Healthy Living

While the focus of this particular women’s health blog is female reproductive and sexual health, anyone can use a tip or two on general healthy living now and again! So this archive has all of our broader-scope posts on healthy living tips for women and girls. Enjoy!

how to relieve uti pain at night for women

How to Relieve UTI Pain at Night

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can cause considerable misery. They can keep you awake and running to the bathroom all night long, leaving many wondering how to relieve UTI pain at night specifically. UTIs also make daily tasks like reporting to work difficult. Even if you manage to make it to the office, UTIs can negatively […] Read more…

why is my face breaking out all of a sudden anyway

Why Is My Face Breaking out All of a Sudden?

Acne affects a lot of people — in fact, it’s the eighth most common disease worldwide. One myth is that acne is caused by not washing your face, but there are a lot of reasons you might be experiencing a sudden breakout. People who scrub and exfoliate each day can still get pimples. “But why is […] Read more…

so how important is hydration in the summer

How Important Is Hydration in the Summer?

How Important Is Hydration in the Summer? The winter months just seem to drag on and on. It can be hard to remember what blue skies and warm temperatures feel like, but summer is finally here — and with it, the sun. Whether you want to go outside for a family picnic, an afternoon hike […] Read more…

how does heat stroke affect the brain and what are the risks

How Does Heat Stroke Affect the Brain?

I may owe my life to the Colorado River. As an East Coast chick, I naively prepared for a 10-mile hike into the Grand Canyon the way I would for a walk through a forest back home. Do you know about the dangers of heat stroke? I didn’t. The experience left me wondering: How does […] Read more…

the benefits of strength training for seniors and building muscle after menopause

Building Muscle After Menopause: Benefits of Strength Training for Seniors

Many people linger under the mistaken belief your golden years should be a time of rest, relaxation and exercise no more vigorous than a round of golf using a cart. But keeping moving at any age provides enormous health benefits. The benefits of strength training for seniors include increased independence and healthier bones, to name […] Read more…

is fresh air good for a cold or bad for it

Is Fresh Air Good for a Cold?

Nearly everyone remembers their parents scolding them as children for venturing outdoors in cooler temperatures with hair still wet from the shower or without a heavy enough coat. Is it true that cold air makes people feel sicker, or does getting out in the fresh air actually reduce symptoms? Some science indicates we should be […] Read more…

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