Researchers look at chunkung herbal medicine and its ability to prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects older adults. It is characterized by weak and brittle bones that make a person more prone to fractures. According to experts, the bones are in a constant state of renewal. During childhood and until the early 20s, a person makes new bones faster than his body could break down old ones to … Continue reading Researchers look at chunkung herbal medicine and its ability to prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women

Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

If you don’t have sex frequently, could your body simply decide it doesn’t need to ovulate anymore? That is the implication of a study carried out by researchers from University College London, who surveyed 3,000 women about their sex lives and tracked them for a decade. Most of the women involved were married or in a … Continue reading Use it or lose it: An active, healthy sex life may delay menopause

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

Are plant estrogens really the answer for menopausal women in need of natural hormone support?

Isoflavones, also referred to as phytoestrogens or plant estrogens, are natural compounds found in plants and plant-based foods. They have a very similar structure to that of estrogen and they work like the hormone. For this reason, some women take them to relieve menopause symptoms. The estrogen receptors of the body treat plant estrogens as if they … Continue reading Are plant estrogens really the answer for menopausal women in need of natural hormone support?

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

The glossy privet fruit, a popular Chinese herbal medicine, can prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women

Researchers found a natural way to prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women. The glossy privet fruit (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi), a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, may prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. After menopause, women are more likely to develop osteoporosis because of the lack of the estrogen … Continue reading The glossy privet fruit, a popular Chinese herbal medicine, can prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women

Tips for reducing your risk of breast cancer at any age

Aside from keeping us in good physical condition, a study has shown that regular exercise can help prevent breast cancer. However, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) warns that even though exercise like brisk walking can help reduce the risk of breast cancer among women of all ages, only a handful of Americans are aware of this fact. … Continue reading Tips for reducing your risk of breast cancer at any age

5 Herbs I Recommend for Menopause

Source: 5 Herbs I Recommend for Menopause by Dr. Edward Group Menopause can be a trying time for women. It affects day to day activities, mental clarity, and mood. In previous articles, I have discussed the basics of menopause and have also included some natural suggestions for dealing with its most common symptoms. Most women may find relief … Continue reading 5 Herbs I Recommend for Menopause

What Is Menopause?

Source:What Is Menopause? by Dr. Edward Group Menopause is a major change in a woman’s life. It’s marked by a cessation of menstrual cycles and a rise of physical symptoms — hot flashes, decreased energy, and depressed mood, just to name a few. [1] Modern medicine has medicalized this natural experience, turning it into a … Continue reading What Is Menopause?

Natural menopause treatment with herbs, food remedies and homeopathy relieves cause of symptoms

Not all women experience symptoms of menopause; however, for those that do, natural menopause treatment can help reduce a wide range of symptoms that may bring misery to a woman's senior years. Menopause is the result of changing hormones, specifically estrogen and progesterone. The Mayo Clinic reports that 40 percent or more of women experience … Continue reading Natural menopause treatment with herbs, food remedies and homeopathy relieves cause of symptoms