Women's Health

Address the unique health issues women face.

  1. Top 5 Women’s Health Concerns

    Top 5 Women’s Health Concerns
    Women’s health concerns may be slightly different from men’s as they have to deal not only with the threat of breast and cervical cancer but also are more likely to suffer from depression. Scientific research has made some giant steps in helping us understand and deal with the cause of many d...
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  2. Stroke Risk in Women Dramatically Cut With Regular Walking

    Stroke Risk in Women Dramatically Cut With Regular Walking
    Women in their fifties may be concerned about the risk of strokes yet many do not feel that a “gym” lifestyle is for them. The good news is that in a long-term study by the Harvard School of Public Health, it was found that walking came out on top for slashing the risk of strokes in women by up to 6...
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  3. Understanding the Relationship between Perimenopause and Acne

    Understanding the Relationship between Perimenopause and Acne
    Menopause is the result of declining sex hormones manufactured by female ovaries.  It marks the end of menstruation in women.  The term "perimenopause" refers to the transitional stage in a woman's life leading up to menopause.  Typically lasting from two to ten years, women in perimenopause experience a variety of symptoms, the most common being hot flashes, headache, irritability, mood...
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  4. The Multivitamin-Mood Connection

    The Multivitamin-Mood Connection
    We’ve all heard the saying "you are what you eat", but a recent study shows that diet does more than just affect our long-term body weight and energy levels - what we eat also controls our moods. Scientists now believe diet can even provide natural remedies for depression. Study into Vitamins as Natural Remedies for Depression In order to control...
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  5. Is Your Job Killing You?

    Is Your Job Killing You?
    When people say "my job will be the death of me," they may be closer to the truth than they think. The effects of stress in the workplace account for over half of all work-related claims since sufferers are frequently sick.   If the causes of stress in the workplace are not addressed, research shows it can lead to an...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Vitamins for Menopause Offer Safe Alternatives To Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Vitamins for Menopause Offer Safe Alternatives To Hormone Replacement Therapy
    Millions of women experience hot flashes, night sweats, fatigue, vaginal dryness, irritability and insomnia when they are menopausal. In many cases the symptoms are so severe that they ask their doctors for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) which can have serious side effects including an increased risk for cancer. Recent studies have confirmed using vitamins for menopausal symptoms as a safe...
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  9. Should Women Keep Their Ovaries When They Have Hysterectomies?

    Should Women Keep Their Ovaries When They Have Hysterectomies?
    More than 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States each year. By age 60, one in three women will have had a hysterectomy to remove all or part of the womb and the surgery may also involve extraction of the ovaries. In recent years there has been much debate regarding what percentage of hysterectomies are medically necessary and also...
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  10. Black Cohosh Provides Safe, Natural Relief for Hot Flashes

    Black Cohosh Provides Safe, Natural Relief for Hot Flashes
    Several recent studies have confirmed that black cohosh provides safe, natural relief for menopausal symptoms including hot flashes and night sweats. Approximately 75% of menopausal women suffer hot flashes and for many the symptoms are so severe that they significantly impact quality of life.     A single hot flash can last anywhere from one to five minutes and some...
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