Category Archives for "Women Health"

Why you feel tired all the time

You must have over the course of your lifetime said, “why am I so tired recently – I can’t seem to shake it off!” If not, you are very, very, fortunate! And we are not talking general old-age tiredness; we are talking about young people too!

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October 25, 2018

Adaptogens to Heal and Reduce Environmental Stress

Adaptogens have been part of the Ayurveda and Chinese herbal practices from ancient times – dating back thousands of years. The word ‘adaptogens’ got its name around 1947 from Dr. Nikolai Lazarev, a Russian scientist.

He wanted to find certain substances that would help the body to be able to adapt to emotional and physical stress. In ancient times, people would look to plants to get better, passing down the knowledge from one generation to the next.

Adaptogens have normalizing effects on the body, supporting the adrenal glands – glands which are responsible for our responses when we are under stress. When the adrenal glands are activated constantly by hectic stressful lives, they become exhausted.

Naturally, we want to live less stressful lives

– who doesn't

– right? 

But in today’s world, it is virtually impossible. 

Thank goodness for adaptogens which can help us to bounce back from constant stress and strain on our body, enabling us to get better sleep, better focus, improved memory, and more.

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October 22, 2018

What Are the Causes of IBS

If you are a sufferer of IBS or irritable bowel syndrome, you will know how tough that can be, because the characteristics are uncomfortable and painful. You can either be constipated or have diarrhea or both, sometimes so bad you cannot even reach the bathroom in time. But in saying that, the symptoms for IBS are different for everyone who has experienced it – all you know is that you want to find a solution to the problem.

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October 13, 2018

Weight gain and perimenopause

Estrogen is also known as female sex hormone, but is present in both males and females, although this hormone is more abundant in women.

Perhaps the most popular among all hormones, it refers to a cluster of hormones with the same chemical makeup and they have a significant impact on the organs, cells, and the overall growth and functioning of the human body.

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September 30, 2018

Entering Menopause

As you age, there are some things that are inevitable and one of them would be menopause. For most women, this is a sign of getting old, but it is more than that.

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