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Estrogen – The Double-Edged Sword

  Estrogen is one of the most important hormones for women as it regulates our menstrual cycle and reproductive system. But it can also become the enemy in hormone receptive breast cancer. What you need to know about estrogen and its role during your life.  ...

New Facts About Preventative Screenings for Breast and Cervical Cancer

 Breast cancer affects one in eight women. Over 250,000 new cases are discovered and over 40,000 women die from breast cancer every year. Women between the age of 50 and 70 are at the highest risk. The key to survival is early detection as smaller tumors are the most...

Breast Cancer and Your Sexual Health

 A breast cancer diagnosis brings a lot of changes to a woman’s life; some temporary, and some permanent. But on top of your physical changes, emotional fatigue, and side-effects from treatment, many women also experience changes in their sex life from lack of desire,...

Understanding The Complexity of Breast Cancer

 Breast Cancer is a very complex disease. There’s invasive and non-invasive. Hormone receptive and triple negative. Medullary, mucinous, papillary, tubular, cribriform, lobular. In situ, metastatic…If you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, you may care more about...

Help Prevent Common Women’s Health Issues

 Five Simple Steps to Help Prevent Common Women’s Health Issues It seems as if every day a new miracle treatment arrives on the market that can help women live longer, lose weight, or have less wrinkles. So much information and so little time to wade through it...

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

How Women Can Feel Their Best This September There’s nothing better than a way to make you feel like a strong and empowered woman. This September, there’s a whole day dedicated to just that! Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day with your ladies by taking...

Don’t Go Enough?

You May Have Chronic Constipation Almost everyone experiences occasional constipation at some point in their life, especially women. Change in diet or routine can make us constipated but, if you have trouble going for several weeks or more or go less than three times...

Get a Grip On Your Stress

  10 Tips for Managing Stress   With today’s hectic lifestyles, it’s easy to get stressed out. Sometimes you might feel like it’s never ending with work, the kids, or whatever else gets thrown at you. Before you get stressed out about your stress, here are...

Are you Stressed Out?

  That stress could make you sick…   Are you stressed out a lot? Believe it or not, stress can make you sick. Stress comes in many forms. It can be short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic). Acute stress from everyday events like a work presentation or a job...

How Well Are You Sleeping?

  The Wrong Pillow and Mattress Can Affect Your Quality of Sleep Everyone knows the importance of a good night’s sleep, but it’s more than just getting eight hours of shuteye each night. There are several determining factors in quality sleep, and many things you can...

Pulling Your Hair Out?

  There might be a reason you wouldn’t think of which is…? Hair loss. While it’s common in men, it’s also a problem in women. For both sexes, hair loss can occur as part of the aging process, chemotherapy, poor nutrition, thyroid issues or other medical problems,...

What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

  Cervical cancer used to be the #1 cancer-related death for women in the 1950s. While the survival rate has increased dramatically since then, it’s still a serious disease. Over 300,000 women worldwide die from cervical cancer every year, according...

4 Treatments That Changed Women’s Health in 2018

A lot happened in 2018. New studies, treatments, laws, discoveries and breakthroughs. Women’s health is constantly changing and evolving. Every day scientists move closer to discovering new treatments to benefit and improve women’s lives. “The...

Stars Are Just Like Us—They Get Stressed

  The holidays are magical, but they can also be manic. Parties, plays, gifts, traveling and lots of extra family time can leave us feeling drained. (It’s okay, we can say that.) We look forward to this season all year long, but if we’re...

5 Things You Didn’t Expect After You Were Expecting

 Cravings, backaches, a big belly and sore breasts—you expect most of these things when you’re pregnant. Vaginal bleeding, little sleep, and mesh underwear—you expect most of these things after giving birth. But what were you not expecting?When you’re...

Do You Believe These 5 Bladder Myths?

We all eat, sleep and go to the bathroom. And, many of us (women especially), leak urine. There, we said it. But before you navigate away from this blog, let us explain: You are not alone. One in three women suffer from unwanted, unplanned and...

How to Support Someone Experiencing a Miscarriage

An estimated 15-20% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage, which means 19 million women around the world have experienced a miscarriage. How you feel about your miscarriage matters. Whether you were devastated or relieved, heartbroken or happy—it is your...

The Key to Finding Your Fitness Flow

  Ladies, fitness is more than running a marathon, going to cross-fit or doing the splits.  Fitness is part of our overall health and wellness. It’s a combination of balance, variety, kindness and being consistent. Sometimes we take fitness too...

5 Things to Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  Cramps. Headaches. Bloating. Acne. Nausea. All signs point to a menstrual cycle. Sounds super fun, right?  Take these symptoms, multiply them by 20, and add in a heap of other side effects. What do you get? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Ten...

Why Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Are Best

We have instant access to an endless amount of information and constant connection to other people. With that, comes access to support, love, friendship and positivity. But, sometimes, this instant access brings unwanted and unfounded opinions, comments and advice....

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Getting Older

  During the 1500-1800s, the average person lived to be 30-40. Today, the average person lives to be 78-80. But even though our life expectancy has doubled, we are still fearful of aging and “getting old.” We fear that aging will only...

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