It has long been accepted that children with a happy childhood grow up to be happier adults, but now a new study has revealed that specific characteristics evident in childhood are likely to cause positive or negative emotions and influence biological and behavioral responses tostress . In turn, this may determine whether kids grow up to be healthy adults or not. The study, which looked at 569 individuals, age 7 to mid-30s, to see if certain personality … full story
It is always intriguing to me when science discovers a food that has a positive effect on one gender and quite the opposite on the other. An example has arisen in a study on Amyotrophic Lateral sclerosis (ALS) orLou Gehrig ’s disease. As a reminder, Lou Gehrig’s disease or (ALS) is a deadly disease that damages key neurons in the brain and spinal cord. It causes progressive paralysis of voluntary muscles and often death within five years of onset … full story
Menopause is not a disease that needs to be cured, but a natural life-stage transition. Menopause is an irreversible process and inseparable of the aging in a woman's reproductive system, after which she can no longer menstruate. Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstruation as a result of the normal decline in ovarian function. Technically, you enter menopause following 12 consecutive months without a period. Menopause has become increasingly … full story
Endometriosis occurs when the uterus lining, called the endometrium, moves to another part of the body. During menstruation, this lining is shed from the uterus, the lining in other parts of the body have no way of being and bring pain and discomfort to the woman.
The endometriosis growth is caused by the menstrual cycle. Each and every month, the uterus lining gets ready for pregnancy by thickening. The woman sheds this lining by bleeding if she … full story
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 5-10 percent of pre-menopausal women, making it the most common female endocrine disorder. PCOS wreaks havoc on hormones: excessive amounts of insulin stimulate the ovaries to produce large amounts of testosterone. The result can be irregular periods and infertility, along with symptoms such as male-pattern baldness, fatigue, excess body hair, and obesity. The long term health risks for women with PCOS include … full story
Hair loss usually occurs because of hormonal factors. As a consequence, biological events like puberty, pregnancy and menopause that effect female hormone levels can also cause female hair loss. In the case of pregnancy, hair loss is simply a consequence of the stress the body undergoes during labor and should stop approximately 6 months after birth. Discontinuation of taking birth control pills can also cause temporary female hair loss.
The most … full story
Alesse oral contraceptives are highly effective means to control the unwanted pregnancy. Alesse oral contraceptives consist of synthetic forms of two hormones produced naturally in the body and the fluctuating levels of these hormones plays an important role in fertility which helps to avoid unwanted pregnancy among women.
Alesse birth control pill works effectively because it prevents the process of ovulation and thickens the cervical mucus to … full story
Although Endometriosis affects one out of seven women throughout the world, not much is known about the disease. It occurs when tissue that is usually found inside the uterus appears in other parts of the body. The cause of endometriosis is unknown, though researchers have several theories.
Endometriosis is often compared to cancer since both are characterized by cell invasion and unstrained growth. Other similarities between the two diseases include … full story
Wise Woman herbal and home remedies are simple, safe ways to help yourself when you have a diagnosis of uterine fibroids.
Uterine fibroids are solid muscle tissue growths in the uterus. They are also called fibroid tumors, myomas, or leiomyomas. Fibroids occur so frequently (in up to half of all women over forty) that they could be considered a normal irregularity. The occasional fibroid can become enormous (medical literature reports one that was … full story
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