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Can Mind-Body Techniques Help You Get Pregnant? Try These 5 Ways

Sometimes you are not able to conceive even though there is no physical medical reason for your infertility. Fertility is not only a condition of the body, it is also a condition of your mind. If you are anxious or stressed, you may not be able to become pregnant.  When you are stressed your body […]

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Bye Bye Wrinkles

As we age our bodies produce less of the protein Elastin.  This can result in wrinkles and sagging skin. Use of products containing Elastin may  firm and plump up skin as well as aid in the production of more collagen. Instead of undergoing costly  Botox procedures or surgery many people have opted to use these […]

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Is Soy Safe For Children?

Soy milk is usually safe for children over one year of age to drink.  You should limit the amount of soy milk to one or two 8 ounce glasses per day. Soy is a protein which comes from the legume known as the soybean.  There are two different types of soy products.  The unfermented soy […]

How Can We Improve Our Bone Strength In A Natural Way?

It’s extremely important to keep our bones healthy and strong.  Our bones are the support system for our body.  When the bones become brittle and weak they are prone to fracture.  A broken bone can be very painful and can  put you out of commission for a substantial period of time. Your family history may […]

Fact Or Fiction: Do Muscles Turn To Fat When You Stop Exercising?

If you are someone who exercises regularly you have probably been warned more than once by a well meaning person that when you stop exercising your muscles will turn to fat. Actually, this is not true it is fiction or possibly an old wives tale. Muscle tissue and fat are two different things. Muscle cannot […]

3 Important Medical Tests Women In Their 30s Should Have

    When you are a young woman in your late teens or twenties you think you are invincible. You have more important things to think about than medical screenings. Hopefully in your twenties you will at least have an annual Pap test to screen for cervix abnormalities. Hopefully you will have screenings for any […]

5 Annoying Female Health Issues – How To Alleviate Them

It’s enough to worry about the serious health problems such as cancer, kidney or heart problems. We know with a serious health problem we need the expert guidance of a health care professional. There are other minor health problems which women experience. These nuisance health problems may not require a trip to the medical office. […]