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Here are ten things you can do to help live longer, live better, and live happier!
By far, the most prevalent sleep problem for women is lack of sleep or sleep deprivation, which may prevent many women from performing and feeling their best.
The following experiences are almost universal – yet they catch many of us off guard. If you have been judging yourself as a success or a failure at this mommy stuff based on what you had imagined motherhood would be like, read on.
Women do not often talk about it, but it is the most common reason they see their health care providers. Vaginal infections account for more than ten million office visits each year. Did you know that some vaginal infections can lead to more serious health complications?
Cramps aren’t the only problem women suffer in their monthly cycles. For many, premenstrual syndrome -PMS- can be just as bothersome. The time at which these symptoms occur is very important because it’s what allows doctors to track their cyclic nature and make a diagnosis.
Folic acid is one of the B vitamins. Folic acid is found in oranges, grapefruits, lemons, dark green leafy vegetables, beans, peas, and lentils. You also can get folic acid by eating cereals, breads and other grain products that have folic acid added to them. These products are called enriched or fortified. Look at the food label to find the amount of folic acid in the food.
A century ago, babies who couldn’t be breast-fed usually didn’t survive. Today, although breast-feeding is still the best nourishment for infants, infant formula is a close enough second that babies not only survive but thrive.
An aphrodisiac is a food, drink, drug, scent, or device that, promoters claim, can arouse or increase sexual desire, or libido. A broader definition includes products that improve sexual performance. Named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexual love and beauty, the list of supposed sexual stimulants includes anchovies and adrenaline, licorice and lard, scallops and Spanish fly, and hundreds of other items.
Along with having your mom’s brown eyes, musical talent or dimples, you may also have inherited an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Luckily, there is a test to find out…
If a woman stops smoking, no matter how long or how much she has smoked, her risk of heart disease rapidly declines. Even if a woman has had a heart attack, she will benefit from quitting. A woman’s risk of having a second heart attack is cut by 50 percent or more after she stops smoking. The only safe and healthful course is not to smoke at all.