Women’s Health

Women face many health issues in their lives. To help all women stay healthy we have compiled these articles and tips.

What is a Yeast Infection? A vaginal yeast infection is a common condition experienced by females at least once in their lifetime and it occurs due to the overgrowth of Candida albicans – a yeast that normally thrives in small numbers in the vagina. Your vagina also naturally contains bacteria such as Lactobacillus aci…

It is common for millions of women to have at least one episode of acute bladder infection or kidney infection. To quell these infections, antibiotics are often prescribed, which can kill friendly micro-organisms needed by the body to fight off harmful intruders. In some cases, antibiotics would even promote yeast infe…

Hot flashes can be described as the sudden onset of intense heat and sweating experienced in the torso, neck and face that often disrupts your quality of life. Beginning in the years leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, hot flashes can last for 5 to 10 years after menopause occurs. Menopause is the permanen…

Menopause can be difficult to manage, with numerous physiological and psychological symptoms. There is generally a hormonal shift that occurs in women during menopause that may lead to mood swings, hot flashes, insomnia and other common symptoms. While menopause is a natural change, the symptoms can be managed naturall…

Today’s modern woman is highly conscious of her overall wellbeing, and seeks natural solutions for her health needs. While menopause is a natural change, the symptoms can be managed naturally.

Read Part 1 Here: What are Hormones and How do they Function? A menstrual cycle is a roughly four-week span of time when three key hormones—estrogen, testosterone and progesterone—rise and fall in a specific pattern. The cycle is determined by the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the…

Hormones have a powerful impact on women’s health. Many of us have felt the compelling effects that hormones can have on the body, but even if you haven’t experienced these effects, hormones still very much play a role in your health behind the scenes. From PMS to menopause, hormones can affect your mood, your weight,…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this second episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses additional tips on healthy living for women.

PMS is a familiar 3 letter acronym among menstruating women. It stands for premenstrual syndrome and it is characterized by a wide array of symptoms that you typically experience on a monthly basis up to 2 weeks prior to the start of your period. According to the Mayo Clinic, 75% of menstruating women have experienced…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various tips on healthy living for women.