When Am I Most Likely to Get Pregnant?
The female body is an interesting thing. While some women have no problem conceiving a child, many women try to get pregnant for years without any luck. When it comes to conceiving, women are more fertile some days than others depending on whether or not they are ovulating. Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or […]
5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
In the United States alone, one in every four women will die of heart disease. That’s why it’s so important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and see your doctor regularly to reduce your risk of heart disease and heart disease-related issues. Not sure where to start? These five easy tips will lower your risk of […]
Do I Need to Have a Period Each Month?
In the past, a skipped period was a sign of pregnancy or menopause. However, thanks to the development of oral contraceptives, women can take control of their menstrual cycles and choose to avoid that time of the month. While most women menstruate 13 times each year, oral contraceptives have been approved to extend the length […]
5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season
The holidays are one of the most exciting times of the year. But between parties every weekend, lack of sleep, not-so-healthy foods, and increased stress from finding those perfects gifts for your loved ones, the holidays can take a toll on your body, making it difficult to stay healthy. Fortunately, there are things you can […]
Breast-Feeding Tips for New Moms
There are countless reasons to breastfeed your child, but nursing can be a challenge for many women. New mothers are often unsure of where to even begin this process and what they can do to keep themselves and their child as healthy as possible. Here is a look at just a few breastfeeding tips for […]
How to Ease Menstrual Pain
If you’re one of the nearly 60 percent of women who have to deal with menstrual cramps, we understand how frustrating it can be to deal with the debilitating pain every month. Fortunately, there are lots of ways you can reduce menstrual pain and not dread that time of the month. 4 Easy Ways to […]
5 Foods That Fight Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or fragile due to loss of bone density. Though it normally occurs in older women, osteoporosis can happen at any age. Having a small frame, a family history of the disease and a lack of exercise can place women at a higher risk of getting […]
Can My Period Cause Migraines?
If you suffer from migraines, you know how debilitating the headaches can be—especially when you can’t pinpoint what causes your symptoms. It turns out your menstrual cycle may be guilty of triggering migraine headaches. Fortunately, however, this is an issue that can be treated. If you’re struggling with migraines month after month, learn what you […]