Women’s Health

prevent breast cancer

Nine Tips That Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Cancer is a very serious disease and it affects millions of people. Breast cancer is one type and it does affect a small percentage of men, as well as a much larger percentage of women. Here are nine tips that women (and men in some cases) can apply to reduce their risk of contracting breast […]

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understanding bulimia

Understanding Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa (bulimia) is an eating disorder, similar in some ways to anorexia in reasoning. However, there are crucial differences. A bulimic person can easily consume 3000-5000 calories in a one hour binge session. If you have bulimia you will binge eat, and then purge yourself, hoping not to keep any of the food down. […]

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understanding anorexia

Understanding Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa (anorexia) is a serious eating disorder with three major elements: A highly distorted body image. Stubbornly refusing to maintain a healthy weight range. An overwhelming phobia of gaining even the smallest amount of weight. People who suffer from anorexia eat as little food as possible and try to starve the weight off. One […]

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eating disorders causes

Factors That Cause Eating Disorders

There are numerous factors that can contribute to having an eating disorder, and they vary from person to person. You can inherit the gene from your parents, for example; if one or both of them have or had an eating disorder in the past, it is more likely that you will have one as well. […]

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women migraines

Causes of Migraines in Women

Migraines are more common in people between the ages of 15 and 55 and 75% of migraine sufferers are women. Around 30 million Americans suffer from migraines, some more frequently and with greater intensity than others. Here are some of the causes of women’s migraines. Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle are a major migraine […]

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depression and thyroid disorders

Depression and Thyroid Disorders

Your thyroid gland creates and regulates various hormones which can affect your weight, mood and energy levels and can also be a cause of depression. There are different thyroid conditions and it is possible to misdiagnose depression as a thyroid disorder if you are not careful. If the thyroid creates too much hormone, the gland […]

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pregnancy stages

Understanding The Different Stages Of Pregnancy

There are three stages of pregnancy a woman goes through before finally giving birth. The total time a woman is pregnant is about 40 weeks. Obviously the exact number of days will vary from one woman to the next because of all the variables. The first trimester. (Weeks 1-12). In this time, her body undergoes […]

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louis kraml news

Knee Replacement Surgery Helps Women

It may be unknown to many, but knee surgery actually improves lives, according to the fellows from the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware. Women burdened with sprains, dislocations, fractures and other knee injuries, as well as those with serious conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis shouldn’t refuse to avail proper treatment. […]

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prevent aging

Treatments To Prevent Aging

From the moment you are born, there is one guarantee… you will start to age, day by day, year by year. This is a process that can’t be stopped, but the good news is that there are ways to slow down the signs of physical or mental aging, if that interests you. Millions of people […]

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