Women’s Health

Candida Overgrowth Is This Your Issue?

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Candida Overgrowth Is This Your Issue?

Candida Overgrowth: What is it? All humans are colonized by various forms of candida.  The “20 species of candida yeasts” include Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, Candida krusei, Candida lusitaniae, Candida tropicalis (second most abundant), and Candida albicans (most abundant and most significant.  Usually, the body keeps everything balanced, but if the immune system is compromised, candida can become pathogenic and cause various uncomfortable symptoms.  Therefore, people with immuno-deficient diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome and psoriasis...

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

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Obesity Linked to Half-A-Million Cancer Cases Worldwide

In 2012, about half a million cases of cancer around the world were attributed to excess body weight, which extrapolates to 3.6% of all new adult cases. The weight-related cancer burden was highest in developed countries; 63.8% of these obesity-related cancers occurred in North America and Europe. The figures come from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), and were published in the Lancet Oncology. The IACR team, led by Melinda Arnold, PhD, points out that approximately one-quarter of...

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Women’s weight loss and bone loss

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Women’s weight loss and bone loss

Dairy products may help premenopausal women maintain bone health when they’re dieting, suggests a study from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Weight loss is often accompanied by bone loss, unfortunately. In the study, 90 overweight or obese women, age 19 to 45, went on calorie-restricted diets and exercised daily (aerobic workouts and strength training) for 16 weeks. One-third ate a high-dairy diet, one-third medium-dairy diet, one-third low-dairy. All 3 groups lost an average of 10...

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For Women Only: How Confused Are YOU?

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For Women Only: How Confused Are YOU?

It is often necessary to make a decision on the basis of knowledge sufficient for action but insufficient to satisfy the intellect.-Immanuel Kant- The area of women’s health is highly controversial. We’re told that premenstrual syndrome and hypoglycemia are all in our heads, that there’s no way to prevent osteoporosis except by taking estrogen, and that menopausal symptoms are as inevitable as death and taxes. During my years in practice I have seen hundreds of women eliminate premenstrual syndrome, arthritic...

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Hair Loss in Woman

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Hair Loss in Woman

More Reversible than you realize Is your hair thinning or falling out? Hair loss can make you feel alone as well as upset about your appearance. Burt there’s 2 things you should know: *       You’re not alone. Up to 40% of hair loss sufferers in the United States are women, according to the American Hair Loss Association.    *       One of the most common causes of hair loss in women – thyroid imbalance – which can be reversed. Is your...

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