Women’s Health

citric acid

3 Surprising Benefits Citric Acid May Offer You

What You Need To Know About Citric Acid Origin: There two main sources of citric acid: natural and manufactured. Roughly 99% of Manufactured Citric Acid (MCA) comes from a process using Aspergillus niger, or a form of black mold. MCA may contribute to inflammatory reactions. Always check your labels.  Form: Citric acid usually comes as …

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ginger root benefit

3 Healthy Reasons You Will Love Quality Ginger

What You Need To Know About Ginger Root Benefits Origin: Stem of the ginger plant (Zingiber officinale). Often called the “root” it is technically the rhizome, the horizontal stem of the plant.  Form: Wide variety of forms that include: powder, pickled, tea, and juice.  Potential Ginger Health Benefits: Motion Sickness Nausea & Vomiting Anti-inflammatory Side …

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pineapple juice

Why Natural Pineapple Juice Delivers Amazing Health Benefits

What You Need To Know Origin: Juice from the pineapple tree’s fruit.   Form: Mainly liquid, though there are dried forms.  Potential Health Benefits: Digestive Problems Metabolism Weight Loss Detox Women’s health Joint Health Kidney Health Cardiovascular Health Reduce Skin Aging / Acne Bone growth & maintenance High Cholesterol Immunity Boost Reduced risk of toxic metal …

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3 Reasons to Visit First US Spa Berkeley Springs

First US Spa Berkeley Springs Twenty-five years ago, Tim and Nancy started out married life with a honeymoon in the first US Spa Berkeley Springs, WV. It was an easy decision for a young couple just starting off and watching every penny. Berkeley Springs was an easy drive from Ohio (and many other states), inexpensive …

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U.S. Women’s Health Lagging

U.S. Women’s Health Lagging | Managed Care magazine

U.S. Women’s Health Lagging A recent Commonwealth survey of women’s health showed  U.S. women’s health lagging countries with similar economies. Particularly noticeable is the exceptionally high incidence of chronic diseases among U.S. women compared with other nations. Understanding that U.S. women have access to he same medical treatment and pharmaceuticals as women in all these countries, perhaps …

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yoga popularity

Here’s How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are | Time

Yoga Popularity There may no better sign of the shift in consumer healthcare than yoga popularity. The number of Americans who have practiced yoga continues to rise and so does the money they put into lessons and equipment. Yoga and meditation have not reached all parts of American society equally, but that will continue to …

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Diet has bigger impact on emotional well-being in women than in men

Diet Affects Mental Health More In Women It is really no surprise that diet affects mental health. However, we have never given much thought that diet impacts mental health more in women. Women may need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at …

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Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain For those who are pregnant or may become pregnant, proper acupuncture relieves pregnancy pain. There is a methodology for selecting which acupuncture points in which combination can benefit a patient. This new study from New Zealand does a nice job highlighting the clinical efficacy. Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective …

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Gua sha therapy may offer some relief in perimenopause | Reuters

Gua Sha May Help Perimenopause Though not widely known in the West, Gua Sha has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries and gua sha may help with perimenopause. As we continue to appreciate the complexities of health and the intricate connections to Lifestyle and other determinants, adding in lower-risk therapies like gua sha …

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Menopause can be unsettling. These habits can help smooth the transition

Preparing For Menopause As a Society it is perhaps time that the US stop leaving the conversation of menopause to comedians. It is a natural (and healthy) progression for women, not just “hot flashes” and “mood swings”. Ancient medical systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine have treated menopause not as an illness or a condition to …

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