Women’s Health Boaz AL

Women’s health concerns vary with age, shifting from fertility boosters to menopause relief. Read more to find the diet, supplement, and lifestyle advice appropriate for you.
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Neurology Clinics Boaz AL

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Alternative Treatments for Alzheimers Boaz AL

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Dance Studios Boaz AL

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Teeth Whitening Boaz AL

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Relationship Counselor Boaz AL

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Abnormal Genital Development Treatment Boaz AL

Male infants whose mothers' bodies contained high levels of chemicals called phthalates ("THAY-lates") during pregnancy may have abnormal genital development and possible future fertility problems, according to a new study in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Acupuncture For Infertility Boaz AL

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at fertility through the lens of a patient’s life force, or qi. According to Stephanie Gianarelli, LAc, owner of Acupuncture Northwest in Seattle, energy imbalances in the spleen, liver, and/or kidneys can cause irregular menses.

Age Spots Treatment Boaz AL

By Leslie Crawford In my sunny youth, I had nearly flawless skin. A sprinkling of faint freckles was all that sullied my fair complexion. But then something happened; something called 40. While the slide into middle age doesn't happen overnight, it nevertheless felt like a brutal jolt when I took a bold look (no squinting allowed) in the mirror one recent morning. I saw brown spots, too large an...

Alternative to Mammograms Boaz AL

Think how many lives it could potentially save by alerting women to cancer early enough to do something about it. And it could go a long way toward reducing the number of needless biopsies performed as well.

Alternative Treatments for Alzheimers Boaz AL

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Anti-Aging Skin Care Boaz AL

What sets antiaging products apart from plain old moisturizers, which merely plump skin cells, is their claim to soften wrinkles, minimize fine lines, and help prevent damage from happening in the first place. More than ever, natural antiaging products are delivering on this promise, through formulations that are better able to penetrate skin, more sophisticated exfoliating agents, and plant-based ingredients chosen for their healing properties.

Aromatherapy For Cancer Patients Boaz AL

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Bioidentical Hormones Boaz AL

Although Mary Saracino and Barbralu Cohen have never met, they have much in common. They’re both Coloradans in their 50s who embrace the unconventional, particularly when it comes to health care. They’re as likely to visit an acupuncturist as a gynecologist, or to pop a homeopathic arnica tablet (Arnica montana) instead of an aspirin.

Black Cohosh for Breast Cancer Boaz AL

Many women with breast cancer take black cohosh during radiation or chemotherapy because of menopausal symptoms brought on by the treatments—yet few discuss their use of complementary methods with their physicians. Because of this trend, a group of Yale University researchers is investigating whether the herbal medicine alters the cancer cell-killing action of medical treatments.

Black Cohosh Supplements Boaz AL

Because of its powerful ability to lessen menopausal symptoms, some researchers used to believe black cohosh contained chemical compounds with estrogen-like activity. However, several well-conducted laboratory and clinical studies thoroughly disproved this notion.

Breast Cancer Boaz AL

Gather your breasts, whatever their form—large, small, pointy, curvaceous, pert, or saggy—and cup them close to your heart. Cherish this part of your body, for as Psalm 139 says, “I will praise thee for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” But lately, the emphasis seems heavy on the fear, with the spotlight falling mainly on breast cancer, and light on the wonder.

Breast Cancer Doctors Boaz AL

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Chances are this statistic will become even more sobering when you or someone you know faces a diagnosis or, worse, treatment for the disease.

Breast Cancer Information Boaz AL

To get B vitamins in foods, try fortified breakfast cereals, oranges, and orange juice. For folate, look for leafy greens like spinach, dry beans and peas, and fortified breads, pasta, and cereal. Oranges and their juice also contain folate.

Breast Exam Advice Boaz AL

While regular breast self-exams (BSEs) have long been considered a crucial way to detect breast cancers, they haven’t gotten very good marks when scrutinized by researchers. It now considers self-exams an optional, rather than necessary, element of early detection.

Breast Protection Boaz AL

Like most American women, I went on to take part in the periodic rituals of that peculiar sisterhood, showing up at the clinic once every year or so for my mammogram. Though I had no family history of breast cancer, my doctors and widespread public health messages had convinced me that this regular trek was my best protection against the life'threatening disease.

Breastfeeding Information Boaz AL

Healthcare professionals have long recommended that diabetic women breastfeed their babies to reduce their children’s chance of getting the disease. Now it appears that nondiabetic women who breastfeed have a lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes themselves. After noting that numerous studies have shown the benefits of breastfeeding for babies and have indicated that it offers some protection against breast and ovarian cancer.

