Women’s Health

Women's Health

Dangers of an Ill-Fitting Bra

If your bra doesn’t fit, your health—not just your looks—can suffer due to neck and back pain, heartburn and more. Smart ways to avoid these problems…

Women's Health

What if You Have a Pelvic Mesh Implant?

The FDA stopped use of transvaginal (pelvic) mesh for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). If you already have the mesh...or have POP...here’s what to do.

Women's Health

Alert: Pregnancy Strokes Are on the Rise…and They’re Preventable!

More women are having strokes during pregnancy and soon after childbirth. These strokes are preventable, if you take the right steps...

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Natural Relief (At Last!) for Painful Period Cramps

Going off birth control pills caused debilitating menstrual cramps. The solution started with soothing baths and finished with a lifestyle makeover.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

The Root Cause of Heart Palpitations, Anger, Weight Gain, More

Lily was concerned that the symptoms accompanying her heart palpitations—anger, interim weight gain, breast tenderness—signified a grave problem.

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C-Section Averted When the Baby Didn’t Drop

When Suzy’s baby didn’t drop, her doctor said a cesarean section was probable. The right pelvic adjustments enabled the vaginal birth she wanted.

Women's Health

Coming Soon: A Pill to Treat Uterine Fibroids

The oral endometriosis drug elagolix (Orilissa) may soon be approved for treating uterine fibroids. Learn more, including side effects...

Women's Health

Ovarian Cysts: When Do You Really Need Surgery?

Fear of cancer or serious complications leads most women with ovarian cysts to have surgery. Here’s a better way to decide on treatment.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Overcoming Insomnia Naturally

Everything seemed right: No major illnesses…a job she loved…healthful diet…regular exercise. Here’s why Olivia was having sleep problems—and the cure.

Women's Health

Women: Don’t Hesitate to Call an Ambulance for Yourself

If you see someone possibly suffering a heart attack, you call 911. But women hesitate to do this for themselves. And it is costing lives…

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Relief at Last for Severely Itchy Skin

Itchy skin can be a surprising effect of menopause-related hormonal changes. Learn the natural secrets to relief.

Women's Health

Do You Still Douche? Try These Much Healthier Alternatives to Vaginal Health

Despite known dangers like increased risk for yeast infections and STDs, many women still douche. What to do instead for better vaginal health…

Women's Health

Do Probiotics Really Improve Vaginal Health?

Probiotic supplements are widely recommended for digestive problems, but they promote vaginal health, too. Here’s why and how to use them…

Women's Health

Depression During Perimenopause: A Commonly Missed Diagnosis

Hormonal changes during perimenopause trigger a variety of symptoms—including depression, which is often overlooked. Details on new guidelines…

Women's Health

Women: Don’t Think You’re Too Young to Have a Heart Attack

Nearly a third of all women suffering a heart attack are between 35 and 54 years old, and they often don’t get life-saving treatment.