Health News Index Summaries.
Inner Spring Cleaning.
Digestive problems comprise the number one health problem in North America, Intestinal parasites, chronic constipation, lack of energy, the one way to combat that is through a clean digestive system and healthy eating habits. AIM can help. Make this spring your chance to get yourself cleaned up with these AIM products.
Natural Therapy for Menopause.
Some women felt that, for them, the benefits outweighed the risks. Others turned to "bioidentical hormones," such as natural progesterone, which are synthesized from soy and yams and are similar to the hormones the body produces. They're much more similar, for instance, than the hormones in pills such as Prempro and Premarin.
Progesterone May Help Prevent Premature Births.
Injection Used In High-Risk Pregnant Women.
Can a woman with PCOS get pregnant?
One of the most common questions from women who are newly diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome is "Will I ever get pregnant?"
How to determine your own cardovascular health.
Some exelent advice on a range of simple tests you can do to determine your cardiovascular health.
How to Perform a Breast Self Exam .
1 out of 8 women are at risk of developing breast cancer over their lifetime. Monthly breast self exam is one part of total breast care that includes annual physican exams and mammograms after age 40.
Parasites in youngsters suffering from attention deficit disorder.
Local researchers find evidence that poor diet, a weak immune system and parasites are common problems for youngsters suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder.
Chronic Constipation Treatment Guide
Dietary and Medical Treatments for Children with Constipation
"We've got to stop thinking we can pat young people on the head and say, 'We can take care of you, and this is how we'll do it -- with Depo-Provera.'"
By the three-month mark, only 75 per cent are nursing and the numbers continue to decline. By six months, only 58 per cent are breast-feeding. As natural as breast-feeding is, it can be fraught with difficulties: cracked nipples from a poorly latched baby, yeast infections, mastitis, poor milk supply, not to mention sleepy babies who would rather snooze than eat.
Progesterone and exercise - Exercise when you are pregnant, but be careful.
Premenstrual syndrome or PMS : What women should know
Here are some ways to make life with PMS easier as culled from various sources.
Drug used in fertility has risks.
The drug letrozole, marketed under the brand name Femara, is approved to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause. But doctors in the United States and Canada often prescribe it ``off-label'' -- using FDA-approved drugs for purposes not approved by the agency -- to prompt ovulation as part of infertility treatments.
Some probiotic strains such as the Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM are able to produce antimicrobial substances to knock out disease-causing organisms, which is an added benefit.