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Menopause and Perimenopause: Symptoms, Treatments and More

Menopause and Perimenopause: Symptoms, Treatments and More

During their lifetime, women experience many important physiological changes. Perhaps the best example of this is menopause, and its lesser-known companion perimenopause. Although most have heard of these conditions, many do not know what perimenopause and menopause are. Read on to learn about the basics of each condition and how a change in perception…

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PMS Diet: 10 Foods That Help Fight PMS Symptoms

PMS Diet: 10 Foods That Help Fight PMS Symptoms

Premenstrual syndrome, more often referred to as PMS, is an exceptionally common condition. It is estimated that 80 percent of women will experience PMS during their life. Fortunately, it may be possible for many women to ease or even resolve their premenstrual difficulties by making appropriate dietary changes. But before learning how to effectively…

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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

It is estimated that nearly 80 percent of women experience PMS. Despite its exceptionally common occurrence, most know very little about it. Women who already have PMS and those who are at risk of developing it can benefit from acquiring a better understanding of this common and often frustrating condition. Read on to learn about the basics of PMS,…

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8 Common Symptoms of PCOS

Common Symptoms of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a condition affecting about 10 percent of women. Sadly, the notable prevalence is only just one problem of PCOS. Perhaps an even greater issue is that fact that approximately half of those with PCOS are unaware of it. Resolving PCOS requires improved general awareness of PCOS and greater individual ability to identify…

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About PCOS

What Every Woman Needs to Know About PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, sometimes called Stein-Leventhal Syndrome or PCOS, is a female-specific condition that may cause serious health problems and various cosmetic issues. An approximated 10% of women experience PCOS, making it one of the most common endocrine disorders among females. PCOS is the current leading cause of infertility among women….

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What to Eat (and Avoid) During Pregnancy for Optimal Health

Pregnancy Diet: What to Eat (and Avoid) During Pregnancy for Optimal Health

When it comes to overall wellness, few factors are as influential as diet. During pregnancy, diet becomes even more important because a healthy pregnancy requires that the body be supplied with an appropriate balance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. It is essential that pregnant women, or those who plan to become pregnant soon, adhere to…

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11 Common Myths About Pregnancy—And The Truth

11 Common Myths About Pregnancy—And The Truth

We have all heard our fair share of medical myths and rumors such as “you can’t go swimming for an hour after eating” or “chewing gum takes seven years to digest.” For the most part, these tall tales are harmless. However, superstition and misinformation surrounding topics such as pregnancy can have serious real-world consequences. Read on…

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8 Ways To Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

8 Ways To Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

In the family planning process, there are many factors to consider, with perhaps the most obvious being pregnancy and getting your body ready. In family planning, pregnancy is far more than the 40-week gestation period that precedes childbirth. Even though pregnancy and childbirth are entirely possible without actively preparing for them, taking the…

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A Unique Approach to Women’s Health Optimization

A Unique Approach to Women’s Health Optimization

The most important thing to understand about women’s health is that each woman is unique. Optimizing women’s health involves a broader view of women as complex beings. The following 5 aspects of health are key in recognizing a holistic approach to women’s health. Energy As medical practitioners, fatigue is a primary concern for our patients….

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7 Easy Ways to Remember to Take Your Supplements

7 Easy Ways to Remember to Take Your Supplements

Many Americans, up to 76 percent according to some reports, include supplements as part of their daily health regimen. However, research also shows that over 80 percent of those who take supplements or medications occasionally mistime or forget to take them! This is troublesome because, to get the most benefit from a supplement, they must be taken consistently…

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Your Top Supplement Questions, Answered

Your Top Supplement Questions, Answered

We recently sat down and asked Sharyn Reinhold, a Clinical Nutritionist, to answer a few common supplement questions. Find out what she had to say about supplement regulation, the need for nutritional supplements, quality and more! Q: What is the difference between nutritional supplements and prescription medications? A: According to the FDA, it defines…

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5 Groups Who Really Can Benefit from Nutritional Supplements

5 Groups Who Really Can Benefit from Nutritional Supplements

Supplements have become an important part of individual wellness. This is illustrated by the fact that upwards of 70% of Americans use dietary supplements regularly. Some would argue that such supplementation is unnecessary and has a minimal influence on wellness. In actuality, most people benefit from some form of daily supplementation. Read on to…

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