Posts Tagged ‘woman’s health’

Surprising strategies to save your heart

The statistics are shocking but real: according to the American Heart Association, 43 million American women are affected by heart disease, and it is the leading cause of death among women. For too long, women have taken the “bikini approach” to their health, worrying about cancers of the breast and pelvic area. Yet heart disease…

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Self-care strategies for busy moms

Being a mom is one of life’s most rewarding roles and it also comes with unique challenges. Whether you work or stay home, your schedule is likely to be over-booked, you probably have very little time for yourself, and my guess is that you’ve become adept at multitasking. All of which means that you know…

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A Woman’s Guide to Optimum Health

Finally, a quick and totally up-to-date wellness resource exclusively for women, written by one of Canada’s leading authorities on women’s health. All of your most pressing wellness concerns are covered in this handy guide, along with great tips for maintaining overall physical and financial wellness. Learn about the foundations for good health (nutrition, exercise, sleep,…

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Estrogen Overload

Hormones are the chemical messengers of the body’s endocrine system. They work together in harmony to regulate many body processes, from body temperature and blood pressure to governing sexual desire and fertility. Having proper hormonal balance is something that we often don’t think about yet it is essential for good health. For women, one of…

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Cranberry for Urinary Tract Health

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the second most common infection that affects women, and the second leading cause of lost work days. Men can also get UTIs. Those with an enlarged prostate, diabetes, or cancer and those under stress are at increased risk. The symptoms—urinary burning, frequency, urgency and pain—are unpleasant and the typical treatment…

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