Women's Health | Health Eagle - Part 7

Archives for Women's Health

Make Love More Often and Live Longer

by Gumer Liston January 12th, 2010 | Health Research, Heart Health, Men's Health, Women's Health
If you enjoy sex (I know that there is a big chance that you do), you'll surely enjoy engaging in it more often after you read the soon-to-be-published article in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. The article, which surveys decades of studies on health and sex, spells out the health benefits one can gain from having sex more often. Dr. Irwin Goldstein, the editor-in-chief of the journal says that the article will make you see how important sexual activity is. He also said that "human beings were really meant to do it." In the article researcher Stuart Brody states that
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Christmas Gift for a Health-Focused Person

by TK January 1st, 2010 | Men's Health, Women's Health
Over on Idea Offer, we asked a question that got a lot of creative ideas submitted.  In the spirit of the holiday season and gift giving, we asked the question, "If you were going to buy a gift for a health-focused person, what would you get him/her?"

The winning answer came from SDW911:

Make up a basket out of hand picked items from your local health food store. Pick an organic fruit & veggie basket. Maybe an herbal tea basket.

What would you give a friend who is very focused on his or her health?
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How to Lose Weight After Pregnancy

by Gumer Liston September 16th, 2009 | Diet, Exercise, Women's Health
During pregnancy a lot of things happen to a woman's body, and one of those things is a gain in weight. Some women gain so much weight during pregnancy that they cannot get back to their pre-pregnancy shape easily, and they end up wondering why most celebrity moms get back into shape in a very short time. We must remember that celebrities have platoons of dietitians and fitness experts to help them get back into shape after pregnancy, so it is not really surprising to see them return to their pre-pregnancy shape quickly. But that doesn't mean that if you
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Ways to Quit Smoking

by Gumer Liston July 15th, 2009 | Addiction, Men's Health, Women's Health
Every smoker is unique physically and mentally, so there is no exact effective method of quitting smoking. Smoking is an addiction, and every addicted individual reacts to the withdrawal symptoms differently.  If one method does not work for you, just try another. Here are some of the tested and proven ways of quitting smoking that may help those who are struggling to end their smoking habit (more…)
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Exercise During Pregnancy

by Gumer Liston June 2nd, 2009 | Exercise, Health News, Health Research, Women's Health
Is exercise good for pregnant women? You may think that because pregnancy brings a lot of changes in the body of a woman, exercise may not be advisable for those who are pregnant. But a new study shows that a well-designed exercise program could be beneficial for both the mother and the baby inside her.

Dr. Raul Artal, chairman of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health for the Saint Louis University School of Medicine says that women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to develop conditions like gestational diabetes. Dr. Artal also says that "exercise maintains musculoskeletal fitness and women can
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