Why anemia is more prevalent in women than men

“Anaemia” is a Greek word meaning a state of deficiency of blood. World over, anemia is more prevalent in women as compared to men.20 per cent of women suffer from anaemia as compared to 2 per cent men. Causes for anemia in women are multiple. It is not only the poor women but the affluent…

The science behind cravings of a pregnant woman

Finding new taste turn-ons (and turnoffs!) every day? Here’s what causes pregnancy food aversions as well as food cravings during pregnancy, and what you can do about them. What are food cravings during pregnancy? The sudden urge for a particular (and particularly unusual) dish. Almost all expectant mothers (and some fathers) experience cravings during pregnancy….

The shocking truth about female hair loss

When you talk about genetic hair loss most people think about the most common form of hair loss: male-pattern baldness. This is the type of hair loss that is passed on genetically to offspring from their mothers. Most often the recipients of this type of hair loss are men, but sometimes the gene can result…

Know about the early symptoms of menopause

When a woman experiences menopause before the age of 40 it is termed perimenopause or early menopause. Early menopause symptoms are the same as those of normal menopause. Early menopause symptoms manifest themselves in the form of brittle bones, mood changes, heart disease and other problems. Early menopause symptoms are seen more in women who…

How pre-existing health conditions impact pregnancy?

One of the most important things for a woman to ensure while she is pregnant is that she remains healthy throughout the the nine-month period. This is because anything that affects the mother will affect the baby in her womb. With that into consideration, women should be aware that any pre-existing condition they might have…

7 tips for women’s fitness

Would you like to be a fit woman? Or would like to be effective? Here are 7 great tips on how to become an effective fitness woman: 1. Get a program that will best suit you. Every fitness woman is different. You may have surgical history where a program may not be suited for you….

The wonders of soy for women!

This nutritional powerhouse called Soy has stayed under wraps for too long. Apart from being the only vegetable protein with all amino acids essential for our health and well being, the humble soybean has many other virtues including an excellent foundation for fast, safe weight loss program. According to Dr David Heber in “The LA…

Today’s Superwomen-Balancing work and home life

While a number of women are opting to work from home nowadays, it is a challenge to pull it off because, household commitments are generally given priority over work deadlines. Try the following to manage both home and work without compromising on either. Designate a specific area: It could be your study, a corner of…

Home Remedies For Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

• Diet plays a very important role either in aggravating or subsiding PMS problems. Eat complex carbohydrates such as whole grain breads, pasta and cereals, fiber and protein. Cut down on your sugar and fat intake. • Start avoiding salt for the last few days before your period start as it would reduce bloating and…

Causes and Cures of Stretch Marks

Inevitably, no matter how beautiful your skin may be today, you will develop stretch marks. Although painless, stretch marks are both unsightly and a potential source of embarrassment. Your skin is made up of 3 layers. The outer layer is known as the epidermis and its main purpose is to prevent foreign agents from invading…

Side effects of birth control pills

Research and studies have been made on the effectiveness and reported risks of using birth control products, with results as varied as the number of the said products being sold today. These products actually deserve that much attention most especially since there is now about 100 million women worldwide who currently use birth control pills….

Menopause.. Discover how To control the Symptoms

While menopause is a normal change in life that all women experience, the symptoms can be extremely bothersome. Some women are bombarded with these uncomfortable symptoms, and search out ways to help control them. Here we will discuss menopause and how to help control its symptoms. Hot flashes are one of the most common symptoms…