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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…

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…

Exercising On Your Period

Should You Exercise Right Before and During Your Period?

Exercise alleviates PMS. Your monthly visitor can really get you down. Between irritability, exhaustion, nausea, and pain, you probably feel like minimizing your activity level and vegging out with your favorite cravings (potato chips or chocolate, anyone?). However, research actually…

Suggestions for lowering your fibroid risk

Why Are Fibroids Common Among African American Women?

About 60 percent of African American women suffer from fibroids by the time they are 35. 80 percent suffer from fibroids by the time they are 50. African American women and fibroids – no clear cause While the prevalence of…

Looking for a new doctor on the internet

Looking For A New Doctor? Use First Hand Recommendations – From the Internet

How do you know you are choosing the right doctor? Choosing the right doctor If you’re looking for a new doctor, where do you go for advice? For most women, other women are a key source of recommendation and advice,…

Is the “Tampon Tax” a Burden on Women?

Have you ever thought about how much you pay for feminine hygiene products like tampons and sanitary pads? And have you ever thought about how much less you would pay over your lifetime if you did not have to pay…

18 (Non Junk) PMS-Friendly Foods

Do you need a list of healthy PMS-friendly foods—that is, food that can help quiet your premenstrual symptoms? Most women have “that time of month” when PMS symptoms make going about their regular day more difficult. From headaches to moodiness…

Fibroids and exercise

Losing More Than Weight: How Regular Exercise Can Control the Symptoms of Fibroids

Did you know exercise can help relieve fibroid symptoms? Uterine fibroids are a surprisingly common occurrence among women of childbearing age.  And, they can bring an array of symptoms that include everything from cramps to pain during sex to heavy menstrual…

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Can Improve Your Sex Life

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Can Improve Your Sex Life

If you have fibroids, uterine fibroid embolization may improve your sex life. Studies show that sex is very important to a woman’s quality of life. In fact, sexual satisfaction is one of the indicators of overall satisfaction in both short…