It has been observed that women smokers have a harder time quitting smoking than men. Women seek psychological rewards from smoking and tend to smoke more while spending time with friends who also smoke. However, quitting smoking is a more challenging task for women than men, and it’s not a single event that can happen in a day. The key to quitting smoking is your determination to do so. … [Read more...] about 4 Useful Tips for Women to Quit Smoking
When did you last go for a health checkup? Not just visiting a doctor - a dentist, an optician, and an audiologist too. Go ahead and answer, we'll wait. That's what I thought. You are not alone, sadly. I usually don't go until something is wrong either. But if you have not been for one of the following excuses like me - then let's get off our duffs and book an appointment, pronto! #1: I … [Read more...] about The Excuses We Use For Not Getting A Health Checkup
Loving everything about yourself - even the 'unacceptable' - is an act of personal power. It is the beginning of healing." - Christiane Northrup (Renowned Obstetrician) There could be tons of reasons to avoid your OB/GYN (obstetrics and gynecology) doctor. However, all those reasons, whether baseless or logical, can be disproved by the statement above. We owe it to our own self to keep our body … [Read more...] about 6 Substantial Reasons to Seriously Visit Your OB/GYN Annually
Have you heard about the amniocentesis test during pregnancy? If so, then you may be concerned that this and other types of prenatal testing could be harmful to the unborn fetus or the mother. Women are often concerned about participating in any activity during pregnancy that involves even the slightest chance of miscarriage, and amniocentesis may be one of them. But it’s important to understand … [Read more...] about Is Amniocentesis Safe?
Becoming pregnant is one of the most life-changing things you will experience in your life. It is a time when your body will go through some rapid changes as it grows another living thing inside you, and you will be getting ready to become a mother once and for all. It is, of course, important during your pregnancy to stay fit and healthy and take measures to allow for the successful … [Read more...] about Essential Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
I want to say this up front so that there are no misconceptions. I have thought of having an abortion before due to circumstances that were happening in my life at that time. Did I go through with it? No. Do I support abortions? Not necessarily. I do; however, support a woman's choice to decide what is right for her, for her health and well-being, for her financial situation, and for her … [Read more...] about My Body, My Choice: The War on Women
We’ve likely all made the joke at some point in our lives that we’re allergic to our jobs, and as much as that is just a joke, the fact is that just like anything else, our jobs really do have the potential to make us sick, so if you’re suffering from any kinds of symptoms that you don’t know the cause of, then this could be something worth looking into. So, in this post we’re going to share with … [Read more...] about Could You Be Risking Your Health For Your Job?
While a small number of women aren’t bothered about becoming parents, there are many women who are desperate to become mothers. While a lot of couples who try to conceive do so easily within the first few months of trying, for other couples’ life isn’t that easy and getting pregnant is more of a struggle. The fact is that not everyone is able to get pregnant as quickly as other people, which can … [Read more...] about Steps To Take If You’re Struggling To Get Pregnant
Listen up guys, because this post is for you too. Having an understanding of your partner's fertility is important if you are planning on starting a family. You might think that all you need to do is have sex. True, this can lead to conception but, unfortunately, it isn't always as simple as that for some couples. There are often a lot of external factors that could affect a woman’s … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Your Fertility
There is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard of dermal fillers at some point or another. These products have grown immensely popular all around the world. In fact, they’ve become the first line of defense against aging. Anyone who is interested in improving the appearance of their face and rolling back time should definitely think about using dermal fillers. These products can undoubtedly help … [Read more...] about Understand the Different Types of Dermal Fillers and Their Beauty Benefits
OK, so it is entirely possible that you may never have to deal with the family health cares emergencies that are described in the post below. In fact, I sincerely hope that you don't, because seeing someone that you love in physical or emotional trouble is genuinely upsetting! However, while it would be lovely to think such things will never happen to our loved ones or us, it is prudent to know … [Read more...] about It’s Better To Be Prepared For These Family Health Emergencies!
When self-care comes to mind, it usually brings thoughts of putting time aside for some much needed “me-time” and learning to be kind to yourself when you look in the mirror. Although these are extremely important things to do, it can be useful to remember that self-care can sometimes come with a price tag. Taking care of yourself, as well as changing your inner monologue to love yourself, also … [Read more...] about Why You Should Put Money Aside For Self-Care