Tag Archives: women health
Friday February 3, 2017 was National Wear Red Day, an event aimed at raising awareness of the number one cause of death for American women: heart disease. Join Bel Marra Health and Go Red For Women by educating yourself on… Read More
Women under the age of 25 who have undergone surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are still at risk for a recurrent ACL tear. The study included over 500 male and female athletes who underwent surgery for… Read More
A new study has found that breast milk directly from the breast is better for newborns. It was found that babies fed pumped breast milk had higher incidences of ear infections. At the same time, newborns that receive breast milk… Read More
You sweat, you’re irritable, you’re anxious, and your body seems to hurt all over… What could be going on that makes you feel so horrible? Well, if you’re a female, the culprit is hormonal changes, more commonly referred to as… Read More
A new study has found that women’s risk of asthma increases with obesity. Almost nine percent of Americans have asthma. Normal-weight individuals have a seven percent incidence of asthma, compared to eight percent rates among those who are overweight. Among… Read More
Women who suffer from pelvic pain due to endometriosis may need help with their mental health. A new study suggests, endometriosis and psychological health are connected.
Endometriosis is a disorder that impacts the tissue lining the inside of the uterus,… Read More
Latest findings suggest that women have better protection and are better defended against the flu compared to men. Estrogen is found to help ward of the flu virus which may explain why men experience the flu worse than women. Furthermore,… Read More
Postmenopausal women with periodontal disease are at a higher risk to develop breast cancer according to latest findings. Additionally, a history of smoking increased the risk of experiencing periodontal disease.
Periodontal disease is associated with heart disease, stroke and diabetes;… Read More
Recent research suggests that a diet rich in soy protein and isoflavones can protect menopausal women from developing osteoporosis. The findings were presented at the Society of Endocrinology conference.
Osteoporosis commonly affects aging women and leads to fragile and brittle… Read More
Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that affects the knee joint. It can result in pain, swelling and stiffness. Knee osteoarthritis can make daily tasks, such as walking and climbing stairs, quite difficult. However, a new… Read More
In the realm of sex it seems matters which affect men are more commonly talked about. For example, it’s men who have the little blue pill for sexual dysfunction, and nothing for women. But don’t worry ladies an option for… Read More
Need energy to get through your day? Women everywhere can relate, whether they’re working long hours at the office or taking care of the kids at home on the domestic front – or both! Life is complicated, challenging and, well,… Read More