Women’s Health

Health Benefits of Ginger

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger Ginger works in so many dishes and drinks. This wonder herb also has a history of supporting health, from alleviating nausea to menstrual cramps. In the kitchen, we’ve long used ginger—in anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian- and Asian-inspired dishes—as a flavor-agent. But in addition to being …

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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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Put women’s nutrition on the workplace menu – Personnel Today

Workplace Menu Can Promote Women’s Health Many workplace menus still focus on satisfying hunger. There is a real opportunity to promote health and well-being throughout the workforce with better menu choices. In fact, the workforce menu can promote women’s health in particular in so many ways. Women can experience specific health-related vulnerabilities and, as such, …

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Fast Food Hurts Pregnancy Chances, Increases Infertility, Study Says

Fast Food Hurts Pregnancy Chances While fast food is convenient, we increasingly understand it is not always that nutritious. In fact, a new study has found fast food hurts pregnancy chances. It is incredibly difficult to maintain a healthy, holistic lifestyle in these modern times. That is is more challenging when we do not have …

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Life Changes Lifestyle– Ayurvedic Supplements for Menopause: Do They Work?

Life Changes Lifestyle Many women contemplate that phase of Life when they undergo “The Change”. Menopause is natural, if inconvenient and sometimes unpleasant. As with many conditions, how we choose to address menopause matters greatly. Quite simply, life changes lifestyle. What we did at age 10 is different from age 20 and is different from …

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Acupressure App May Ease Menstrual Pain, Try These Home Remedies Too!

Acupressure Eases Menstrual Pain Acupuncture points have long been used to help with menstrual pain. Acupressure eases menstrual pain as well but finding the points on the body in order to apply pressure has been a challenge. Now a new app, AKUD, helps women learn to locate the points. The clinical evidence is promising. The …

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