Birth control and fertility fertility health women's health

Until you’re ready to have a baby, birth control is essential. And, on average, young girls begin having sex in the early teen years and often wait to have babies till their 40s. So, that’s almost 25 years of needing “protection” from what nature intended…...

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The Key to Feeling Well Rested Isn’t Just The Amount Of Time You Sleep health

A dark night is good for your health

Today most people do not get enough sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called insufficient sleep an epidemic. While we are finally paying attention to the importance of sleep, the need for dark is still mostly ignored.

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Your Endometrium & how it relates to your fertility fertility health women's health

The endometrium is the lining of the uterus where an embryo will implant and grow… eventually turning into the placenta to support life. It’s mostly made of mucosal tissue. The endometrium is thickened by signaling of progesterone from the ovaries, along with the rise of estrogen...

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That stubborn weight and how it affects your fertility… dieting health nutrition women's health

Your body weight is an indicator of your health – and is affected by so much more than your caloric intake and exercise. The women I see in my office are generally the ones that have been on so many different diets and exercise regularly. Yet, they are still heavier than they would like to...

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What not to do when you have the flu gut health health men's health women's health

Here are the Top 3 things you SHOULDN’T do if you have the flu… and the three things you can do instead


Antibiotics kill your gut microbiome:
 
When you take antibiotics for an infection, they not only fight against that bacteria, but they also kill ALL the good bacteria in your...

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Do you clench your pelvis? fertility health women's health

Have you ever clenched your jaw? Or felt your shoulders be tight? Similarly, lots of women clench their pelvic muscles. This clenching and restriction of the muscles often make it difficult to conceive. Why? Because clenching or tightness of muscles decreases blood flow. And...

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What Occurs Inside Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar dieting gut health health

Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Neuroscience Doctoral Candidate Penn State College of Medicine

 

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally...

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NSAIDs may be affecting your fertility fertility health women's health

Are you one of the thousands of women who regularly have to take over the counter pain medications to help you through your cycle? On average, 84% of women report menstrual pain and about 50% report having pain with every cycle. With this type of prevalence, the use of Non-Steroidal...

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Don’t gain weight this holiday season- no dieting necessary brain health dieting gut health health nutrition

Food cravings are abound:  here are some tips so that you don’t have to gain weight over the holidays…

 

Do you ever wonder why so many people have food cravings? Doesn’t it seem like more and more, people are addicted to sugar? Some to carbs? And yet, a...

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Feeling sick? Here’s when you should — and shouldn’t — exercise through it exercise health

If your symptoms are above the neck, you’ll still be able to manage a lighter-than-normal workout.

 

Health Check: can I exercise while getting over a bug?

 

As we move into winter, the cold mornings, dark evenings and rain tend to bring out the best excuses to miss a session...

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Reversing Ovarian Age: Is it possible? fertility health women's health

Low Level Laser Therapy for Infertility Treatment

Low Level Laser Therapy is widely used for anti-aging treatments today. This clinically proven method has been around in the anti-aging services for over three decades now. The way, in which these light works is by mimicking how the cells...

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Some new interviews you’re going to want to hear… fertility health women's health

On Jan 1st, I was featured in Fertility Fridays, with an interview about Post-Pill Detox and Fertility in all the different stages…

 

You can check it out here: http://www.fertilityfriday.com/draumatma/

 

And, one of my mentors was just interviewed For Women’s...

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