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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

By Katherine Muniz / Comments Off on 20 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

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

By Katherine Muniz / Comments Off on Inspired Holiday Gift Ideas for Fibroid Sufferers

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,…

Fibroid Myths Debunked

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Fibroid Myths Debunked

Last week I sat in a restaurant with a group of girlfriends. We shared food, laughter, some good gossip, and some great wine. As I looked around, I realized that we were also likely to share something else: uterine fibroids. Of the ten women sitting at the table, there was a good chance that seven…

To Reduce Your Risk of Uterine Fibroids — Sit Less

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on To Reduce Your Risk of Uterine Fibroids — Sit Less

Studies indicate to reduce your risk of uterine fibroid — sit less and move more. Sitting for many hours a day is commonplace in today’s society. As an example, one study found that adults on average spend about 7 hours of their waking time sitting.1 While this may not be surprising, considering the number of desk jobs…

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…

Food Intolerances and Fibroids: Is There a Connection?

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on Food Intolerances and Fibroids: Is There a Connection?

Food intolerances can be more than annoyances, as they cause digestive issues, rashes, headaches and fatigue. They can actually worsen the symptoms of uterine fibroids and contribute to painful menstrual cycles. Here are a few of the most common food intolerances and what you may need to avoid in order to feel your best. Foods Containing Histamines…

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…

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…

PMS Or PMDD? How To Tell

By Olga Chernin / Comments Off on 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 Our monthly menstrual cycles can come with some seriously uncomfortable symptoms. If you have a…