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Exercises to Avoid During Early Pregnancy

Exercising is an easy way to stay in shape, boost your mood and feel great — which is why pregnant women are often more than willing to get their heart pumping in an attempt to keep both themselves and their baby fit and healthy. If you’re experiencing pesky yet common early symptoms of pregnancy like morning […] Read more…

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Side Effects After Egg Retrieval

Life is beautiful. But sometimes, it doesn’t happen as easily as it should. For women experiencing fertility issues, the idea of undergoing countless procedures in an attempt to conceive may seem uncertain, and at times, scary. Fortunately, egg retrieval, which is done during a vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure, is often esteemed as an effective way […] Read more…

best time to exercise morning or evening

Is the Best Time to Exercise Morning or Evening?

Some people would say that nothing beats the feeling of a 7 a.m. run through their local park as they get their body prepared for the upcoming day. And others would tell you there’s no way they’d even roll out of bed before the crack of dawn, let alone lace up their jogging shoes and […] Read more…

how often should you change your pad

How Often Should You Change Your Pad?

Not every female experiences the same menstrual cycle, so throw “normal” out the window once you get to know your body. You know your normal. Some women start their period off with heavy bleeding and others start theirs off with light bleeding. The initially heavy bleeders may end light while the initially light bleeders end […] Read more…

breast cancer awareness health tips

Breast Cancer Awareness Health Tips to Know

If you’re a woman, you know that avoiding breast cancer is particularly important — especially when considering the fact that 1 in 8 women will receive a diagnosis for this disease at some point in their life. Taking the time to get educated about the most important breast cancer awareness health tips is worth the […] Read more…

unusual symptoms of pcos

Unusual Symptoms of PCOS to Know About

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that’s commonly discussed, but very rarely fully understood. Many women know that PCOS is associated with irregular periods and potential fertility complications, but they’re unaware that this condition can manifest in unexpected ways, too, and they don’t know what the unusual symptoms of PCOS to look out for […] Read more…

gender differences in addiction

Gender Differences in Addiction: Women Recover from Addiction Differently Than Men

Guest Post by John Kahal Although it can honestly be called an equal opportunity destroyer, when considering gender differences in addiction and recovery, some unique features are revealed. Just as certain gender-related factors can contribute to substance preferences, how long it took to become addicted and which underlying issues might drive the addiction, distinct gender […] Read more…

plant protein vs animal protein

Plant Protein vs. Animal Protein — What’s the Difference?

In an attempt to foster a healthy diet, you always make sure to include those key nutrients and vitamins into your everyday meals — which means getting enough protein is often at the top of your dietary priority list. But when it comes down to actually getting your daily source of protein, you may have […] Read more…

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Types of Vision Problems Women Should Be Aware of

Have you had an eye exam in the last year? Although women are at a higher risk for contracting various types of vision problems than men, most would tell you that they only see an optometrist when necessary. For those who have 20/20 vision, the thought of maintaining eye health and engaging in regular checkups […] Read more…

twins discovered late in pregnancy

Twins Discovered Late in Pregnancy: How Often Are Twins Missed on Ultrasounds?

It’s hard enough planning for one baby without worrying about whether there will be more. Even if you’re told multiple times that you’re only having one, you might still be convinced you’re having double. Tales of twins discovered late in pregnancy may cause you to wonder, how often are twins missed on ultrasounds, really? The […] Read more…

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