women’s health

LED Light Therapy

LED light therapy is receiving loads of attention these days.  Retailers are now promoting travel-sized lamps, full-size lights, pens, and other handheld devices that all come with a promise of providing several health benefits.   If you aren’t familiar with LED light therapy, LED stands for light-emitting diodes. Light-emitting diodes are semiconductor light sources with flowing…
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Connect as a Couple Through Finding Fun

Did you know that partners who do things together form a much closer connection through their shared experiences as compared to couples who don’t? Time invested in shared experiences or fun hobbies helps a partnership stay strong and resilient, even during the rough patches. Finding common activities that bring fun into a relationship can help…
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Masking Menstrual Symptoms is a Bad Idea!

For a young girl, the transition from adolescence into young adulthood can be challenging. The physical indication that she’s made it through the first rite of passage is seen with the onset of her menstrual cycle, somewhere around the 12-year mark. This hormonal shift allows her brain to mature under the influence of estrogen and…
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Attention Ladies: It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Bra!

Although not accepted as being socially appropriate, abandoning your bra wherever and whenever possible might actually be beneficial for your health. Even more importantly, it could reduce your risk of breast cancer dramatically. For the past 30 years, researchers have been investigating the possible link between breast cancer and bras. Before you take comfort in…
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Surprising Risks of Oral Contraceptives

Since the 1960s, many women have used birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The concept seems to be pretty ideal at its core: by preventing the ovaries from releasing an egg, there cannot be fertilization. But as you might expect, messing with the way mother nature has designed a woman’s body to work will…
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Self-Care Hacks for Busy Moms

Taking care of the family can be a huge job. Between planning and preparing meals, moms are also responsible for an almost infinite number of other roles including nurse, nanny, chauffeur, therapist, disciplinarian, teacher, and so on. As any parent knows, this can be incredibly rewarding but completely exhausting. So how do you find the…
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Women Need Female Friendships!

Human beings need connection, and that’s a reality most people won’t dispute. But technology, time, and work-life balance woes contribute to the breaking down of our personal and professional lives. This breakdown contributes greatly to regular anxiety, feelings of aloneness, and other mental wellness issues. Of course, this affects our health and our overall quality…
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Alternative Solutions for Menstrual Cramps

Have you tried everything and still feel defeated by monthly menstrual cramps? Well, there’s hope for you, so keep reading for some of our favorite alternatives to consider. You’ve probably heard of acupuncture, but have you heard of acupoint therapy? Both are based on ancient Chinese medicine, and taps into the body’s life force energy…
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Breast Cancer Protection

As the leading cause of cancer in women, breast cancer awareness has become a national movement. October is the only time of the year you will find grown men wearing pink T-shirts or pink bands proclaiming “I Love Breasts” around their wrists. Countless numbers of individuals and non-profit organizations, including the well-known Susan G. Komen…
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