Menopause and Insomnia Might Epigenetically Speed Up Aging

For years, scientists have disagreed on whether menopause causes aging or aging leads to menopause, giving rise to a “which came first” debate. New epigenetic research may help settle this long-standing disagreement, offering evidence that menopause might actually make a woman age faster. Two recent UCLA studies show that menopause and its common side effect … Continue reading Menopause and Insomnia Might Epigenetically Speed Up Aging

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Delivery by Cesaerian Section Linked to Epigenetic Changes in Infant’s Blood Stem Cells

The way a baby is delivered may epigenetically impact stem cells of the infant, according to a new study at Karolinska Institutet. Their findings could help scientists understand the differences between various modes of delivery, for example, why babies delivered via cesarean section are statistically more susceptible to immunological diseases. It’s still uncertain whether this … Continue reading Delivery by Cesaerian Section Linked to Epigenetic Changes in Infant’s Blood Stem Cells

5 Ways You Might Epigenetically Boost Your Child’s Health Before Birth

When the Twin Towers came down in 2001, it was one of the most shocking moments in human history. This brazen act of terror traumatized an entire population. For those who lost friends, family, and acquaintances in the tragedy, it was an enormous cause of stress, grief and general departure from a normal state of … Continue reading 5 Ways You Might Epigenetically Boost Your Child’s Health Before Birth

Vaginal pH Balance: Natural Ways to Stay Balanced & Healthy

Source: Vaginal pH Balance: Natural Ways to Stay Balanced & Healthy by The Global Healing Center Team   When something is wrong is your vagina, it's usually easy to tell — it's uncomfortable! You might assume that an infection is the culprit, but that's not always true: your vaginal pH is important, too. You might remember pH … Continue reading Vaginal pH Balance: Natural Ways to Stay Balanced & Healthy

Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage

Source: Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage by Wendee Nicole   In an ideal world, you would get all the vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients from a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet. If you're like many women, life stays full of activities and you may not always have time to eat … Continue reading Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

Source: Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies by Dr. Edward Group At certain times in a woman's life, hormonal fluctuation is expected — during puberty, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause, for example. Other times, a hormonal imbalance may occur because of a stressful time in your life, lack of sleep, or even certain health conditions. … Continue reading Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

Whether a woman’s estrogen level is high or low could determine if she may be susceptible to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to recent research. Estrogen has been found to epigenetically change gene activity in the brain and could even protect a woman from emotional numbness, flashbacks, and difficulty sleeping – all symptoms of PTSD … Continue reading High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

9 Natural Ways to Ease Pregnancy Fatigue

Source: 9 Natural Ways to Ease Pregnancy Fatigue by Dr. Edward Group   If you're pregnant and exhausted, you're not alone. Research shows that 90 percent of women experience pregnancy fatigue, particularly in the first trimester, though it often returns in the third trimester.[1] Some women experience it in all three! While most parents expect they will feel tired … Continue reading 9 Natural Ways to Ease Pregnancy Fatigue

A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Source: A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More by Dr. Edward Group   Iodine is a critically important nutrient that we all need. In women and men, iodine is used by the thyroid to produce T3 and T4 hormones, which manage metabolism.[1] Iodine also supports digestion, bone development, muscle control, and heart and brain function. … Continue reading A Guide to Iodine for Women’s Health: Breast Health, Pregnancy, & More

Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity

Sex is an explosive subject, one that many people just cannot deal with. Religious people like to make judgments about sex that can turn ugly as they are threatened with anything that takes them out of their box of fixed concepts and ideas. Doctors on the other hand have to deal with human sexuality in … Continue reading Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity