re probably aware that dietary cholesterol is a hot topic in the nutrition world. There are new studies frequently coming out about the connections between food, cholesterol, and health conditions like heart disease. Over the years, studies have found some associations between eating red meat - like beef, pork, and lamb - and an increased risk for developing high cholesterol...
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