Diabetes and menopause, a double challenge

1. What is diabetes?Diabetes mellitus includes several related problems due to which the body cannot balance the amount of sugar (specifically glucose) in the blood. Blood glucose provides the necessary energy for the body to deal with the daily … [Read more...]

Water retention – symptom of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

1. OverviewWater retention also known as edema is a condition that results when liquid (water) infiltration manifest in body tissues from blood plasma. Under normal conditions, the liquid is drained from the tissues by the lymphatic system that is … [Read more...]

Cravings and healthy eating in pregnancy

OverviewFemale body suffers drastic hormonal changes during pregnancy. Many of these trigger symptoms such as fever or unusual food cravings for foods high in fat.Can be difficult to resist these cravings and often pregnant women consume not only … [Read more...]

5 Ways Of How To Treat The Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

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Every month, with a week before the menstruation a lot of women suffer of certain physical and psychological changes like: headaches, breast tenderness and swelling, acne appearance, bloating, irritability, mood swings and even transitory depression. … [Read more...]

Birth control- intrauterine device (IUD)

OverviewThe intrauterine device (IUD) or coil is a small plastic and / or metal device, which is T-shaped, placed into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUD is a reversible method of birth control.Contents1. Overview 2. What types of IUDs are … [Read more...]

Warning:Solarium and skin cancer

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Solarium and skin cancer: What you choose is...what you get! Women have always had a strange sense of following beauty trends, even though this might have assumed making a few sacrifices: high heeled shoes that ‘kill' our legs and backs after one day … [Read more...]

Varicose and spider veins – latest treatment

As we can consider that from now on the days will only get warmer and warmer we should also consider putting away our winter clothes and moving on to something lighter. A lot of women love wearing shorts and skirts as they feel more comfortable than … [Read more...]

Diseases that cause bone loss

1. OverviewBone loss refers to the rapid deterioration of used bone tissue before being produced new bone tissue. Bones have a high content of mineral deposits and are composed of calcium.Calcium and other materials inside the bones are broken … [Read more...]

5 ways on how to prevent pregnancy stretch marks

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Even though the pregnancy period has its wonders and beauty, not all things are pink for the future mother as we might believe. The process of gaining weight in a short period of time, and after delivering the baby loosing weight faster than ever, … [Read more...]

Baking soda (Sodium bicarbonate) for beauty and health

1. OverviewSodium bicarbonate has been used many years ago for cleaning and whitening teeth or treating some stomach problems. Currently, this substance has many uses and can be used both for aesthetic purposes and for maintaining good … [Read more...]