Women's Health

  • The Girls' Best Friend

    It’s October and we have all been fortunate enough to know at least one amazing woman who has helped us along our life’s journey. That means it’s time to contemplate all the unique and wonderful qualities of these women we love, and who have enriched our lives.

    Balancing your hormones naturally addresses the root cause of monthly symptoms while significantly reducing breast-cancer risk.
    By Lauri Heap, MD
  • The Long Term Risks of TSD: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

    Individuals with TSD seek medical help for the symptoms that decrease their sense of wellness in the present, but TSD’s silent effects may have an even more devastating impact on their future health. We all try to do things that are heart healthy—and for good reason. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in both men and women.

    Laurie Heap, MD
  • Women's Wellness With the Natural Nurse

    UTI Symptoms

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs)—many people are unfortunate enough to understand the symptoms personally, since they have all experienced it themselves!
    By Ellen Kamhi PHD, RN, AHN-BC
  • The Chameleon That Steals Your Health

    What does decreased ability to concentrate, ringing in the ears, hair loss, acid reflux, infertility, chest pain, acne, bad breath, frequent colds, joint aches, brittle fingernails, migraines, and allergies have in common? The thyroid gland! Small but mighty, the thyroid gland is sometimes described as the natural power plant of the body because it sets the rate of our metabolism.

    By Laurie Heap, MD
  • Hormone Control

    When the dark hairs began sprouting on her chin and her libido plummeted, Sherrill Sellman of Tulsa, Oklahoma, suspected changes inside her body. When she started kicking off sweat-drenched sheets every night and rocketing out of bed because of predawn anxiety attacks, she resigned herself to the inevitable: Perimenopause had set in.

    Drug-free remedies to help you ease into menopause.
    By Vicky Uhland
  • Keeping Baby Natural

    Do you remember when your mom or grandmother urged you to smother your newborn baby in scented lotions or oils to get that baby fresh smell? Although that “fresh baby” smell may have made grandma feel good, what did those lotions or oils do to your baby?

    Keep our baby clean and smelling great with natural products and common sense.
    By Jenn Benson
  • Are You at Risk For Autoimmune Disease?

    As amazing as our bodies are, we cannot completely withstand the constant assault posed by unhealthy diet, stress, and exposure to environmental toxins. Rising from modern lifestyles, these factors contribute to several of America’s serious health epidemics—and autoimmune disease is rising to the top of the list.

    Current perspectives consider a much wider segment of the population at risk.
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD
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  • Menopause Makeover

     

    Don't let menopaucec catch you off-guard! Prevent and relieve disruptive symptoms with these all-natural tips.
    By Margaret VanEchaute
  • The Do's and Don'ts of Mineral Make-ups

    When it comes to mineral make-ups, "Mineral" doesn't always equal natural.
  • Have Better Sex

    You know sex is a vital part of lifeit can relax you, release a flood of feel-good hormones, and make you feel connected to another person like few other pursuits can. Studies have found that sex produces less stress and better moods, and can even help prolong your life.

    Seven natural ways to boost libido, heighten enjoyment, and improve the overall health of your sex life.
    by Kate Hanley