For literally thousands of years, people living along the Mediterranean coast have consumed diets rich in plant-based foods without giving them much thought. Over the last decade, though, countless studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet has the potential to protect us against the development of heart disease, certain cancers, particular neurological problems, diabetes, and obesity. According to a recent study, Australian researchers now believe that a Mediterranean diet can also help with hot flashes.
From the time they are little girls gleefully clipping barrettes into pig tails, hair is a major part of most women’s daily grooming routine, their appearance, and often, their general self confidence. So panic, embarrassment and anxiety is a natural reaction when a woman starts to find that she is losing clumps of her hair, which is far more common than you may have realized. While countless products, services and sources of support target the 30 million American men who …Read more
When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of course it is not good for us. One of the biggest problems is that stressors are not always obvious. Women can have a number of hidden stressors that can threaten their well-being.
Job loss, a death …Read more
Menopause can be a scary and confusing time with all of the changes that happen to your body because of fluctuation hormones. While you may be embarrassed to talk to your health care professional about awkward questions that you many have about your body during menopause, it is essential that you talk about your questions and concerns in order to make the transition through menopause as pleasant as possible.
Before we address some of the most …Read more