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vegan and vegetarian valentines day dinner

10 Vegetarian Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

Let’s face it: Most restaurants woo Valentine’s Day diners with the promise of a steak dinner, or a lobster feast, or an icy bed of oysters. As a vegetarian, these probably aren’t options for you — in fact, you might be better off whipping up your festive feast at home. As you prepare your meat-free […] Read more…

osteoarthritis in women facts

Osteoarthritis in Women: What You Should Know

Most of us expect a few aches and pains as part of the natural aging process. However, osteoarthritis in women cripples far too many females who still have much life remaining to live. Osteoarthritis refers to the gradual wearing away of the cartilage protecting our joints when they rub against each other. When this cartilage […] Read more…

woman lying down: autoimmune diseases in women

Common Autoimmune Diseases in Women

Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system goes a bit rogue and switches from only attacking microbes to attacking healthy tissue. Women make up 75 percent of all autoimmune disease sufferers, yet medical science hasn’t performed much research to date on why or how these disorders affect women differently. Treating autoimmune diseases more common in […] Read more…

what to know about low blood pressure in women

Low Blood Pressure in Women: What to Know

Most people mistakenly believe that only high blood pressure poses a serious health risk while low blood pressure presents less to no harm. While people typically desire to lower their blood pressure, excessively low blood pressure may indicate an underlying health issue. In rare instances, low blood pressure constitutes a medical emergency. And low blood […] Read more…

causes of copd in females: woman smoking

Causes of COPD in Females

More women die today of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men. Historically, however, medical professionals have failed to identify the causes of COPD in females, and therefore failed to diagnose many female cases of COPD. They mistakenly believed that men smoke more than women, and so they misdiagnosed the disease as something less serious, […] Read more…

Most common fibromyalgia symptoms in females

Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Females

Women’s pain continues to meet with major misunderstandings, even from medical professionals. Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, occurs mainly in females, yet little research exists explaining why fibromyalgia symptoms in females tend to show themselves more predominantly, and how fibromyalgia affects women differently. Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Females While gender bias in medical research persists, […] Read more…

Most Common Female Health Problems: eating disorders in women

Most Common Eating Disorders in Women

Poor body image takes its toll in many ways. A personal view of beauty doesn’t just affect thoughts or mood — it can also change our actions and destroy our self-care practices. In the worst cases, the way people perceive themselves can lead to serious health problems. Eating disorders in women affect body functions, long-term […] Read more…

a few post pregnancy ab workouts

Post-Pregnancy Ab Workouts That Will Change Your Life

You felt muscles you didn’t know you had when you pushed that tiny human out of your body. Now, it’s time to coax those abs out of hiding with a post-pregnancy ab workout. The key to inviting your abs and the rest of your core out to play means working both the underlying and overlying […] Read more…

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