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  • Skincare On The Go: Six Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy While Traveling

    Skincare On The Go: Six Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy While Traveling

    Our busy lives and travel plans can sometimes get in the way of our daily skincare routine. Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and serves to protect you in many ways; therefore, it is in our interest to take care of it.Here are six essential tips to care for your skin when you’re on the go:1. Hydration: Drinking water throughout the day is one of the best steps you can take to keep ...

  • Exercising While Pregnant: What’s Safe And What You Should Avoid

    Exercising While Pregnant: What’s Safe And What You Should Avoid

    Two common questions first-time expectant mothers often ask are, “Is exercising safe during pregnancy?” and “Should I be exercising while pregnant?” The short answer is yes. Women who exercise in pregnancy tend to have less weight gain, easier labors and better recovery. They also decrease their risk for high blood pressure and diabetes during pregnancy.There are some things to keep in ...

  • Got Oily Skin? Learn What Causes It And How To Avoid It

    Got Oily Skin? Learn What Causes It And How To Avoid It

    Oily skin is a dreaded yet common skin complaint. The number and activity of sebaceous glands in the skin, which are the oil producing glands, is largely genetic. An excess secretion of sebum, or oil, can lead to shiny skin, enlarged pore size, clogged pores and acne.Factors that may increase or decrease the presence of oily skin:• Excess androgen hormones (sex hormones), in particular ...

  • Have You Been Screened? March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Have You Been Screened? March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    When was the last time you were screened for colon cancer? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the U.S. If you have a family history of colon cancer, you are two to three times more likely to develop colon cancer in your lifetime.Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include:• A change ...

  • Does Menopause Keep You Awake At Night?

    Does Menopause Keep You Awake At Night?

    Hormones affect your mood and sleep, especially as you age. In fact, about 61 percent of women who are past menopause (the one-year anniversary of your last period) and almost 80 percent of women who are in perimenopause (when your body starts to transition toward menopause) report sleep problems. Why? Because your ovaries are slowing down their production of the sleep-promoting hormone ...

  • Heart Disease In Women: Are You At Risk?

    Heart Disease In Women: Are You At Risk?

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in four female deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute!While heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, there are some key differences between genders.Heart attack symptoms for womenWhile some women have no symptoms, others experience angina (dull, ...

  • How Healthy Eating Prevents Disease

    How Healthy Eating Prevents Disease

    Healthy eating can help lower your risk of certain medical conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and various types of cancers.Eat More Plant Foods. Plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds provide vitamins, minerals and other plant compounds that have cancer-protective effects. They also provide fiber, which protects against ...

  • Spare Your Feet This Winter! Keep Your Feet And Toes Warm And Toasty With These Tips

    Spare Your Feet This Winter! Keep Your Feet And Toes Warm And Toasty With These Tips

    Brrr... It’s cold outside! Sandals are out this season and boots and wool socks are all the rage. With the winter season in full swing, our feet tend to face some unique challenges when it comes to foot care. Here are some helpful tips to keep your feet and toes warm and comfortable this winter.1. Wool or any warm socks: Wool can absorb a high amount of moisture, even more than ...

  • Prevent Frostbite With These Tips

    Prevent Frostbite With These Tips

    With the arrival of winter, so, too, comes the risk of developing frostbite. Frostbite occurs when your body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures, causing the loss of feeling and color in affected areas. Frostbite can result in serious and sometimes permanent bodily injury. Severe cases of frostbite can lead to amputation of the affected area.Signs and symptoms of frostbite ...

  • Do You Suffer From Pelvic Floor Disorders?

    Do You Suffer From Pelvic Floor Disorders?

    Pelvic floor disorders are common problems facing women, and many do not seek medical help. These disorders can result from a variety of medical conditions as well as normal changes associated with childbirth and aging.Pelvic floor disorders may cause sexual dysfunction, vaginal pain or discomfort, fecal/urinary incontinence and abdominal discomfort. Many women experience significant ...

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