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Overworked, Overextended, Overwhelmed – How to Manage Holiday Stress

You’re late for work, the kids missed the bus, and now you’re yelling at the dog because he ate your favorite pair of shoes. Your heart’s racing, you feel like crying and screaming. You are about to call in sick because you have last-minute gifts to buy and your...

How Diabetes Affects Estrogen and Progesterone

  Estrogen and Progesterone are the primary female hormones produced by the ovaries needed for optimal reproductive and sexual health. They’re also important in controlling blood sugar and how your body reacts to insulin. Women with diabetes need to pay extra...

Insulin Resistance and the Hormone Connection

 Is a Hormone Imbalance Increasing Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?Diabetes and insulin resistance affect over 30 million Americans. Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90-95% of all diabetes cases can usually be prevented (or at least controlled) through proper diet,...

Don’t Make Me Laugh or I Might Pee

    35 million women in the US suffer from urinary incontinence most of whom experience stress or mixed incontinence. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is the accidental urine leakage during extraneous action or movement. The risk of having incontinence...

The Fundamentals of Creating a Successful Skin Care Routine

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.” – Coco Chanel Creating the “correct” skin care routine is overwhelming – there are so many different serums, creams, ointments, and masks to choose. Not to mention...

Life After Breast Cancer

You’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, developed a treatment plan with your doctor (which may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or hormone therapy), and started treatment.Your prognosis is good for a full recovery but it’s not over when the treatment...

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...

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