Cervical Cancer Specialist Boaz AL

Routine screening has made this disease almost entirely preventable, but the virus that causes it still runs rampant. Simple precautions, a healthy diet, and regular checkups can keep it under control. But in fact, abnormal results are far from a death knell. Some mild abnormalities stem from inflammation or irritation caused by a mild yeast or bacterial infection.

Chinese Herbs for PMS Boaz AL

PMS is caused by stagnation of qi (energy) and blood in the liver. We treat premenstrual syndrome successfully without outside hormones with Chinese approach. Read on to view more details on dealing with PMS.

Chinese Medicine for Fertility Boaz AL

How effective is Chinese medicine alone in helping women get pregnant? That depends on several factors. Your first step should be to see your gynecologist for a few exams. Read on for more information if you want to know more about how to get pregnant with the help of Chinese medicine.

Chronic Fatigue Specialist Boaz AL

Women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) start their day with unusually low levels of the stress hormone cortisol. While female CFS sufferers showed lower levels than their healthy counterparts, no similar difference existed among men.

Cooking Oil Boaz AL

Olive oil is the ideal choice for low'temperature sautéing because it’s relatively stable and high in antioxidants. But keep the temperature low. “If it’s hot enough to see steam coming off the oil, you know that free radicals are being generated,” says Evans.

Dance Studios Boaz AL

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Emu Oil Boaz AL

Rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, the emu oil from this Australian bird offers an anti-inflammatory, cell-regenerating solution for treating any skin condition—psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, burns, wounds, or scars—just got easier.

Endometriosis Specialist Boaz AL

Imagine two women. One has irregular periods, debilitating menstrual pain, and can't seem to get pregnant. The other has normal cycles with little cramping and has conceived with ease, although she suffers from irritable bowel syndrome and painful intercourse. These women may have different symptoms, but their doctors have given them the same diagnosis: Each has endometriosis.

Facial Masks Boaz AL

Whether you need to add moisture back into the skin with a heavy'duty mask or exfoliate away impurities with a detoxifying peel, check out these products loaded with natural ingredients. Read on for more information on these products.

Fertility Clinics Boaz AL

If you’re trying to conceive, it’s essential that both of you start with a healthy diet based on whole foods, preferably organic, that are free of chemical additives. You may also want to add these 10 proven fertility boosters to your shopping cart.

Fertility Enhancement Products Boaz AL

Don’t take melatonin supplements, which people often use to help them sleep. Melatonin can raise prolactin levels, too, and may result in temporary infertility. Read on to learn more information below.

Fertility Specialist Boaz AL

For the most extreme cases of infertility, those in which one or both of the partners have medical issues preventing pregnancy, that path—bumps and all—might actually be the only way to get pregnant.

Fertility Yoga Classes Boaz AL

Fertility yoga, or sometimes couples fertility yoga, is a type of yoga for those individuals or couples with fertility difficulties and who want to achieve conception. This type of yoga may stimulate the reproductive system, balance hormone levels and improve endocrine function to improve chances of conception. See below for related content and yoga studios in Boaz, AL that give access to fertility yoga instructors.

Fibroids Boaz AL

Roughly eight of every 10 US women have uterine fibroids, according to the National Uterine Fibroids Foundation (NUFF) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. About 20 percent of those women suffer from health problems such as pelvic pain, miscarriages, heavy menstrual bleeding, painful sex, and infertility—all caused by fibroids, which can weigh as little as an apple seed or as much as 40 pounds.

Gluten-Free Cosmetics Boaz AL

If you must avoid gluten in your skincare products, plenty of alternatives offer similar moisturizing and antioxidant qualities to vitamin E–packed wheat germ oil. Read on to gain more information on skincare.

Grocery Stores Boaz AL

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Hair Loss Treatment Boaz AL

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Healthy Pregnancy Tips Boaz AL

Gathering reliable information on enjoying a healthy pregnancy proved as tedious as patching a quilt together, each unique square representing a different bit of advice from seasoned moms; best'selling authors; and, of course, my obstetrician.

Holistic Gynecologist Boaz AL

If you don’t experience menstrual cramps, consider yourself lucky. For the rest of us, “that time of the month” involves a clenching pain that causes us to miss more than our share of work and school days. To some extent, cramping is a normal part of the menstrual cycle, but the pain shouldn’t be (and doesn’t have to be) debilitating.

Homeopathic Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections Boaz AL

Homeopathy, a safe and nontoxic healing method used since the 1800s, offers a safe way to get rid of (and prevent) UTIs. Homeopathic medicine uses minute doses of natural materials (plants, animals, or minerals) to stimulate the immune system to heal. Choose the most appropriate remedy on the basis of your specific emotional and physical symptoms.

