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Can Yoni Steaming Cure Fibroids? Here’s What You Really Need to Know

By Katherine Muniz / Comments Off on Can Yoni Steaming Cure Fibroids? Here’s What You Really Need to Know

Yoni steaming, or vaginal steaming, is an ancient self-care practice that’s come back into trend, thanks to celebrity advocates. As an alternative health treatment, “steaming” is used by homeopathic practitioners to treat everything from period discomfort to infertility. Some experts claim that steaming can alleviate (even cure) gynecological conditions such as fibroids and endometriosis. So…

20 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

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This year, take a break from the lofty, unreasonable, and unachievable New Year’s Resolutions of years past. Start by focusing on one small intentional habit, and commit to practicing it all year long. Here are 20 mini health resolutions to consider in being kinder to yourself and your health. Make yourself a priority with daily…

Inspired Holiday Gift Ideas for Fibroid Sufferers

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During this season of giving, think about the women in your life. Are any of them coping with chronic pain? By age 50, 70-80 percent of women develop fibroids, a condition that’s treatable but painful to deal with. The side effects of fibroids include severe menstrual cramps, heavy bleeding, an irregular menstrual cycle, pelvic pressure,…

Is Your Doctor Listening to You? 

By Katherine Muniz / Comments Off on Is Your Doctor Listening to You? 

Two things you’ll never experience during a visit to VIVA EVE is not being heard or listened to. Our patients’ concerns are what drive the conversation behind their treatment, and these methods allow our team to gather insight and help women make informed decisions about their bodies. Our model is different, and research confirms it.…

Have Acid Reflux and Fibroids? The Two May Be Connected

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Have Acid Reflux and Fibroids? The Two May Be Connected

Acid reflux may be caused by large uterine fibroids. Acid reflux and fibroids There are many things that may cause the discomfort of acid reflux. But if you have fibroids, you should be aware of the reflux connection. Acid is produced by the stomach to break down the food that passes into it. Acid reflux generally…

A natural remedy for menstrual pain that is proven to work: Omega 3s

Menstrual Pain Relief May Be Found In Omega-3s

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Menstrual Pain Relief May Be Found In Omega-3s

If you are looking for a natural way to control your menstrual pain, you may want to consider supplements containing the polyunsaturated fatty acid omega-3 instead. Menstrual cramping and omega-3s Many women experience significant pain and cramping during their periods. It is especially true for women who suffer from symptoms of uterine fibroids. Usually, the…

Emotions and Health: How the Mind/Body Connection Works  

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Emotions and Health: How the Mind/Body Connection Works  

Emotions can affect your health – and health can have an effect on your emotions. Emotional health and feelings Emotional health allows people to recognize, understand, and successfully handle their feelings. It gives people the ability to navigate the normal stresses and challenges of life in a way that is healthy and productive. As a…

Hair Relaxers Linked to Fibroids? The Answer May Be Yes

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Hair Relaxers Linked to Fibroids? The Answer May Be Yes

Hair relaxers may be linked to fibroids. If you were considering stopping the use of relaxers to improve the health of your hair, there might be good cause to avoid them for your body’s health, too. Hair relaxers and uterine fibroids While uterine fibroids are very common among all women, they are particularly common among African-American…

Lack of Emotional Support For Women Suffering From Fibroids

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Lack of Emotional Support For Women Suffering From Fibroids

Emotional support for uterine fibroid sufferers may be hard to come by, a study shows.  Fibroids can produce emotional as well as physical symptoms Uterine fibroids affect a large percentage of women who are older than 45, especially African American women.  Fibroids symptoms — pain, excessive bleeding, bloating, painful intercourse — can be uncomfortable and…

Did You Know That Yeast Infections Can Be Caused By Diabetes? Here Is What You Need To Know  

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Did You Know That Yeast Infections Can Be Caused By Diabetes? Here Is What You Need To Know  

Have you ever suffered from a vaginal yeast infection? If so, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these itchy, uncomfortable infections afflict 75 percent of women at some point in their lives. But, did you know that diabetes, especially uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes, can be an…