Archives for Women's Health

Foods That Suppress Hunger

by Kimberly Hays August 10th, 2017 | Health Observance, Women's Health
We are all trying to make healthier choices when we prepare meals for ourselves and for our loved ones. With all of the information we now have available to us, it has become easier than ever before. Sometimes the problem is not the tasty meal options, but giving in to cravings between meals that can be not so healthy. There are options that will not only satisfy your cravings, but that are also healthy alternatives to giving in to those hankerings that can ruin your whole diet for the day. This does not mean that you will feel at
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Women’s Health 101

by Jessica B. May 18th, 2017 | Women's Health
There are a few simple things a woman can do to make her feel better and stay healthy. They aren’t always easy to fit in with a busy schedule, but will pay off greatly in the future. They are also not as painful and difficult as you may imagine. Here are a few tips for a woman to stay healthy no matter what her age!

1) Sleep! It is something that can be hard to get enough of, but many studies show that eight hours a day is the best thing for most women. Getting enough sleep keeps your mind
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Why Nuchal Translucency Testing May Be Right for You

by Editorial Team October 22nd, 2015 | Women's Health
If you’re going through your first pregnancy, or are unfamiliar to the new types of prenatal care options available since your last pregnancy, it may be helpful to familiarize yourself with some of the prenatal tests available.  Prenatal tests allow expecting mothers to learn more about the health of their growing baby, and to better plan for their future.  This article provides information on nuchal translucency testing - a first trimester prenatal screening tool that’s used to help your healthcare provider identify signs of genetic disorders in your unborn baby.

Nuchal translucency testing does not diagnose or confirm a genetic
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Prenatal Care

by Jessica B. July 30th, 2015 | Women's Health
Studies show that having quality prenatal care increases the chances that a woman will have a healthy baby and a birth with fewer interventions. Yet, more and more Americans are opting out of prenatal care. There are many reasons for this dangerous shift, so it is important to increase awareness of the need for quality care and the availability of inexpensive options.

Having access to good prenatal care is not just about infant health, it is also about keeping women healthy during pregnancy and after.

1) Health insurance – While being fully covered for pregnancy is the best option, many women
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Women’s Health: Time to Get Sexy

by Kimberly Hays July 16th, 2015 | Women's Health
Why try eating right and exercising, drinking plenty of water, and getting enough sleep? We do all of these things to boost our bodies’ ability to ward off disease, and let’s be honest – we also do these things to look good in and out of our clothes. Sex plays an important role in many ways. Not only does it enrich our relationships with our partners, it is also essential in keeping our bodies healthy. Following are some reasons why you should be having more sex.

Better Blood Pressure – Because women who have sex often are less stressed, this
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