Hormone Replacement Therapy Boaz AL

There's reason to believe at least one of the most popular alternatives, soy, may not be so safe after all—at least when you get the high quantities needed to ease hot flashes.

Hormone Therapy for Menopause Boaz AL

No one knows exactly which hormone (or lack thereof) is responsible for which symptoms. But most Western experts think estrogen is the main player. HRT combines estrogen and progestin (a synthetic form of progesterone), but the progestin is there primarily to blunt the risk of endometrial cancer that HRT can bring.

Hot Flashes Boaz AL

If you are having really bad hot flashes, here are something that are safe and have some solid research behind them: black cohosh extract, red clover extract, and soy isoflavones. Read on for more information on how they work.

Infertility Clinics Boaz AL

Is there any diet that will help you get pregnant? Diet definitely plays a role in fertility. One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving is to up your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Infertility Solutions Boaz AL

By the time most women want to start a family, they’ve spent a good 20 years exposed to environmental and dietary toxins. Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, drugs, certain foods, and all things plastic contain substances known as xenoestrogens. These estrogen-like compounds fit into the receptor sites on cells normally reserved for naturally occurring estrogen.

Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Specialist Boaz AL

No one really knows what causes interstitial cystitis (IC), which triggers painful urination dozens of times a day, as well as lower back spasms, mainly in women. Read on for more information on bladder problems.

Makeup Removers Boaz AL

Oil-based makeup removers cut through the oils and wax that keep makeup on your face, while easy'spreading cleansers sweep away traces of dirt that removers can leave behind. Read on for more information on removing makeups.

Mammograms Specialist Boaz AL

DCIS is a noninvasive condition in which abnormal cells are found in the lining of a breast duct. It is not cancer, but it may, in some cases, become invasive cancer and spread to other tissues. Because they can’t predict which lesions will become invasive cancer and which will remain contained in the breast duct, doctors usually treat DCIS like cancer.

Marriage Counselors Boaz AL

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Maya Abdominal Massage Boaz AL

My massage in Mexico included Maya uterine massage, an ancient technique used to reposition the displaced uterus. According to the Maya, if a woman’s uterus is out of center, so is her whole being. Returning the uterus to its proper position in the pelvis brings a woman into a state of balance—and in my case, into an instant state of fertility.

Meditation Centers For Addiction Boaz AL

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Melanoma Specialists Boaz AL

There are some risk factors unrelated to sun exposure that should put everyone on alert. If you have one of these risk factors, be sure to see your dermatologist for a full-body scan at least once a year. It’s also smart to do self-exams each month to monitor changes in skin spots and moles.

Menstrual Cramps Specialist Boaz AL

Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, are most commonly the result of high levels of prostaglandins, a type of inflammatory chemical created in the uterus. Conventional medical therapy for dysmenorrhea relies on the use of a group of anti-inflammatory drugs known as NSAIDs. Read on to gain more details on menstrual cramps.

Nail Products Boaz AL

Breathing in large amounts of these fumes from nail products over time can cause headaches, dizziness, nausea, and respiratory distress. For those who aren’t sensitive to chemicals, a manicure in a well'ventilated area is probably fine. Still, nail polish is considered enough of a hazard that most airlines no longer allow women to paint their nails while on board, and salon workers are taking precautions, too.

Natural Childbirth Pain Relief Boaz AL

When Chandra Lund discovered she was pregnant, she faced a dilemma. She wanted a natural labor, but media images of women screaming in pain haunted her, while on the other hand, her mother, an ob-gyn nurse, had shared enough experiences of complications from medical interventions, especially epidurals.

Natural Facelift Boaz AL

It’s called a ThermaLift, and it’s simple enough to have done on your lunch break. Approved just over a year ago by the FDA, it’s a truly nonsurgical face-lift. Instead of a knife, it uses concentrated bursts of energy to treat sagging skin. What’s exciting for me—and the reason I’m seriously considering it—is that it involves a minimum of discomfort and virtually no recovery time.

Natural Facelift Massage Boaz AL

Hyaluronic acid is gelatinous material—a component of our connective tissue—is found in almost every cell in the body, where it performs a number of functions including cushioning the joints, protecting the eyes, adding volume to the hair, and lubricating the skin. Fully 50 percent of HA resides in the skin, from the deep dermal to the visible epidermal layers. Some research has linked oral HA supplementation to a 40 percent decrease in the time it takes wounds to heal.

