It can be hard to find the time and motivation to fit in regular workouts, but 17 percent of women say they’ve skipped workouts because of a perhaps lesser-known reason -- their breasts.[i] Breasts were actually the fourth greatest barrier to physical activity uncovered by researchers in a study published in the Journal o … Read More
By Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA, CPRS
It all started about a year after we got married. During our first year of marriage, like most couples, our focus was on starting a family, which meant we did our best to make that happen. So far, so good.
But after almost a year of trying without success, we began to wonder if something … Read More
The following is an excerpt from The Calcium Lie II by Dr. Robert Thompson (available in all bookstores but FREE to you today). This is easily one of the most important and beneficial health books you can read, correcting some widespread (and dangerous) misinformation even most conventional doctors are unaware of, and gu … Read More
Endometriosis occurs when the tissue lining your uterus (the endometrium) grows in other areas of your body, such as your ovaries, bowel or tissue lining your pelvis. The endometrial tissue thickens, breaks down and bleeds with a woman’s menstrual cycle, and this occurs whether it is in your uterus or outside of it. En … Read More
It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of women will have an ovarian cyst at some point during their lives. These small, fluid-filled sacs are most often formed during the menstrual cycle (known as “functional cysts”). In many cases these cysts may go away on their own in a matter of weeks and months, and you may not even k … Read More
Uterine fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Fortunately, uterine fibroids are most always benign (non-cancerous), and in some women they cause no symptoms at all. In others, however, the fibroids may be symptomatic, and when they cause symptoms, they tend to be very uncomfortable and even unb … Read More
Uterine fibroids (or leiomyoma) are non-cancerous tumors that grow in and around a woman’s uterus beginning in her childbearing years. Nearly 70% of Caucasian women and up to 80% of darker skinned women will develop a fibroid of some size by the age of 50. Darker skinned women are more likely to experience s … Read More
Research suggests that memory problems occur more often in men than in women, but that doesn’t mean women are immune to memory loss. From pregnancy to menopause, women experience unique challenges to their memories throughout life. … Read More
Nearly three-quarters of U.S. women say they try to live a healthy lifestyle by eating right, taking supplements, exercising regularly and engaging in other proactive habits to promote better health.[i] Yet, even health-savvy women may be inadvertently doing themselves harm by engaging in these common health mistakes. … Read More
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The first step toward getting healthy is knowing where your biggest risks lie. Below we’ve highlighted the top 10 causes of death in women, so you can, first, get informed and, second, take steps to lower your risks. The best news of all? Many of these top causes of death are preventable …
Top 10 Ca … Read More