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Women’s Health

Menopause Foods: What To Eat And What To Avoid

Tank up on calcium-rich foods (RDI: 1,200 mg/day), soy products, fresh fruits and veggies to cope with hot flashes and compensate for the declining estrogen levels. Consume vit D-rich foods like fatty fish, eggs, and fortified milk daily (30 ng/mL) to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke. Cut down on caffeine; spicy, white, and refined foods. Ban the booze!

6 Signs Your PMS Is Something More Serious

It is true that majority of women tend to experience mood swings and temper tantrums a few days before their period starts. But many symptoms that are usually associated with PMS could actually turn out to be something much worse. Many women battle for years with what they assume is[.....]

Weight-Loss Tips For Women Over 40

Maintaining the ideal weight becomes difficult due to the body’s reducing metabolism with age. The excess weight also consequently makes you susceptible to different diseases. Incorporate these few tips every day to help lose those extra pounds and keep you healthy.

Tips To Avoid Gaining Weight During Your Menstrual Cycle

Before ovulation, high estrogen levels decrease appetite. After ovulation, it is vice-versa. Low estrogen contributes to PMS – more ghrelin (hunger) and cortisol (stress). Record your moods and cravings through your cycle. Tap into your emotions and vent them out. Know when you're genuinely hungry. Avoid stamina-reducing foods (gluten, dairy, sugar) and test for food allergies.

21 Weird Things Men Don’t Know About The Female Body

Gentlemen, you might think you have figured the ladies, but there are some surprising things you didn’t know. Women can be confusing for men sometimes, and guess what? Their body is also very confusing. Confused? Keep reading.   Fact #1 Fact #2 Fact #3 Fact #4 Fact #5 Fact #6 Fact[.....]

9 Essential Tips On Sexual Health Every Couple Needs To Know

Most people find it embarrassing or plain silly to discuss sexual issues with their partners and even their physicians. These unanswered queries lead to assumptions that can lead to whole lot of health and mental problems. It time to get these niggling topics out of the closet and put the myths in their rightful place.[.....]

Effects Of Uninvolved Parenting On Kids

Uninvolved or neglectful parenting is detrimental to a child’s emotional growth and wellbeing. Studies have shown children of neglectful parenting grow up to be social recluses, do not do well in school, fall victims to bullying and substance abuse, and are more susceptible to mental ailments like depression when they grow up. Neglectful parents do more harm to the child’s growth than abusive parents. The right intervention at the right time can steer parents towards positive parenting.

10 Emmenagogues To Help You Regularize Your Periods

Missing your periods when you are not pregnant can be a major cause for concern. You can miss your periods for a variety of reasons such as stress, excessive exercise, quick loss of weight, dehydration, and certain disorders that affect your reproductive system. You should visit a doctor if you[.....]

5 Causes Of Itchy Armpits

An underarm itch may stem from a rash or ingrown hair caused by incorrect shaving techniques. Although rare, but it could also be a potential indicator of hormonal changes during pregnancy or underlying health conditions such as cancer or hyperhidrosis. Other common causes include lack of hygiene, use of antiperspirants immediately after shaving.

9 Reasons For Cramps In Calves

Calf muscle cramps are the sudden spasms, or tightening, of the calf muscles, causing pain, which usually last for a few seconds to several minutes. They often happen when you are just about to fall asleep, or about to wake up. The reasons may range from issues as trivial as dehydration[.....]

7 Things About Anxiety That Aren't Always True

There are myths about anxiety and stress we tell ourselves to get past those constant feelings of anxiousness, worry and stress. Things That Aren’t Always True The 7 myths are Everyone worries. Feeling anxious all the time is just a part of life. Once I get past this challenge/problem, I[.....]

Hormonal Imbalance: Signs And Symptoms

How would you know if you have a hormone imbalance? Most of the women I see already have an inkling that something is out of balance by the symptoms that they are experiencing Symptoms Of Hormonal Imbalance Hair loss Acne Irregular periods Night sweats Hot flashes Infertility Heavy periods Painful[.....]

Give Your Skin A Quick Detox With Dry Brushing

The body expels 1/3 of the body’s toxins through skin. Use a natural-bristle dry brush on your skin before taking a shower. It exfoliates and detoxes the skin, enhances immunity, improves blood circulation, and reduces cellulite. Starting from the soles of your feet, with a consistent circular movement, gently brush your way up to your legs, hips, chest, arms, armpits, back, and neck.

Give Your Skin A Quick Detox With Dry Brushing

The body expels 1/3 of the body’s toxins through skin. Use a natural-bristle dry brush on your skin before taking a shower. It exfoliates and detoxes the skin, enhances immunity, improves blood circulation, and reduces cellulite. Starting from the soles of your feet, with a consistent circular movement, gently brush your way up to your legs, hips, chest, arms, armpits, back, and neck.

Why Does Your Baby Wake Up Often?

There have been a few times during parenting, when you were frustrated because your baby woke-up at least 5 times at night. Now that the issue is known, let us get started on the reasons why your baby wakes-up often during the night. What Wakes Babies Up? There are countless reasons[.....]