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A new study shows young girls with higher body mass index, above the 85th percentile, tend to be starting puberty earlier. But, what does this mean for the health of your child?
If you feel sleep deprived, you’re not alone.
Menopause drug released by the FDA in the new treatment of menopause symptoms
A drug used in the treatment of depression is now approved for women suffering symptoms of menopause. But, there are some serious possible side effects.
She is attractive, slim and fit; the picture of good health. That’s what you see when you look at Nancie Kalin. But, like many women of a certain age who worried about their weight (Yes, you know who I’m talking about), she is struggling with the last, stubborn 15 pounds.
In the heads of millions of Americans, they sit silently and can burst without warning. Brain aneurysms rupture in about 30 thousand people every year, killing or disabling many.
(NewsUSA) - Cold winter months often result in summertime births. July, August and September are the most common birthday months according to the 2010 National Vital Statistics Reports. Between 50 and 55 percent of American women experience varicose veins during pregnancy.
(NAPSI)—Sleep is a wonderful thing, but for many people, getting that sleep can prove elusive. Tried-and-true tips include keeping a regular schedule, getting enough daily exercise and creating a relaxing bedtime routine, but a new approach to sleeping soundly suggests that the right blanket can be instrumental in getting plenty of zzzz’s.
Let's talk: women opening up about menopause find community and empowerment
(ARA) - Most women remember having "the talk" with their mother. In that crucial time just before puberty, moms provide guidance and wisdom about the changes our bodies go through. But later in life, women experience another important time of change - menopause - and many approach it without the comfort and connection that comes from talking to other women about what they are experiencing.
(ARA) - Characterized as a generation who led the sexual revolution in the sixties, many baby boomer women are reluctant to talk with their partners or healthcare professionals about the conditions they're experiencing as a result of menopause, including vaginal atrophy (a-truh-fee). Why are they suffering in silence? And why has this discussion remained taboo even though it is shared by women everywhere? There is some basic information women should be aware of and an option that is available to help women relieve their postmenopausal vaginal symptoms.
(NAPSI)After a long, cold winter, most women look forward to the warm days of summer and enjoying some fun in the sun. But if youre among the approximately 75 percent of postmenopausal women who suffer from the symptoms of hot flashes,1 then the added heat of summertime may be too much of a good thing, leaving you desperate to find relief.
(ARA) - As women enter their 40s and 50s, it's inevitable. Menopause will begin. And so will the hot flashes.
(NAPSI)—If youre a woman in your 40s or 50s beginning to experience symptoms associated with menopause, you may have some questions. Up to 40 percent of women suffer from the symptoms of hot flashes associated with menopause.1 The severity of hot flashes may vary from woman to woman. For some, hot flashes greatly impact daily activities while for others, theyre barely bothersome.1 So how do you determine the right course of action for managing your hot flashes? Dr. William Koltun, Medical Director for the Medical Center for Clinical Research offers up some facts to help you understand your changing body.
(NAPSI)—From a very young age, we are taught to “follow the doctor’s orders.” Doctors can help guide us to the best way to take care of ourselves. But a recent survey suggests that many people may be ignoring this age-old advice.
When all systems in your body are working well and you're feeling great, you tend to take your health for granted. However, taking your health for granted may cost you if you are not proactive about maintaining wellness. Your health should be considered an invaluable asset that makes a difference in every aspect of your life, from your work to the activities you enjoy to your self-esteem. When taking your good health for granted, you might not think that one tiny gland could throw off all of those things, but it really can.
(ARA) - Summer weather may bring warmer, humid air, but millions of Americans still experience discomfort associated with dry eye syndrome. Dry eye is a condition where tears lack sufficient moisture and lubrication, which is necessary to maintain good eye health and clear vision. Tears not only wash away dust, but also soothe the eyes, provide oxygen and nutrients to the cornea and help defend against eye infections by removing bacteria.