Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. Don’t Avoid Sex Because of Incontinence

    Don’t Avoid Sex Because of Incontinence
    Losing control of the bladder even a little bit can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. For women entering menopause, this can occur during sex, which can make what is supposed to be an intimate moment, humiliating. The inability to control the bladder is referred to as urinary incontinence, and there are a few different types.   Overflow Incontinence: This kind of...
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  2. Mild Exercise May Help Women Reduce Hip Fractures

    Mild Exercise May Help Women Reduce Hip Fractures
    One interesting fact about exercise that many people do not realize to this day is that exercise can actually strengthen bones. Virtually everyone realizes that exercise can produce larger and stronger muscles. Yet, many people are unaware that exercise can also work to improve
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  3. 6 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones from Forming

    6 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones from Forming
    Around one million Americans develop kidney stones every year. Unfortunately, according to Harvard Medical, once you have had a kidney stone, the chances are high that they will recur. Kidney stones are formed when minerals in the urine crystallize. If you have gone through the pain of passing...
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  4. 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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  5. A Gel Manicure Could be Dangerous

    A Gel Manicure Could be Dangerous
    A great manicure can be a lot of fun. In fact, many people find a manicure to be a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Yet, there are many health related concerns that must be addressed when it comes to getting a manicure.
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  6. Broccoli Fights Breast Cancer

    Broccoli Fights Breast Cancer
    One out of every eight women in the U. S. develops breast cancer, making it the second leading cause of cancer for American women. Risk factors for breast cancer include heredity, use of hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills, alcohol use and excessive body weight. New resea...
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  7. Can Seaweed Help in the Treatment of Breast Cancer?

    Can Seaweed Help in the Treatment of Breast Cancer?
    For centuries seaweed has been a staple in the diets of Asian people. Loaded with minerals and vitamins, seaweed appears to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. While it has been touted to help reduce stress, prevent heart disease and enhance thyroid function, it may also help t...
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  8. Warning Signs of Low Hormone Levels

    Warning Signs of Low Hormone Levels
    Hormones play a vital part in controlling how our body operates, from the stress hormone, cortisol, to sleep-inducing melatonin. When our hormones get out of balance it can affect our mood, energy levels, sleep patterns, libido and more. We look at some of the more common hormone imbalances and hi...
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  9. What Causes Low Libido In Men?

    What Causes Low Libido In Men?
    A good sex life is important to both men and women. In fact, a dwindling libido for either can throw a wrench into an otherwise healthy relationship. Although a waning libido is common with age, this problem may stem from more than merely getting older. A reduced sex drive can be ...
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  10. 5 Natural Hangover Remedies

    5 Natural Hangover Remedies
    So you’ve got a hangover, huh? Don’t worry it happens to the best of us, and there is good news as well. Dealing with a hangover shouldn’t be treated as a one-dimensional problem. There are ways to get real relief naturally. By following the steps that we outline here in t...
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