Natural Fertility Treatment Boaz AL

Our special section aims to shift the dialogue about infertility, so we focus on each person as an innately fertile being, who needs help manifesting this fertility, not as someone suffering from an acute dysfunction. Some approaches we explore are new and some are tried-and'true, but all of them will support your mind, body, and spirit as you find your path to parenthood.

Natural Morning Sickness Remedies Boaz AL

GREEN—the very color symbolizes nature in all its resplendent glory. Feng shui proponents say it evokes hope and tranquility, but for millions of pregnant women, green (as in around the gills) describes the irrepressible nausea known as morning sickness. Although the exact cause of morning sickness eludes researchers, prime suspects include rapidly increasing estrogen and progesterone levels, an enhanced sense of smell, and excess stomach acids.

Natural Stretch Mark Remedies Boaz AL

As a new mom, you must be annoyed by the stretch mark. However, do you know that there are some treatments can deal with this problem? These treatments may help smooth and soothe skin tears with their natural ingredients. Read on for more information.

Natural Stretch Marks Treatment Boaz AL

Stretch marks, or striae as they’re medically termed, appear as thin, stripe-like bands of scarred skin that vary in color from a light pink to a dark purple. They result from tiny tears along the dermis—the fiber-laden skin layer just below the surface. Rapid stretching of the stomach, like that caused by a growing, kicking baby, creates an effect similar to elastic losing its stretch.

Natural Wrinkle Treatment Boaz AL

Acupuncture: this form of Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used to rejuvenate the face for more than 4,000 years, but lately it has gained popularity as a nonsurgical facelift. The reason? “Baby boomers are getting older and looking for a natural, organic process for renewal,” says Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, a licensed acupuncturist in New York City who teaches a kind of facial acupuncture she calls “constitutional facial renewal technique.”

Neurology Clinics Boaz AL

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Obstetrician Boaz AL

For the cycle'stopping pills, the hormonal ingredients are virtually identical to those in the conventional birth-control pill introduced nearly 50 years ago. The big difference? They lack the seven placebo pills that prompt withdrawal bleeding (a sort-of “fake” or anovulatory period).

Organic Perfumes Boaz AL

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Organic Red Wine Boaz AL

if only healthy eating were so intoxicatingly easy. One reason we’re always told to eat our five'to-nine-a'day is so we can be sure to get a wide variety of the nutrients found in plants. And it’s true that red wine contains some good ones, such as resveratrol, which has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease.

Organic Skin Care Products Boaz AL

Kitchen staples can’t solve every skin problem, of course—certain products are well worth the cost —but they work for maintenance. Read on to find out what kind of kitchen staples you can choose to help you with your skin.

Overactive Bladder Specialist Boaz AL

What causes an overactive bladder? This can be something simple, like a bladder infection, or chronic, like interstitial cystitis (meaning chronic inflammation of the bladder wall), or even a sign of nerve damage as in multiple sclerosis. How to deal with it? Read on to find the answer.

PCOS Specialist Boaz AL

By and large, the most common reason for persistent irregularity is PCOS. Characterized by an excessive amount of estrogen and androgen (male hormone), coupled with insulin resistance, PCOS leads to anovulation (failure to release an egg from the ovary) and irregular menses.

Perimenopause and Menopause Boaz AL

During perimenopause and menopause, however, the ovaries' activity decreases, and estrogen and progesterone cycles become more erratic—generating plenty of physical and emotional turbulence. Many women turn to synthetic hormones for relief.

Phosphatidylserine Supplements for Memory Boaz AL

One nutrient for memory is phosphatidylserine, which has shown very good results in numerous scientific studies. It’s a phospholipid that influences the health and fluidity of cell membranes in the brain.

Postpartum Depression Treatment Boaz AL

You thought you have a postpartum depression? Rather than rushing to treat your symptoms with medication, it would be more appropriate to first do some testing to make sure no underlying nutritional or endocrine problems need correcting.

Prenatal Massage Boaz AL

Here are a few things to look out for-and avoid'during a prenatal massage or spa treatment. Pregnant women should not lie on their backs for extended periods of time, nor on their bellies. The best position for a massage is either semi-reclined or lying on your side. For a facial, women in their third trimesters might prefer a semi-reclined position rather than on their backs.

Primrose Oil Boaz AL

Many women use evening primrose oil for hot flashes, but it looks as if it’s being used to treat other problems as well. Does it contain estrogen? Evening primrose oil does not contain estrogen, nor does it stimulate estrogenic effects in the breast. In fact, the gamma linoleic acid in the evening primrose oil decreases the breast’s sensitivity to estrogen.

