Results for women's health

Childbirth Choices Matter: Why an Elective C-section May Not Be the Best Decision for Mom or Baby


Originally published on www.focusforhealth.org

It may be shocking to learn that thirty percent of American babies are born via Cesarean delivery (CD). This statistic doesn’t mean that one-third of all pregnant women are having complications that lead them to require an emergency cesarean. Many women are opting to have an elective CD

Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca

This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2016 
Originally published on JeffreyDachMD.com

Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca

Herbal Research Update for Women's Health

What's New in Women's Health?
Originally published in The Natural Path Newsletter

What does nature have to offer that’s new for women? Quite a lot! 

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Highly-Fit Women 90% Less Likely to Develop Dementia Later

As we age, it can be tempting to “take it easy” on ourselves physically, and even let our fitness slide. A new long-term study on dementia has highlighted the importance of staying as fit as possible, for as long as possible, to ensure not just a healthy body, but also a healthy mind.

Hops Herb Fights Breast Cancer and Menopause Symptoms

Originally published on Heal Naturally.

Nature works in mysterious ways. This is surely the case of the Hops herb (Humulus lupulus) when it comes to breast cancer and menopause symptoms.

How Pomegranate Protects and Extends Menopausal Women's Lives

Modern women at midlife have many options when it comes to dealing with those nasty menopausal symptoms like mood swings, depression, bone loss, and fluctuating estrogen levels.  But their most surprising source of natural relief may come from an ancient food:  the juicy pomegranate.

Rethink Pink and Screening Mammography

Rethink Pink and Screening Mammography

Republished with permission from JeffreyDachMD.com

Rethink Pink and Screening Mammography

“Mammography screening for breast cancer has significant drawbacks, and expected survival benefits have not materialized." --Dr Laura Esserman.

What’s Going on with Perimenopause?

What's Going on with Perimenopause?

Peri-menopause can be a stressful time of life, but certain practices can help keep symptoms manageable.

Menopause is, in our cultural vocabulary, described as the symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats.  But menopause is actually the cessation of your menstrual cycle. You know it’s ceased when you haven’t had a cycle for a year. Peri-menopause is a period that extends for a long time before menopause.  

Women's Sexual Freedom and Enjoyment is Being Hijacked: 30 Million Women Want To Know Why

30 million women in the United States are suffering from chronic pelvic pain.  Which means that 30 million women are suffering from debilitating and embarrassing symptoms such as urine leaking, painful sex, weak or non-existent orgasms and pelvic organ prolapse. (1-3) This is the silent female health epidemic that no one is talking about