Archive for 'Women’s Health' Category

Can Morning Sickness Be Minimized?

One prospect that makes women shudder when they learn that they are pregnant is the dreaded morning sickness that affects approximately half of all women who get pregnant. This condition is very common during the first trimester of pregnancy and it wanes after that. Many women have resigned themselves to this unpleasantness not knowing that [...]

To Breastfeed, Or Use Formula; That Is The Question!

This is a question that many expectant mothers or those that have just given birth ponder. In this post, we shall delve into the many aspects that should be considered before a decision is made either in favor of breastfeeding or in favor of formula. Why Should You Breastfeed? There are many arguments that make [...]

How Hormonal Imbalance Affects the Female Body

Hormonal imbalance is a common hormone problem that affects women in three stages of their lives; in preteens, during pregnancy and once when they hit the big 4-0. Hormonal imbalance contributes towards health conditions like depression, diminished muscle strength, polycystic ovarian syndrome and hirsutism; all of which can be treated if the hormone problem is [...]

Should Lactose Intolerant Pregnant Women Worry About Their Calcium Intake?

Pregnancy is a time that invokes mixed feelings in most women; on one hand, they are excited that they will be nurturing another human being and there will be a happy addition to their family at the end of it all. On the other hand, they are apprehensive about the discomforts like morning sickness, cravings, [...]

What You Can Do To Soothe Morning Sickness Symptoms during Pregnancy

Almost 75 percent of all pregnant women experience morning sickness at some point during their pregnancy. While most women feel nausea during their first trimester only, there are some who are doomed with morning sickness till the very end, and they feel nauseated not only in the mornings but all throughout the day. The reason [...]