Probiotics Boaz AL

You may already know that taking probiotics helps maintain a healthy intestinal tract and fight myriad diseases (see "Fermented Food Fest" online). But new research shows probiotics can clear up your complexion, too.

Relationship Counselor Boaz AL

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Spa Facial Treatments Boaz AL

You want this kind of service: you arrive looking tired, wan, and flaky, and walk out the door an hour later glowing like a teenager. But if such services are not within your budget, you can still benefit from a do-it-yourself facial at home.

Summer Skin Care Boaz AL

In the effort to block the sun’s ravages, lips often get overlooked. And the fact that so many lipsticks and balms still don’t contain sun protection doesn’t make it any easier. But ultraviolet light can be damaging to lips, which are thin to begin with and lack the ability to produce melanin, the tanning pigment that protects skin.

Teeth Whitening Boaz AL

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Therapeutic Yoga Classes Boaz AL

I had finished my breast cancer treatments, including surgery, chemotherapy, and 33 radiation treatments when I attended the Courageous Women retreat in Colorado. I was still feeling rather beat up and I was having big problems with my digestion. I went to one yoga class and voila! I was immediately relieved of whatever was wrong with my intestines.

Thyroid Cancer Specialist Boaz AL

As I researched my new condition, my concern deepened. I was surprised to learn from Larry Wood, MD, president of the Thyroid Foundation of America, that thyroid cancer—not breast cancer—is the fastest growing cancer among women, as well as the fastest-growing type of fatal cancer among men. According to the American Cancer Society, about 25,690 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2005. Of these new cases, about 19,190 will be in women.

Treating Yeast Infections Boaz AL

Antibiotic use, diabetes mellitus, and suppressed immunity significantly increase the risk for vaginal—as well as intestinal—yeast overgrowth. Antibiotics kill off lactobacilli and other healthy bacteria that normally keep candida under control.

Urinary Incontinence Treatment Boaz AL

A good pelvic toner is yoga. Try baddha konasana, which can strengthen your bladder. With a straight and lifted back, place the soles of your feet together. Hold the tops of your feet or place your hands on the floor behind your back and draw your heels into your pelvic bone.

Urologists Boaz AL

In less worldly times, urinary tract infections (UTIs)—common in young, sexually active women—used to be called “the bride’s disease” or “honeymoon cystitis,” because they occurred so often just after marriage. Read on to gain more details on UTI.

Vitamin K Shot Boaz AL

I am pregnant, and my pediatrician says my baby will need a vitamin K shot after she’s born. Why is this necessary? Your newborn needs vitamin K supplementation because this nutrient does not cross the placenta, and her gut will not yet have the bacteria required to make vitamin K on its own. Babies need the vitamin to prevent a rare but life'threatening condition called Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding, so hospitals give newborns a 1-mg shot of vitamin K within 12 hours of birth.

Winter Dry Skin Products Boaz AL

You layer on the moisturizer and drink plenty of fluids, but your skin still has those telltale ashy spots, fine lines, and a tight, dry feeling. Blame your parched pelt on the wintertime combo of frosty temperatures and toasty furnaces, both of which lower humidity and cause your skin to lose moisture. But before you resign yourself to scaly skin until the daffodils bloom, try applying a natural body oil.

Women's Health Boaz AL

For black cohosh, make sure the label says it contains a standardized extract and take 40 to 80 milligrams a day; symptoms should improve or go away within two to four weeks. For red clover, also use a standardized extract and take 40 mg twice a day. Take soy isoflavones in amounts of 50 to 150 mg a day—you can get it from capsules, protein powder, or soy food.

Yoga Classes for Beginners Boaz AL

The purpose of this exercise is to give you tools and techniques to build courage and strength. Remember, courage—a quality of the heart—is not the absence of fear, but the ability to proceed skillfully, moment by moment, with conviction and clarity.

Yoga Classes For Endometriosis Boaz AL

The severe pain and heavy bleeding associated with endometriosis impacts nearly 5 million US women. While there’s no cure, yoga can help manage pain. Try these poses from Yoga and improve your personal wellness.

Yoga for PMS Boaz AL

Premenstrual syndrome—better known as PMS—includes at least 150 different symptoms that run the gamut from irritability and fatigue to backaches and bloating, from herpes outbreaks and crying jags to insomnia, sugar cravings, and migraines. In order to alleviate what ayurvedic physicians call a woman's monthly dysfunction, it helps to understand what causes it in the first place.

Young Women's Health Boaz AL

Breast development begins a series of dramatic physical and mental changes that lead to sexual maturity. While the physical changes are well-noted--especially by fellow classmates-'the significant changes that take place within the brain during puberty often go unremarked.