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8 Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

8 Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

8 Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Lemon water provides our bodies with plenty of vitamins, minerals and vital trace elements. Lemons are packed with nutrients, including vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. What is Lemon Water? Lemon water is simply the juice from lemons mixed with water. The amount of lemon you use depends on your personal

After the Pill: What Happens To Your Body

Birth control pills are a popular form of birth control in the United States.  In fact, some research has shown that it is the most popular form. There are many reasons why this is the case. Oral contraceptives, or “the Pill”, are associated with lighter, more regular periods, less severe PMS symptoms, and clearer skin.

Thyroid Disorders: What Women Should Know About Getting a Diagnosis

Fatigue, sensitivity to heat or cold, unexplained weight loss or weight gain, memory issues, and irritability are just a few of the constellation of unusual symptoms associated with a malfunctioning thyroid. Disproportionately affecting women, who make up 80 percent of all cases, this poorly understood group of disorders can be notoriously difficult to diagnose; many

Be Proactive About Your Heart Health

The quality of your heart health directly affects your ability to function optimally, breathe and move efficiently, and live day-to-day without chronic pain. Taking active measures to maintain your heart health and to prolong its existence is crucial and should be a goal that is proactively pursued. Because the devastation of heart disease, heart attacks,

Debunking Breast Cancer Myths

Breast cancer myths You only get breast cancer if you have a family history. Although having a family history can increase your risk, most women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease. I’m too young to worry about breast cancer. The disease is more common in post-menopausal women, but even women in

PMS Treatment

Depending on its symptoms and severity, PMS or premenstrual syndrome can be treated in several ways. Lifestyle changes are an important starting point for most women. Regular exercise, at least four to five days a week for 30 minutes or more, can help maintain weight, improve energy levels, enhance one’s sense of well-being, and reduce

Do Antioxidant Supplements Help Women?

It seems that everyone is jumping on the antioxidant bandwagon and why not? New research is coming out all the time that seems to indicate antioxidants can prevent cancer, strengthen your immune system and even keep you from aging. Antioxidants work by sucking up free radicals that can damage your body’s cells and transporting them