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Women’s Health

The Complete Herbal Guide / Women’s Health
hysterectomy

What Herbs Help After a Hysterectomy

Sometimes, surgery just needs to happen. Here’s how your hormone levels are affected, and what you can do to restore balance. What is a hysterectomy?A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman’s uterus, and when it’s just the uterus being removed – no other organs, except perhaps the cervix and surrounding, supporting tissues – it’s often referred to as a “partial hysterectomy.” But the procedure can also necessitate the removal of the ovaries as well, and technically, the name for that – ovary removal – is an “oophorectomy.” While your uterus does not produce hormones, your ovaries do – and that’s what we want to talk about here: how your hormones are affected by either procedure.Now, the decision to remove a uterus is deeply personal...

breastfeeding

Truth or Myth – Does Breastfeeding Cause Saggy Breasts?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Your angel sucking your breasts for months on end can result in issues like sore nipples, but saggy breasts are not one of them. Pregnancy seems to be the real culprit. Post pregnancy, enlarged mammary glands shrink, leaving you with the aftermath of saggy breasts and stretch marks. The number of pregnancies and age affect the amount of sagging. Exercise, avoid smoking and wear supportive bras.The challenges of being on call for a hungry tummy makes breastfeeding an annoyance sometimes, but for most mothers, it still counts as a happy experience. Then, after months of having a baby suckle at the breast, the worry of sagging breasts seems to become a reality. But is age, weight, diet, exercise, or genetics ‒ rather than breastfeeding ‒...

HGH

8 Somaderm Benefits of HGH (Human Growth Hormone)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]HGH is produced by the pituitary gland, and it is the hormone responsible for regulating, well, growth! In addition, it regulates body temperature, sugar and fat metabolism, and possibly heart function, according to WebMD. HGH also works in conjunction with collagen to maintain your skin and muscle composition, and since your production of HGH and collagen slow down as you age, your skin becomes looser and thinner. That's where HGH comes in: By boosting your sagging HGH levels, you'll feel as though you're in your 20s again—even as you approach middle age.The study of human growth hormone is a little more than 100 years old, and synthetic human growth hormone was first developed in the 1980s and approved by the FDA for specific uses in adults and...

12 Healthy Foods Every Woman Should Try

You need to find as many good foods as you can so that you can have a healthier lifestyle, and you should try all 12 of these foods if you want to make your lifestyle a healthy one that is based on good food.  You also need to be sure that you have tried to mix up these foods because you do not necessarily need to have them all at the same time.Blueberries These foods are very high in anti-oxidants, and that helps you remain healthy because you are protecting your body for oxidation. Almonds Almonds are a great snack, and they work well when you would like to enhance your pelvic floor with exercise.  A few almonds could give you the pick me up you need to...

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9 Foods, Vitamins, and Supplements that Will Keep You Younger Looking

[embed]https://youtu.be/_jhIx-qy8sc[/embed]Time fly's when you're having fun. I can remember being in my twenties like it was yesterday.  But the fact remains that I am no longer twenty, I'm in my forties. Since I hit entered my forties I noticed my changes in the way I look and feel.  As our body ages, we begin to become deficient.  The level of hormones we produce decrease, our metabolism slows down, our body becomes deficient in many vitamins and nutrients and the list goes on.All these things contribute to the aging process.  So do we stand back and let our body age and slowly deteriorate?  Hell NO!What if I told you that there are many ways to slow down the aging process without cosmetic surgery or over-the-counter miracle products that...

Menstruation

Managing PMS: 6 Supplements to Help You with Menstruation

PMS or Premenstrual Syndrome is an experience lots of women have during menstruation. In fact, there is about 3 out of 4 women that experience PMS, and it affects women differently during menstruation. PMS mainly changes your physical and mental aspects which can range from mild to severe symptoms.Menstruation symptoms often can be made worse due to some nutritional deficiencies, and it is said that you are what you eat. In this sense, it is just right to know what vitamins and minerals would help you out through your period more comfortably, just like how you were learning on inserting a menstrual cup for a more comfortable period, right? So, to help you out, here are the vitamins and minerals that you might want to...

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Super-Quick Chocolate & Banana Testosterone-Boosting Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to pack in a whole lot of nutrients very quickly, especially if you don’t have time to prepare or eat a whole meal. It makes sense then, that we should utilize the power of the smoothie to increase our intake of natural testosterone-boosting ingredients.With that in mind, we wanted to give you a recipe to use for the purpose - and it’s a delicious one. Ready to skyrocket your t-levels? Here’s our recipe for a super fast t-level boosting smoothie which will fill you up for several hours: Super-quick chocolate and banana testosterone-boosting smoothie You will need: Ingredients2 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder 1 scoop hemp protein powder 1 tbsp hemp seeds 1 tbsp maca powder 1 tbsp cacao powder ¾ cup...