Category Archive: Physical Health

A Nutritional Guide For Women Dealing With Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PCOD)

More and more women today are being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PSOD). Originally known as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, the condition is characterised by an increased level of male… Continue reading

Do You Have a Hormone Imbalance?

Feeling bloated, irritable, or just not your best? A hormone imbalance could be to blame. Hormones are chemical “messengers” that impact the way your cells and organs function. It’s normal for your levels… Continue reading

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight

Can belly fat be a problem even for people who aren’t overweight? New research says yes, excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people considered normal weight.… Continue reading

FAQ: Parabens and Breast Cancer

A new study has found that chemicals called parabens can spur the growth of certain types of breast cancer cells. And they appear to be able to do this even in tiny amounts.… Continue reading

Exercise Before Pregnancy Reduces Risk Of Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic girdle pain is common in pregnant women and is associated with disability, depression, reduced quality of life and higher prevalence of sick leave – both during and after pregnancy. New research suggests… Continue reading

12 Basic Yoga Poses

Poses to Know No matter the style of yoga you choose — hatha, vinyasa, or hot yoga — nearly all of them include a few key moves. To stay safe, your best bet… Continue reading

Healthy Foods That Become Dangerous

Any food can harm your health when it is consumed in excess. It is just a matter of understanding how much you can eat or how much your body needs. Your body requires… Continue reading

Secrets Of Healthy Eating And Portion Control

Eat Less Just two problem foods — solid fats and added sugars — count for about 800 of our daily calories. That’s almost half the calories an average woman should have in a… Continue reading

Mediterranean-Style Diet May Protect Against Brain Aging

Adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet could protect against brain shrinkage that commonly occurs with aging, finds a new study published in the journal Neurology. Following a Mediterranean-style diet may protect against brain shrinkage,… Continue reading

What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cysts

We never give importance to our body parts unless we realise their functions. Ovaries are a great example of such ignorance. We do not bother to pay attention to our ovaries unless it… Continue reading