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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…

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…

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.…

PMS Or PMDD? How To Tell

PMS — premenstrual syndrome — is something that at least 75 percent of women know about from personal experience. But how do you know if what you are experiencing is normal PMS or the more severe PMDD? The symptoms of PMS…

Considering a Hysterectomy? Read These 10 Facts First

Knowing what a hysterectomy could mean for your future emotional and physical health (and whether you need a hysterectomy at all) is essential before undergoing the procedure. Up to 600,000 women undergo a hysterectomy (the surgical removal of the uterus…

Fibroids and Low Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is affected by many factors — and one of them is having uterine fibroids. Fibroids cause more than just pain — they can also have a negative impact on a woman’s quality of life. Lower self-esteem, negative body image, anxieties and…

5 Ways Your Period Can Affect Your Hair and Skin

Your hair and skin health can be affected by your period.  Hormone fluctuations can affect hair and skin  Have you ever noticed that your period affects more than just your mood each month? Do you find yourself wondering at the…

What Is Causing Your Abnormal Periods?

Periods can vary Occasionally, a woman’s menstrual cycle will be heavier or lighter than usual. When this happens, you should look at your health, diet, and other changes in your life and body. These may help determine what might be…

Top 10 Foods That Can Help Improve Your Mood

Improve your mood – with healthy food! If you’ve ever smiled blissfully when offered a bite of delectable chocolate or a nice and crispy french fry, then you know that food  can make you happy. Your favorite food may give…

Taking Iron Supplements for Anemia Caused by Fibroids? Use Them Safely.

Iron supplements can be an important part of a healthy diet for some people (for example, those with anemia). These supplements, which can be taken as capsules, tablets, or liquids, restore iron to the body, correcting low iron levels and…